AMD Ryzen 7 2700

AMD 2700

The AMD Ryzen 7 2700 is an eight-core desktop processor that can handle sixteen threads simultaneously thanks to Simultaneous Multithreading (SMT). This technology is equivalent to Intel's Hyper-Threading. Launched in April 2018, the Ryzen 7 2700 is the second fastest Ryzen 7 processor and is much more economical than its flagship sibling. The Ryzen 7 2700 has a 65 W TDP, which is nearly 50% more efficient than the 105 W TDP Ryzen 7 2700 X. This energy efficiency comes at a cost to performance though.

The Ryzen 7 2700 has a base clock speed of 3.2 GHz, which can be boosted by Extended Frequency Range (XFR) up to 4.1 GHz. The power gain is still high in multi-threaded applications, although this is some way off the Ryzen 7 2700X. The Ryzen 7 2700 benefits from AMD's new Zen+ architecture, with a greater number of instructions per cycle (IPC) and higher clock speeds than last year's Zen chips. The Ryzen 7 2700's eight cores are divided into two clusters that are connected by Infinity Fabric, a subset of HyperTransport. Each cluster has its own L3 cache.

The Ryzen 7 2700 has good performance in games. However, if it is operating at a lower base clock because of low TDP, then the Ryzen 7 2700 falls behind the Ryzen 5 2600 in gaming benchmarks. This behaviour could be because many games currently lack multi-core support. Hence, games rely more on clock speed more than core count.

Detailed information, benchmarks and values can be found in our review of the Ryzen 7 2700.

SeriesAMD Ryzen 7
Series: Ryzen 7 Zen+
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X (compare)3700 - 4300 MHz8 / 1616 MB
» AMD Ryzen 7 27003200 - 4100 MHz8 / 1616 MB
AMD Ryzen 7 3750H (compare)2300 - 4000 MHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 7 3700U (compare)2300 - 4000 MHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 7 3780U (compare)2300 - 4000 MHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U (compare)2300 - 4000 MHz4 / 84 MB
Clock Rate3200 - 4100 MHz
Level 2 Cache4 MB
Level 3 Cache16 MB
Number of Cores / Threads8 / 16
Max. Power Consumption (TDP = Thermal Design Power)65 Watt
Transistor Count4940 Million
Manufacturing Technology12 nm
Die Size213 mm2
SocketAM4 (1331)
FeaturesSSE4.2, SSE4A, AMD-V, AES, AVX2, FMA3, SHA
64 Bit64 Bit support
Starting Price$299 U.S.
Announcement Date04/12/2018


wPrime 2.0x - 1024m *
130.5 seconds (2%)
wPrime 2.0x - 32m *
5.1 seconds (1%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
11.1 Seconds (2%)
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M *
597.4 Seconds (3%)
Power Consumption - Prime95 V28,10 Stress Power Consumption (external Monitor) ultra *
140.9 Watt (30%)
Power Consumption - Cinebench R15 Multi Power Consumption (external Monitor) ultra *
143.2 Watt (25%)
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- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance

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