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Ryzen 5 2600X and Ryzen 7 2700X in review

Sebastian Bade, 👁 J. Simon Leitner, Felicitas Krohn (translated by Martin Jungowski), 04/19/2018

AMD's new desktop APUs Ryzen 5 2400G and Ryzen 5 2200G brought a breath of fresh air to the low-budget segment. The second generation is supposed to succeed in the performance market as well, and to these ends AMD has released two brand-new Ryzen CPUs. Let's find out whether or not they can compete at eye level with Intel's Coffee Lake.

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Zen+ architecture improvements
Zen+ architecture improvements
Much higher all-core boost
Much higher all-core boost
Higher IPC at identical power consumption levels
Higher IPC at identical power consumption levels

For AMD, last year was all about its successful and surprisingly fast Ryzen CPUs. Their new Zen microarchitecture succeeded the older 32 and 24 nm architectures, and AMD has managed to improve the manufacturing process once more and refers to the new 12 nm process as Zen+ architecture. Compared to the older 14 nm process AMD claims up to 16% more performance at identical levels of power consumption.

This would in theory allow for a higher base clock frequency as well as higher turbo boost frequencies (Precision Boost 2) which would also no longer be limited to just two cores. In addition, AMD claims to have lowered cache latencies, which should in theory result in higher IPC (instructions per cycle).

AMD’s new top model is the Ryzen 7 2700X. Compared to the Ryzen 7 1800X the newcomer has a 15 W higher TDP (now 105 W), which should allow for a more consistent turbo boost frequency. Its smaller sibling, the Ryzen 5 2600X, profits from the exact same architectural improvements and features a higher base frequency as well as improved turbo boost capabilities. However, this hexa-core CPU comes with the same 95 W TDP as its Ryzen 5 1600X predecessor. Both new CPUs feature SMT/Hyper-Threading, which means that they can work on 12 and 16 threads simultaneously, respectively.

Compared to last year’s launch prices the Ryzen 2000 series’ price has dropped quite significantly. Most importantly, this puts a lot of pressure on Intel given that with its price tag of $350 the Core i7-8700K offers just six instead of eight cores.

The included Pinnacle Ridge generation stock coolers have also been upgraded. The top model Ryzen 7 2700X now includes a Wraith Prism LED cooler with RGB lighting while the Ryzen 7 2700 has to make do with a Write Spire with unicolor lighting and the Ryzen 5 models don’t have any LEDs on their Wraith Spire coolers at all.

Model Cores - Threads Base Frequency Turbo Frequency XFR-Overclock L3-Cache TDP Launch Price
Ryzen R7 2700X 8-16 3.7 GHz 4.3 GHz up to 7 % 16 MB 105 Watts $329
Ryzen R7 2700 8-16 3.2 GHz 4.1 GHz - 16 MB 65 Watts $299
Ryzen R5 2600X 6-12 3.6 GHz 4.2 GHz up to 7 % 16 MB 95 Watts $229
Ryzen R5 2600 6-12 3.4 GHz 3.9 GHz - 16 MB 65 Watts $199
Ryzen R7 1800X 8-16 3.6 GHz 3.7 GHz 100 MHz 16 MB 95 Watts $559
Ryzen R7 1700X 8-16 3.4 GHz 3.5 GHz 100 MHz 16 MB 95 Watts $439
Ryzen R5 1600X 6-12 3.6 GHz 4.0 GHz 100 MHz 16 MB 65 Watts $280

We have chosen the following system for our benchmarks and tests:

  • Gigabyte X470 Aorus Gaming 7 Wi-Fi (BIOS T2b, Default Settings, XMP 1 for DDR4-3400)
  • MSI X470 Gaming M7 AC (BIOS 1.11T3, Default Settings, XMP 1 for DDR4-3400)
  • Antec 1200 Watts power supply
  • G-Skill Siper X DDR4-3400 memory kit 2 x 8 GB, set to DDR4-3400
  • SanDisk Ultra II 240 GB
  • XFX AMD Radeon RX Vega 64

Motherboard, memory, and CPUs have been provided by AMD.

CPU Benchmarks

As expected, the Ryzen 7 2700X dominated the multithread benchmarks. After all, unlike Intel’s six-core i7-8700K it offers eight cores, and its performance has been noticeably improved over last year’s Ryzen 7 1800X. In fact, even the Ryzen 5 2600X was capable of beating the 1800X quite a few times. Single-core performance, however, was still dominated by Intel’s Coffee Lake CPUs, and the i7-8700K was up to 13% faster in Cinebench R15 single-thread and Geekbench 4.1/4.2.

