Average Bench: 77.1% (167th of 1264)

Based on 57,860 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00800F11 Model: AMD Ryzen 7 1800X Eight-Core Processor

The Ryzen 7 1800X is AMD's flagship Ryzen CPU. Clocked at 3.6 GHz with a turbo frequency of 4.0 GHz (stock) this chip offers a staggering level of multi-core performance. Comparing the 1800X with the Intel i7-6850K shows that the 1800X delivers 25% more multi-core throughput than its more expensive counterpart. Historically AMD's CPU architecture has had a much lower IPC than Intel's and consequently Intel have dominated the CPU market since 2009. Comparing IPC between Intel's Kaby Lake and Ryzen shows a maximum gap of just 9%. A very welcome shake-up of the CPU market will unfold as the remaining Ryzen 5 and Ryzen 3 models are rolled out. For now the 1800X offers workstation users similar processing power to a $1,000 i7-6900K at half the price. [Mar '17 CPUPro]

Good average bench

The AMD Ryzen 7 1800X averaged 22.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the AMD Ryzen 7 1800X near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 1,196Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 109Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Ryzen 7 1800X is just 14.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD Ryzen 7 1800X performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Memory Latency 74.8Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 790Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 57,860 samples)
Min Avg Max
67.1 Memory 74.8 82.7
101 1-Core 109 117
194 2-Core 216 233
76% 133 Pts
Min Avg Max
358 4-Core 426 463
626 8-Core 790 894
75.6% 608 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,005 64-Core 1,196 1,314
80.3% 1,196 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 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.5
1-Core 109
2-Core 216
78% 136 Pts
4-Core 419
8-Core 738
72% 579 Pts
64-Core 1,246
84% 1,246 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.2
1-Core 109
2-Core 218
76% 134 Pts
4-Core 433
8-Core 783
76% 608 Pts
64-Core 1164
78% 1164 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.6
1-Core 107
2-Core 214
76% 132 Pts
4-Core 412
8-Core 733
72% 572 Pts
64-Core 1,176
79% 1,176 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 67.4
1-Core 109
2-Core 216
73% 131 Pts
4-Core 390
8-Core 721
69% 556 Pts
64-Core 1,166
78% 1,166 Pts
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 Prices

Approx. $500 @ launch in Mar '17
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Gaming 102%
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Desktop 84%
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Workstation
Workstation 103%
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Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $176

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $1,419

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 Comments

Multiple architectural advances combined with platform and processing technologies...

Added 3 years ago.

Poor

29 days ago.

It's good but the ryzen 5 3600 is half the price and is a much more powerful cpu


Terrible

2 months ago.

ryzen is the best cpu ı have ever tested


Good

4 months ago.

Still a powerful chip that can be had very cheaply now. However, it requires a 3rd party cooler, some chips had Linux bugs, and has limited memory clocking. The 3700X outclasses this in every way, so skip over this now unless someone is selling one of these dirt cheap.


Excellent

4 months ago.

The best processor I've ever had it destroys i5 8600k


Excellent

4 months ago.

amazing price to perfomance ratio


Good

3 months ago.

Really fast for multitasking development on Linux


Excellent

4 months ago.

its ok because the benchmark of 7700K were over-clocked mostly at 5ghz vs 4ghz ryzen, games benchmark mostly use 4cores so its evident on gaming that 7700k is ahead by 1ghz but in daily usage, ryzen beats 7700k with more threads and effective use. I prefer ryzen due I dont game alot and whats the difference in 10fps in gaming like 120fps vs 110fps lol well my screen only use 60fps


Excellent

12 months ago.

Comment 

+9% on Cinebench from 6900k. ROFL—Mar '17


Excellent

5 months ago.

Comment 

It is not serious to put this Beast, the fastest 8 core CPU in the world on 7th position! In so many benchmarks and tests R7 1800X outperforms 6900K and even 6950K (10C/20T) sometimes. This processor deserve the 1st or 2nd position. In addition 1800X brakes 2 world records - for multi-trading performance and clock speed (overclock) on all cores/treads!—Mar '17


Excellent

5 months ago.

VEEEERYYYY good performance for price


Excellent

12 months ago.

Always a fan of the under-dog, and we need CPU prices to drop. AMD is the only player to make that happen. If I ever build a gaming machine again, it will have an AMD CPU in...again.


Good

3 years ago.


Excellent

12 months ago.

Verry good for working, gaming is not bad too.


Good

24 days ago.

the most reliable budget processor of 2019


Good

3 months ago.

Very good CPU, will handle whatever you throw at it, however, requires a very good cooler in order to stay cool.


Terrible

5 months ago.

Comment 

The current system benchmarks of the Ryzen chipset is not 100% correct. Currently all motherboard manufactures have some issues with optimisation and example cannot run with the fastest ram. Also the cpu optimatsation is not yet 100% either.. Just saying the ryzen 1800 and other ryzen products will perform better in 1-3-5 month than the first userbenchmarks that we see. But so far excellent bang for the money and very promising chipset/cpu ect. By the way the comparison of the intel 7700 vs ryzen 1800x will show a rather different result if only run the 1800ryzen with 4 cores just like the 7700, try it and you see the ryzen will do better when just using 4 cores.—Apr '17


Excellent

12 months ago.

Comment 

As a owner of this CPU, i found that it does everything that a current competitive FPS gamer would want and then some more / A LOT more. The 1700 is a top-notch pick, but i chose this one for it's extra clock-range as i do a lot of heavy work. The PROBLEM however is that you must find A: A game that is well-designed. And B: The game must produce a VERY high framerate beyond a framerate cap. The X-Factor: E-sport games ALWAYS adapt to new technology and evolve. More cores will be taken into use, leaving the owner of a 1800x only to think about what GPU he now might desire. I personally prefer market balance along with my to-be bought VEGA GPU and FPS games, so i must go for Team red. But the tighter frame-times truly has made my old 7970 GPU perform in CS, 1080p, on an unreal level. Sitting at a frequent snappy 240 min fps, or 300 average, only using 4 cores (!), this is what future-proofing looks like.—Apr '17


Good

7 months ago.

1700 is better but still great compared to intels similarly prices


Terrible

2 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Poor

2 years ago.

low single core


Average

3 years ago.

pros: great value, 8 core/16 thread cpu cons: poor O/C ability, need more optimizatin with memory/SMT.


Excellent

20 months ago.

My true love


Excellent

3 years ago.

An amazing comeback by AMD, bringing good performing octo-core and better performing SMT at relatively affordable prices. Sure it might not have the best possible single core performance (vs some of intel's higher clocked parts), but honestly, at the level it performs, it doesn't matter. I got it for workstation tasks + gaming. Blows away rendering, and I'm playing games (not shooters) on 4K, so I'm gpu bound anyhow. Also, having the boatloads of extra cores means I can do things like play games AND render 3D or process big datasets at the same time!


Average

2 years ago.

Memory compatibilty costs time and money, took a 8700k instead.


Excellent

2 years ago.

Wish it would OC further than 4180 but for buying it on sale for $180 before tax I cant complain lol


Excellent

23 months ago.

The best.


Excellent

22 months ago.

it's good


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