AMD Ryzen 7 1700 vs AMD Ryzen 5 1500X

AMD Ryzen 7 1700
AMD Socket AM4DESKTOP
3000 MHz / Cores: 8 / Mar 2017
AMD Ryzen 7 1700

AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
AMD Socket AM4DESKTOP
3200 MHz / Cores: 4 / Jun 2017
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 7 1700
    147%
  • AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
    100%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 7 1700
    100%
  • AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
    105%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 7 1700
    173%
  • AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen 7 1700

Much higher multi threaded performance (around 73% higher). This allows for higher performance in professional applications like encoding or heavy multitasking.
Around 47% higher average synthetic performance.

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen 5 1500X

5% higher single threaded performance.

AMD Ryzen 7 1700

Gaming

HWBench recommends AMD Ryzen 7 1700

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

AMD Ryzen 7 1700

Productivity

HWBench recommends AMD Ryzen 7 1700

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



Specifications

Features

AMD Ryzen 7 1700AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
MMX
3DNow!
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSE4A
AMD64
CnQ
NX bit
AMD-V
SMT

Architecture

AMD Ryzen 7 1700AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
ArchitectureAMD_ZenvsAMD_Zen
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR4vsDDR4
CodenameZenvsZen
Release DateMar 2017vsJun 2017

Cores

AMD Ryzen 7 1700AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
Cores8vs4
Threads16vs8
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsNovsNo

Cache

AMD Ryzen 7 1700AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
L1 Cache128 KB (per core)vs128 KB (per core)
L2 Cache512 KB (per core)vs512 KB (per core)
L3 Cache16384 KB (shared)vs16384 KB (shared)

Physical

AMD Ryzen 7 1700AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
SocketAMD Socket AM4vsAMD Socket AM4
Max Case Tempunknownvsunknown
PackageuPGAvsuPGA
Die Size192 mm²vs192 mm²
Process14 nmvs14 nm

Performance

AMD Ryzen 7 1700AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
Cpu Frequency3000 MHzvs3200 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed3700 MHzvs3500 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltageunknownvsunknown
TDP65 Wvs65 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 7 1700
    4070 points
  • AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
    3850 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 7 1700
    32208 points
  • AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
    17177 points

Points - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

Rendering: POV-Ray 3.7

  • AMD Ryzen 7 1700
    2945
  • AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
    1691

points per second - higher is better

7-zip

  • AMD Ryzen 7 1700
    35887
  • AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
    21892

MIPS - higher is better

3D Particle Movement (Single Threaded)

  • AMD Ryzen 7 1700
    93.08
  • AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
    100.03

points - higher is better

3D Particle Movement (Multi Threaded)

  • AMD Ryzen 7 1700
    1030.17
  • AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
    574.13

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen 7 1700
    147
  • AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
    152

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen 7 1700
    1415
  • AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
    799

points - higher is better