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Intel Core i7-8700B vs AMD Ryzen 5 1500X. Specifications, performance, tests

Overall score
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Released
Q2/2018
Intel Core i7-8700B
Intel Core i7-8700B
Released
Q1/2017
Overall score
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AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X

What's the best choice Intel Core i7-8700B or AMD Ryzen 5 1500X?

We have prepared a comparison to help you choose the best processor. Compare their specifications and benchmarks.

Intel Core i7-8700B has a maximum frequency of 3.20 GHz. 6 Cores. Power consumption of 65 W. Released in Q2/2018.

AMD Ryzen 5 1500X has a maximum frequency of 3.50 GHz. 4 Cores. Power consumption of 65 W. Released in Q1/2017.

Differences

  • Place in the overall ranking

    (based on several benchmarks)

    617 left arrow score
  • More number of cores

    2 times more cores

    6 left arrow 4
  • Higher turbo clock speed

    Around 20% better overclocked clock speed

    4.60 GHz left arrow 3.70 GHz

Positions in all rankings

Common positions Intel Core i7-8700B CPU in popular benchmarks, for comparison with other models.

  • Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
    225 place
  • Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
    204 place
  • iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)
    634 place
Reasons to consider
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
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  • Place in the overall ranking

    (based on several benchmarks)

    513 left arrow score
  • Higher clock speed

    Around 9% better clock speed

    3.50 GHz left arrow 3.20 GHz

Positions in all rankings

Common positions AMD Ryzen 5 1500X CPU in popular benchmarks, for comparison with other models.

  • Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)
    409 place
  • Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)
    288 place
  • Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)
    425 place
  • Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)
    413 place
  • Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)
    498 place
  • Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)
    495 place
  • iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)
    32 place
  • Blender 2.81 (bmw27)
    69 place
  • Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)
    172 place
  • Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)
    280 place
  • Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)
    157 place
  • Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)
    274 place
  • Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark
    414 place

Specifications

Technical data
Intel Core i7-8700B Intel Core i7-8700B
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
CPU family and group

Background information about the processors being compared, series, generation and market segment.

  • Segment
    Desktop / Server left arrow Desktop / Server
  • Family
    Intel Core i7 left arrow AMD Ryzen
  • Generation
    8 left arrow 1
  • CPU group
    Intel Core i 8000 left arrow AMD Ryzen 1000
CPU Technical specs

Basic parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base and turbo frequency, and cache size. These parameters indirectly tell about the speed of the processor, the higher they are the better.

  • Frequency
    3.20 GHz left arrow 3.50 GHz
  • CPU Cores
    6 left arrow 4
  • Turbo (1 Core)
    4.60 GHz left arrow 3.70 GHz
  • CPU Threads
    12 left arrow 8
  • Hyperthreading
    Yes left arrow Yes
  • Overclocking
    No left arrow Yes
  • Core architecture
    normal left arrow normal
IGPU

Internal Graphics does not affect the performance of the CPU, performs the work of the graphics card in its absence or on mobile devices.

  • GPU name
    Intel UHD Graphics 630 left arrow no iGPU
  • GPU frequency
    0.35 GHz left arrow
  • GPU (Turbo)
    1.15 GHz left arrow No turbo
  • Execution units
    24 left arrow
  • Shader
    192 left arrow
  • Max. GPU Memory
    64 GB left arrow --
  • Max. displays
    3 left arrow
  • Generation
    9.5 left arrow
  • DirectX Version
    12 left arrow
  • Technology
    14 nm left arrow
  • Release date
    Q4/2017 left arrow
Hardware codec support

Built-in codecs used to encode and decode content. Significantly speeds up the required operations.

  • h265 / HEVC (8 bit)
    Decode / Encode left arrow No
  • h265 / HEVC (10 bit)
    Decode / Encode left arrow No
  • h264
    Decode / Encode left arrow No
  • VP9
    Decode / Encode left arrow No
  • VP8
    Decode / Encode left arrow No
  • AV1
    No left arrow No
  • AVC
    Decode / Encode left arrow No
  • VC-1
    Decode left arrow No
  • JPEG
    Decode / Encode left arrow No
Memory specs & PCI

Types, channel quantity of RAM supported by AMD Ryzen 5 1500X and Intel Core i7-8700B. Depending on the motherboards, higher or lower memory frequencies may be supported.

  • Memory type
    DDR4-2666 left arrow DDR4-2666
  • Max. Memory
    64 GB left arrow
  • ECC
    No left arrow Yes
  • Memory channels
    2 left arrow 2
  • PCIe version
    3.0 left arrow 3.0
  • PCIe lanes
    16 left arrow 20
Encryption
  • AES-NI
    Yes left arrow Yes
Thermal Management

Compare the TDP requirements of TDP Intel Core i7-8700B and AMD Ryzen 5 1500X to select a cooling system. Note, the TDP value refers to thermal watts, not electrical watts.

  • TDP (PL1)
    65 W left arrow 65 W
  • Tjunction max.
    100 °C left arrow 95 °C
Technologies and extensions

Architecture, interfaces, additional instructions supported by Intel Core i7-8700B and Intel Core i7-8700B, virtual machine technologies and process technology.

  • Instruction set (ISA)
    x86-64 (64 bit) left arrow x86-64 (64 bit)
  • Virtualization
    VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d left arrow AMD-V, SVM
  • ISA extensions
    SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2 left arrow SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, FMA3
  • L3-Cache
    12.00 MB left arrow 16.00 MB
  • Architecture
    Coffee Lake S left arrow Summit Ridge (Zen)
  • Technology
    14 nm left arrow 14 nm
  • Socket
    BGA 1440 left arrow AM4
  • Release date
    Q2/2018 left arrow Q1/2017

Benchmarks

Performance tests CPUs

Based on the results of several benchmarks, you can more accurately estimate the difference in performance between Intel Core i7-8700B and AMD Ryzen 5 1500X.

Compare the synthetic test values and choose the best processor!

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