AMD Ryzen 2700 CPU Review – The Zen+ Refresh and 400-Series Platform Featuring ASRock X470 Taichi Ultimate and ASUS ROG Crosshair VII Hero
AMD Ryzen 7 2700 - Power Consumption Tests
The AMD Ryzen 2000 series processors come with an enhanced 12nm process node that allows AMD to deliver faster clock speeds while retaining the same power limits. The AMD Ryzen 7 2700 CPU is a 65W processor which comes with Precision Boost overdrive support up to 4.1 GHz so it would be interesting to see the power results.
With the frequency bump, the new chips do end up with higher power consumption both in idle and load states. Following are the results on the different motherboards at stock clocks: