AMD Ryzen 7 7700 vs Ryzen 5 7600X

We compared two desktop CPUs: the 3.8 GHz AMD Ryzen 7 7700 with 8-cores against the 4.7 GHz Ryzen 5 7600X with 6-cores. On this page, you'll find out which processor has better performance in benchmarks, games and other useful information.


General overview and comparison of the processors
Single-Core Performance
Performance in single-threaded apps and benchmarks
Multi-Core Performance
Measure performance when all cores are involved
Power Efficiency
The efficiency score of power consumption
Integrated Graphics
iGPU capabilities for gaming and 3D-intensive tasks
NanoReview Final Score
Generic CPU rating
The "iGPU" and "Power Efficiency" have a minor impact on the NanoReview Score when comparing desktop CPUs.

Key Differences

What are the key differences between 7600X and 7700
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 7 7700
  • Has 2 more physical cores

Test in Benchmarks

Comparing the performance of CPUs across various tasks

Cinebench R23

Reputable cross-platform benchmark for high-performance processors
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

GeekBench v6

The new version of this benchmark emulates common operations often used in real-world apps
Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)
File compression 1580 MB/sec 1430 MB/sec
Clang compilation 116.8 Klines/sec 97.5 Klines/sec
HTML 5 Browser 300.1 pages/sec 261.4 pages/sec
PDF Renderer 425.1 Mpixels/sec 333.3 Mpixels/sec
Text processing 303.3 pages/sec 287.1 pages/sec
Background blur 69.1 images/sec 64.1 images/sec
Photo processing 111.6 images/sec 101.8 images/sec
Ray tracing 24.9 Mpixels/sec 20.6 Mpixels/sec
Sources: GeekBench [1], [2]


Synthetic test that focuses on raw computational performance for low-level functions
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
Integer math 112.3 GOps/sec 85.7 GOps/sec
Floating point math 67.2 GOps/sec 52.2 GOps/sec
Find prime numbers 179M Primes/sec 199M Primes/sec
Random string sorting 50.8M Strings/sec 39.4M Strings/sec
Data encryption 24.3 GBytes/sec 18.8 GBytes/sec
Data compression 409.4 MBytes/sec 320.4 MBytes/sec
Physics 2019 Frames/sec 1830 Frames/sec
Extended instructions 30.7B Matrices/sec 24.3B Matrices/sec
Sources: PassMark [3], [4]

Value for money

Enter the current prices of the CPUs and click "Calculate" to determine which one has a better value-to-performance ratio.


Full technical specification of AMD Ryzen 7 7700 and Ryzen 5 7600X


Vendor AMD AMD
Released January 10, 2023 September 29, 2022
Type Desktop Desktop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Zen 4 (Raphael) Zen 4 (Raphael)
Integrated GPU Radeon Graphics (Ryzen 7000) Radeon Graphics (Ryzen 7000)


Performance Cores
P-Cores 8 6
P-Threads 16 12
Base Frequency (P) 3.8 GHz 4.7 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (P) 5.3 GHz 5.3 GHz
Total Cores 8 6
Total Threads 16 12
Bus Frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 38x 47x
L1 Cache 64K (per core) 64K (per core)
L2 Cache 1MB (per core) 1MB (per core)
L3 Cache 32MB (shared) 32MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier Yes Yes


Transistors 6.57 billions 6.57 billions
Fabrication process 5 nm 5 nm
TDP (PL1) 65 W 105 W
Max. Boost TDP (PL2) 142 W 116 W
Socket AM5 AM5
Peak temperature 95°C 95°C


Integrated Graphics Radeon Graphics (Ryzen 7000) Radeon Graphics (Ryzen 7000)
GPU Base Clock 1500 MHz 1500 MHz
GPU Boost Clock 2200 MHz 2200 MHz
Shading Units 448 448
TMUs 8 8
ROPs 4 4
Execution Units 2 2
TGP 15 W 15 W

Memory Support

Memory types - DDR5-5200 - DDR5-5200
Memory Size 128 GB 128 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 73.4 GB/s 73.4 GB/s
ECC Support Yes Yes


Official site AMD Ryzen 7 7700 official page AMD Ryzen 5 7600X official page
PCI Express Version 5.0 5.0
PCI Express Lanes 28 28

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Total votes: 53


So which CPU will you choose: AMD Ryzen 5 7600X or Ryzen 7 7700?
Emil 01 June 2023 06:32
In my opinion, the 7700 non-X is better because it's the same price (at my local store) and has the same single-core performance, and it comes with an in-box cooler.
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koko 23 April 2023 14:22
In my opinion, the 7600X is better because it's $60-$70 cheaper, and there isn't much difference in performance.
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