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AMD Ryzen 7 1700x VS. Intel Core i7-7700K
intel-core-i7-7700k Intel Core i7-7700K

AMD Ryzen 7 1700x vs. Intel Core i7-7700K

September 13, 2019
                         
Bottom line: Which one is better?

In reviewing AMD Ryzen 7 1700x vs i7-7700K, Intel Core i7-7700K shines with the following features;

4W lower TDP, 0.7GHz turbo clock speed, has integrated graphics, 716 higher PassMark result (single), has Tri-Gate transistors, has NX bit and has Intel Quick Sync video.

GENERAL INFO

In terms of general info of 1700x vs i7-7700K, we have the following features of the two devices;

Thermal Design Power; AMD Ryzen 7 1700x has 95W compared to 91W of Intel Core i7-7700K.

Supports 64-bit; AMD Ryzen 7 1700x and Intel Core i7-7700K support 64-bit.

Semiconductor size; AMD Ryzen 7 1700x and Intel Core i7-7700K have semiconductor sizes of 14nm each.

PCI express (PCIE) version; AMD Ryzen 7 1700x and Intel Core i7-7700K have 3 PCI express (PCIE) versions each.

Integrated graphics; Intel Core i7-7700K alone has integrated graphics.

Bottom Line general info
Intel Core i7-7700K is better in general info as it has a lower Thermal Design Power and integrated graphics.
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PERFORMANCE

Under performance of 1700x vs 7700K, we have the following features;

CPU speed; AMD Ryzen 7 1700x has 8 × 3.4GHz whereas Intel Core i7-7700K has 4 × 4.2GHz.

L2 cache; AMD Ryzen 7 1700x has 4MB compared to 1MB of Intel Core i7-7700K.

L3 cache; AMD Ryzen 7 1700x has 16MB while Intel core i7-7700K has 8MB.

CPU threads; AMD Ryzen 7 1700x has 16 CPU threads whereas Intel Core i7-7700K has 8.

L1 cache; AMD Ryzen 7 1700x has 768KB whereas Intel Core i7-7700K has 256KB.

L2 core; AMD Ryzen 7 1700x has 0.5MB/core whereas Intel Core i7-7700K has 0.25MB/core.

Bottom Line performance
AMD Ryzen 7 1700x has better performance than Intel Core i7-7700K.
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MEMORY

In this review of 7700K vs 1700x, we have the following features in terms of memory;

RAM speed; AMD Ryzen 7 1700x has 2667MHz while Intel Core has 2400MHz.

Memory channels; AMD Ryzen 7 1700x has 2 memory channels which is the same case with Intel Core i7-7700K.

Maximum memory size; AMD Ryzen 7 1700x has 128GB whereas Intel Core i7-7700K has 64GB.

Bottom Line memory
AMD Ryzen 7 1700x has outstanding memory features as compared to Intel Core i7-7700K.
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KEY FEATURES

Comparing Ryzen 7 1700x vs i7-7700K we get the following common key features of the two processors; have dynamic frequency scaling, have AES, supports hardware- assisted virtualization, uses hyperthreading technology and have AVX. Intel Core i7-7700K has Tri-Gate transistors as an added feature.

Bottom Line key features
Intel Core i7-7700K is a better processor as it has Tri-Gate transistors.
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BENCHMARKS

PassMark result; AMD Ryzen 7 1700x has 14644 while Intel Core i7-7700K has 12307.

PassMark result (single); AMD Ryzen 7 1700x has 1882 whereas Intel Core i7-7700K has 2598.

Bottom Line benchmarks
Intel core i7-7700K has a better benchmark compared to AMD Ryzen 7 1700x.
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Conclusion

Overall review of i7-7700K vs Ryzen 1700x puts clear line between the two processors with Intel Core i7-7700K taking the lead.

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