AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 1600 vs Intel Core i7-8700

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

Intel Core i7-8700
Intel Socket 1151DESKTOP
3200 MHz / Cores: 6 / Jan 2018
Intel Core i7-8700

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 1600
    100%
  • Intel Core i7-8700
    113%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 1600
    100%
  • Intel Core i7-8700
    126%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 1600
    100%
  • Intel Core i7-8700
    101%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 1600

None

Reasons to consider Intel Core i7-8700

Much higher single threaded performance (around 26% 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 PRO 1600.
Around 13% higher average synthetic performance.

Intel Core i7-8700

Gaming

HWBench recommends Intel Core i7-8700

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

No winner

Productivity

No clear winner declared




Specifications

Features

AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 1600Intel Core i7-8700
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 PRO 1600Intel Core i7-8700
ArchitectureAMD_ZenvsIntel_Coffelake
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR4vsDDR4
CodenameZenvsCoffee Lake
Release DateJun 2017vsJan 2018

Cores

AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 1600Intel Core i7-8700
Cores6vs6
Threads12vs12
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsNovsIntel UHD 630

Cache

AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 1600Intel Core i7-8700
L1 Cache96 KB (per core)vs64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache512 KB (per core)vs256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache16384 KB (shared)vs12288 KB (shared)

Physical

AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 1600Intel Core i7-8700
SocketAMD Socket AM4vsIntel Socket 1151
Max Case Tempunknownvs72°C
PackageuPGAvsFC-LGA1151
Die Size192mm²vs151mm²
Process14 nmvs14 nm

Performance

AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 1600Intel Core i7-8700
Cpu Frequency3200 MHzvs3200 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed3600 MHzvs4600 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltageunknownvsunknown
TDP65 Wvs65 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 1600
    3960 points
  • Intel Core i7-8700
    5520 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 1600
    25766 points
  • Intel Core i7-8700
    27648 points

Points - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 1600 (simulated)
    156.65
  • Intel Core i7-8700 (simulated)
    197.7

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 1600 (simulated)
    1207.27
  • Intel Core i7-8700 (simulated)
    1221.19

points - higher is better