Average Bench: 81.1% (138th of 1317)

Based on 513,754 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00800F82 Model: AMD Ryzen 7 2700X Eight-Core Processor

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 around 15%, the 2700X wins on multi-core workloads. PC gaming and desktop performance is generally governed by six or less cores but the 2700X offers value for money to workstation users. Even though the 2700X excels at video production, streamers should look elsewhere. Streaming with dedicated hardware such as NVENC or a separate stream PC will nearly always result in fewer dropped frames. [Apr '18 CPUPro]

Very good average bench

The AMD Ryzen 7 2700X averaged just 18.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the AMD Ryzen 7 2700X near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 1,254Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 116Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Ryzen 7 2700X is just 15.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD Ryzen 7 2700X performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 798Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 444Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 513,754 samples)
Min Avg Max
72.2 Memory 79.5 88.5
101 1-Core 116 124
195 2-Core 229 245
80.8% 142 Pts
Min Avg Max
368 4-Core 444 484
668 8-Core 798 931
77.6% 621 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,123 64-Core 1,254 1,356
84.2% 1,254 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 3.7 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.7
1-Core 121
2-Core 238
86% 150 Pts
4-Core 466
8-Core 799
80% 632 Pts
64-Core 1,330
89% 1,330 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.5
1-Core 121
2-Core 241
86% 150 Pts
4-Core 455
8-Core 883
83% 669 Pts
64-Core 1,360
91% 1,360 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.5
1-Core 118
2-Core 236
83% 145 Pts
4-Core 468
8-Core 892
84% 680 Pts
64-Core 1,346
90% 1,346 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.8
1-Core 116
2-Core 232
82% 144 Pts
4-Core 446
8-Core 763
76% 604 Pts
64-Core 1,294
87% 1,294 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.8
1-Core 119
2-Core 238
81% 144 Pts
4-Core 466
8-Core 883
84% 674 Pts
64-Core 1,287
86% 1,287 Pts
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 Prices

MSRP ≈ $330 @ launch in Apr '18
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Gaming
Gaming 98%
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Desktop
Desktop 85%
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Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $120

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 Comments

Based on the new 12 nm "Pinnacle Ridge" silicon with higher clock speeds...

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Excellent (edit your comment) Add link

1 day ago.

Comment 

And we're off.... the 8700K at its current price-point is the champ it needs to beat. To my view, if they want to take a bite out of the gamer market, it's going to need to get a lot closer to the Intel i7s' single- and quad-core performance, if it's only going to be fifty bucks or so less. If the multi-core performance can sustain itself well above the i7, at a lower cost, while still being speedy at desktop apps, it will be the go-to chip for content producers: audio and video rendering, etc. But here's a huge market: amateur or freelance content creators who only have a single all-purpose machine. I wonder how many might not have gone for a Ryzen 1k thinking it would nerf their gaming or general-purpose use? The 2k line could disrupt that if they've done it right.—Apr '18


Excellent

9 days ago.

Comment 

Poor gaming performance.—Jan '21


Poor

5 days ago.

Gaming performance and workstation performance trash. Don t buy it


Excellent

6 months ago.

marketing garbage caught a lot of users off guard.


Excellent

5 months ago.

Utterly insane value for its money $240 new for a 8/16t decent IPC cpu is mental


Excellent

5 months ago.

Great value for money. Really good stats on this CPU for a decent price.


Excellent

8 months ago.

Much better then i7-6700k , 8 cores on 4Ghz vs 4 cores on 4Ghz is pretty good


Poor

27 days ago.

So much power that can be unlocked with this CPU is amazing.


Good

4 months ago.

high latency - big gaming bottleneck.


Liked

6 months ago.

Comment 

marketing garbage, always has been.—Jan '21


Good

3 years ago.


Good

9 months ago.

AMD is the best price performance product for sure.


Good

20 months ago.

Very good multi core performance. Performance per watt is not too bad. Single core performance is its main downside. However, it makes a pretty good high end build for a good price, personally I think it beats out the i7-8700k.


Good

9 months ago.

