AMDYD270XBGAFBOX
AMDYD1600BBAEBOX

8 Cores, 16 Threads @3.7GHz, Zen+.
Release date: Q2 2018.

6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.2GHz, Zen.
Release date: Q2 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 124,226 user samples
19,409 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 105% Base clock 4.35 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 88% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 88% Great: 105%
SPEED RANK: 15th / 1128
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 105%
UFO
104,817 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 92% Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 64% Base clock 3.85 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 64% Great: 92%
SPEED RANK: 64th / 1128
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
99.6 % Faster effective speed.
+25%
79.9 %
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
120 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+19%
101 Pts
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
463 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+20%
385 Pts
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1292 Pts Much faster multi-core speed.
+54%
838 Pts
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
127 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+11%
114 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
492 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+9%
453 Pts
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1383 Pts Much faster OC multi-core speed.
+43%
969 Pts
Market Share
Based on 10,992,177 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.24 % 1.53 % Higher market share.
+23%
Value
Value For Money
96.2 % 103 % Slightly better value.
+7%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
97 % 142 % Much more popular.
+46%
Price
Price (score)
$320 $150 Much cheaper.
+53%
Age
Newest
5 Months Much more recent.
+71%
17 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
105 Watts 65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+38%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
8 cores Much higher core count.
+33%
6 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
16 threads Much higher thread count.
+33%
12 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
12 nm Slightly newer manufacturing.
+14%
14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.7 GHz Faster base frequency.
+16%
3.2 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.3 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+19%
3.6 GHz
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
122 Pts Slightly faster single-core int speed.
+11%
110 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
132 Pts Slightly faster single-core fp speed.
+10%
120 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
476 Pts Slightly faster quad-core int speed.
+9%
436 Pts
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
513 Pts Slightly faster quad-core fp speed.
+9%
472 Pts
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
1342 Pts Much faster multi-core int speed.
+43%
940 Pts
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
1397 Pts Much faster multi-core fp speed.
+43%
980 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen+ Zen
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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The 8 core, 16 thread 2700X is AMD’s second generation Ryzen 7 flagship following in the wake of the Ryzen 7 1800X which continues to offer excellent multi-core value for money. This new Pinnacle Ridge processor features the Zen+ architecture with 12nm lithography compared to 14nm previously. Whilst there is no increase in the number of cores, the stock base / boost clocks appear to have received a bump up to 3.7 / 4.3 GHz from 3.6 / 4.0 GHz. The 2700X is compatible with both the new 400 series and 300 series of motherboards. Early benchmarks indicate that the 2700X has a slightly greater effective speed than the 1800X, although further benchmarks are necessary to quantify this. The expected launch price of $329 includes a Wraith Prism cooler and is in the same price bracket as the 1800X and Intel’s Coffee Lake i7-8700K. Whilst the 6 core, 12 thread 8700K beats the 2700X in single and quad core performance by about 10%, the 2700X wins on multi-core workloads. PC gaming and desktop performance is generally governed by four or less cores but the 2700X offers unbeatable value for money for workstation users. [Apr '18 CPUPro]

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The Ryzen 5 1600 is one of four new Ryzen 5 processors released this month. Based on the AMD Zen architecture, which is comparable to Intel in terms of IPC, the Ryzen 5 1600 has six cores which is more than the vast majority of games are able to use (most games cannot use more than four cores). Ryzen 5 CPUs offer gamers better value for money than the eight core Ryzen 7 models released last month. With six cores the 1600 is approximately 75% better at multi-threaded tasks than Intel's quad core i5 flagship – the similarly priced i5-7600K, the 1600 however, has 25% lower single and 33% lower quad core scores. The 1600 has stock base/boost clock speeds of 3.2/3.6 GHz and its price tag of $219 includes a cooler. Assuming a modest overclock of 10% brings the 1600 within striking range of the 1600X which is the Ryzen 5 flagship. The 1600X sports stock base/boost clocks of 3.6/4.0 GHz but costs $30 more than the 1600 and ships without a cooler included in the box. The Ryzen 5 1600 is the best value for money six core CPU we have seen to date. [Apr '17 CPUPro]

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