AMD Ryzen 7 1800X: specs and benchmarks

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Year of release 2017
Performance 15.92

Summary

AMD started AMD Ryzen 7 1800X sales 2 March 2017 at a recommended price of $499. This is Zen architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 8 cores and 16 threads, and is based on 14nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 4000 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is AM4 processor with a TDP of 95 Watt. It supports DDR4 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at

15.92%

of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 5995WX.

General info

Of Ryzen 7 1800X processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in performance rating403
Value for money41.77
Market segmentDesktop processor
SeriesAMD Ryzen 7
Architecture codenameZen (2017−2020)
Release date2 March 2017 (5 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$499of 305 (Core i7-870)
Price now$174 (0.3x MSRP)of 14999 (Xeon Platinum 9282)
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Technical specs

Basic microprocessor parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters can generally indicate CPU performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.

Physical cores8 (Octa-Core)
Threads16
Base clock speed3.6 GHzof 4.7 (FX-9590)
Boost clock speed4 GHzof 5.5 (Core i9-12900KS)
L1 cache768 KBof 1536 (EPYC Embedded 3401)
L2 cache4096 KBof 12288 (Core 2 Quad Q9550)
L3 cache16384 KBof 32768 (Ryzen Threadripper 1998)
Chip lithography14 nmof 5 (Apple M1)
Die size192 mm2
Number of transistors4,800 millionof 57000 (Apple M1 Max)
64 bit support+
Windows 11 compatibility-
Unlocked multiplier1

Compatibility

Information on Ryzen 7 1800X compatibility with other computer components and devices: motherboard (look for socket type), power supply unit (look for power consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. Note that power consumption of some processors can well exceed their nominal TDP, even without overclocking. Some can even double their declared thermals given that the motherboard allows to tune the CPU power parameters.

Number of CPUs in a configuration1 (Uniprocessor)of 8 (Opteron 842)
SocketAM4
Thermal design power (TDP)95 Wattof 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

Technologies and extensions

Technological capabilities and additional instructions supported by Ryzen 7 1800X. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsXFR, FMA3, SSE 4.2, AVX2, SMT
AES-NI+
FMAFMA3
AVX+
XFR+
SenseMI+

Virtualization technologies

Supported virtual machine optimization technologies. Some are specific to Intel only, some to AMD.

AMD-V+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Ryzen 7 1800X's memory controller. Depending on the motherboard, higher memory frequency may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4of 4800 (Ryzen 9 6980HX)
Maximum memory size64 GBof 786 (Xeon E5-2670 v3)
Max memory channels2of 12 (Xeon Platinum 9221)
Maximum memory bandwidth42.671 GB/sof 281.6 (Xeon Platinum 9221)
ECC memory support+

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Ryzen 7 1800X.

Integrated graphics card-

Peripherals

Specifications and connection types of supported peripherals.

PCIe versionn/aof 3 (Core i7-7700K)
PCI Express lanes20of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Ryzen 7 1800X. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.


Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

Ryzen 7 1800X 15.92
  • Passmark
  • GeekBench 5 Single-Core
  • GeekBench 5 Multi-Core
  • Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core
  • Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core
  • 3DMark06 CPU
  • Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core
  • Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core
  • Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core
  • Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core
  • TrueCrypt AES
  • WinRAR 4.0
  • x264 encoding pass 2
  • x264 encoding pass 1
  • Geekbench 3 32-bit multi-core
  • Geekbench 3 32-bit single-core
  • Geekbench 2
  • Geekbench 4.0 64-bit multi-core
  • Geekbench 4.0 64-bit single-core

Passmark

Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different types of workload, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario measuring single-core performance.

Benchmark coverage: 68%

Ryzen 7 1800X 16502

GeekBench 5 Single-Core

Benchmark coverage: 37%

Ryzen 7 1800X 940

GeekBench 5 Multi-Core

Benchmark coverage: 37%

Ryzen 7 1800X 6281

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

Cinebench R10 is an ancient ray tracing benchmark for processors by Maxon, authors of Cinema 4D. Its single core version uses just one CPU thread to render a futuristic looking motorcycle.

