Compare Processors: Intel Pentium Gold G5500 vs Ryzen 7 1700X

Intel Pentium Gold G5500


Ryzen 7 1700X

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Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - 90
Brand Intel AMD
Model BX80684G5500 YD170XBCAEWOF
Release Date April 2018 March 2017
Effective Value
TDP 54 Watts 95 Watts
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Series Pentium Gold Ryzen 7
Core Name Coffee Lake Summit Ridge
Socket LGA1151 AM4
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 No
CPU Cores 2 8
CPU Threads 4 16
CPU Clock Rate 3800MHz 3400MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate - 3800MHz
CPU Cooler included Yes No
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB -
Cache L3 4.00MB 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..."

Compare Processors: Intel Pentium Gold G5500 vs Ryzen 7 1700X. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Intel Pentium Gold G5500:

  • 35% cheaper, you can save $57.99.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 13 months later.
  • Around 43% lower thermal design power.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel UHD Graphics 630).
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+400MHz).
  • Includes CPU Cooler.

Reasons to pick the Ryzen 7 1700X:

  • Much better average performance, around 38%.
  • Slightly better effective value.
  • 6 more cores.
  • 12 more threads.
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