AMD Ryzen 3 2300X vs Intel Core i7-2700K

AMD Ryzen 3 2300X
AMD Socket AM4DESKTOP
3500 MHz / Cores: 4 / Aug 2018
AMD Ryzen 3 2300X

Intel Core i7-2700K
Intel Socket 1155DESKTOP
3500 MHz / Cores: 4 / Oct 2011
Intel Core i7-2700K

Summary

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen 3 2300X

This is a newer product, it might have better application compatibility/performance (check features chart below).
Higher theoretical gaming performance, based on raw specifications plus core architecture.

Reasons to consider Intel Core i7-2700K

Has an integrated GPU, which allows to run the system without a dedicated graphics card, unlike the AMD Ryzen 3 2300X.
Higher theoretical multi-threaded performance, based on raw specifications plus core architecture.

AMD Ryzen 3 2300X

Gaming

HWBench recommends AMD Ryzen 3 2300X

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

No winner

Productivity

No clear winner declared




Specifications

Features

AMD Ryzen 3 2300XIntel Core i7-2700K
MMX
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSSE3
SSE4A
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
AES
AVX
AVX2
BMI1
BMI2
SHA
F16C
FMA3
AMD64
EVP
AMD-V
SMAP
SMEP
Precision Boost
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
VT-x
Hyper-Threading
AES-NI

Architecture

AMD Ryzen 3 2300XIntel Core i7-2700K
ArchitectureAMD_Zen_PlusvsIntel_SandyBridge
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR4vsDDR3
CodenameZenvsSandy Bridge
Release DateAug 2018vsOct 2011

Cores

AMD Ryzen 3 2300XIntel Core i7-2700K
Cores4vs4
Threads4vs8
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsNovsIntel HD 3000

Cache

AMD Ryzen 3 2300XIntel Core i7-2700K
L1 Cache128 KB (per core)vs64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache512 KB (per core)vs256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache4096 KB (shared)vs8192 KB (shared)

Physical

AMD Ryzen 3 2300XIntel Core i7-2700K
SocketAMD Socket AM4vsIntel Socket 1155
Max Case Tempunknownvsunknown
PackageµOPGA-1331vsFC-LGA10
Die Size210mm²vs216mm²
Process14 nmvs32 nm

Performance

AMD Ryzen 3 2300XIntel Core i7-2700K
Cpu Frequency3500 MHzvs3500 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed4200 MHzvs3900 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltagevariablevsunknown
TDP65 Wvs95 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 3 2300X
    4620 points
  • Intel Core i7-2700K
    3900 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 3 2300X
    15400 points
  • Intel Core i7-2700K
    16800 points

Points - higher is better