AMD Ryzen 5 1600X vs Intel Core i7-7700K

AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
AMD Socket AM4 DESKTOP
3300 MHz / Cores: 6 / Jun 2017
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X

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 1600X
    100%
  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    104%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
    100%
  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    144%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
    111%
  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen 5 1600X

11% higher multi threaded performance.

Reasons to consider Intel Core i7-7700K

Much higher single threaded performance (around 44% 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 1600X.

No winner

Gaming

No clear winner declared


No winner

Productivity

No clear winner declared


Specifications

Features

AMD Ryzen 5 1600X Intel Core i7-7700K
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
HTT
AES-NI
TSX
TXT
CLMUL
FMA3
F16C
BMI1
BMI2
Boost 2.0

Architecture

AMD Ryzen 5 1600X 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 Jun 2017 vs Sep 2016

Cores

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

Performance

AMD Ryzen 5 1600X Intel Core i7-7700K
Cpu Frequency 3300 MHz vs 4200 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed 3700 MHz vs 4500 MHz
Base Clock 100 MHz vs 100 MHz
Voltage unknown vs unknown
TDP 95 W vs 95 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
    4070 points
  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    5400 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
    27225 points
  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    24192 points

Points - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

Rendering: POV-Ray 3.7

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
    2545
  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    2097

points per second - higher is better

7-zip

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
    31310
  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    27343

MIPS - higher is better

3D Particle Movement (Single Threaded)

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
    104
  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    150.72

points - higher is better

3D Particle Movement (Multi Threaded)

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
    860.58
  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    882.98

points - higher is better