Ryzen 5 2600X

Ryzen 7 2700X

Performance Rating
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
3700, AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
64.4 pt ∼64%
Intel Core i7-8700K
3700, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
61.9 pt ∼62%
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
3600, AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
58 pt ∼58%
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
3600, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
57.9 pt ∼58%
AMD Ryzen 7 1700X
3400, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
53 pt ∼53%
AMD Ryzen 5 1600
3200, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
51 pt ∼51%
AMD Ryzen 5 1600
3200, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
49.8 pt ∼50%
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
3600, AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
49.7 pt ∼50%
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
3500, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
47 pt ∼47%
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G
3500, AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
45.5 pt ∼46%
Cinebench R15
CPU Single 64Bit
Intel Core i7-8700K
3700, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
199 Points ∼91% +22%
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
3700, AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
176 Points ∼81% +8%
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
3600, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
164 Points ∼75% +1%
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
3600, AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
163 Points ∼75%
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
3600, AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
158 Points ∼72% -3%
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
3500, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
157 Points ∼72% -4%
AMD Ryzen 7 1700X
3400, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
152 Points ∼70% -7%
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G
3500, AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
150 Points ∼69% -8%
AMD Ryzen 5 1600
3200, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
148 Points ∼68% -9%
AMD Ryzen 5 1600
3200, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
147 Points ∼67% -10%
CPU Multi 64Bit
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
3700, AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
1801 Points ∼41% +34%
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
3600, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
1647 Points ∼38% +23%
AMD Ryzen 7 1700X
3400, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
1537 Points ∼35% +15%
Intel Core i7-8700K
3700, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
1405 (min: 1375.04, max: 1405.28) Points ∼32% +5%
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
3600, AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
1341 Points ∼31%
AMD Ryzen 5 1600
3200, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
1143 Points ∼26% -15%
AMD Ryzen 5 1600
3200, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
1125 Points ∼26% -16%
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
3600, AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
856 (min: 824.96, max: 856.42) Points ∼20% -36%
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
3500, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
817.5 Points ∼19% -39%
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G
3500, AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
581 (min: 509.25, max: 581.32) Points ∼13% -57%
Blender 2.79 - ---
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G
3500, AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
825.4 Seconds * ∼9% -136%
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
3600, AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
550 Seconds * ∼6% -57%
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
3600, AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
350 Seconds * ∼4%
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
3700, AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
264 Seconds * ∼3% +25%
wPrime 2.0x
1024m
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G
3500, AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
333 s * ∼4% -149%
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
3500, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
210.6 s * ∼2% -57%
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
3600, AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
198 s * ∼2% -48%
AMD Ryzen 5 1600
3200, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
149 s * ∼2% -11%
AMD Ryzen 5 1600
3200, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
149 s * ∼2% -11%
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
3600, AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
133.8 s * ∼2%
Intel Core i7-8700K
3700, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
118.6 s * ∼1% +11%
AMD Ryzen 7 1700X
3400, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
109.8 s * ∼1% +18%
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
3600, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
103 s * ∼1% +23%
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
3700, AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
96.622 s * ∼1% +28%
32m
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G
3500, AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
10.8 s * ∼2% -134%
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
3500, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
6.9 s * ∼1% -49%
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
3600, AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
6.9 s * ∼1% -49%
AMD Ryzen 7 1700X
3400, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
5.77 s * ∼1% -25%
AMD Ryzen 5 1600
3200, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
5.2 s * ∼1% -13%
AMD Ryzen 5 1600
3200, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
5.2 s * ∼1% -13%
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
3600, AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
4.62 s * ∼1%
Intel Core i7-8700K
3700, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
4 s * ∼1% +13%
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
3600, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
3.8 s * ∼1% +18%
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
3700, AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
3.484 s * ∼1% +25%
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0
Pass 2
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
3700, AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
104.5 fps ∼3% +30%
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
3600, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
95 fps ∼2% +18%
AMD Ryzen 7 1700X
3400, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
89.5 fps ∼2% +11%
Intel Core i7-8700K
3700, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
87.4 fps ∼2% +9%
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
3600, AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
80.5 fps ∼2%
AMD Ryzen 5 1600
3200, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
68.7 fps ∼2% -15%
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
3500, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
49.5 fps ∼1% -39%
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
3600, AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
47.95 (min: 47.59, max: 49.17) fps ∼1% -40%
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G
3500, AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
39.7 (min: 39.63, max: 39.8) fps ∼1% -51%
Pass 1
Intel Core i7-8700K
3700, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
232 (min: 229, max: 233) fps ∼86% +12%
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
3700, AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
226.7 fps ∼84% +9%
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
3600, AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
207.4 fps ∼77%
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
3600, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
195 fps ∼72% -6%
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G
3500, AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
184 (min: 183.76, max: 184.87) fps ∼68% -11%
AMD Ryzen 5 1600
3200, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
177 fps ∼66% -15%
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
3500, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
177 fps ∼66% -15%
AMD Ryzen 7 1700X
3400, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
174 fps ∼64% -16%
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
3600, AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
171.59 (min: 162.5, max: 180.43) fps ∼64% -17%
WinRAR - Result
Intel Core i7-8700K
3700, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
7120 KB/s ∼84% +55%
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
3700, AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
4779 KB/s ∼56% +4%
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
3600, AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
4599 KB/s ∼54%
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
3600, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
4120 KB/s ∼48% -10%
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
3500, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
3910 KB/s ∼46% -15%
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
3600, AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
3846 KB/s ∼45% -16%
AMD Ryzen 5 1600
3200, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
3687 KB/s ∼43% -20%
AMD Ryzen 7 1700X
3400, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
3457 KB/s ∼41% -25%
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G
3500, AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
3229 KB/s ∼38% -30%
AMD Ryzen 5 1600
3200, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
3040 KB/s ∼36% -34%
TrueCrypt
Serpent Mean 100MB
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
3700, AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
1 GB/s ∼45% +28%
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
3600, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
0.945 GB/s ∼43% +21%
AMD Ryzen 7 1700X
3400, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
0.892 GB/s ∼41% +14%
Intel Core i7-8700K
3700, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
0.793 GB/s ∼36% +2%
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
3600, AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
0.78 GB/s ∼35%
AMD Ryzen 5 1600
3200, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
0.655 GB/s ∼30% -16%
AMD Ryzen 5 1600
3200, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
0.649 GB/s ∼29% -17%
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
3600, AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
0.5 GB/s ∼23% -36%
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
3500, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
0.465 GB/s ∼21% -40%
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G
3500, AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
0.304 GB/s ∼14% -61%
Twofish Mean 100MB
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
3700, AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
1.6 GB/s ∼43% +33%
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
3600, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
1.5 GB/s ∼41% +25%
AMD Ryzen 7 1700X
3400, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
1.4 GB/s ∼38% +17%
Intel Core i7-8700K
3700, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
1.4 GB/s ∼38% +17%
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
3600, AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
1.2 GB/s ∼32%
AMD Ryzen 5 1600
3200, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
1 GB/s ∼27% -17%
AMD Ryzen 5 1600
3200, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
1 GB/s ∼27% -17%
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
3600, AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
0.808 GB/s ∼22% -33%
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
3500, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
0.744 GB/s ∼20% -38%
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G
3500, AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
0.476 GB/s ∼13% -60%
AES Mean 100MB
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
3700, AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
10.6 GB/s ∼51% +33%
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
3600, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
9.6 GB/s ∼46% +20%
AMD Ryzen 7 1700X
3400, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
8.6 GB/s ∼42% +8%
Intel Core i7-8700K
3700, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
8 GB/s ∼39% 0%
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
3600, AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
8 GB/s ∼39%
AMD Ryzen 5 1600
3200, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
6.7 GB/s ∼32% -16%
AMD Ryzen 5 1600
3200, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
5.3 GB/s ∼26% -34%
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
3600, AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
5.2 GB/s ∼25% -35%
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
3500, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
4.9 GB/s ∼24% -39%
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G
3500, AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
3.1 GB/s ∼15% -61%
Geekbench 4.4
64 Bit Multi-Core Score
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
3700, AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
25919 Points ∼45% +20%
Intel Core i7-8700K
3700, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
25223 Points ∼44% +17%
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
3600, AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
21616 Points ∼38%
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
3500, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
15252 Points ∼27% -29%
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
3600, AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
13653 Points ∼24% -37%
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G
3500, AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
11266 Points ∼20% -48%
64 Bit Single-Core Score
Intel Core i7-8700K
3700, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
5937 Points ∼94% +26%
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
3700, AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
4999 Points ∼79% +6%
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
3600, AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
4706 Points ∼74%
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
3500, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
4459 Points ∼70% -5%
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
3600, AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
4268 Points ∼67% -9%
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G
3500, AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
4148 Points ∼65% -12%
3DMark 11 - 1280x720 Performance Physics
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
3700, AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
15025 Points ∼77% +24%
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
3600, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
14150 Points ∼73% +17%
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
3600, AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
12074 Points ∼62%
AMD Ryzen 5 1600
3200, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
11164 Points ∼57% -8%
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
3500, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
9566 Points ∼49% -21%
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
3600, AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
8241 Points ∼42% -32%
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G
3500, AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
7061 Points ∼36% -42%

