Ryzen 7 2700X is a perfect example of mainstream processors comprising of 12nm architecture, with lightning-fast clock speeds plus the added features.
When you look at its specs and compare it with others you get to know how good it is.
It has not only surpassed the existing AMD series ones but it also goes far ahead of the once-mighty Intel Core i7-8700K.
Featuring almost an industry-standard same eight-core and 16-thread configuration but 3.7GHz base clock and 4.3GHz boost makes it a desired object for budget-friendly users.
Owing thanks to Ryzen 2nd Generation’s new 12nm Zen+ architecture which has been proven a generational leap over the 14nm Zen architecture Ryzen introduced by the AMD.
AMD claims that maintaining the same clock speed this newer processor comes with 16% better performance while consuming 11% lower power.
Due to its higher frequencies, Ryzen 2nd generation checks all the best performing single-core benchmarks with flying colors. Easily overtaking Intel Core i7-8700K in each segment
The Wraith Prism cooler
It is a high finned large head cooler with 4 heat reduction pipes and a plate under them for support.
Heat sinks contact area is made entirely of copper. Finns are fine tunned to through heat out of the processor directing it towards the memory or the I/O panel.
The powerful colling machine keeps the performance at its peak. It sure would help if they could adjust the fan speed to under 1400 RPM on idle. Though it is a bit noisy and at times it gets a bit too loud during the load but it works.
Available online to purchase and install.
Pros and cons are as below
Amazingly improved performance
CPU cooler and software included
Noisey cooler head
Higher energy consumption on load.
This sure is the best consumer processor available in the market. Almost all other competitors are slower on both single and multi-core fronts. The amazing features open many doors for AMD and bring newer opportunities for the consumers also.
It sure has dropped some of the speed than its predecessor but that comes with a reduced price.
Ryzen 5 2600 flashes six cores with the ability to execute two threads per core getting down ready for executing the heavy workloads.
Its real competitor is Core i5-8400. The Ryzen can be overclocked and pushing all the cores can extend beyond 4Ghz performance.
The second advantage Ryzen offers is the6 core- 12 threads feature.
Making it a good companion for heavy loads especially for light gaming and data collection, analyzation.
With 2600 Ryzen line up has kept its tradition and being an unlocked CPU it can exceed the stock 2600X performance.
It has a proven improved IPC, amazing power efficiency, they got to work and have improved memory cache latency, visibly removed cache latency, and almost up to 8% higher clock speed.
With all this and more in its sleeves, Ryzen 5 2600 stands as one of the proudest contenders for motherboards around the world.
Wraith Stealth Cooler
At 317gms it is considerably lighter than some of the other cooler sockets in the market. In fact, it is 45% lighter and yet it supports a copper slug base.
In some tests, it was found that It sure is a stealth cooler mounted on the CPU running at 1600 Rpm where it is virtually quite. Keeping the CPU temperature at around 47 degrees at half load. But when the load was increased the temperature rise was unprecedented up to 72 degrees that is a hot as a furnace.
Available online for purchase.
The pros and cons are given below
Made for a heavy workload
Great for gaming
The rising CPU temperature can affect performance.
Not ideally priced
If you are looking for a gaming workstation with the reasonably priced performing processor. You got one. It is not particularly heavy on your pocket and gives you one of the best experiences you can have.
AMD launched its Zen architecture and Ryzen CPU in 2017 and they have been building upon it ever since.
Ryzen 3 holds most of the Zen features despite its low price. Introducing the Precision boost and hosts 4-core, 4-threads, but lacks the thread-doubling SMT tech. SMT tech is available in higher more pricier versions.
Keeping all that in mind you need to be easy on the heavy workload or it can halt things in their way.
Both Intel and AMD have removed the multi-threading from their lower-priced products.
Although the Ryzen 1200 comes unlocked and you can overclock it if you want to, but as the chip lacks the thread-doubling SMT tech there is not much you can do with clock speed.
When put to test for gaming, you must remember that 3 1200 has a 50MHZ boost and 8MB of L3 cache. With stock and Turbo speeds of 3.1GHz and 3.4GHz. So you are not going to get too much of the gaming fun.
