Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs Ryzen 7 1700X

AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

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Ryzen 7 1700X

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Price
$199.99
Prime Eligible Item
$207.49
Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - 90
Brand AMD AMD
Model YD260XBCAFBOX YD170XBCAEWOF
Release Date April 2018 March 2017
Performance
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28th
35th
Effective Value
10th
23rd
TDP 95 Watts 95 Watts
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Series Ryzen 5 Ryzen 7
Core Name Pinnacle Ridge Summit Ridge
Socket AM4 AM4
Integrated Graphics No No
CPU Cores 6 8
CPU Threads 12 16
CPU Clock Rate 3600MHz 3400MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4200MHz 3800MHz
CPU Cooler included
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB -
Cache L3 16.00MB 8.00MB
Critic Reviews -

"AMD's Ryzen 7 "middle chip" trails close behind AMD's pricier flagship CPU, and competes well with costlier Core i7s in tasks that like lots of cores. But for now, it shares the same 1080p gaming issues as its silicon siblings. Read..."

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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs Ryzen 7 1700X. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen 5 2600X:

  • 4% cheaper, you can save $7.50.
  • Around 4% better average performance.
  • Better Effective Value.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 13 months later.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+200MHz).
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+400MHz).
  • Includes CPU Cooler.

Reasons to pick the Ryzen 7 1700X:

  • 2 more cores.
  • 4 more threads.
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