* ... smaller is better

Throttling is a big issue for mobile gamers. However, neither the Ryzen 5 2600X nor the Ryzen 7 2700X showed any signs of performance throttling whatsoever, as can be seen in the two graphs below. Thus, both have passed our stress test with flying colors.

This serves to prove once again that AMD’s included stock cooler (Wraith Prism LED, Wraith Spire) do a fantastic job.

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AMD Ryzen 7 2700X Cinebench R15 CPU Multi loop
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AMD Ryzen 5 2600X Cinebench R15 CPU Multi loop

Gaming Performance

Both new processors have profited immensely from their architectural improvements when it comes to gaming performance. Particularly those games that are not yet optimized for multi-core processors tend to benefit from higher clock speeds. The new generation also scores with its architectural improvements: The Ryzen 7 2700X managed to keep a rock-solid 4 GHz turbo boost under load.

The higher the resolution the less influence CPU performance has, and the bottleneck shifts from CPU to GPU. This can be seen in our gaming benchmark results where the difference between the two Ryzen CPUs is quite significant in lower resolutions and becomes negligible in higher resolutions. In 4K, the Ryzen 5 2600X and Ryzen 7 2700X only differ by a few percent.

Compared to the competition by Intel the AMD Ryzen 7 2700X did very well, and it can thus be considered a viable alternative.

Both our test systems were equipped with an AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 and thus offered plenty of performance to run all current games in 1080p at maximum settings. Gaming in UHD, however, will require some compromises and reduced details here and there.

