AMD Ryzen 5 1600 vs Intel Core i7-7700K

AMD Ryzen 5 1600
AMD Socket AM4 DESKTOP
3200 MHz / Cores: 6 / Apr 2017
AMD Ryzen 5 1600

Intel Core i7-7700K
Intel Socket 1151 DESKTOP
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
    141%

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 41% 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 1600 Intel 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 1600 Intel Core i7-7700K
Architecture AMD_Zen vs Intel_Kabylake
Market Desktop vs Desktop
Memory Support DDR4 vs DDR4
Codename Zen vs Kaby Lake
Release Date Apr 2017 vs Sep 2016

Cores

AMD Ryzen 5 1600 Intel Core i7-7700K
Cores 6 vs 4
Threads 12 vs 8
SMPs 1 vs 1
Integrated Graphics No vs HD Graphics

Cache

AMD Ryzen 5 1600 Intel Core i7-7700K
L1 Cache 128 KB (per core) vs 64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache 512 KB (per core) vs 256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache 16384 KB (shared) vs 8192 KB (shared)

Physical

AMD Ryzen 5 1600 Intel Core i7-7700K
Socket AMD Socket AM4 vs Intel Socket 1151
Max Case Temp unknown vs 72°C
Package uPGA vs
Die Size 192 mm² vs 0 mm²
Process 14 nm vs 14 nm

Performance

AMD Ryzen 5 1600 Intel Core i7-7700K
Cpu Frequency 3200 MHz vs 4200 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed 3600 MHz vs 4500 MHz
Base Clock 100 MHz vs 100 MHz
Voltage unknown vs unknown
TDP 65 W vs 95 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
    26400 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
    192.5

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600
    1134
  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    938.5

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