AMD Ryzen 7 1700 vs Core i7 7700K and Ryzen 7 1700X vs Core i7 6800K Official Gaming Benchmarks Performance Slide Leaked

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Mar 1, 2017

The first official AMD Ryzen gaming performance benchmarks have been leaked. It looks like AMD held a special event for editors after their GDC Capsaicin and Cream session, where they revealed new gaming performance benchmarks, comparing their Ryzen chips with Intel’s high-end Core i7 processors.

AMD Ryzen 7 1700X and 1700 Gaming Performance Slides Leaked – Official Results Show Core i7 Chips Getting a Beating In Performance/Dollar Value

While we have already seen several gaming performance results, it doesn’t get more official than these. The leaked slides were officially showcased by AMD at a press event and manage to provide a visual representation of Ryzen’s gaming performance in several AAA titles against Intel’s fastest Core i7 Kaby Lake and their entry level Core i7 6800K enthusiast chip. The results could be found below:

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AMD Ryzen 7 1700X Gaming Benchmarks:

The first slide shows us the gaming performance of AMD’s Ryzen 7 1700X ($399 US) processor against Intel’s Core i7-6800K ($434 US) processor. We see that while the Intel chip generally leads in more game titles than the AMD counterpart, the difference is so small that the extra price of the Intel chip doesn’t seem to be of a great value. All games were tested at maximum settings at 1440P tests. We have made charts so that you can easily compare performance of the both chips as the image is a little blurred. The performance was evaluated with a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 graphics card.

AMD Ryzen 7 1700X Vs Intel Core i7 6800K Gaming Benchmarks Average FPS:

Game TitleAMD Ryzen 7 1700XIntel Core i7 6800K
GTA V (DX11)139 FPS145 FPS
Alien: Isolation (DX11)194 FPS200 FPS
Battlefield 4 (DX12)111 FPS115 FPS
Ashes of The Singularity (DX12)55 FPS56 FPS
Civilization VI (DX12)62 FPS79 FPS
Doom (Vulkan)127 FPS123 FPS

AMD Ryzen 7 1700X Vs Intel Core i7 6800K Gaming Benchmarks 99th% FPS:

Game TitleAMD Ryzen 7 1700XIntel Core i7 6800K
GTA V (DX11)71 FPS52 FPS
Alien: Isolation (DX11)123 FPS143 FPS
Battlefield 4 (DX12)75 FPS79 FPS
Ashes of The Singularity (DX12)40 FPS39 FPS
Civilization VI (DX12)50 FPS54 FPS
Doom (Vulkan)102 FPS102 FPS

AMD Ryzen 7 1700X VS Core i7 6800K Gaming Benchmarks (Chinese Leak):

AMD Ryzen 7 1700 Gaming Benchmarks:

The second performance slide show the AMD Ryzen 7 1700 up against the Intel Core i7-7700K processor. These chips are $329 US and $339 US respectively. Again, we see the Intel chip faster in most benchmarks but the Ryzen chip is a bit cheaper and has higher multi-threaded performance for the other workloads aside of gaming. The performance was evaluated with a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 graphics card.

AMD Ryzen 7 1700 Vs Intel Core i7 7700K Gaming Benchmarks Average FPS:

Game TitleAMD Ryzen 7 1700Intel Core i7 7700K
GTA V (DX11)167 FPS190 FPS
Alien: Isolation (DX11)163 FPS165 FPS
Battlefield 4 (DX12)94 FPS95 FPS
Ashes of The Singularity (DX12)44 FPS44 FPS
Civilization VI (DX12)53 FPS73 FPS
Doom (Vulkan)101 FPS98 FPS

AMD Ryzen 7 1700 Vs Intel Core i7 7700K Gaming Benchmarks 99th% FPS:

Game TitleAMD Ryzen 7 1700Intel Core i7 7700K
GTA V (DX11)56 FPS85 FPS
Alien: Isolation (DX11)114 FPS117 FPS
Battlefield 4 (DX12)67 FPS65 FPS
Ashes of The Singularity (DX12)30 FPS30 FPS
Civilization VI (DX12)48 FPS57 FPS
Doom (Vulkan)78 FPS77 FPS

While these results are from AMD and show some high caliber gaming performance of the new Ryzen processors, it’s advised to wait for reviews that will be ready on 2nd March 2017. Benchmark reviews of Ryzen will be telling the whole story on real-world Ryzen performance in gaming and productivity apps.

AMD Ryzen 7 Series CPUs – Flagship AMD 7 1800X With 8 Cores, 16 Threads, 4 GHz Boost Clocks

The AMD 8 core range will feature the fastest “X” variant in the lineup. This processor will be known as the AMD 7 1800X and will feature 8 cores and 16 threads. This model is expected to operate at base clocks of 3.6 GHz and boost clocks of 4.0 GHz. The performance of this processor should be on par with Intel’s Core i7 6900K. Other details include an L2 + L3 cache of 20 MB (4 MB + 16 MB) and a TDP of 95W. The chip will have enthusiast level pricing at $499 which compared to Intel’s 6900K ($1000 US+) is a great deal.

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The rest of the processors in the Ryzen 7 family are also 8 core and 16 threaded variants. The Ryzen 7 series has clock speeds ranging from 3.0 GHz up to 3.6 GHz. The processors include Ryzen 7 PRO 1800, Ryzen 7 1700X, Ryzen 7 1700 (Gaming and CPU Benchmarks here) and Ryzen 7 PRO 1700. The AMD 1800X also managed to break the 8 core Cinebench R15 performance world record last week, more details here.

AMD Ryzen 7 Series Processor Lineup:

AMD Ryzen CPU ModelCores/ThreadsBase ClockBoost ClockL3 CacheTDPSocketPrice
Ryzen 7 1800X8/163.6 GHz4.0 GHz16 MB95W-SR3+AM4$499 US
Ryzen 7 Pro 18008/16TBDTBD16 MB95WAM4$449 US
Ryzen 7 1700X8/163.4 GHz3.8 GHz16 MB95W-SR3+AM4$399 US
Ryzen 7 17008/163.0 GHz3.7 GHz16 MB65WAM4$329 US
Ryzen 7 Pro 17008/16TBDTBD16 MB65WAM4$299 US

AMD’s Ryzen 7 processors will launch on 2nd March, 2017 followed by mainstream chips in Q2 2017 and budget-tier chips in 2H 2017. Retailers have already dropped prices on several Intel processors which hints at the start of a major price war which will be seen between the two CPU rivals after several silent decades. For the full AMD AM4 motherboard lineup, visit our detailed round-up on this page.