IntelBX80648I75930K
AMDYD1700BBAEBOX

6 Cores, 12 Threads
@3.5GHz Haswell-E (2014)

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 66,364 user samples
12,388 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 107% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 76% Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 1.5 GHz (avg)
Poor: 76% Great: 107%
SPEED RANK: 34th / 1110
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
53,976 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 98% Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 71% Base clock 3.8 GHz
Poor: 71% Great: 98%
SPEED RANK: 48th / 1110
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
90 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+7%
84.4 %
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
112 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+11%
101 Pts
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
443 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+13%
392 Pts
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
889 Pts 1108 Pts Faster multi-core speed.
+25%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
134 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+16%
116 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
527 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+15%
460 Pts
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1046 Pts 1312 Pts Faster OC multi-core speed.
+25%
Market Share
Based on 9,308,324 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.16 % 0.8 % Hugely higher market share.
+400%
Value
Value For Money
69.1 % 99.8 % Much better value.
+44%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
59 % 114 % Hugely more popular.
+93%
Price
Price (score)
$590 $186 Much cheaper.
+68%
Age
Newest
46 Months 15 Months Much more recent.
+67%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
140 Watts 65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+54%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
6 cores 8 cores Much higher core count.
+33%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
12 threads 16 threads Much higher thread count.
+33%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
22 nm 14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+36%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.5 GHz Faster base frequency.
+17%
3 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.7 GHz 3.7 GHz
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
133 Pts Faster single-core int speed.
+20%
111 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
134 Pts Slightly faster single-core fp speed.
+12%
120 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
521 Pts Faster quad-core int speed.
+18%
443 Pts
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
528 Pts Slightly faster quad-core fp speed.
+10%
478 Pts
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
991 Pts 1271 Pts Faster multi-core int speed.
+28%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
1065 Pts 1317 Pts Faster multi-core fp speed.
+24%
Series
CPU Architecture
Haswell-E (2014) Zen (2017)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
LGA2011-V3 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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