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AMD Ryzen 7 2700 vs Ryzen 7 1700X

We compared two 8-core desktop CPUs: the 3.2 GHz AMD Ryzen 7 2700 against the 3.4 GHz Ryzen 7 1700X. On this page, you'll find out which processor has better performance in benchmarks, games and other useful information.

NanoReview Review

General overview and comparison of the processors
Single-Core Performance
Performance in single-threaded apps and benchmarks
Performance
Measure performance when all cores are involved
Power Consumption
The efficiency score of electricity consumption
NanoReview Final Score
Generic CPU rating

Key Differences

What are the key differences between 1700X and 2700
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 7 2700
  • Newer - released 1 year and 2 months later
  • Consumes up to 32% less energy than the Ryzen 7 1700X – 65 vs 95 Watt
  • More modern manufacturing process – 12 versus 14 nanometers
  • 8% higher Turbo Boost frequency (4.1 GHz vs 3.8 GHz)
  • Around 3.97 GB/s (10%) higher theoretical memory bandwidth

Benchmarks

Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)
3498
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
2004
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
15227
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
6290

Specs

Full technical specification of AMD Ryzen 7 2700 and Ryzen 7 1700X

General

Vendor AMD AMD
Released April 19, 2018 March 2, 2017
Launch price 299 USD 399 USD
Type Desktop Desktop
Codename Zen+ Zen
Socket AM4 AM4
Integrated GPU No No

Performance

Cores 8 8
Threads 16 16
Base Frequency 3.2 GHz 3.4 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency 4.1 GHz 3.8 GHz
Bus frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 36x 34x
L1 Cache 96K (per core) 96K (per core)
L2 Cache 512K (per core) 512K (per core)
L3 Cache 16MB (shared) 16MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier Yes Yes

Power

Transistors 4.8 billions 4.8 billions
Fabrication Process 12 nm 14 nm
TDP 65 W 95 W
Max. temperature 95°C 95°C

Memory support

Memory types DDR4-2933 DDR4-2666
Memory Size 64 GB 64 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 43.71 GB/s 39.74 GB/s
EEC Support Yes Yes

Misc

Official site AMD Ryzen 7 2700 official page AMD Ryzen 7 1700X official page
PCI Express Version 3.0 3.0
PCI Express Lanes 20 20

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Comments

So which CPU will you choose: AMD Ryzen 7 1700X or Ryzen 7 2700?