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Ryzen 7 3700X vs Core i5-3470S

Ryzen 7 3700X vs Core i5-3470S: game performance, price, value, and specification comparison. Select comparison game parameters.

FPS Winner

AMD Ryzen 7 3700X

3.6 GHz | 8-core

AMD Ryzen 7 3700X Logo
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 8-Core, 16-Thread Unlocked Desktop Processor with Wraith Prism LED Cooler

Buy for $260 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 2 minutes ago

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Intel Core i5-3470S

2.9 GHz | 4-core

Intel Core i5-3470S Logo
CORE I5, I5-3470S, 2.9GHZ, FCLGA1155, 6MB, 4 CORES/4 THREADS, TURBO BOOST TECHNO (BX80637I53470S) -

Buy for $44.95 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 2 minutes ago

FPS Winner

AMD Ryzen 7 3700X

3.6 GHz | 8-core

AMD Ryzen 7 3700X Logo
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 8-Core, 16-Thread Unlocked Desktop Processor with Wraith Prism LED Cooler

Buy for $260 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 2 minutes ago

vs

Intel Core i5-3470S

2.9 GHz | 4-core

Intel Core i5-3470S Logo
CORE I5, I5-3470S, 2.9GHZ, FCLGA1155, 6MB, 4 CORES/4 THREADS, TURBO BOOST TECHNO (BX80637I53470S) -

Buy for $44.95 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 2 minutes ago

Key Differences

In short — Ryzen 7 3700X outperforms the cheaper Core i5-3470S on the selected game parameters. However, the worse performing Core i5-3470S is a better bang for your buck. The better performing Ryzen 7 3700X is 2592 days newer than the cheaper Core i5-3470S.

Advantages of AMD Ryzen 7 3700X

  • Performs up to 27% better in League of Legends than Core i5-3470S - 1107 vs 874 FPS

  • Can execute more multi-threaded tasks simultaneously than Intel Core i5-3470S - 16 vs 4 threads

Advantages of Intel Core i5-3470S

  • Up to 83% cheaper than Ryzen 7 3700X - $44.95 vs $260.0

  • Up to 78% better value when playing League of Legends than Ryzen 7 3700X - $0.05 vs $0.23 per FPS

  • Works without a dedicated GPU, while AMD Ryzen 7 3700X doesn't have integrated graphics

League of Legends
League of Legends

Resolution

1920x1080

Game Graphics

High

AMD Ryzen 7 3700X Logo
Ryzen 7 3700X

Desktop • Jul 7th, 2019


FPS

1107

100%

Value, $/FPS

$0.23/FPS

-260%

Price, $

$260

17%

FPS Winner

AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 8-Core, 16-Thread Unlocked Desktop Processor with Wraith Prism LED Cooler

Buy for $260 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 2 minutes ago

Intel Core i5-3470S Logo
Core i5-3470S

Desktop • Jun 1st, 2012


FPS

874

73%

Value, $/FPS

$0.05/FPS

100%

Price, $

$44.95

100%

Value Winner

CORE I5, I5-3470S, 2.9GHZ, FCLGA1155, 6MB, 4 CORES/4 THREADS, TURBO BOOST TECHNO (BX80637I53470S) -

Buy for $44.95 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 2 minutes ago

FPS in TOP 5 Games

Resolution

1920x1080

Game Graphics

High

AMD Ryzen 7 3700X Logo
Ryzen 7 3700X

Desktop • Jul 7th, 2019

Intel Core i5-3470S Logo
Core i5-3470S

Desktop • Jun 1st, 2012

Geekbench 5 Benchmarks

AMD Ryzen 7 3700X Logo
Ryzen 7 3700X

Desktop • Jul 7th, 2019


Single-Core

1253

100%

Multi-Core

8413

100%

Intel Core i5-3470S Logo
Core i5-3470S

Desktop • Jun 1st, 2012


Single-Core

711

24%

Multi-Core

2259

-172%

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Jul 7th, 2019
Release DateJun 1st, 2012
Ryzen 7CollectionCore i5
MatisseCodenameIvy Bridge
AMD Socket AM4SocketIntel Socket 1155
Desktop
Segment
Desktop
8
Cores4
16
Threads4
3.6 GHz
Base Clock Speed2.9 GHz
4.4 GHz
Turbo Clock Speed3.6 GHz
65 WTDP65 W
7 nm
Process Size22 nm
36.0x
Multiplier29.0x
NoneIntegrated Graphics
Intel HD 2500
Yes
OverclockableNo

Builds Using Ryzen 7 3700X or Core i5-3470S

League of Legends, 1080p, High

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