AMD100-100000025BOX
AMDYD170XBCAEWOF

8 Cores, 16 Threads @3.9GHz, Zen2.
Release date: Q3 2019.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 207,592 user samples
141,122 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 96% Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 78% Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Poor: 78% Great: 96%
SPEED RANK: 166th / 1452
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
66,470 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 80% Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 58% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 58% Great: 80%
SPEED RANK: 388th / 1452
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
87 % Faster effective speed.
+23%
71 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
76.3 Pts Slightly lower memory latency.
+9%
70.1 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Speed
141 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+37%
103 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Speed
276 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
+37%
202 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Speed
524 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+36%
386 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Speed
922 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+37%
674 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
88.8 Pts Lower OC memory latency.
+11%
79.7 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Speed
148 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+28%
116 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Speed
293 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+30%
226 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Speed
572 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+29%
444 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Speed
1034 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+27%
813 Pts
Market Share
Based on 67,964,985 CPUs tested
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.16 % Hugely higher market share.
+220%
0.05 %
Value
Value For Money
86.4 % Better value.
+10%
78.3 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
67 % 70 % +4%
Price
Price (score)
$285 $195 Much cheaper.
+32%
Age
Newest
58 Months Much more recent.
+33%
86 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
7 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+50%
14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.9 GHz Faster base frequency.
+15%
3.4 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.5 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+18%
3.8 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Speed
1506 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
+27%
1183 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Speed
1401 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+36%
1032 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen2 Zen
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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The Ryzen 7 3800X is an 8-core, 16-thread high end desktop Zen 2 processor, built on AMD’s seminal 7nm manufacturing process. It has a boost clock speed of 4.5 GHz, overtaking the previous Zen+ flagship, the Ryzen 7 2700X, by 200 MHz and around 16% in terms of effective speed. The 3800X is available at launch for $399 USD alongside four other new Zen 2 processors, including the similarly specified Ryzen 7 3700X. The main differences between the 3800X and 3700X being an extra 100 MHz of boost clock frequency on the 3800X and extra TDP headroom (105W for the 3800X versus 65W for the 3700X) for a $70 USD premium. The 21% higher release price translates to just a 2% higher effective speed over the 3700X. The 3800X is in direct competition with Intel’s i7-9700K, benchmarks show that, when overclocked, the 3800X is 10% worse for gaming but 30% faster for 64-core processing. The 3800X is also 15% ($50 USD) more expensive than the i7-9700K. Additionally, the 3800X's memory controller, although significantly improved over previous Ryzen iterations, still has limited bandwidth and high latency which can also impact gaming. Like the other third generation Ryzen processors, the 3800X is compatible with the new PCIe 4.0 enabled X570 chipset as well as the 400 and 300 series motherboards. At $380 USD, the 3800X offers reasonable value for purely workstation tasks such as film production but streamers should look elsewhere. Streaming with dedicated hardware such as NVENC or a separate stream PC will nearly always result in fewer dropped frames. [Jul '19 CPUPro]

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The AMD Ryzen 7 1700X isn't due for release until next week but two of our users have 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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