AMDYD1600BBAEBOX
AMDYD1700BBAEBOX

6 Cores, 12 Threads
@3.2GHz Zen (2017)

8 Cores, 16 Threads
@3.0GHz Zen (2017)

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 60,622 user samples
32,060 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 94% Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 70% Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 70% Great: 94%
SPEED RANK: 42nd / 980
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
28,562 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 98% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 71% Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Poor: 71% Great: 98%
SPEED RANK: 36th / 980
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
81.3 % -4% 84.6 % +4%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
103 Pts +1% 102 Pts -1%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
390 Pts +0% 389 Pts -0%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
866 Pts -31% 1136 Pts Much faster multi-core speed.
+31%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
116 Pts 0% 116 Pts 0%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
458 Pts -0% 460 Pts +0%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
992 Pts -33% 1320 Pts Much faster OC multi-core speed.
+33%
Market Share
Based on 5,943,008 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.87 % Much higher market share.
+55%
1.21 % -55%
Value
Value For Money
95.5 % Slightly better value.
+7%
89.6 % -7%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
120 % -9% 131 % Slightly more popular.
+9%
Price
Price (score)
$190 Cheaper.
+24%
$250 -24%
Age
Newest
7 Months Slightly more recent.
+12%
8 Months -12%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts 0% 65 Watts 0%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
6 cores -33% 8 cores Much higher core count.
+33%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
12 threads -33% 16 threads Much higher thread count.
+33%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 0% 14 nm 0%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.2 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+7%
3 GHz -7%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.6 GHz -3% 3.7 GHz +3%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
112 Pts 0% 112 Pts 0%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
120 Pts 0% 120 Pts 0%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
442 Pts -1% 445 Pts +1%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
476 Pts -1% 479 Pts +1%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
962 Pts -33% 1280 Pts Much faster multi-core int speed.
+33%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
1000 Pts -33% 1329 Pts Much faster multi-core fp speed.
+33%
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen (2017) Zen (2017)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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The AMD Ryzen 7 1700 is the least powerful of three new Ryzen 7 CPUs. The 1700 model has base and turbo clocks of 3.0 and 3.7 GHz respectively. Both of its more expensive siblings, the 1700X and 1800X, have higher clocks but they also have TDPs of 95 watts whereas the 1700 is rated at just 65 watts. Comparing IPC between Ryzen and Kaby Lake shows that Kaby Lake leads by a maximum of 9% which is great news for workstation users as this allows the 1700 to beat Intel's 6850K in multi-core workloads at almost half the price. Although the 1700 has great IPC it's somewhat limited by its relatively low (by Kaby Lake standards) clock speed which holds it back a little in both gaming and desktop workloads. For multi-core workstation use, the Ryzen 7 1700 represents the best value for money we have ever seen. [Mar '17 CPUPro]

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