AMDYD299XAZAFWOF
AMDYD270XBGAFBOX

Release date ≈ Q3 2018.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 25,870 user samples
133 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 150% Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 120% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 0.6 GHz (avg)
Poor: 120% Great: 150%
SPEED RANK: 1st / 1132
Gaming
Gaming 133%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 131%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 291%
UFO
25,737 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 106% Base clock 3.7 GHz
Worst Bench: 90% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Poor: 90% Great: 106%
SPEED RANK: 18th / 1132
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
133 % Much faster effective speed.
+33%
99.6 %
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
111 Pts 120 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+8%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
423 Pts 463 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+9%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
4286 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+229%
1302 Pts
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
123 Pts 127 Pts +3%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
471 Pts 496 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+5%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
5077 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+264%
1394 Pts
Market Share
Based on 11,619,509 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.01 % 1.74 % Insanely higher market share.
+17,300%
Value
Value For Money
68.9 % 99.8 % Much better value.
+45%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
72 % 100 % Much more popular.
+39%
Price
Price (score)
$1,666 $290 Hugely cheaper.
+83%
Age
Newest
2+ Months Much more recent.
+67%
6 Months
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
118 Pts 123 Pts +4%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
128 Pts 132 Pts +3%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
451 Pts 477 Pts Slightly faster quad-core int speed.
+6%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
493 Pts 517 Pts +5%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
4805 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
+254%
1356 Pts
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
5260 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+273%
1410 Pts
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AMD's new top-of-the-line Ryzen Threadripper is now here, boasting 32 cores at a base clock of 3.0Ghz and a boost of 4.2Ghz. On paper, it seems like a processor with tremendous value for money, with an MSRP of $1799, $200 less than Intel's top-end i9-7980XE, while offering 32 cores compared to the Intel's 18 cores. However, benchmarks show that this processor, despite its monstrous multi-core performance of over 4000 points in UserBenchmark and over 5000cb in Cinebench R15, real-world performance, especially in Windows 10 (due to Window's scheduler) is severely hampered by memory bandwidth limitations due to X399 only supporting Quad-channel ram (compared to EPYC's Octa-channel support). This means that only 2 of the 4 dies (16 cores) are directly connected to the RAM, while the remaining 2 dies have to go through the infinity fabric. Running the 2990WX on Linux improves its performance in some cases, but the memory bandwidth bottleneck is a hardware limitation. As such, in many real-world applications, the 2950X and the i9-7980XE beats the 2990WX, especially in memory intensive workloads and gaming. That being said, users should consider the 2950X, which is half the price of the 2990WX and in many applications outperforms the 2990WX. [Aug '18 geistrucker]

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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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