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4 Cores, 8 Threads @3.5GHz, Zen.
Release date: Q2 2017.

8 Cores, 16 Threads @3.4GHz, Zen.
Release date: Q1 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 49,249 user samples
15,349 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 83% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 60% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 60% Great: 83%
SPEED RANK: 107th / 1122
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
33,900 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 99% Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 78% Base clock 3.75 GHz
Poor: 78% Great: 99%
SPEED RANK: 33rd / 1122
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
72.5 % 89 % Faster effective speed.
+23%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
102 Pts 106 Pts +4%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
352 Pts 414 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+18%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
578 Pts 1179 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+104%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
115 Pts 117 Pts +2%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
420 Pts 463 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+10%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
644 Pts 1325 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+106%
Market Share
Based on 10,345,084 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.28 % 0.56 % Hugely higher market share.
+100%
Value
Value For Money
93.1 % 97.2 % +4%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
88 % 106 % More popular.
+20%
Price
Price (score)
$150 Much cheaper.
+35%
$230
Age
Newest
16 Months Slightly more recent.
+6%
17 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+32%
95 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 8 cores Hugely higher core count.
+100%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 16 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.5 GHz +3% 3.4 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.7 GHz 3.8 GHz +3%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
109 Pts 112 Pts +3%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
119 Pts 122 Pts +3%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
407 Pts 444 Pts Slightly faster quad-core int speed.
+9%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
439 Pts 485 Pts Slightly faster quad-core fp speed.
+10%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
622 Pts 1278 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
+105%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
650 Pts 1332 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+105%
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen Zen
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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The AMD Ryzen 7 1700X isn't due for release until next week but two of our users has already submitted benchmarks. Comparing the quad and single core scores from our samples shows a relative 4.3% boost on the single core score so it’s possible that turbo wasn’t fully engaged (12% turbo boost expected). These preliminary results are seriously impressive as they put Zen’s IPC between 0% and 9% below Intel’s Kaby Lake. Even in the worst case scenario these results are still impressive. Comparing Intel’s $1,000 6900K and the 1700X shows that AMD delivers comparable performance for half the price! A shake-up of the CPU market will unfold as Zen rolls out. If Ryzen CPUs can overclock to 4.6+ GHz they will likely dominate the entire market putting a very welcome end to the monotonous tick-tock of recent years. [Feb '17 CPUPro]

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