AMDYD1700BBAEBOX
AMDYD1600BBAEBOX

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

6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.2GHz, Zen.
Release date: Q2 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 176,517 user samples
63,009 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 99% Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 71% Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 71% Great: 99%
SPEED RANK: 49th / 1132
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Nuclear submarine
113,508 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 94% Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 70% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 70% Great: 94%
SPEED RANK: 64th / 1132
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
84.5 % +5% 80.8 %
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
101 Pts 102 Pts +1%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
394 Pts +1% 390 Pts
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1109 Pts Much faster multi-core speed.
+31%
847 Pts
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
116 Pts 116 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
461 Pts +0% 459 Pts
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1309 Pts Much faster OC multi-core speed.
+34%
979 Pts
Market Share
Based on 11,636,403 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.78 % 1.53 % Hugely higher market share.
+96%
Value
Value For Money
101 % 102 % +1%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
118 % 141 % More popular.
+19%
Price
Price (score)
$180 $155 Slightly cheaper.
+14%
Age
Newest
19 Months 18 Months Slightly more recent.
+5%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts 65 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
8 cores Much higher core count.
+33%
6 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
16 threads Much higher thread count.
+33%
12 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3 GHz 3.2 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+7%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.7 GHz +3% 3.6 GHz
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
111 Pts 111 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
121 Pts +1% 120 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
443 Pts +0% 441 Pts
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
481 Pts +1% 477 Pts
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
1271 Pts Much faster multi-core int speed.
+34%
951 Pts
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
1324 Pts Much faster multi-core fp speed.
+34%
990 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen Zen
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 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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The Ryzen 5 1600 is one of four new Ryzen 5 processors released this month. Based on the AMD Zen architecture, which is comparable to Intel in terms of IPC, the Ryzen 5 1600 has six cores which is more than the vast majority of games are able to use (most games cannot use more than four cores). Ryzen 5 CPUs offer gamers better value for money than the eight core Ryzen 7 models released last month. With six cores the 1600 is approximately 75% better at multi-threaded tasks than Intel's quad core i5 flagship – the similarly priced i5-7600K, the 1600 however, has 25% lower single and 33% lower quad core scores. The 1600 has stock base/boost clock speeds of 3.2/3.6 GHz and its price tag of $219 includes a cooler. Assuming a modest overclock of 10% brings the 1600 within striking range of the 1600X which is the Ryzen 5 flagship. The 1600X sports stock base/boost clocks of 3.6/4.0 GHz but costs $30 more than the 1600 and ships without a cooler included in the box. The Ryzen 5 1600 is the best value for money six core CPU we have seen to date. [Apr '17 CPUPro]

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