AMD Ryzen 7 2700X vs Intel Core i7-9700KF
Comparing Ryzen 7 2700X and Core i7-9700KF processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Ryzen 7 2700X and Core i7-9700KF quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Ryzen 7 2700X and Core i7-9700KF performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
4 × 8 GT / s
4 × 8 GT / s
12 MB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology
Maximum core temperature
Maximum case temperature (TCase)
64 bit support
Information on Ryzen 7 2700X and Core i7-9700KF 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 Ryzen 7 2700X and Core i7-9700KF. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
Ryzen 7 2700X and Core i7-9700KF technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
Yes with Intel® ME
Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Ryzen 7 2700X and Core i7-9700KF are enumerated here.
Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Ryzen 7 2700X and Core i7-9700KF.
Supported memory types
Maximum memory size
Max memory channels
Maximum memory bandwidth
43.71 GB / s
41.6 GB / s
ECC memory support
Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Ryzen 7 2700X and Core i7-9700KF.
Max number of PCIe lanes
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Ryzen 7 2700X and Core i7-9700KF. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
Ryzen 7 2700X 35.84
i7-9700KF 36.18 +0.9%
Ryzen 7 2700X 16976
i7-9700KF 17135 +0.9%
Let's see how good Ryzen 7 2700X and Core i7-9700KF are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
Cheaper ($329 vs $374)
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 14 nm)
Virtualization (Hardware acceleration of virtual machines)
Advantages of Intel Core i7-9700KF
0.9% faster in synthetic tests
Somewhat newer (7 January 2019 vs 13 April 2018)
Less power hungry (95 vs 105 watts)
TXT (Trusted Execution Technology - protects the system against viruses and rootkits residing in BIOS or in a boot sector)
vPro (a marketing umbrella term for several Intel technologies: AMT, TXT, EDB, VT, Anti-Theft and some others)
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
So, Ryzen 7 2700X or Core i7-9700KF?
Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Ryzen 7 2700X and Intel Core i7-9700KF. The differences in performance seem too small.
Should you still have questions on choice between Ryzen 7 2700X and Core i7-9700KF, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.