Benchmark coverage: 20%

Ryzen 7 1800X 5062

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

Cinebench Release 10 Multi Core is a variant of Cinebench R10 using all the processor threads. Possible number of threads is limited by 16 in this version.

Benchmark coverage: 19%

Ryzen 7 1800X 32833

3DMark06 CPU

3DMark06 is a discontinued DirectX 9 benchmark suite from Futuremark. Its CPU part contains two scenarios, one dedicated to artificial intelligence pathfinding, another to game physics using PhysX package.

Benchmark coverage: 19%

Ryzen 7 1800X 9585

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

Cinebench Release 11.5 Multi Core is a variant of Cinebench R11.5 which uses all the processor threads. A maximum of 64 threads is supported in this version.

Benchmark coverage: 17%

Ryzen 7 1800X 18

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

Cinebench Release 15 Multi Core (sometimes called Multi-Thread) is a variant of Cinebench R15 which uses all the processor threads.

Benchmark coverage: 13%

Ryzen 7 1800X 1618

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core

Cinebench R11.5 is an old benchmark by Maxon, authors of Cinema 4D. It was superseded by later versions of Cinebench, which use more modern variants of Cinema 4D engine. The Single Core version loads a single thread with ray tracing to render a glossy room full of crystal spheres and light sources.

Benchmark coverage: 13%

Ryzen 7 1800X 1.79

Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

Cinebench R15 (standing for Release 15) is a benchmark made by Maxon, authors of Cinema 4D. It was superseded by later versions of Cinebench, which use more modern variants of Cinema 4D engine. The Single Core version (sometimes called Single-Thread) only uses a single processor thread to render a room full of reflective spheres and light sources.

Benchmark coverage: 13%

Ryzen 7 1800X 161

TrueCrypt AES

TrueCrypt is a discontinued piece of software that was widely used for on-the-fly-encryption of disk partitions, now superseded by VeraCrypt. It contains several embedded performance tests, one of them being TrueCrypt AES, which measures data encryption speed using AES algorithm. Result is encryption speed in gigabytes per second.

Benchmark coverage: 13%

Ryzen 7 1800X 9.7

WinRAR 4.0

WinRAR 4.0 is an outdated version of a popular file archiver. It contains an internal speed test, using 'Best' setting of RAR compression on large chunks of randomly generated data. Its results are measured in kilobytes per second.

Benchmark coverage: 12%

Ryzen 7 1800X 3967

x264 encoding pass 2

x264 Pass 2 is a slower variant of x264 video compression that produces a variable bit rate output file, which results in better quality since the higher bit rate is used when it is needed more. Benchmark result is still measured in frames per second.  

Benchmark coverage: 12%

Ryzen 7 1800X 84

x264 encoding pass 1

x264 version 4.0 is a video encoding benchmark uses MPEG 4 x264 compression method to compress a sample HD (720p) video. Pass 1 is a faster variant that produces a constant bit rate output file. Its result is measured in frames per second, which means how many frames of the source video file were encoded per second.  

Benchmark coverage: 12%

Ryzen 7 1800X 179

Geekbench 3 32-bit multi-core

Benchmark coverage: 6%

Ryzen 7 1800X 30389

Geekbench 3 32-bit single-core

Benchmark coverage: 6%

Ryzen 7 1800X 4014

Geekbench 2

Benchmark coverage: 5%

Ryzen 7 1800X 20615

Geekbench 4.0 64-bit multi-core

Benchmark coverage: 3%

Ryzen 7 1800X 21595

Geekbench 4.0 64-bit single-core

Benchmark coverage: 3%

Ryzen 7 1800X 4490

Game benchmarks

Relative perfomance

Overall Ryzen 7 1800X performance compared to nearest competitors among desktop CPUs.


Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Ryzen 7 1800X from Intel is Core i9-9900, which is faster by 2% and higher by 7 positions in our rating.

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