Intel Core i7-7800X vs AMD Ryzen 5 1600

Intel Core i7-7800X
Intel Socket 2066 DESKTOP
3500 MHz / Cores: 6 / Jun 2017
Intel Core i7-7800X

AMD Ryzen 5 1600
AMD Socket AM4 DESKTOP
3200 MHz / Cores: 6 / Apr 2017
AMD Ryzen 5 1600

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Intel Core i7-7800X
    121%
  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600
    100%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • Intel Core i7-7800X
    125%
  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600
    100%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • Intel Core i7-7800X
    117%
  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Intel Core i7-7800X

Much higher single threaded performance (around 25% higher), makes a noticeable performance difference in gaming and the majority of applications.
17% higher multi threaded performance.
Around 21% higher average synthetic performance.

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen 5 1600

75 watts lower power draw.

Intel Core i7-7800X

Gaming

HWBench recommends Intel Core i7-7800X

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

No winner

Productivity

No clear winner declared


Specifications

Features

Intel Core i7-7800X AMD 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 i7-7800X AMD Ryzen 5 1600
Architecture Intel_Kabylake vs AMD_Zen
Market Desktop vs Desktop
Memory Support DDR4 vs DDR4
Codename Skylake-X vs Zen
Release Date Jun 2017 vs Apr 2017

Cores

Intel Core i7-7800X AMD Ryzen 5 1600
Cores 6 vs 6
Threads 12 vs 12
SMPs 1 vs 1
Integrated Graphics No vs No

Cache

Intel Core i7-7800X AMD Ryzen 5 1600
L1 Cache 64 KB (per core) vs 128 KB (per core)
L2 Cache 256 KB (per core) vs 512 KB (per core)
L3 Cache 8448 KB (shared) vs 16384 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Core i7-7800X AMD Ryzen 5 1600
Socket Intel Socket 2066 vs AMD Socket AM4
Max Case Temp 72°C vs unknown
Package FC-LGA2066 vs uPGA
Die Size 0 mm² vs 192 mm²
Process 14 nm vs 14 nm

Performance

Intel Core i7-7800X AMD Ryzen 5 1600
Cpu Frequency 3500 MHz vs 3200 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed 4000 MHz vs 3600 MHz
Base Clock 100 MHz vs 100 MHz
Voltage unknown vs unknown
TDP 140 W vs 65 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i7-7800X
    4800 points
  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600
    3960 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i7-7800X
    30240 points
  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600
    26400 points

Points - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • Intel Core i7-7800X
    1333
  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600
    1134

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • Intel Core i7-7800X
    185
  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600
    147.5

points - higher is better