AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 2700 vs Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6850

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AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 2700
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Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6850
Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6850
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General info

Comparing Ryzen 7 PRO 2700 and Core 2 Extreme QX6850 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating471488
Value for money5.402.69
Market segmentDesktop processorDesktop processor
SeriesAMD Ryzen 7Core 2 Extreme (Desktop)
Architecture codenameZen (2017−2020)Kentsfield (2007)
Release date6 September 2018 (4 years ago)no data
Current price$999 $385
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Technical specs

Ryzen 7 PRO 2700 and Core 2 Extreme QX6850 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)4 (Quad-Core)
Threads164
Base clock speed3.2 GHzno data
Boost clock speed4.1 GHz3 GHz
Bus support4 × 8 GT/s1333 MHz
L1 cache768 KBno data
L2 cache4 MBno data
L3 cache16 MB (shared)no data
Chip lithography12 nm65 nm
Die size213 mm2no data
Number of transistors4800 Millionno data
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility+-
Unlocked multiplier+-

Compatibility

Information on Ryzen 7 PRO 2700 and Core 2 Extreme QX6850 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)no data
SocketSocket AM4no data
Thermal design power (TDP)65 Watt130 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Ryzen 7 PRO 2700 and Core 2 Extreme QX6850. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

AES-NI+no data
AVX+no data

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Ryzen 7 PRO 2700 and Core 2 Extreme QX6850 are enumerated here.

AMD-V+no data

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Ryzen 7 PRO 2700 and Core 2 Extreme QX6850. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4 Dual-channelno data
Maximum memory size64 GBno data
Max memory channels2no data
Maximum memory bandwidth46.933 GB/sno data
ECC memory support+no data

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Ryzen 7 PRO 2700 and Core 2 Extreme QX6850.

PCIe version3.0no data
PCI Express lanes20no data

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages


Performance rating 15.15 14.77
Boost clock speed 4100 3000
Base clock speed 3200 0
Chip lithography 12 nm 65 nm
Thermal design power (TDP) 65 Watt 130 Watt

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AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 2700
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 2700

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Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6850
Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6850

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Competitors of Ryzen 7 PRO 2700 by Intel

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Ryzen 7 PRO 2700 from Intel is Core i9-10900T, which is faster by 2% and higher by 8 positions in our rating.

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Competitors of Core 2 Extreme QX6850 by AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core 2 Extreme QX6850 from AMD is Ryzen 7 1700, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 3 positions in our rating.

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