AMD claims Ryzen 3 has a 65Watt TDP same ad the other Ryzen products and also comparable to competing Intel Core i5 chips.
Although the AMD claims Ryden 3 1200 is VR ready meaning they can be used by the VR headset manufacturers. But keeping in view its limitations it would not be the best fit for VR requirements.
Wraith Stealth Cooler
Wraith Stealth is a smarter, smaller and better performing cooling socket. Despite its smart design, it has a considerably higher fan speed reaching up to 2600RPM. It is able to keep its presence hidden at around 1600 RPM speed after which it becomes a bit noisy.
Its finns are designed to disperse heat away from CPU to I/O panel and memory.
Its lightweight doesn’t stop it from performing.
Although it was built as a constant speed retaining fan. But it does fluctuate on higher and lower workloads.
This combo is available online for purchase.
The Pros and cons are as below
4 physical cores for enhanced performance
Gaming performance is inline if not better than competing Intell chips in the same category.
No thread doubling SMT tech.
AMD claims that Ryden 3 1200 comes as VR ready, it sure is VR ready but is it going to perform as good? When you can have a better performing and higher-clocked Ryzen 3 1300X paying just $20 extra, why would you opt for this product?
The processor market is changing from Intel Blue to AMD Ryzen Red with all of these new processors lined up by the AMD.
Presenting the 3rd generation CPU the AMD Ryzen 7 3800X is an 8 core- 16 threads beauty.
Tailor-made for content creators, PC hardcore and high-performance requirement jobs such as gaming.
As already said it hosts 8 cores and 16 threads. Along with that, there are many eye-popping features that make this a serious contender for motherboards.
The users can run their amazing device right of the box.
AMD cranked things up for this one bringing in 105W TDP along with 8 cores and 16 threads.
AMD introduced this 7nm chip constructed by the Zen 2 microarchitecture to deliver high powered performance.
Ryzen 7 3800X’s higher TDP rating coupled with single-compute-die design, guarantees aggressive boost clocks, that can actually deliver the best inline performance for many applications and games.
Like all other Ryzen products this processor comes unlocked too, giving you the edge to boost it from 3.9 GHz up to 4.5 GHz clock speed.
AMD has chosen the wise cup of 7nm Zen architecture and it seems as the world is loving it. It Delivers better efficiency and power compared to the Intels 14nm design. When coupled with 32MB of L3 cache there is no stopping.
300 MHz increase in base frequency and a 100 MHz bump to boost clocks is just the beginning, but the real advantage lays in the higher Package Power Tracking.
3800-X comes with Wraith Prism LED Cooler. It sure looks colorful and attractive with all those randomly changing RGB LED’s. But when it comes to the real performance at least on paper it looks that it won’t take away all of the heat from the CPU.
The Wraith Prism maxes out at 124W even if you crank its fan to the top speed. Whereas the 3800X produced 142W at peak so it still needs a bigger, better fan.
The bundle is available online.
The Pros and cons are as below
Cooler included in the bundle
The blended pleasure of single and multi-threading performance.
Needs expensive motherboard
Little overclocking headroom is available.
No matter whatever workload you have this processor will not let you down. It is loaded with amazing features and is made for high-performance delivery. It is a bit expensive and requires an expensive motherboard to perform to its fullest. But if you are in the pro’s list you need a pro’s gear.
The market is tilting towards the AMD red and it sure is making its mark.
AMD introduced this all-black featured processor as an upgraded version of FX-6200. It became an instant hit among the tightly budgeted gamers who were not much into MMOs.
It got 6 core supporting AVX, AES and fma4 technologies. And has some serious overclocking capabilities with bases clock speed at 3.5 GHz which can be ramped up to 4.1GHz.
Structured at x86-64 architecture, the 64-bit processor has 8MB shared L3 cache translating to 1.33 MB core performance.
With its wide-ranging overclocking ability it won’t let you fall during your work.
