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AMD Ryzen 7 2700X vs Ryzen 7 1700X

We compared two 8-core desktop CPUs: the 3.7 GHz AMD Ryzen 7 2700X 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 2700X
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
  • Newer - released 1 year and 2 months later
  • More modern manufacturing process – 12 versus 14 nanometers
  • 13% higher Turbo Boost frequency (4.3 GHz vs 3.8 GHz)
  • Around 3.97 GB/s (10%) higher theoretical memory bandwidth
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 7 1700X
  • Consumes up to 10% less energy than the Ryzen 7 2700X – 95 vs 105 Watt
  • More than 10 °C higher critical temperature

Benchmarks

Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)
3986
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
2184
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
16952
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
7305

Specs

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

General

Vendor AMD AMD
Released April 19, 2018 March 2, 2017
Launch price 329 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 3.7 GHz 3.4 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency 4.3 GHz 3.8 GHz
Bus frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 37x 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 105 W 95 W
Max. temperature 85°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 2700X 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 2700X?