Ryzen 7 2700X vs. Core i7-8700K (1080p)
Ryzen 7 2700X vs. Core i7-8700K (1080p)
Ryzen 7 2700X vs. Core i7-8700K (1440p)
Ryzen 7 2700X vs. Core i7-8700K (1440p)
Ryzen 5 2600X vs. Core i7-8600K (1080p)
Ryzen 5 2600X vs. Core i7-8600K (1080p)
Ryzen 5 2600X vs. Core i5-8600K (1440p)
Ryzen 5 2600X vs. Core i5-8600K (1440p)
Performance Rating
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
99.5 pt ∼100%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
AMD Ryzen 5 1600
98.7 pt ∼99%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
Intel Core i7-8700K
98.2 pt ∼98%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
95.3 pt ∼95%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
82.4 pt ∼82%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
82.1 pt ∼82%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (Laptop)
Intel Core i7-8700K
75.2 pt ∼75%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop)
Intel Core i5-8600K
71.2 pt ∼71%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
13.6 pt ∼14%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G
11.6 pt ∼12%
3DMark 11 - 1280x720 Performance GPU
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
38154 Points ∼100% +22%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
AMD Ryzen 5 1600
37727 Points ∼99% +21%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
37616 Points ∼99% +20%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
31265 Points ∼82%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
29285 Points ∼77% -6%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (Laptop)
Intel Core i7-8700K
26912 Points ∼71% -14%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop)
Intel Core i5-8600K
24873 Points ∼65% -20%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
5475 Points ∼14% -82%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G
4317 Points ∼11% -86%
3DMark
2560x1440 Time Spy Graphics
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
9444 Points ∼100% +39%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
9353 Points ∼99% +37%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
AMD Ryzen 5 1600
9182 Points ∼97% +35%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
7183 Points ∼76% +5%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
6815 Points ∼72%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
1085 Points ∼11% -84%
1920x1080 Fire Strike Graphics
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
AMD Ryzen 5 1600
27499 Points ∼100% +28%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
27381 Points ∼100% +27%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
Intel Core i7-8700K
26515 Points ∼96% +23%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
22338 Points ∼81% +4%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
21547 Points ∼78%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (Laptop)
Intel Core i7-8700K
20909 Points ∼76% -3%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop)
Intel Core i5-8600K
18935 Points ∼69% -12%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
3476 Points ∼13% -84%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G
2901 Points ∼11% -87%
1280x720 Sky Diver Graphics
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
73929 Points ∼100% +1%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
72885 Points ∼99%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
12013 Points ∼16% -84%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G
9699 Points ∼13% -87%
1280x720 Cloud Gate Standard Graphics
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
Intel Core i7-8700K
157012 Points ∼100% +24%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
136949 Points ∼87% +8%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
127011 Points ∼81%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop)
Intel Core i5-8600K
124847 Points ∼80% -2%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (Laptop)
Intel Core i7-8700K
124077 Points ∼79% -2%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
120426 Points ∼77% -5%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
20848 Points ∼13% -84%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G
18177 Points ∼12% -86%
Performance Rating
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (Laptop)
Intel Core i7-8700K
100 pt ∼100%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
97.7 pt ∼98%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
94.3 pt ∼94%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
92.3 pt ∼92%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
91 pt ∼91%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
AMD Ryzen 5 1600
88.7 pt ∼89%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
AMD Ryzen 7 1700X
80.8 pt ∼81%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
32.4 pt ∼32%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G
27.2 pt ∼27%
Far Cry 5
3840x2160 Ultra Preset AA:T
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
51 (min: 44, max: 61) fps ∼100% +16%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
44 (min: 37, max: 56) fps ∼86% 0%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
44 (min: 38, max: 56) fps ∼86%
1920x1080 Medium Preset AA:T
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
110 (min: 89, max: 142) fps ∼100% +4%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
106 (min: 86, max: 144) fps ∼96%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
105 (min: 83, max: 143) fps ∼95% -1%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
23 (min: 17, max: 28) fps ∼21% -78%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G
20 (min: 17, max: 26) fps ∼18% -81%
1280x720 Low Preset AA:T
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
125 (min: 99, max: 171) fps ∼100% +2%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
122 (min: 97, max: 162) fps ∼98%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
115 (min: 90, max: 157) fps ∼92% -6%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
49 (min: 45, max: 58) fps ∼39% -60%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G
43 (min: 38, max: 51) fps ∼34% -65%
Kingdom Come: Deliverance
3840x2160 Ultra High Preset
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
36.5 (min: 31, max: 40) fps ∼100% +5%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
34.6 (min: 29, max: 38) fps ∼95%
1920x1080 Medium Preset
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
128.4 (min: 107, max: 149) fps ∼100% +15%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
111.4 (min: 74, max: 151) fps ∼87%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
22.3 (min: 18, max: 26) fps ∼17% -80%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G
18.3 (min: 16, max: 21) fps ∼14% -84%
1280x720 Low Preset
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
152 (min: 111, max: 195) fps ∼100% +20%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
126.3 (min: 88, max: 160) fps ∼83%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
50.6 (min: 41, max: 57) fps ∼33% -60%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G
36.8 (min: 25, max: 44) fps ∼24% -71%
Final Fantasy XV Benchmark
3840x2160 High Quality
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
41 fps ∼100% +48%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
27.9 (min: 20, max: 42) fps ∼68% +1%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
27.9 (min: 20, max: 42) fps ∼68% +1%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
27.7 (min: 13, max: 43) fps ∼68%
1920x1080 Standard Quality
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
88.2 (min: 58, max: 118) fps ∼100%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
87.7 (min: 62, max: 118) fps ∼99% -1%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
16.4 (min: 7, max: 22) fps ∼19% -81%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G
13.7 (min: 10, max: 19) fps ∼16% -84%
1280x720 Lite Quality
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
145.6 (min: 94, max: 177) fps ∼100% +9%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
133.6 (min: 88, max: 191) fps ∼92%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
31.3 (min: 25, max: 39) fps ∼21% -77%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G
27 (min: 21, max: 33) fps ∼19% -80%
Star Wars Battlefront 2
1920x1080 Medium Preset
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
160.7 (min: 145, max: 187) fps ∼100% +7%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
150.8 (min: 134, max: 173) fps ∼94%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G
23.1 (min: 18, max: 27) fps ∼14% -85%
1280x720 Low Preset
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
198.3 (min: 108, max: 201) fps ∼100% 0%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
198.3 (min: 190, max: 201) fps ∼100%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G
70 (min: 49, max: 83) fps ∼35% -65%
Assassin´s Creed Origins
3840x2160 Ultra High Preset
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
34 (min: 25, max: 55) fps ∼100%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
33 fps ∼97% -3%
1920x1080 Medium Preset
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
