AMD Ryzen 7 3700X vs AMD Ryzen 7 2700X

AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
AMD Socket AM4DESKTOP
4200 MHz / Cores: 12 / Dec 2019
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X

AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
AMD Socket AM4DESKTOP
3700 MHz / Cores: 8 / Mar 2018
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X

Summary

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen 7 3700X

This is a newer product, it might have better application compatibility/performance (check features chart below).
Higher theoretical single-threaded performance, based on raw specifications plus core architecture.
Higher theoretical multi-threaded performance, based on specifications plus core architecture.
Higher overall performance, based on specifications plus core architecture.

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen 7 2700X

None

AMD Ryzen 7 3700X

Gaming

HWBench recommends AMD Ryzen 7 3700X

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

AMD Ryzen 7 3700X

Productivity

HWBench recommends AMD Ryzen 7 3700X

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


Specifications

Features

AMD Ryzen 7 3700XAMD Ryzen 7 2700X
MMX
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSSE3
SSE4A
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
AES
AVX
AVX2
BMI1
BMI2
SHA
F16C
FMA3
AMD64
EVP
AMD-V
SMAP
SMEP
SMT
Precision Boost 2
XFR 2
3DNow!
CnQ
NX bit
XFR

Architecture

AMD Ryzen 7 3700XAMD Ryzen 7 2700X
ArchitectureAMD_Zen_2vsAMD_Zen_Plus
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR4vsDDR4
CodenameZen 2vsZen
Release DateDec 2019vsMar 2018

Cores

AMD Ryzen 7 3700XAMD Ryzen 7 2700X
Cores12vs8
Threads24vs16
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsNovsNo

Cache

AMD Ryzen 7 3700XAMD Ryzen 7 2700X
L1 Cache96K (per core)vs96 KB (per core)
L2 Cache512K (per core)vs512 KB (per core)
L3 Cache32MBvs16384 KB (shared)

Physical

AMD Ryzen 7 3700XAMD Ryzen 7 2700X
SocketAMD Socket AM4vsAMD Socket AM4
Max Case Tempunknownvsunknown
PackagevsuPGA
Die Sizeunknownvs192mm²
Process7 nmvs14 nm

Performance

AMD Ryzen 7 3700XAMD Ryzen 7 2700X
Cpu Frequency4200 MHzvs3700 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed5000 MHzvs4350 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltagevariablevsvariable
TDP105 Wvs105 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
    5500 points
  • AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
    4785 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
    67636 points
  • AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
    39723 points

Points - higher is better