AMDYD270XBGAFBOX
AMDYD170XBCAEWOF

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

8 Cores, 16 Threads @3.4GHz, Zen.
Release date: Q1 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 70,859 user samples
33,433 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 105% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 86% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Poor: 86% Great: 105%
SPEED RANK: 20th / 1137
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 105%
UFO
37,426 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 99% Base clock 4.05 GHz
Worst Bench: 75% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 75% Great: 99%
SPEED RANK: 39th / 1137
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
99.1 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+12%
88.3 %
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
119 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+13%
105 Pts
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
461 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+12%
411 Pts
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1286 Pts Slightly faster multi-core speed.
+10%
1164 Pts
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
127 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+9%
116 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
492 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+6%
462 Pts
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1390 Pts Slightly faster OC multi-core speed.
+6%
1311 Pts
Market Share
Based on 12,237,565 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.79 % Hugely higher market share.
+209%
0.58 %
Value
Value For Money
99.4 % 113 % Slightly better value.
+14%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
102 % 111 % Slightly more popular.
+9%
Price
Price (score)
$289 $150 Much cheaper.
+48%
Age
Newest
7 Months Much more recent.
+65%
20 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
105 Watts 95 Watts Slightly more energy efficient.
+10%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
8 cores 8 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
16 threads 16 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
12 nm Slightly newer manufacturing.
+14%
14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.7 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+9%
3.4 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.3 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+13%
3.8 GHz
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
122 Pts Slightly faster single-core int speed.
+9%
112 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
131 Pts Slightly faster single-core fp speed.
+7%
122 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
475 Pts Slightly faster quad-core int speed.
+7%
445 Pts
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
513 Pts Slightly faster quad-core fp speed.
+7%
481 Pts
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
1346 Pts Slightly faster multi-core int speed.
+5%
1276 Pts
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
1403 Pts Slightly faster multi-core fp speed.
+6%
1324 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen+ Zen
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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The AMD Ryzen 7 1700X isn't due for release until next week but two of our users has already submitted benchmarks. Comparing the quad and single core scores from our samples shows a relative 4.3% boost on the single core score so it’s possible that turbo wasn’t fully engaged (12% turbo boost expected). These preliminary results are seriously impressive as they put Zen’s IPC between 0% and 9% below Intel’s Kaby Lake. Even in the worst case scenario these results are still impressive. Comparing Intel’s $1,000 6900K and the 1700X shows that AMD delivers comparable performance for half the price! A shake-up of the CPU market will unfold as Zen rolls out. If Ryzen CPUs can overclock to 4.6+ GHz they will likely dominate the entire market putting a very welcome end to the monotonous tick-tock of recent years. [Feb '17 CPUPro]

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