71 fps ∼100% +11%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
64 (min: 27, max: 93) fps ∼90%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
23 (min: 11, max: 40) fps ∼32% -64%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G
20 (min: 12, max: 38) fps ∼28% -69%
1280x720 Very Low Preset
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
76 fps ∼100% +12%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
68 (min: 34, max: 93) fps ∼89%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
41 (min: 15, max: 66) fps ∼54% -40%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G
38 (min: 16, max: 62) fps ∼50% -44%
F1 2017
3840x2160 Ultra High Preset AA:T AF:16x
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
95 (min: 81, max: 112) fps ∼100% +4%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
91 (min: 79, max: 108) fps ∼96%
1280x720 Ultra Low Preset
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
230 (min: 178, max: 266) fps ∼100% +11%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
208 (min: 167, max: 238) fps ∼90%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
101 (min: 86, max: 115) fps ∼44% -51%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G
85 (min: 72, max: 94) fps ∼37% -59%
Ghost Recon Wildlands
3840x2160 Very High Preset AA:T AF:8x
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
37.6 (min: 27.6, max: 42.9) fps ∼100%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
36.7 (min: 28, max: 42) fps ∼98% -2%
1280x720 Low Preset
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
127.6 (min: 109, max: 146) fps ∼100% +16%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
110 (min: 95, max: 126) fps ∼86%
For Honor
3840x2160 High Preset AA:T AF:8x
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
AMD Ryzen 7 1700X
78.2 (min: 63, max: 91) fps ∼100% +55%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
77.8 (min: 63, max: 89) fps ∼99% +54%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
AMD Ryzen 5 1600
77.1 (min: 62, max: 89) fps ∼99% +53%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
77 (min: 62, max: 91) fps ∼98% +53%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
50.4 (min: 42.4, max: 58.1) fps ∼64%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
49 (min: 40, max: 58) fps ∼63% -3%
1280x720 Low Preset
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
285.6 (min: 158.1, max: 368.9) fps ∼100%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
271 (min: 193, max: 400) fps ∼95% -5%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
263.8 (min: 104, max: 311) fps ∼92% -8%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
AMD Ryzen 5 1600
250 (min: 187, max: 317) fps ∼88% -12%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
230 (min: 187, max: 300) fps ∼81% -19%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
AMD Ryzen 7 1700X
185 (min: 149, max: 230) fps ∼65% -35%
Watch Dogs 2
3840x2160 High Preset
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
36.9 (min: 32, max: 42) fps ∼100% +2%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
36.2 (min: 32, max: 40) fps ∼98%
1366x768 Medium Preset
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
102.4 (min: 76, max: 131) fps ∼100% +11%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
92.3 (min: 65, max: 121) fps ∼90%
1280x720 Low Preset
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
115.7 (min: 87, max: 146) fps ∼100% +18%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
98.3 (min: 14, max: 133) fps ∼85%
Battlefield 1
3840x2160 High Preset AA:T
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
65.2 (min: 58, max: 71) fps ∼100% +6%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
61.4 (min: 56, max: 64) fps ∼94%
1366x768 Medium Preset AA:FX
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
197.5 (min: 188, max: 201) fps ∼100% +20%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
164.7 (min: 150, max: 187) fps ∼83%
1280x720 Low Preset
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
199.1 (min: 182, max: 201) fps ∼100% +10%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
181.4 (min: 141, max: 194) fps ∼91%
Deus Ex Mankind Divided
3840x2160 High Preset AF:4x
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
37.5 (min: 29, max: 47.2) fps ∼100% +4%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
36.2 (min: 29.3, max: 45.7) fps ∼97%
1366x768 Medium Preset AF:2x
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
122.6 (min: 83.3, max: 191.2) fps ∼100% +12%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
109.1 (min: 69.7, max: 165.9) fps ∼89%
1280x720 Low Preset AF:1x
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
115.9 (min: 34.5, max: 180.5) fps ∼100%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
114.5 (min: 80.2, max: 178.2) fps ∼99% -1%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
50 (min: 38, max: 68) fps ∼43% -57%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
48.9 (min: 24.4, max: 65.4) fps ∼42% -58%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G
42.5 (min: 19.4, max: 58) fps ∼37% -63%
The Division
3840x2160 High Preset AF:8x
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
50.9 fps ∼100%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
50.6 fps ∼99% -1%
1366x768 Medium Preset AF:4x
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
185.1 fps ∼100% +8%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
171.4 fps ∼93%
1280x720 Low Preset AF:1x
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
236.1 fps ∼100% +15%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
205.3 fps ∼87%
Far Cry Primal
3840x2160 High Preset AA:SM
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
49 (min: 45, max: 54) fps ∼100% +2%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
48 (min: 44, max: 52) fps ∼98%
1920x1080 Medium Preset AA:SM
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
114 (min: 85, max: 138) fps ∼100% +8%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
106 (min: 76, max: 128) fps ∼93%
Rise of the Tomb Raider
3840x2160 High Preset AA:FX AF:4x
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (Laptop)
Intel Core i7-8700K
50.6 fps ∼100% +13%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
50.4 (min: 45, max: 57) fps ∼100% +13%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
44.6 (min: 40, max: 50) fps ∼88%
1366x768 Medium Preset AF:2x
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
178.5 (min: 166, max: 197) fps ∼100% +2%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
174.7 (min: 162, max: 200) fps ∼98%
1024x768 Lowest Preset
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
263.7 (min: 256, max: 276) fps ∼100% +1%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
262.2 (min: 252, max: 300) fps ∼99%
The Witcher 3
1366x768 Medium Graphics & Postprocessing
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
222.3 (min: 196, max: 246) fps ∼100% +11%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
201.1 (min: 176, max: 227) fps ∼90%
1024x768 Low Graphics & Postprocessing
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
318.2 (min: 289, max: 352) fps ∼100% +23%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
297 (min: 267, max: 336) fps ∼93% +15%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
258.5 (min: 219, max: 295) fps ∼81%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
AMD Ryzen 5 1600
254 (min: 237, max: 292) fps ∼80% -2%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
250 (min: 226, max: 287) fps ∼79% -3%
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
AMD Ryzen 7 1700X
247 (min: 226, max: 273) fps ∼78% -4%
Battlefield 4
3840x2160 High Preset
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
77 (min: 70, max: 92) fps ∼100% +1%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
76.4 (min: 69, max: 91) fps ∼99%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
76.4 (min: 69, max: 91) fps ∼99% 0%
1366x768 Medium Preset
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
200 (min: 179, max: 202) fps ∼100% 0%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
200 (min: 195, max: 201) fps ∼100%
1024x768 Low Preset
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
200 (min: 190, max: 202) fps ∼100% 0%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
200 (min: 192, max: 201) fps ∼100%
BioShock Infinite
1920x1080 Ultra Preset, DX11 (DDOF)
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (Laptop)
Intel Core i7-8700K
181.2 fps ∼100% +10%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
170.7 (min: 58.8, max: 296.1) fps ∼94% +4%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
164.4 (min: 57.2, max: 282.2) fps ∼91%
1366x768 Medium Preset
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
289.1 (min: 59.7, max: 743.3) fps ∼100% +6%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
274 (min: 59.5, max: 723.1) fps ∼95%
1280x720 Very Low Preset
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
308.4 (min: 29.9, max: 784.2) fps ∼100% +3%
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
299.1 (min: 29.9, max: 767.3) fps ∼97%

