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8 Cores, 16 Threads @3.7GHz, Zen+.
Release date: Q2 2018.

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8 Cores, 8 Threads @4.0GHz, Piledriver.
Release date: Q4 2012.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 357,041 user samples
149,733 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 88% Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 72% Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Poor: 72% Great: 88%
SPEED RANK: 40th / 1182
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
207,308 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 55% Base clock 4.8 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 40% Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 1.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 40% Great: 55%
SPEED RANK: 303rd / 1182
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 39%
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Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
82.3 % Much faster effective speed.
+72%
47.9 %
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
119 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+61%
74.1 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
235 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
+64%
143 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
462 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+71%
270 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
860 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+87%
460 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1292 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+177%
466 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
126 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+52%
82.8 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
249 Pts Much faster OC dual-core speed.
+55%
161 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
492 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+59%
309 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
962 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+79%
538 Pts
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1394 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+158%
540 Pts
Market Share
Based on 19,361,331 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.82 % Hugely higher market share.
+92%
0.95 %
Value
Value For Money
86.3 % Much better value.
+38%
62.7 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
127 % Much more popular.
+74%
73 %
Price
Price (score)
$233 $105 Much cheaper.
+55%
Age
Newest
15 Months Hugely more recent.
+82%
82 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
105 Watts More energy efficient.
+16%
125 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
8 cores 8 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
16 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
8 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
12 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+62%
32 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.7 GHz 4 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+8%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.3 GHz +2% 4.2 GHz
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen+ Piledriver
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 AM3+
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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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 about 10%, the 2700X wins on multi-core workloads. PC gaming and desktop performance is generally governed by four or less cores but the 2700X offers unbeatable value for money for workstation users. [Apr '18 CPUPro]

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In terms of raw single-core performance the flagship AMD FX-8350 is lagging behind intel's processor line-up by over two generations. The PassMark Single Thread scores for the i5-2500K vs the FX-8350 are 1863 to 1520 which shows that in terms of raw per-core processing the FX-8350 is lagging the two year old i5 by 23%. Where the AMD FX makes up is on multi-core performance, with a score of 9156 vs 6745, the AMD leads the Intel 2500K by 36% making it the far more capable multi-threaded server orientated performer. The AMD is also cheaper but significantly more power hungry which counts strongly against it as a server proposition. The FX-8350 could be a good fit for specific server use cases but for general consumer use, which is single and dual core intensive, Intel's two year old i5-2500K delivers better performance. [May '13 CPUPro]

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