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AMD Ryzen 7 3700X vs Ryzen 7 1700X

We compared two 8-core desktop CPUs: the 3.6 GHz AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 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 3700X
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
  • Newer - released 2 years and 5 months later
  • More modern manufacturing process – 7 versus 14 nanometers
  • Has 16 MB larger L3 cache size
  • Supports up to 128 GB DDR4-3200 RAM
  • Consumes up to 32% less energy than the Ryzen 7 1700X – 65 vs 95 Watt
  • Newer PCI Express version – 4.0
  • 16% higher Turbo Boost frequency (4.4 GHz vs 3.8 GHz)
  • Around 7.94 GB/s (20%) higher theoretical memory bandwidth

Benchmarks

Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)
4914
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
2789
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
22973
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
8473

Specs

Full technical specification of AMD Ryzen 7 3700X and Ryzen 7 1700X

General

Vendor AMD AMD
Released July 7, 2019 March 2, 2017
Launch price 329 USD 399 USD
Type Desktop Desktop
Codename Zen 2 Zen
Socket AM4 AM4
Integrated GPU No No

Performance

Cores 8 8
Threads 16 16
Base Frequency 3.6 GHz 3.4 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency 4.4 GHz 3.8 GHz
Bus frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 36x 34x
L1 Cache 64K (per core) 96K (per core)
L2 Cache 512K (per core) 512K (per core)
L3 Cache 32MB (shared) 16MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier Yes Yes

Power

Transistors 19.2 billions 4.8 billions
Fabrication Process 7 nm 14 nm
TDP 65 W 95 W
Max. temperature 95°C 95°C

Memory support

Memory types DDR4-3200 DDR4-2666
Memory Size 128 GB 64 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 47.68 GB/s 39.74 GB/s
EEC Support Yes Yes

Misc

Official site AMD Ryzen 7 3700X official page AMD Ryzen 7 1700X official page
PCI Express Version 4.0 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 3700X?