Ryzen 5 2600X

low med. high ultra4K
BioShock Infinite (2013) 299.1 274 245.9 164.4 fps
Battlefield 4 (2013) 200 200 200 139.5 76.4 fps
The Witcher 3 (2015) 258.5 201.1 127 73.3 47.7 fps
Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016) 262.2 174.7 108.5 91.3 44.6 fps
Far Cry Primal (2016) 120 106 95 89 48 fps
The Division (2016) 205.3 171.4 121.8 101.7 50.9 fps
Deus Ex Mankind Divided (2016) 115.9 109.1 97 49.3 36.2 fps
Battlefield 1 (2016) 181.4 164.7 148.9 135.2 61.4 fps
Watch Dogs 2 (2016) 98.3 92.3 83 65.7 36.2 fps
For Honor (2017) 285.6 168.9 161.7 126.3 50.4 fps
Ghost Recon Wildlands (2017) 110 81.1 79.8 52.3 37.6 fps
F1 2017 (2017) 208 183 167 133 91 fps
Assassin´s Creed Origins (2017) 68 64 63 57 34 fps
Star Wars Battlefront 2 (2017) 198.3 150.8 130 108.1 42.7 fps
Final Fantasy XV Benchmark (2018) 133.6 88.2 58.9 27.7 fps
Kingdom Come: Deliverance (2018) 126.3 111.4 86.1 63.9 34.6 fps
Far Cry 5 (2018) 122 106 100 98 44 fps