Once you get the cores unlocked completely you can use as many multipliers you want. Price is its real beauty.
With all this hard work you can get this processor to meet the 3rd generation i5 processors without a drag.
It sure lacks performance when put to test because of its single core. And does lack some of the firepower most of the other core i3 processors have these days.
But at multi-core performance, it starts shooting guns and makes things glow.
When compared to the Core i3 processors of the same generation you will see a mark difference in performance in all aspects.
As long as u stay away from the MOO’s and within limits of the 1080 p or HD you will not get the issues with your gaming experience but as soon as u step outside those limits things start to fall apart because of that single-core performance issues.
Pros and cons are as below
The most affordable processor in the market
Can easily be overclocked
It’s a loaded piece without much to spend for.
Its single-core performance lacks the necessary power.
Multiplayer gaming is not possible.
You need a separate graphics card to complete your system.
You get an entry-level gaming processor at a bargain price with amazing overclocking abilities. If you remain within limits you will not feel a difference. It sure is one of the best options available in the market.
As we see games demanding much more than just single-layered processing power. Progressing into the multi-thread more powerful processors is the demand of the pro gamers. AMD is making life easier for all those pro gamers and heavy data collectors.
This is a massive 12 core 24 threads package launched by the AMD for the first time.
It is 3rd generation Ryzen buildt on Zen2 architecture featuring the 7nm process to the main play area for the first time.
It packs enough power to leave behind the Intel Core i9-9900K (hosting 8 core and 16 threads) in both the price and performance.
Although it doesn’t really get in line with the single-core performance as the Intel and Intel still rules. AMD is fast catching up.
We expect more buyers digging deep in their pockets for this one in the near future.
AMD claims to have made a 15% improvement in its IPC because of the 7nm process, giving that extra boost to the single core performances.
The 7nm also gives room to pack more cache at the same surface size. Thus further imporving the stability and performance.
The 7nm CPU cores are all based on their own chiplets, they allow the jaw-dropping 64 MB L3 and 6MB L2 caches to accompany the processor cores. Increasing the combined cache to 70 MB Game Cache.
Because of the dramatically reduced shrink time thanks to the 7nm technology better caches and individual chiplets hosting the cores, the AMD processors should on paper perform 58% better than those of Intel.
There is no surprise this processor absolutely roars with its 12 core 24 thread infrastructure that lets you overclock it to 4.6 GHz.
Ryzen 9 3900X is the fastest processor you can lay your hands on in the market these days.
It sure does show its mettle when put to test. Its true abilities come to life when you throw the heavy workload.
Under tests it peformed almost as faster as 40% compared to the intel products in the same price range.
Yes, it lacks in the single-core performance and we all know that in the gaming industry the single-core performance matters the most. But the multicore has a definite edge.
It comes packaged with Wraith Prism Cooler that works really hard to keep the components cool with its superior fan, angled fins, and amazing RPM.
Not as quiet as one would want it to be but it does its best to provide enough cooling to keep the processor performing at its peak for long.
Available online for purchase
The pros and cons are given below
Amazing multi-core performance
You may need a better heatsink
Single-core performance need improvement
It is absolutely how a processor should be. Power-packed and worth every penny. Perfect for playing games and 3D rendering. You can enjoy the lag-free movies and all of your entertainment at full HD and amazing brightness.
This is for sure your goto piece of hardware that you need for all of your huge workload and entertainment needs.
Ryzen 7 3700 X is the pinnacle of what AMD has to offer through its Ryzen series.
While it has retained the 8 core 16 threads infrastructure it has proven to deliver a far better performance.
Building on the 7nm structural process AMD has kept it reasonably priced and it needs less complicated cooling than some of the others with almost the same specifications.
Given that it is on the Zen-2, 7nm infrastructure It increases the IPC performance to dramatic 15% and the fun doesn’t end there. With 3rd gen, Rezens CPU cores are on their own chip lets effectively packing way more L2 and L3 caches. Rysen 7 3700x has 4MB and 32 MB eventually getting it to a total of 36MB cache.
