Average Bench: 71.2% (301st of 1317)

Based on 189,768 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00800F11 Model: AMD Ryzen 7 1700 Eight-Core Processor

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]

Good average bench

The AMD Ryzen 7 1700 averaged 28.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 72.2Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 1,068Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Ryzen 7 1700 is just 17.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD Ryzen 7 1700 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 695Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 377Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 189,768 samples)
Min Avg Max
65.6 Memory 72.2 80.8
87.4 1-Core 97.7 112
168 2-Core 193 224
69.7% 121 Pts
Min Avg Max
316 4-Core 377 446
566 8-Core 695 855
66.7% 536 Pts
Min Avg Max
913 64-Core 1,068 1,263
71.7% 1,068 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.65 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.5
1-Core 108
2-Core 214
75% 131 Pts
4-Core 430
8-Core 800
76% 615 Pts
64-Core 1,209
81% 1,209 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.9
1-Core 92.8
2-Core 183
69% 117 Pts
4-Core 365
8-Core 640
63% 503 Pts
64-Core 953
64% 953 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.6
1-Core 90
2-Core 181
66% 114 Pts
4-Core 358
8-Core 632
62% 495 Pts
64-Core 1,015
68% 1,015 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.9
1-Core 88.3
2-Core 186
66% 115 Pts
4-Core 363
8-Core 615
62% 489 Pts
64-Core 1,008
68% 1,008 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,425,532 CPUs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $330 @ launch in Mar '17
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Gaming
Gaming 47%
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Desktop
Desktop 77%
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Workstation
Workstation 46%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350-PLUS - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $905

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 Comments

A landmark increase in processor performance...

Added 4 years ago.

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3 months ago.

No stability issues 1.3v 3.7ghz


Excellent

5 months ago.

Still a decent chip, nice core count, low tdp


Excellent

13 months ago.

Absolutely amazing price for value, probably the very best buy I ever made for a CPU (I bought it in march 2027). Overclocking capability is not bad, easily reaching 3.6 GHz without overvolting now. Also a very good CPU for servers, and of course, the fact that it can be upgraded to a more recent AM4 compatible CPU provided you also bought a high end motherboard makes it one of the best CPU AMD has ever made.


Excellent

1 month ago.

Best price / performance out of three Ryzen 7 series.


Terrible

2 months ago.

Ryzen 7 3700x is much faster and better in *every category*, yet this cpu is outdated and irrelevant


Excellent

10 months ago.

Playing at 144fps while streaming and recording and it handles it perfectly


Excellent

17 months ago.

amazing price to perfomance ratio


Excellent

5 months ago.

Tengo justamente estos dos y el Ryzen 1700 es superior en todo!


Excellent

10 months ago.

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Liked

9 months ago.

Comment 

My favourite! So much power for your money and only 65W. This is the best deal on the world market. With this processor you can do all you want to do very fast and with pleasure - gaming, working, multimedia, all! This 8C/16T can be very well overclocked and are on the new platform. With this Ryzen you are ready for the future and there is no need to sell your house to buy R7 1700.—Mar '17


Excellent

2 years ago.

Good for benchmarks that use all the threads. Lacks performance while using single, dual and quad core programs. A lot of cores but not that fast. Next gen intel probably will have 6 core cpus much faster than r7 ryzens even in multi threaded tasks. You save time rendering videos and compressing files but lose performance in gaming, real time applications, like audio DAWS, photo and video editing, regular day tasks. While spending a few more minutes gives the same result while rendering, there is nothing you can do to make this thing have a faster response when needed.


Excellent

11 months ago.

Best CPU for the 1st generation of Ryzen, quality/price and easy to OC


Good

4 years ago.


Excellent

2 years ago.

To check out which one I should have gotton


Excellent

18 months ago.

Has reduced my worktime by about 70-80% over previous CPU


Terrible

4 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Poor

4 years ago.

low single core


Excellent

4 years ago.

Amazing value!


Outstanding

4 years ago.

Exellent in every task


Excellent

4 years ago.

OC at 3.89 makes this far and away your best bang for your buck. Intel's most similar offering is triple the price, while AMD's flagship CPU; Ryzen 7 1800X priced at 50% more, barely eeks out any additional performance. Ryzen 7 1700 surpassed all of my expectations.


Excellent

4 years ago.

The best MulticorePerformance/Cost CPU ever!


Terrible

2 years ago.

You could rather buy an i5 9400f. This cpu isn't worth it. It's only good for cooking eggs because of its temperature.


Excellent

4 years ago.

Amazing CPU with good Price/Performance ratio


Excellent

2 years ago.

Best 8-core CPU 2017


Good

21 months ago.

This processor will have a good longevity I consider it a good option even in 2020, it reaches up to 3.6 ghz with a standard overclock suitable for novice users.


Excellent

4 years ago.

AMD's comeback.


Excellent

4 years ago.

8 core CPU with 65W TDP and a Good Price/Performance, with a Nice RGB Stock CPU Cooler (Wraith Spire) what u want?


Excellent

4 years ago.

What can I say, for 500$ , a 8core CPU with cooler + motherboard + 8GB 3000 Ghz ram... a litle overclock, and ... waow , what a value, and good for workstation works...


Good

4 years ago.

Amazing value easily overclocks to 3.7ghz-3.9ghz. May not even need to upgrade the stock cooler as its more then enough for a mild overclock.


Excellent

4 years ago.

This little thing lets you become a multitasking master at a very affordable price.


Excellent

3 years ago.

Amazing value


Excellent

4 years ago.

It's a very cheap and powerful 8-core CPU. It has basically the same frequency as the 1800x when overclocking.


Excellent

4 years ago.

Its a good value for money. For my workload I need more cores and thats why i chose Ryzen. Also overclocking is not hard with Ryzen master. Single core rank can be higher, but still its a very powerfull piece with freat sustainability.


Excellent

2 years ago.

Awesome little guy.


Terrible

4 years ago.

It is expensive in Bulgaria: Intel 7700k is 400Euro Effective Speed Avg. 101% AMD Ryzen 7 1700x is 430Euro Effective Speed Avg. 89.2% AMD Ryzen 7 1800x is 560Euro Effective Speed Avg. 91.7%


Excellent

3 years ago.

Incredible performance for the price.


Average

3 years ago.

Good for work, kinda meh for gaming.


Excellent

4 years ago.

easy oc to 3.7Ghz with a bit of tuning got to 3.8, bios still could use some work on my mobo as I'm still only pushing 2667mhz on 3200mhz rated sticks from corsair. For anyone looking at a system that's more than just a gaming rig this CPU is a major contender with great price performance.


Good

4 years ago.

best 8 cores for streaming on a budget


Excellent

3 years ago.

Best bang for buck high end processor out there currently. Included cooler is very nice if you intend to do a mild overclock and most likely beyond (not tested the beyond part yet).


Excellent

3 years ago.

Overclocked to 3,8 Ghz without any issues.


Excellent

3 years ago.

I got this back March of 2018. 8 cores and 16 threads for $194 is a steal! I can overclock it to 4Ghz for improved single-core performance, and it comes with a decent stock cooler (that I'm currently not using since I already had a Hyper 212 Evo on hand). I see it constantly see it on sale for $200 at major retailers (e.g. Amazon, Newegg). It's an offer that's hard to pass up for anyone who needs/wants many cores and threads at a very affordable price.


Excellent

2 years ago.

This CPU overclocked since day one, is a gaming beast. It has played everything that I have throw at it, at 1080p 60fps Ultra.


Excellent

2 years ago.

Great and cheap!!!!


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