Ryzen 7 2700X

low med. high ultraQHD4K
BioShock Infinite (2013) 308.4 289.1 266.6 170.7 fps
Battlefield 4 (2013) 200 200 200 142.5 77 fps
The Witcher 3 (2015) 318.2 222.3 132.3 77 49.1 fps
Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016) 263.7 178.5 113.6 91.5 50.4 fps
Far Cry Primal (2016) 127 114 103 96 49 fps
The Division (2016) 236.1 185.1 126 102.3 50.6 fps
Deus Ex Mankind Divided (2016) 114.5 122.6 104.9 54.9 37.5 fps
Battlefield 1 (2016) 199.1 197.5 162.1 145.1 65.2 fps
Watch Dogs 2 (2016) 115.7 102.4 92.3 68.2 36.9 fps
For Honor (2017) 263.8 170.3 163 127.7 49 fps
Ghost Recon Wildlands (2017) 127.6 95 89.8 53 36.7 fps
F1 2017 (2017) 230 211 186 144 95 fps
Assassin´s Creed Origins (2017) 76 71 70 63 33 fps
Star Wars Battlefront 2 (2017) 198.3 160.7 140.6 121.2 42.3 fps
Final Fantasy XV Benchmark (2018) 145.6 87.7 58.5 27.9 fps
Kingdom Come: Deliverance (2018) 152 128.4 98.2 72.9 36.5 fps
Far Cry 5 (2018) 125 110 104 99 44 fps
Monster Hunter World (2018) 116.1 107.4 103.9 85.2 28.9 fps
F1 2018 (2018) 141 123 102 86 49 fps
Shadow of the Tomb Raider (2018) 107 105 100 85 29 fps
FIFA 19 (2018) 322.5 320.5 294.2 287.8 161.4 fps
Forza Horizon 4 (2018) 200 158 150 121 62 fps
Assassin´s Creed Odyssey (2018) 73 66 61 50 29 fps
Call of Duty Black Ops 4 (2018) 252.9 186.3 174.2 166.2 58.8 fps
Hitman 2 (2018) 91 89.7 82.7 78.2 47.4 fps
Fallout 76 (2018) 60 60 59.8 59.8 49.3 fps
Battlefield V (2018) 194.4 165.4 145.7 138.7 60.3 fps
Farming Simulator 19 (2018) 189.7 140.6 118.7 100 41.5 fps
Darksiders III (2018) 190.1 123.2 109 99.4 35.8 fps
Just Cause 4 (2018) 115.7 108 93.2 92.3 36.4 fps
Apex Legends (2019) 144 144 133 131 93 52.1 fps
Far Cry New Dawn (2019) 110 97 93 85 79 47 fps
Metro Exodus (2019) 144.5 95.4 68.4 56.4 45.7 45.7 fps
Anthem (2019) 107 94 94 93 73 40.9 fps
Dirt Rally 2.0 (2019) 202.8 160 141.2 89.7 69.3 41.5 fps
The Division 2 (2019) 157 126 98 78 58 32 fps
Anno 1800 (2019) 97 93 80 33.1 24.1 14.8 fps
Rage 2 (2019) 228 125 109 106 69 33.5 fps
F1 2019 (2019) 245 202 170 124 93 54 fps

Application Performance

Both Ryzen systems performed very well overall and managed to outperform Intel’s Core i7-8700K in PCMark 10 by 19% and 26%, respectively. Application performance has certainly benefitted from the higher clock speeds, most importantly in multi-core load scenarios where frequencies now managed to remain high on all cores. Compare that to the Ryzen 7 1800X, where the third core ran at a reduced frequency of just 3.7 GHz already.

That being said, we were much more impressed by the Ryzen 5 2600X’s performance, especially considering its price tag of just $230.

PCMark 10 vs. Ryzen 7 2700X
PCMark 10 vs. Ryzen 7 2700X
PCMark 10 vs. Ryzen 5 2600X
PCMark 10 vs. Ryzen 5 2600X
PCMark 10 - Score
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
7764 Points ∼100% +6%
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
7337 Points ∼95%
Intel Core i7-8700K
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
6150 Points ∼79% -16%
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
5235 Points ∼67% -29%
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
4160 Points ∼54% -43%
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
4011 Points ∼52% -45%
PCMark 8
Work Score Accelerated v2
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
4891 Points ∼100% +3%
Intel Core i7-8700K
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
4821 Points ∼99% +1%
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
4750 Points ∼97%
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
4557 Points ∼93% -4%
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
4511 Points ∼92% -5%
AMD Ryzen 5 1600
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
4431 Points ∼91% -7%
AMD Ryzen 7 1700X
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
4324 Points ∼88% -9%
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
4297 Points ∼88% -10%
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
4283 Points ∼88% -10%
Creative Score Accelerated v2
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
8446 Points ∼100% +6%
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
8217 Points ∼97% +3%
Intel Core i7-8700K
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
8110 Points ∼96% +2%
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
7948 Points ∼94%
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
5053 Points ∼60% -36%
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
4952 Points ∼59% -38%
Home Score Accelerated v2
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
4746 Points ∼100% +8%
Intel Core i7-8700K
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
4648 Points ∼98% +6%
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
4647 Points ∼98% +6%
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
4483 Points ∼94% +2%
AMD Ryzen 5 1600
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
4437 Points ∼93% +1%
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
4392 Points ∼93%
AMD Ryzen 7 1700X
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (Desktop)
4350 Points ∼92% -1%
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
3711 Points ∼78% -16%
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
3638 Points ∼77% -17%

Temperatures

We have tested both included coolers in our test system with Prime95 to determine their capabilities at maximum load. The Ryzen 5 2600X reached 71 °C at a stable 3.9 GHz while the Ryzen 7 2700X managed 3.95 GHz at just 70.5 °C.

According to AMD the Wraith Prism cooler is supposed to be more powerful than the default cooler designed for a TDP of 95 W. Using the Noctua NH-D15S supposedly improves the Ryzen 7 2700X’s performance even further, albeit just by 3%.

Ryzen 7 2700X vs. Prime95
Ryzen 7 2700X vs. Prime95
Ryzen 5 2600X vs. Prime95
Ryzen 5 2600X vs. Prime95
Temperatures - CPU Temperature Prime95
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
AMD Radeon RX Vega 11
84 °C ∼100% +18%
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
80 °C ∼95% +13%
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
71 °C ∼85%
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
70.5 °C ∼84% -1%

Noise

Wraith Prism LED (Ryzen 7 2700X)
Wraith Prism LED (Ryzen 7 2700X)

Both included coolers were very quiet when the system was idle. Under load, however, they became pretty noisy. We did notice that both increased their revs for short periods of time regularly even though we left the fan settings unchanged and had all BIOS settings set to “normal”. If you happen to be bothered by this behavior you will have to adjust the fan settings manually either in your motherboard’s BIOS setup or using the various tools motherboard manufacturers offer these days in order to reduce fan noise in medium load scenarios.

