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AMD Ryzen 7 5700X

AMD R7 5700X

The AMD Ryzen 7 5700X is a desktop processor with 8 cores and simultaneous multithreading (SMT), which means it can process 16 threads simultaneously. In April 2022, AMD presented the Ryzen 7 5700X, a new 8-core processor that is very similar to the AMD Ryzen 7 5800X. However, due to the lower TDP, there are no restrictions on the clock frequency. Nevertheless, the AMD Ryzen 7 5700X reaches up to 4.6 GHz in boost, which is only 100 MHz less than the AMD Ryzen 7 5800X. However, the base clock drops significantly to 3.4 GHz.

The performance of the AMD Ryzen 7 5700X is consistently excellent in all applications. The native 8-core can really show off its strengths, especially in multi-threaded applications, although the single-core performance has also been significantly improved compared to the older Zen 2 architecture.

The internal structure of the processor is similar to the AMD Ryzen 7 5800X. The CCX modules are also connected to each other via the I/O die, which we already know from Zen2. However, according to AMD, the Infinity Fabric should now achieve clock rates of up to 2 GHz, which in turn enables a RAM clock rate of 4,000 MHz without any loss of performance.

In terms of manufacturing processes, AMD also relies on TSCM for the 7nm production of the CPU cores in the Vermeer processors, although the I/O die is still supplied in 12 nm by Globalfoundries.

The AMD Ryzen 7 5700X is impressive in gaming thanks to the significantly improved IPC compared to Zen2. In terms of power consumption, the AMD Ryzen 7 5700X impresses with its low TDP of just 65 watts. This means that the processor can also be operated with a compact air cooler without any problems. The AMD Ryzen 7 5800X is operated with a TDP of 105 watts.

SeriesAMD Vermeer (Ryzen 5000)
CodenameVermeer (Zen 3)

Series: Vermeer (Ryzen 5000) Vermeer (Zen 3)

AMD Ryzen 9 5950X compare3.4 - 4.9 GHz16 / 32 cores64 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X compare3.8 - 4.7 GHz8 / 16 cores32 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 7 5700X « 3.4 - 4.6 GHz8 / 16 cores32 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X compare3.7 - 4.6 GHz6 / 12 cores32 MB L3
Clock Rate3400 - 4600 MHz
Level 1 Cache512 KB
Level 2 Cache4 MB
Level 3 Cache32 MB
Number of Cores / Threads8 / 16
Power Consumption (TDP = Thermal Design Power)65 Watt
Manufacturing Technology7 nm
Die Size2 x 74 sq. mm; I/O = 125 sq. mm mm2
Max. Temperature90 °C
FeaturesMMX(+), SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, SSE4A, x86-64, AMD-V, AES, AVX, AVX2, FMA3, SHA, Precision Boost 2
64 Bit64 Bit support
Starting Price$299 U.S.
Announcement Date04/04/2022
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Performance Rating - CB R15 + R20 + 7-Zip + X265 + Blender + 3DM11 CPU
42.8 pt (59%)
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64 Bit
2329 Points (15%)
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2 - HWBOT x265 4k Preset
17.1 fps (30%)
Power Consumption - Prime95 Power Consumption - external Monitor *
185.9 Watt (32%)
Power Consumption - Cinebench R15 Multi Power Consumption - external Monitor *
155.2 Watt (28%)
Power Consumption - Idle Power Consumption - external Monitor *
40.9 Watt (27%)
Power Consumption - Cinebench R15 Multi Power Efficiency - external Monitor
15 Points per Watt (11%)
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* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance

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