AMD Ryzen 7 1700 vs Intel Core i5-7600K

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

Intel Core i5-7600K
Intel Socket 1151 DESKTOP
3800 MHz / Cores: 4 / Sep 2016
Intel Core i5-7600K

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 7 1700
    149%
  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    100%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 7 1700
    100%
  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    136%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 7 1700
    180%
  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen 7 1700

Much higher multi threaded performance (around 80% higher). This allows for higher performance in professional applications like encoding or heavy multitasking.
Around 49% higher average synthetic performance.

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-7600K

Much higher single threaded performance (around 36% higher), makes a noticeable performance difference in gaming and the majority of applications.

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 Intel Core i5-7600K
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
AES-NI
CLMUL
FMA3
F16C
BMI1
BMI2
Boost 2.0

Architecture

AMD Ryzen 7 1700 Intel Core i5-7600K
Architecture AMD_Zen vs Intel_Kabylake
Market Desktop vs Desktop
Memory Support DDR4 vs DDR4
Codename Zen vs Kaby Lake
Release Date Mar 2017 vs Sep 2016

Cores

AMD Ryzen 7 1700 Intel Core i5-7600K
Cores 8 vs 4
Threads 16 vs 4
SMPs 1 vs 1
Integrated Graphics No vs No

Cache

AMD Ryzen 7 1700 Intel Core i5-7600K
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 6144 KB (shared)

Physical

AMD Ryzen 7 1700 Intel Core i5-7600K
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 7 1700 Intel Core i5-7600K
Cpu Frequency 3000 MHz vs 3800 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed 3700 MHz vs 4000 MHz
Base Clock 100 MHz vs 100 MHz
Voltage unknown vs unknown
TDP 65 W vs 95 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 7 1700
    4070 points
  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    4800 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 7 1700
    33000 points
  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    18240 points

Points - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

Rendering: LuxMark CPU OpenCL

  • AMD Ryzen 7 1700
    2839
  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    1730

points - higher is better

Rendering: LuxMark CPU C++

  • AMD Ryzen 7 1700
    3597
  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    1714

points - higher is better

Rendering: POV-Ray 3.7

  • AMD Ryzen 7 1700
    2945
  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    1659

points per second - higher is better

7-zip

  • AMD Ryzen 7 1700
    35887
  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    17994

MIPS - higher is better

3D Particle Movement (Single Threaded)

  • AMD Ryzen 7 1700
    93.08
  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    139.59

points - higher is better

3D Particle Movement (Multi Threaded)

  • AMD Ryzen 7 1700
    1030.17
  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    431.78

points - higher is better

3DMark06 CPU

  • AMD Ryzen 7 1700
    8335
  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    8532

points - higher is better

Cinebench R10 32Bit Single

  • AMD Ryzen 7 1700
    4531
  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    6814

points - higher is better

Cinebench R10 32Bit Multi

  • AMD Ryzen 7 1700
    29167.5
  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    24179

points - higher is better

Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen 7 1700
    1.67
  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    2.02

points - higher is better

Cinebench R11.5 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen 7 1700
    15.63
  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    7.87

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen 7 1700
    147
  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    179.5

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen 7 1700
    1415
  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    674

points - higher is better

SuperPI 1M

  • AMD Ryzen 7 1700
    11.4
  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    8.82

seconds - lower is better

wPrime 32

  • AMD Ryzen 7 1700
    6
  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    8.49

seconds - lower is better

WinRAR 4.0

  • AMD Ryzen 7 1700
    3530
  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    3570

MB/s - higher is better

x264 Pass 1

  • AMD Ryzen 7 1700
    147
  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    223

FPS - higher is better

x264 Pass 2

  • AMD Ryzen 7 1700
    67
  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    46.2

FPS - higher is better

TrueCrypt AES

  • AMD Ryzen 7 1700
    8.4
  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    3.3

GB/s

TrueCrypt Twofish

  • AMD Ryzen 7 1700
    1.3
  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    0.57

GB/s

TrueCrypt Serpent

  • AMD Ryzen 7 1700
    0.82
  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    0.34

GB/s