AMD Ryzen 7 1700 vs AMD Ryzen 5 1500X

AMD Ryzen 7 1700
AMD Socket AM4 DESKTOP
3000 MHz / Cores: 8 / Mar 2017
AMD Ryzen 7 1700

AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
AMD Socket AM4 DESKTOP
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 1700 AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
MMX
3DNow!
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSE4A
AMD64
CnQ
NX bit
AMD-V
SMT

Architecture

AMD Ryzen 7 1700 AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
Architecture AMD_Zen vs AMD_Zen
Market Desktop vs Desktop
Memory Support DDR4 vs DDR4
Codename Zen vs Zen
Release Date Mar 2017 vs Jun 2017

Cores

AMD Ryzen 7 1700 AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
Cores 8 vs 4
Threads 16 vs 8
SMPs 1 vs 1
Integrated Graphics No vs No

Cache

AMD Ryzen 7 1700 AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
L1 Cache 128 KB (per core) vs 128 KB (per core)
L2 Cache 512 KB (per core) vs 512 KB (per core)
L3 Cache 16384 KB (shared) vs 16384 KB (shared)

Physical

AMD Ryzen 7 1700 AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
Socket AMD Socket AM4 vs AMD Socket AM4
Max Case Temp unknown vs unknown
Package uPGA vs uPGA
Die Size 0 mm² vs 0 mm²
Process 14 nm vs 14 nm

Performance

AMD Ryzen 7 1700 AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
Cpu Frequency 3000 MHz vs 3200 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed 3700 MHz vs 3500 MHz
Base Clock 100 MHz vs 100 MHz
Voltage unknown vs unknown
TDP 65 W vs 65 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
    33000 points
  • AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
    17600 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