Good for gaming, streaming and workstation workloads - CAD etc.


Good

20 months ago.

Very powerful cpu, I love it, runs a little hot on simple tasks. Still worth buying for the price.


Excellent

2 years ago.

Ryzen 7 2700X owners listen up; stop "overclocking" this CPU to 4.1-4.2 GHz. Did you happen to notice on the box that it has a 4.3 GHz boost speed? You might be getting better overall multi-core (all-core) performance, particularly if you don't have the greatest cooling solution, but you're hurting your single-core performance, which may also be hurting your performance in games. This CPU is smarter than you are. With 2nd gen Ryzen (Zen+), AMD has improved SenseMI with Extended Frequency Range (XFR) 2 and Precision Boost (PB) 2 having more aggressive algorithms that will boost more cores to higher frequencies if you keep it cool (AMD says 60°C or below is best, which can be very difficult to achieve). In fact, that 4.3 GHz printed on the box is actually more like 4.35 GHz and it will definitely boost to that speed on individual cores, even using the stock cooler (which is pretty decent). That is, of course, if you don't do a locked-in, manual, all-core "overclock" because you're unlikely to achieve 4.3-4.35 GHz. If you really feel like you need to overclock, do a PBO overclock so that you can still get those high single-core speeds. The only exception to this might be for content creators/rendering workloads or running all-core benchmarks like Cinebench because the CPU will likely never boost itself as high as you might be able to get it on all cores due to its built-in temperature thresholds via SenseMI.

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Excellent

3 years ago.

awesome performer, best deal


Excellent

20 months ago.

The first lineup of processor that murdered intel in cold blood.


Excellent

2 years ago.

AMAZING!!!


Excellent

3 years ago.

8 Cores 16 Threads @ 4Ghz at less than $300!


Good

2 years ago.

Good performance vs budget


Excellent

2 years ago.

This CPU is very powerful featuring 8 cores and 16 threads and the ability of overclocking. This CPU has the strength to just about do all your work, from everyday gaming to everyday workstation. It is priced very well for such a powerful CPU that will make such a powerful impact on your computer. To harness the full capability of this CPU, it would be most preferred to be paired with a strong GPU, resulting in no bottleneck and maximum capability. With the right build this CPU can be all a person would ever need, whether you plan to overclock it or not, or use the stock cooler or not, it will still be a very dynamic CPU.


Excellent

2 years ago.

Playing Subnautica at maximum settings with a 1070 Ti, and the CPU's maximum load across all cores was 33%. That leaves a lot of wiggle room for OBS, and other tasks on the second monitor.


Terrible

2 years ago.

Worse Multi and Single Core scores.


Excellent

2 years ago.

Very nice for the price. 8 cores and 16 threads of true power. I pushed my 2700x to 1913 on cinebench.


Excellent

23 months ago.

Bye Bye Intel. At this price can't beat it.


Excellent

2 years ago.

Bit jumpy on voltages but stays pretty much at 4000mhz on all cores. No need to overclock it as you won't see much of an improvement. Stock cooler not good enough to keep up while gaming in ultra settings.


Excellent

20 months ago.

Exceptional price-performance. If you find it for less than $160 in 2020 -- snap it up. Close to Ryzen 5 3600 in performance and the more cores crush streaming. Included CPU cooler is GREAT - with RGB and everything. Thanks for reading.


Good

3 years ago.

Ryzen has improved the Memory Latency and the Overclock Potential in the second gen of Ryzen (Zen+) but still a little bit behind the 8700K, but keep in mind that you will get a 8Core CPU + one beautiful Stock Cooler which its much better for non-Gamers; Ryzen Gaming Is Good But Not Perfect, for example, u will get 140FPS with Ryzen when 8700K gives you 155FPS, I personally Use 1700X for Gaming and its very good but not Perfect, keep in mind.


Excellent

2 years ago.

Paired with a GTX1080 this is a beast, great fps in 4k gaming and 4k video editing. Great value for money and includes a Wraith cooler that will cope with most scenarios when overclocked to ~4.1GHz maximum.


Excellent

2 years ago.

