Intel Core i7-7740X vs AMD Ryzen 5 1600

Intel Core i7-7740X
Intel Socket 2066DESKTOP
4300 MHz / Cores: 4 / Jun 2017
Intel Core i7-7740X

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

Summary

Reasons to consider Intel Core i7-7740X

Higher theoretical gaming performance, based on raw specifications plus core architecture.

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen 5 1600

47 watts lower power draw.

Intel Core i7-7740X

Gaming

HWBench recommends Intel Core i7-7740X

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

No winner

Productivity

No clear winner declared




Specifications

Features

Intel Core i7-7740XAMD Ryzen 5 1600
MMX
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
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
3DNow!
SSE4A
AMD64
CnQ
NX bit
AMD-V
SMT

Architecture

Intel Core i7-7740XAMD Ryzen 5 1600
ArchitectureIntel_KabylakevsAMD_Zen
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR4vsDDR4
CodenameKaby Lake-XvsZen
Release DateJun 2017vsApr 2017

Cores

Intel Core i7-7740XAMD Ryzen 5 1600
Cores4vs6
Threads8vs12
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsNovsNo

Cache

Intel Core i7-7740XAMD Ryzen 5 1600
L1 Cache64 KB (per core)vs128 KB (per core)
L2 Cache256 KB (per core)vs512 KB (per core)
L3 Cache8192 KB (shared)vs16384 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Core i7-7740XAMD Ryzen 5 1600
SocketIntel Socket 2066vsAMD Socket AM4
Max Case Temp72°Cvsunknown
PackageFC-LGA2066vsuPGA
Die Size308 mm²vs192 mm²
Process14 nmvs14 nm

Performance

Intel Core i7-7740XAMD Ryzen 5 1600
Cpu Frequency4300 MHzvs3200 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed4600 MHzvs3600 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltageunknownvsunknown
TDP112 Wvs65 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i7-7740X
    5520 points
  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600
    3960 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i7-7740X
    24768 points
  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600
    25766 points

Points - higher is better