AMD Ryzen 5 1600 vs Intel Core i7-7700K

AMD Ryzen 5 1600
AMD Socket AM4DESKTOP
3200 MHz / Cores: 6 / Apr 2017
AMD Ryzen 5 1600

Intel Core i7-7700K
Intel Socket 1151DESKTOP
4200 MHz / Cores: 4 / Sep 2016
Intel Core i7-7700K

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600
    100%
  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    114%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600
    100%
  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    142%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600
    102%
  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen 5 1600

None

Reasons to consider Intel Core i7-7700K

Much higher single threaded performance (around 42% higher), makes a noticeable performance difference in gaming and the majority of applications.
Has an integrated GPU, which allows to run the system without a dedicated graphics card, unlike the AMD Ryzen 5 1600.
Around 14% higher average synthetic performance.

Intel Core i7-7700K

Gaming

HWBench recommends Intel Core i7-7700K

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

No winner

Productivity

No clear winner declared




Specifications

Features

AMD Ryzen 5 1600Intel Core i7-7700K
MMX
3DNow!
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSE4A
AMD64
CnQ
NX bit
AMD-V
SMT
SSSE3
SSE4.2
AVX
AVX2
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
VT-x
VT-d
HTT
AES-NI
TSX
TXT
CLMUL
FMA3
F16C
BMI1
BMI2
Boost 2.0

Architecture

AMD Ryzen 5 1600Intel Core i7-7700K
ArchitectureAMD_ZenvsIntel_Kabylake
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR4vsDDR4
CodenameZenvsKaby Lake
Release DateApr 2017vsSep 2016

Cores

AMD Ryzen 5 1600Intel Core i7-7700K
Cores6vs4
Threads12vs8
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsNovsHD Graphics

Cache

AMD Ryzen 5 1600Intel Core i7-7700K
L1 Cache128 KB (per core)vs64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache512 KB (per core)vs256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache16384 KB (shared)vs8192 KB (shared)

Physical

AMD Ryzen 5 1600Intel Core i7-7700K
SocketAMD Socket AM4vsIntel Socket 1151
Max Case Tempunknownvs72°C
PackageuPGAvs
Die Size192 mm²vs0 mm²
Process14 nmvs14 nm

Performance

AMD Ryzen 5 1600Intel Core i7-7700K
Cpu Frequency3200 MHzvs4200 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed3600 MHzvs4500 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltageunknownvsunknown
TDP65 Wvs95 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600
    3960 points
  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    5400 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600
    25766 points
  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    24192 points

Points - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

Rendering: POV-Ray 3.7

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600
    2361
  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    2097

points per second - higher is better

7-zip

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600
    29509
  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    27343

MIPS - higher is better

3D Particle Movement (Single Threaded)

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600
    94.29
  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    150.72

points - higher is better

3D Particle Movement (Multi Threaded)

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600
    793.56
  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    882.98

points - higher is better

3DMark06 CPU

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600
    8222
  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    10156

points - higher is better

Cinebench R10 32Bit Single

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600
    4538
  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    7304.5

points - higher is better

Cinebench R10 32Bit Multi

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600
    25970
  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    28903

points - higher is better

Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600
    1.65
  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    2.19

points - higher is better

Cinebench R11.5 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600
    12.57
  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    10.37

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600
    147.5
  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    196

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600
    1134
  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    972

points - higher is better

SuperPI 1M

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600
    12.7
  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    8.17

seconds - lower is better

wPrime 32

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600
    5.2
  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    5.56

seconds - lower is better

WinRAR 4.0

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600
    3363.5
  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    5823

MB/s - higher is better

x264 Pass 1

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600
    177
  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    230

FPS - higher is better

x264 Pass 2

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600
    68.7
  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    61.6

FPS - higher is better

TrueCrypt AES

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600
    6
  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    5.45

GB/s

TrueCrypt Twofish

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600
    1
  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    0.93

GB/s

TrueCrypt Serpent

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600
    0.65
  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    0.55

GB/s