Using one right now, and I must say that the cooler is the only bad part of the whole package. The processor overclocks acceptably with the stock cooler under even heavy loads. Destroys video editing or photo editing. Great buy even if only used in gaming, but better used for both of the worlds, gaming and editing or work related.


Excellent

2 years ago.

Great CPU for a great price


Excellent

2 years ago.

Excellent OCing


Excellent

7 months ago.

Very good amount of cores for gaming and simple productivity. Could happily have a few extra cores/threads for those of us doing heavy multitasking while gaming.


Excellent

3 years ago.

Amazing stock cooler with an amazing processor. oh wait it's the other way around.


Excellent

3 years ago.

solid performance for both gaming and productivity


Excellent

2 years ago.

Exceptional performance at reasonable price under Linux as well as Win10


Excellent

2 years ago.

Been using it in my workstation for a few months now. Those 8 cores are working hard to earn their 5 stars. Crushes any task I throw at it.


Excellent

2 years ago.

Have yoused it for a week now. its = to a my old i7 4790k @ 4,8ghz and cahe @ 4,7ghz in gamming. but for evry ting else it 100% better


Excellent

2 years ago.

Great gaming processor, great cooler, great price.


Excellent

18 months ago.

Great performance for the money


Good

13 months ago.

Best zen+ cpu and a very good budget 8 core 16 thread cpu. Comes with wraith prism which is really good at cooling this cpu if little bit more noise isn't a problem for you. Even tho its good, ryzen 5 3600 is a better cpu. It uses less power for the same performance, you can find ryzen 5 3600 for cheaper and use it with much cheaper motherboard.


Good

3 years ago.

Finally got some competition


Poor

3 years ago.

Horribly disappointing. The multi-core gains over the 8700K are unimpressive, minimal - and for it you sacrifice a huge amount of more basic performance. If their target market was content creators, they've failed. Anyone who doesn't have a dedicated production machine - freelancers and other small-business creators - will have one mutlipurpose machine. This chip's the same price as the 8700K so there's not even the advantage of saving your budget. For these piddly multi-core gains, which will make rendering and production *slightly* faster, you have a slower desktop, gaming machine, everything else. Ugh. Fail.


Excellent

2 years ago.

Fastest CPU i have ever owned


Excellent

2 years ago.

New upgrade for me. Loving it.


Excellent

2 years ago.

I was so excited to socket my Anniversary edition into my pc, that I forgot to uninstall all AMD drivers, spent all night triggering bluescreens while attempting to uninstall these drivers. Not gonna blame AMD for my own mistake of leaving old chipset drivers from my R7 1800X on my pc. Can't wait to benchmark it. 4ghz all core turbo on 33°C idle in Taskmanager is already looking rock solid, and that's while I was fixing this mess.


Excellent

2 years ago.

This processor is a monster. Once did a stress test by opening all 8 of my Adobe CC apps I use at the same time, and it loaded them all in less than 40 seconds using only 30% of my 32GB of RAM. Sure, the i7 and i9 are technically better, but this this is an absurdly powerful processor for photography and 1080p video.


Excellent

3 years ago.

It has more power than anybody will ever need..Beats 8700K in multi-core performance!


Excellent

3 years ago.

Best cpu overall. Intel at 8 cores is way over priced for the marginal increase in speed at the cost of a lot of heat. 2700x for life.


Excellent

2 years ago.

Топовый проц по соотношению цена производительность


Excellent

2 years ago.

Awesome CPU. Precision Boost Overdrive makes for amazing gaming performance, and with its 8 cores + 16 threads it can handle any video rendering/encoding that I do as a content creator with ease.


Excellent

24 months ago.

waw


Excellent

16 months ago.

This is now my processor actually and the best choice and investment in my life.


Excellent

2 years ago.

AMDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD


Excellent

2 years ago.

It is awsome!


Excellent

2 years ago.

i mean, come on how cheap it is and as long as u have decent ram, ezy overclock speed.


Excellent

2 years ago.

best cpu so far


Excellent

20 months ago.

lo mejor :D


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