Ahead of the official launch of the new AMD Ryzen processors which are expected to be launched later this month on February 28th at the AMD 2017 Capsaicin and Cream launch event.
New AMD Ryzen benchmarks have been leaked by a couple of sites for the upcoming and highly anticipated 1700X, 1600X And 1300 processors providing an insight into the AMD 8-core, 16-thread processors as well as the 6-core, 12-thread CPUs and more affordable 4-core offerings.
The Tech Power Up website explain more :
Taking into account some metrics (which you should, naturally, take with some grains of salt), and comparing Intel’s and AMD’s Ryzen offerings on 3DMark’s Fire Strike Physics scores, we can see that a $389 Ryzen 7 1700X (8 cores, 16 threads) at its base clock of 3.4 GHz manages to surpass Intel’s competing (in thread count alone, since it retails for $1089) 6900K running at its base 3.2 GHz frequency – with the Ryzen processor scoring 17,878 points versus the 6900K’s 17,100.
Doing some fast and hard maths, this would mean that if the R7 1700X was to be clocked at the same speed as the 6900K, it would still be faster, clock for clock (though not by much, admittedly). We don’t know whether Turbo was disabled or not on these tests, for either AMD’s or Intel’s processor, so we have to consider that. However, if Turbo were enabled, that would mean that the R7 1700X’s clockspeed would only be 100 MHz higher than the 6900K’s (3.8 GHz max, vs 3.7 GHz max on the Intel CPU).
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