AMD Ryzen 7 2700X vs AMD Ryzen 7 4700U

Compare AMD Ryzen 7 Desktop 8 core CPU vs AMD Ryzen 7 Mobile 8 core processor, specs and benchmark score. Which is the better CPU for gaming?

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Benchmark Score

Overall Score

A combined score of all workloads

58 %
34% slightly better overall score
43 %

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

70 %
9% slightly better gaming score
64 %

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

54 %
49% significantly better multitasking score
36 %

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

53 %
55% significantly better heavy workload score
34 %

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Other Benchmarks

Geekbench (multi) score

Geekbench (multi) score

Multi threaded benchmark

6852
46% significantly higher Geekbench (multi) score
4680
Geekbench (single) score

Geekbench (single) score

Single threaded benchmark

1040
7% slightly higher Geekbench (single) score
969

Specifications

Cores

Number of physical processing units

8
Identical
8

Threads

Number of logical processing units

16
100% significantly more threads
8

Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

3.7 GHz
85% significantly higher clock speed
2 GHz

Turbo Speed

Higher frequency used for heavy workloads

4.35 GHz
3% slightly higher turbo speed
4.2 GHz

TDP

Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

105 W
15 W
599% significantly lower TDP

L1 Cache

Smallest embedded memory, but the fastest

768 KiB
49% significantly more L1 cache
512 KiB

L2 Cache

Secondary embedded memory, slower than L1 cache

4 MiB
Identical
4 MiB

L3 Cache

General memory pool for all cores

16 MiB
100% significantly more L3 cache
8 MiB

Other details

Rank

Ranking in the hardwareDB database

128th of 1,219
258th of 1,219

Family

The product line

Ryzen 7 Desktop
Ryzen 7 Mobile

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

April 2018
June 2020

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip

DDR4
DDR4-3200

Is Unlocked

Can this CPU can be overclocked

Yes
No

Ryzen 7 2700X vs Ryzen 7 4700U specs and performance

Our benchmark analysis concludes that the Ryzen 7 2700X performs better than the Ryzen 7 4700U. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Ryzen 7 4700U in all gaming tests too.

Info from our database shows that they both have the same core count but the Ryzen 7 2700X has more threads. These CPUs have different clock speeds. Indeed, the Ryzen 7 2700X has a significantly higher clock speed compared to the Ryzen 7 4700U. Also, the Ryzen 7 2700X has a slightly higher turbo speed. The Ryzen 7 4700U outputs less heat than Ryzen 7 2700X thanks to a significantly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption. The data shows that both these CPUs have same sized L2 caches. The Ryzen 7 2700X also has significantly more L3 cache.

The more cores a CPU has, the better the overall performance will be in parallel workloads such as multitasking. Many CPUs have more threads than cores, this means that each physical core is split into multiple logical cores, making them more efficient. Indeed, the Ryzen 7 2700X has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.

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