AMD Ryzen 7 2700E vs Intel Core i7-9700KF

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Games supported 100%
AMD Ryzen 7 2700E
AMD Ryzen 7 2700E
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Intel Core i7-9700KF
Intel Core i7-9700KF
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Price now 476$
Games supported 100%

General info

Comparing Ryzen 7 2700E and Core i7-9700KF processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating486498
Value for money23.6114.44
Market segmentDesktop processorDesktop processor
SeriesAMD Ryzen 7Intel Core i7
Architecture codenameZen (2017−2020)Coffee Lake (2017−2019)
Release date10 September 2018 (4 years ago)7 January 2019 (3 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)no data$374
Current price$281 $476 (1.3x MSRP)
Value for money

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Technical specs

Ryzen 7 2700E and Core i7-9700KF basic parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of CPU speed, though for more precise assessment you have to consider their test results.

Physical cores8 (Octa-Core)8 (Octa-Core)
Base clock speed2.8 GHz3.6 GHz
Boost clock speed4 GHz4.9 GHz
Bus support4 × 8 GT/s4 × 8 GT/s
L1 cache96K (per core)64K (per core)
L2 cache512K (per core)256K (per core)
L3 cache16 MB (shared)12 MB (shared)
Chip lithography12 nm14 nm
Die size192 mm2no data
Maximum core temperatureno data100 °C
Maximum case temperature (TCase)no data72 °C
Number of transistors4,800 millionno data
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility-+
Unlocked multiplier1+


Information on Ryzen 7 2700E and Core i7-9700KF compatibility with other computer components: 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)1
Thermal design power (TDP)65 Watt95 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Ryzen 7 2700E and Core i7-9700KF. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsno dataIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
vProno data+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)no data+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)no data+
Turbo Boost Technologyno data2.0
Hyper-Threading Technologyno data-
TSXno data+
TSXno data+
Idle Statesno data+
Thermal Monitoringno data+
SIPPno data+

Security technologies

Ryzen 7 2700E and Core i7-9700KF technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXTno data+
EDBno data+
Secure Keyno data+
MPXno data+
Identity Protectionno data+
SGXno dataYes with Intel® ME
OS Guardno data+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Ryzen 7 2700E and Core i7-9700KF are enumerated here.

AMD-V+no data
VT-dno data+
VT-xno data+
EPTno data+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Ryzen 7 2700E and Core i7-9700KF. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4 Dual-channelDDR4-2666
Maximum memory size64 GB128 GB
Max memory channels22
Maximum memory bandwidth46.933 GB/s41.6 GB/s
ECC memory support+-


Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Ryzen 7 2700E and Core i7-9700KF.

PCIe version3.03.0
PCI Express lanes2016

Benchmark performance

Various benchmark results of the processors in comparison. Overall score 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 2700E 14.54
i7-9700KF 14.32
  • 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 2700E 14657
i7-9700KF 14439

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages

Performance rating 14.54 14.32
Novelty 10 September 2018 7 January 2019
Boost clock speed 4000 4900
Base clock speed 2800 3600
Chip lithography 12 nm 14 nm
Thermal design power (TDP) 65 Watt 95 Watt

Technical City couldn't decide between

AMD Ryzen 7 2700E
AMD Ryzen 7 2700E


Intel Core i7-9700KF
Intel Core i7-9700KF

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Competitors of Ryzen 7 2700E by Intel

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Ryzen 7 2700E by Intel is Core i7-9700K, which is slower by 1% and lower by 4 positions in our rating.

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Competitors of Core i7-9700KF by AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i7-9700KF from AMD is Ryzen 7 2700E, which is faster by 2% and higher by 12 positions in our rating.

AMD Ryzen 7 2700E Ryzen 7 2700E

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