Product Comparison: AMD Ryzen 7 2700X vs Intel Core i7-8700K


General Specifications
Brand
AMD
Intel
Model
Ryzen 7 2700X
Core i7-8700K
Origin
China
China
About the Product
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X Processor with Wraith Prism LED Cooler. Note that 300 series motherboards may require a BIOS flash to be compatible with Ryzen Desktop 2000 series processors. Maximum Temperature is 85 degree Celsius.
Unleash amazing experiences with an 8th Generation Intel Core i7-8700K processor inside your PC. This CPU is unlocked and ready to overclock—freeing you to turn up the speed for more frames per second when gaming, quicker video editing and a more seamless experience with whatever you do.
Package Size
Height
5.3 in.
4.65 in.
Width
5.45 in.
4.15 in.
Depth
5.65 in.
1.75 in.
Weight
1.8 lbs.
1.1 lbs.

AMD Ryzen 7 2700X

Intel Core i7-8700K

AMD Ryzen 7 2700X

Intel Core i7-8700K

AMD Ryzen 7 2700X

Intel Core i7-8700K

Details
Socket
AM4
FCLGA1151
Lithography
12 nm
14 nm
Type of Processors
Desktop
Desktop
Code Name
Pinnacle Ridge
Coffee Lake
What customers say about "Details"
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X CPU Processor
  • Awesome gaming processor with AM4 socket for your case.
  • Phenomenal performance! Great AM4 socket for my needs.
  • This build with they Ryzen was awesome. Has AM4 socket.
  • This is desktop processor. Fast, very stable, and colorful.
  • The biggest negative of this CPU is that it requires an AM4 socket.
Intel Core i7-8700K Desktop Processor
  • Gaming and desktop performance. Good socket of this one.
  • Put this in my desktop a while back as part of a major upgrade. Works great!
  • Intel Core i7-8700K is desktop processor for gamers!
  • Using for my gaming desktop.
  • Best desktop processor on the market.
Technical Specifications
CPU Cores
8
6
CPU Threads
16
12
Clock Speed
3.7 GHz
3.7 GHz
Turbo Clock Speed
4.3 GHz
4.7 GHz
Max TDP
105 W
95 W
Max Temperature
85 °C
72 °C
Data Width
64 bits
64 bits
Virtualization Technology
Yes
Yes

AMD Ryzen 7 2700X

Intel Core i7-8700K

AMD Ryzen 7 2700X

Intel Core i7-8700K

AMD Ryzen 7 2700X

Intel Core i7-8700K

AMD Ryzen 7 2700X

Intel Core i7-8700K

AMD Ryzen 7 2700X

Intel Core i7-8700K

What customers say about "Technical Specifications"
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X CPU Processor
  • So this is my first ever Ryzen build (2700X) and my 1st 8 core CPU.
  • It's fantastic! 8 cores, 16 threads of 4.4GHz without even manually overclocking.
  • 8 cores. Has a 3.7 base with stock 4.0 boost on all cores.
  • Amazing multi-core performance. Best desktop CPU.
  • It is faster with gaming, and the games run very smooth without any hiccups. The CPU has 16 hyper-threaded cores.
Intel Core i7-8700K Desktop Processor
  • This is lightning fast on multi-core intensive processes.
  • Coming out of the box already running at 4.7GHZ on all cores is super impressive.
  • This thing is great! Good price, 6 core, and fast!
  • Extremely nice 6 core. Clocked solid to 5 GHz.
  • Multitasking is great for 6 cores/12 threads.
Cache And Memory Specifications
L1 Cache Size
768 kB
64 kB
L2 Cache Size
4000 kB
256 kB
L3 Cache Size
16000 kB
12000 kB
Max Memory Size
64 GB
128 GB
Memory Types
DDR4
DDR4
Max Memory Channels
2
2
Max Memory Bandwidth
43.71 GB/s
41.6 GB/s

AMD Ryzen 7 2700X

Intel Core i7-8700K

AMD Ryzen 7 2700X

Intel Core i7-8700K

What customers say about "Cache And Memory Specifications"
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X CPU Processor
  • Memory access latency (when accessing memory outside of CPU cache) is extremely high.
  • DDR4 memory speed was able to be increased from 2933 to 3200Mhz using 4 x 8GB DDR4 modules.
  • Fast DDR4 memory, and the best GPU you can afford.
  • Awesome processor with very fast memory.
  • With this right amount of memory, this processor can handle everything you throw at it in 4K and not break a sweat.
Intel Core i7-8700K Desktop Processor
  • The memory at 4000 MHz for stability. Fastest computer I have ever built.
  • Got this for a new gaming rig I was setting up. Good memory.
  • Windows 10 is quick, boot times are exceptional and video rendering is much quicker now. Massive cache. Great memory.
  • Best CPU with good memory I have owned.
  • When the temperature reaches 70-80 degree (C') CPU become a useless piece of silicone.
Supported Technologies
Execute Disable Bit / Virus Protection
Yes
Yes
Turbo Boost / Turbo Core
Yes
Yes
Enhanced SpeedStep / PowerNow!
No
Yes
Hyper-Threading / HyperTransport
Yes
Yes
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
3 year(s)
3 year(s)
Certifications
CE, FCC
CE, FCC
Other Information
Manufacturer
Graphics Specifications
DirectX* Support
12
Graphics Output
DP/eDP/HDMI/DVI
Graphics Video Max Memory
64 GB
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1200 MHz
Graphics Base Frequency
350 MHz
Processor Graphics
UHD Graphics 630


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