Intel Core i7-7820X vs AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
Comparing Core i7-7820X and Ryzen 7 2700X processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Core i7-7820X and Ryzen 7 2700X quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Core i7-7820X and Ryzen 7 2700X performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
4 × 8 GT / s
64K (per core)
96K (per core)
1 MB (per core)
512K (per core)
11 MB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology
Maximum case temperature (TCase)
64 bit support
Information on Core i7-7820X and Ryzen 7 2700X compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
Power consumption (TDP)
Technologies and extensions
Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i7-7820X and Ryzen 7 2700X. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i7-7820X and Ryzen 7 2700X are enumerated here.
Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i7-7820X and Ryzen 7 2700X.
Supported memory types
Maximum memory size
Max memory channels
Maximum memory bandwidth
79.47 GB / s
43.71 GB / s
ECC memory support
Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Core i7-7820X and Ryzen 7 2700X.
Max number of PCIe lanes
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core i7-7820X and Ryzen 7 2700X. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
i7-7820X 39.10 +9.1%
Ryzen 7 2700X 35.84
i7-7820X 18522 +9.1%
Ryzen 7 2700X 16976
Let's see how good Core i7-7820X and Ryzen 7 2700X are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.
Advantages of Intel Core i7-7820X
9.1% faster in synthetic tests
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
Somewhat newer (12 April 2018 vs 30 May 2017)
Cheaper ($329 vs $599)
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 14 nm)
Less power hungry (105 vs 140 watts)
Virtualization (Hardware acceleration of virtual machines)
So, Core i7-7820X or Ryzen 7 2700X?
Technical City couldn't decide between Intel Core i7-7820X and AMD Ryzen 7 2700X. The differences in performance seem too small.
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