AMDYD2600BBAFBOX
AMDYD1700BBAEBOX

6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.4GHz, Zen+.
Release date: Q2 2018.

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8 Cores, 16 Threads @3.0GHz, Zen.
Release date: Q1 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 307,829 user samples
192,851 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 84% Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 61% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 0.65 GHz (avg)
Poor: 61% Great: 84%
SPEED RANK: 71st / 1182
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
114,978 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 82% Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 59% Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 59% Great: 82%
SPEED RANK: 92nd / 1182
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
74.6 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+7%
69.9 %
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
111 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+11%
100 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
217 Pts Slightly faster dual-core speed.
+9%
199 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
420 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+7%
393 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
693 Pts 741 Pts Slightly faster octa-core speed.
+7%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
908 Pts 1114 Pts Faster 64-core speed.
+23%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
121 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+5%
115 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
240 Pts +4% 230 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
473 Pts +3% 459 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
789 Pts 899 Pts Slightly faster OC octa-core speed.
+14%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1012 Pts 1301 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
+29%
Market Share
Based on 19,453,375 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
3.02 % Hugely higher market share.
+372%
0.64 %
Value
Value For Money
91.9 % Better value.
+26%
73.1 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
105 % 109 % +4%
Price
Price (score)
$130 Much cheaper.
+45%
$235
Age
Newest
16 Months Much more recent.
+45%
29 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts 65 Watts
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
12 nm Slightly newer manufacturing.
+14%
14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.4 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+13%
3 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.9 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+5%
3.7 GHz
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen+ Zen
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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The Ryzen 5 2600, from AMD’s second generation (Zen+) of high-end desktop Ryzen processors, supersedes the first generation Ryzen 5 1600. The newer generation sees a lithography reduction from 14nm to 12nm, but no increase in the number of cores and threads (6 and 12 respectively) over the ground-breaking first generation which continues to surpass similarly priced Intel CPUs in terms of multi-core performance. In other words, progress between generations is predominantly driven by power efficiency and therefore higher attainable clock speeds. The 2600 appears to have a stock base/boost clock of 3.4 / 3.9 GHz compared to the 1600’s 3.2 / 3.6 GHz which is expected to result in a modest increase in effective speed that said, early benchmarks are inconclusive. Included in the expected retail price of about $200 is a Wraith Stealth cooler, so the 2600, like the 1600 before it, represents great value for money, especially for workstation users. The 2600 compliments the new 400 series motherboards and is also backwards compatible with the 300 series following a bios update. [Apr '18 CPUPro]

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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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