AMD Ryzen 7 3700X

AMD Ryzen 7 3700X Benchmark

AMD Ryzen 7 3700X Processor benchmark, specs and release date - 4 GHz 8 core AMD Ryzen 7 Desktop CPU rating. Is the Ryzen 7 3700X good for gaming?

CPU Benchmark Score

78 %
Very Good score from 30 samples
Low uncertainty

Ranked 131st out of 1,335 in the CPU Database.

Overall Gaming Multitasking Heavy Workloads
78 % 92 % 73 % 72 %
Very Good Very Good Very Good Very Good

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3DMark Physics
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8,395 1,251 9,587

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CPU Comparison

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AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
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Specifications

Clock Speed 3.6 GHz
Turbo Speed 4.4 GHz
Cores 8
Threads 16
L1 Cache 512 KiB
L2 Cache 4096 KiB
L3 Cache 32 MiB
PCIe Revision 4
Family Ryzen 7 Desktop
Memory Type DDR4
Memory Channels 2
Release Date 2019-07-07
Has Unlocked Multiplier Yes
TDP 65 W

AMD Ryzen 7 3700X

The Ryzen 7 3700X is a 8 core CPU from AMD released in 2019. This chip has a very good overall score at 78% in our CPU benchmark. Our gaming benchmark shows that this CPU is a very good processor for gaming, with a score of 92%. As for multitasking and heavy workloads, the Ryzen 7 3700X scores 73% and 72% respectively. Indeed, this is a very good rating for very heavy workloads.

The Ryzen 7 3700X has 8 cores and 16 threads. This CPU makes use of simultaneous multithreading technology to improve performance on parallel tasks. Each physical CPU core is divided into multiple logical processors. This AMD CPU has a clock speed of 3.6 GHz and a turbo speed of 4.4 GHz : a higher clock speed that can be reached when thermals and power delivery allow. This CPU has an unlocked multiplier and allows for overclocking. With adequate cooling and a good power supply, it's possible to run this CPU at a higher clock speed.

As for memory, the Ryzen 7 3700X makes use of DDR4 memory. The faster the memory, the better. Faster memory means that the CPU doesn't have to wait to get the data it needs. Furthermore, this chip can handle up to 2 channels of RAM, a multichannel memory architecture allows for higher data transfer between the CPU and the memory. However, to take advantage of this, you must have enough memory slots filled.

In terms of cache, the Ryzen 7 3700X has 512 KiB of level 1 cache, 4 MiB of level 2 cache and 32 MiB of level 3 cache. This is a fast memory located close to the processor, which stores copies of frequently used data from main memory.

This CPU has fast connectivity with support for PCI-Express Gen 4. The faster the PCIe link, the better. This allows for better performance with GPUs and NVME SSDs.

Power and thermals for the AMD Ryzen 7 3700X CPU are a TDP (Thermal Design Power) of 65 watts. This measures the amount of heat the processor produces when running at full load. This isn't a measure of power consumption, but it's good estimate.

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