AMD Ryzen 5 1600X vs Intel Core i5-7500

AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
AMD Socket AM4DESKTOP
3300 MHz / Cores: 6 / Jun 2017
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X

Intel Core i5-7500
Intel Socket 1151DESKTOP
3400 MHz / Cores: 4 / Sep 2016
Intel Core i5-7500

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
    162%
  • Intel Core i5-7500
    100%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
    100%
  • Intel Core i5-7500
    110%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
    198%
  • Intel Core i5-7500
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen 5 1600X

Much higher multi threaded performance (around 98% higher). This allows for higher performance in professional applications like encoding or heavy multitasking.
Around 62% higher average synthetic performance.

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-7500

10% higher single threaded performance.
Has an integrated GPU, which allows to run the system without a dedicated graphics card, unlike the AMD Ryzen 5 1600X.

AMD Ryzen 5 1600X

Gaming

HWBench recommends AMD Ryzen 5 1600X

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

AMD Ryzen 5 1600X

Productivity

HWBench recommends AMD Ryzen 5 1600X

Based on productivity benchmarks, overall multithreaded performance and theoretical specifications.



Specifications

Features

AMD Ryzen 5 1600XIntel Core i5-7500
MMX
3DNow!
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSE4A
AMD64
CnQ
NX bit
AMD-V
SMT
XFR
SSSE3
SSE4.2
AVX
AVX2
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
VT-x
VT-d
AES-NI
TSX
TXT
CLMUL
FMA3
F16C
BMI1
BMI2
vPro
Boost 2.0

Architecture

AMD Ryzen 5 1600XIntel Core i5-7500
ArchitectureAMD_ZenvsIntel_Kabylake
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR4vsDDR4
CodenameZenvsKaby Lake
Release DateJun 2017vsSep 2016

Cores

AMD Ryzen 5 1600XIntel Core i5-7500
Cores6vs4
Threads12vs4
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsNovsIntel HD Graphics 630

Cache

AMD Ryzen 5 1600XIntel Core i5-7500
L1 Cache128 KB (per core)vs64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache512 KB (per core)vs256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache16384 KB (shared)vs6144 KB (shared)

Physical

AMD Ryzen 5 1600XIntel Core i5-7500
SocketAMD Socket AM4vsIntel Socket 1151
Max Case Tempunknownvs72°C
PackageuPGAvs
Die Size192mm²vsunknown
Process14 nmvs14 nm

Performance

AMD Ryzen 5 1600XIntel Core i5-7500
Cpu Frequency3300 MHzvs3400 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed3700 MHzvsnone
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltageunknownvsunknown
TDP95 Wvs65 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
    4070 points
  • Intel Core i5-7500
    4080 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
    26571 points
  • Intel Core i5-7500
    16320 points

Points - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

Rendering: POV-Ray 3.7

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
    2545
  • Intel Core i5-7500
    1489

points per second - higher is better

7-zip

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
    31310
  • Intel Core i5-7500
    16155

MIPS - higher is better

3D Particle Movement (Single Threaded)

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
    104
  • Intel Core i5-7500
    125

points - higher is better

3D Particle Movement (Multi Threaded)

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
    860.58
  • Intel Core i5-7500
    386.79

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
    161
  • Intel Core i5-7500
    162

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
    1245
  • Intel Core i5-7500
    599

points - higher is better