The addition of PCIe 4.0 paired with an AMD Navi graphics card gives you the mind-blowing entertainment experience you expect from a top-class machine.
Keeping in line with the high performing processors it surpasses the Intel Core i9-9900K, in the power consumption department by using 65W TDP, whereas the intel uses 95 W TDP.
It scores higher again in the multicore tests also reaching over 34000 marks in the Geekbench test.
It comes bundled with her Wraith Prism LED cooler which not only displays RGB Led lights it works amazingly hard to keep the CPU in a comfortable environment.
Available online at a very reasonable price
The pros and cons are given below
Cooler included in the package
Lacks behind the Intel in single-threaded performance.
It is an amazing machine and we can clearly see why many people are going towards AMD. It matches and even surpasses some of the best and better-known processors in the market in both the price and performance department.
This is an 8core 16 thread powerhouse. Ready for all that you can imagine.
It is not just 8 cores, 16 threads it also packs a 16MB of L3 smart cache with a base clock of 3.7Ghz that can be boosted up to 4.0 GHz.
Sticking to the Zen architecture they have kept the power consumption and in part because of the better granular control of the processor’s speed and voltage.
It can ramp up and down much faster than before and can ease up the extra energy for multi-tasking.
It comes as VR ready, and you can get the best of your gaming and big data experience.
Since they have moved to the 14-nanometer FinFET technology they have been building and embedding the cutting edge into their chips.
Combined with the Zen architecture they have just started to challenge the mighty Intel in the high-end performance. In chip manufacturing the.
Ryzen 7 1800 processor is crowned as the pride of AMD. Overclocking shouldn’t be an issue at all and one can easily get it up to 4.0 GHz.
the chip will fluctuate between the prescribed stock voltage by the AMD of 1.3675V and 1.41V on the older Asus motherboards.
With a suitable chipset and a matching motherboard, you can have a very high performing machine.
It doesn’t come packed with a cooler so you have to find the best one according to your specifications and requirements.
It is available online.
The pros and cons are discussed below
AM4 platform allows for upgrades
Can easily be boosted for overclocking
Overclocking is not stable
Temperatures on the chip get very high.
AMD lived and even exceeded from what they have promised. It is their crown jewel and they now stand par with the other chip manufacturers. Though it is a bit pricy but it arguably is the best CPU in the market right now.
Ryzen 7 series is a serious contender to Intel’s Core i7.
They have proven to make their mark. Made on the Zen’s infrastructure they are getting some serious gas for their performance.
In its features, it is almost an identical twin to 1800 as it hosts the same number of 8 cores with 16 threads. Like all other Ryzens, it comes unlocked too for easy overclocking.
It just has 3 differences from the bigger brother in 1800. First, the clock speed 1700 has a base speed of 3.0GHz can be raised to 3.7GHz. On the 1800 clock starts from 3.6GHz going up to 4.0GHz.
The second most important is TDP, 1700 has TDP of just 65W compared to 1800 that dispenses 95W.
And the last one is indicated in the name the letter X. 1800 holds the X at its end which shows it can boost the clock speed of one core to another 100MHz. While 1700 can only muster 50MHz.
It is, in fact, the slower clock speed version of 1800.
Zen 7 1700 is made using the Zens technology replacing the Bulldozer architecture, it has made them stand on the same pedestal as the better known Intel in many facets.
And the results have been pretty amazing. They have managed to improve IPC (instructions per clock) up to 52% while significantly reducing the power consumption. Another advantage is the new architecture allows them to introduce the multi-threading.
Its unlocked CPU properties give it the boost that you want for your gaming and high-performance data.
It comes coupled with Wraith Spire Cooler working hard to keep it cool with one of the best tweakable cooler heads in the market.
It is available online
The pros and cons are given below
It is the cheapest 8 core processor in the market
Given its performance, It is worth every penny
Has low power consumption by default
When overclocked the power consumption gets higher too
It doesn’t match the quad-core chips for the gaming performance.
It sure has lower clock speed but given its lower price, it is worth every penny. One can install and throw whatever workload he has on this device and still be happy with his life.
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