AMDYD1700BBAEBOX
AMDFD8350FRHKBOX

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

8 Cores, 8 Threads
@4.0GHz Piledriver (2012)

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 117,684 user samples
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
89,122 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 65% Base clock 4.9 GHz
Worst Bench: 49% Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 1.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 49% Great: 65%
SPEED RANK: 204th / 980
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
84.6 % Much faster effective speed.
+48%
57.2 % -48%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
102 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+33%
76.6 Pts -33%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
389 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+39%
280 Pts -39%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1136 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+134%
486 Pts -134%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
116 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+36%
85.5 Pts -36%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
460 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+44%
320 Pts -44%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1320 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+137%
557 Pts -137%
Market Share
Based on 5,944,432 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.21 % -44% 1.74 % Much higher market share.
+44%
Value
Value For Money
89.6 % Slightly better value.
+11%
80.9 % -11%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
131 % Much more popular.
+77%
74 % -77%
Price
Price (score)
$250 -54% $115 Much cheaper.
+54%
Age
Newest
8 Months Hugely more recent.
+87%
61 Months -87%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+48%
125 Watts -48%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
8 cores 0% 8 cores 0%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
16 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
8 threads -100%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+56%
32 nm -56%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3 GHz -33% 4 GHz Much faster base frequency.
+33%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.7 GHz -14% 4.2 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+14%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
112 Pts Faster single-core int speed.
+22%
92 Pts -22%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
120 Pts Much faster single-core fp speed.
+51%
79.6 Pts -51%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
445 Pts Much faster quad-core int speed.
+30%
342 Pts -30%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
479 Pts Much faster quad-core fp speed.
+62%
296 Pts -62%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
1280 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
+126%
566 Pts -126%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
1329 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+174%
485 Pts -174%
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen (2017) Piledriver (2012)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 AM3+
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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In terms of raw single-core performance the flagship AMD FX-8350 is lagging behind intel's processor line-up by over two generations. The PassMark Single Thread scores for the i5-2500K vs the FX-8350 are 1863 to 1520 which shows that in terms of raw per-core processing the FX-8350 is lagging the two year old i5 by 23%. Where the AMD FX makes up is on multi-core performance, with a score of 9156 vs 6745, the AMD leads the Intel 2500K by 36% making it the far more capable multi-threaded server orientated performer. The AMD is also cheaper but significantly more power hungry which counts strongly against it as a sever proposition. The FX-8350 could be a good fit for specific server use cases but for general consumer use, which is single and dual core intensive, Intel's two year old i5-2500K delivers better performance. [May '13 CPUPro]

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