If, however, you are interested in an even quieter system we suggest getting a different cooler instead, for example pre-assembled all-in-one liquid coolers that are both effective and quiet.

Fans of RGB lighting will love the new Wraith Prism LED cooler - we have to admit that it did look pretty darn good indeed.

Wraith Prism LED (Ryzen 7 2700X RGB cooler)

Power Consumption

With no load whatsoever the power consumption was 71 W and 74 W for the Ryzen 5 2600X and Ryzen 7 2700X, respectively (entire system without display). Running Cinebench R15 the Ryzen 7 2700X shoots up to 219 W while the Ryzen 5 2600X remains at a more manageable 165 W. The results were similar when running Prime95: 211 W for the Ryzen 7 2700X and 171 W for the Ryzen 5 2600X.

We also took a closer look at gaming loads and discovered that while running The Witcher 3, the Ryzen 5 2600X consumed 13 W more. We would like to emphasize the fact that we were measuring at the wall and these numbers therefore include the AMD Radeon RX Vega 64.

Ryzen 7 2700X (idle)
Ryzen 7 2700X (idle)
Ryzen 7 2700X (Cinebench R15 Multi)
Ryzen 7 2700X (Cinebench R15 Multi)
Ryzen 7 2700X (Prime95)
Ryzen 7 2700X (Prime95)
Ryzen 5 2600X (idle)
Ryzen 5 2600X (idle)
Ryzen 5 2600X (Cinebench R15 Multi)
Ryzen 5 2600X (Cinebench R15 Multi)
Ryzen 5 2600X (Prime95)
Ryzen 5 2600X (Prime95)
Power Consumption
Cinebench R15 Multi Power Consumption (external Monitor) ultra
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 (Idle: 74.3 W)
219.2 Watt * ∼100% -33%
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
164.45 (min: 159.3, max: 165.75) Watt * ∼75%
1920x1080 The Witcher 3 Power Consumption (external Monitor) ultra
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64
421 Watt * ∼100%
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 (Idle: 74.3 W)
408 Watt * ∼97% +3%

* ... smaller is better

Overclocking

In order to squeeze out more performance many users run their processors at clock speeds higher than those specified by the manufacturer. Both X-models feature an unlocked multiplier, which means they are overclockable by default. That being said, their overclocking potential was fairly limited - something we have already encountered in the Ryzen 7 1800X.

We have chosen the Ryzen 7 2700X in order to determine the maximum clock speeds achievable with the stock cooler as well as an all-in-one liquid cooler by a company called be quiet!.

Using the Wraith Prism LED cooler our Ryzen 7 2700X managed a stable 4.15 GHz on all cores, and thus it was just 200 MHz more than out of the box. Another 0.05 GHz more was doable with the all-in-one liquid cooler. In other words: The new Ryzen CPUs have rather limited overclocking abilities and will require a custom-built high-performance water-cooling solution.

Power consumption while overclocked at 4.15 GHz rose from 219 W to 262 W in Cinebench R15. This constitutes a significant increase in relation to the performance gains, and we would thus advise against overclocking.

Cinebench R15 Multi @ 4.15 GHz power consumption
Cinebench R15 Multi @ 4.15 GHz power consumption
Cinebench R15 Multi @ 4.15 GHz power consumption
Cinebench R15 Multi @ 4.15 GHz power consumption
Cinebench R15 Multi @ 4.2 GHz (be quiet AIO)
Cinebench R15 Multi @ 4.2 GHz (be quiet AIO)

Verdict

AMD's new desktop class CPUs: Ryzen 5 2600X and Ryzen 7 2700X
AMD's new desktop class CPUs: Ryzen 5 2600X and Ryzen 7 2700X

AMD’s revised Zen architecture is more than just a simple refresh. The Zen+ architecture has been improved significantly and is now capable of achieving higher performance levels at virtually unchanged energy requirements. The Ryzen 7 2700X is the new flagship in town and successor to the Ryzen 7 1800X. Both new CPUs are very competitively priced and up to the task to compete with Intel’s current line-up for the best price-performance ratio. They have already won the battle for multithreaded workloads hands down, but for single-threaded workloads the i7-8700K remains king of the hill.

Even the non-flagship Ryzen models constitute a significant improvement over their predecessors and are around 10% faster. With its six cores the Ryzen 5 2600X offers adequate performance for its price of just $230.

The new Ryzen CPUs have improved in both single and multithreaded performance. With its new Zen+ processors, AMD is able to close the gap to Intel’s Coffee Lake. However, there are no clear victors in this battle for processing superiority as both competitors have their distinct pros and cons.

An X470 motherboard is not a requirement for the new CPUs per se, but it is recommended due to its support for XFR2 Enhanced and Precision Boost Overdrive, both of which allow the Ryzen CPUs to clock a little bit higher and run that extra little bit faster. If, however, you decide to stick with the X370 platform a BIOS update will be mandatory in order to support the new processors. Some hardware vendors will even offer to flash the BIOS for you prior to purchase so that your new hardware will be ready to go when you receive it.

Overall, both Ryzen CPUs offered a more than decent performance, and both are recommendable for gamers as well. The fact that AMD again includes a very good cooler that even offers RGB lighting in the case of the flagship model is highly commendable.

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Sebastian Bade, 2018-04-19 (Update: 2018-04-20)