The launch of AMD’s brand new Ryzen 7 CPUs in March has brought competition back to the desktop CPU market. Featuring 8 cores and 16 threads, Ryzen 7 is AMD’s latest high-end CPU engineered for gamers, content creators and professional users. From brainstorms to breakthroughs and visionaries to victories, the incredibly powerful AMD Ryzen processor empowers users to game, design and create without boundaries.
Here is a chart showcasing Ryzen 7 1700X performance compared to Intel’s i7-7700K in popular PC usage scenarios including: 4K AAA-gaming, game streaming, content creation, and video encoding.
Highlighted statistics include the following:
- Compared to the Ryzen 7 1700X, the Core i7-7700K achieved 67% the video encoding performance in Handbrake and 82% the performance in Adobe Premiere CC
- In simultaneous game streaming via OBS, the Ryzen 7 1700X dropped less than 1% of frames, while the Core i7-7700K dropped 18% of frames
- Compared to the Ryzen 7 1700X, the Core i7-7700K achieved 65% the performance in POVRay, 69% the performance in Blender, and 63% the performance in Cinebench, for an average content creation performance of 66% relative to the Ryzen 7 1700X