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Ryzen 7 3700X vs Core i9-7980XE

Ryzen 7 3700X vs Core i9-7980XE: game performance, price, value, and specification comparison. Select comparison game parameters.

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 $299 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 93 minutes ago

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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 $299 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 93 minutes ago

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Key Differences

In short — Core i9-7980XE outperforms the cheaper Ryzen 7 3700X on the selected game parameters. However, the worse performing Ryzen 7 3700X is a better bang for your buck. The better performing Core i9-7980XE is 674 days older than the cheaper Ryzen 7 3700X.

Advantages of AMD Ryzen 7 3700X

  • Up to 75% cheaper than Core i9-7980XE - $299.0 vs $1200.0

  • Up to 74% better value when playing League of Legends than Core i9-7980XE - $0.27 vs $1.04 per FPS

  • Consumes up to 61% less energy than Intel Core i9-7980XE - 65 vs 165 Watts

Advantages of Intel Core i9-7980XE

  • Performs up to 4% better in League of Legends than Ryzen 7 3700X - 1149 vs 1107 FPS

  • Can execute more multi-threaded tasks simultaneously than AMD Ryzen 7 3700X - 36 vs 16 threads

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

96%

Value, $/FPS

$0.27/FPS

100%

Price, $

$299

100%

Value Winner

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

Buy for $299 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 93 minutes ago

Intel Core i9-7980XE Logo
Core i9-7980XE

Desktop • Sep 1st, 2017


FPS

1149

100%

Value, $/FPS

$1.04/FPS

26%

Price, $

$1200

24%

FPS Winner

Intel BX80673I97980X Core i9-7980XE Processors

Buy for $1,200 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 92 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 i9-7980XE Logo
Core i9-7980XE

Desktop • Sep 1st, 2017

Geekbench 5 Benchmarks

AMD Ryzen 7 3700X Logo
Ryzen 7 3700X

Desktop • Jul 7th, 2019


Single-Core

1253

100%

Multi-Core

8413

56%

Intel Core i9-7980XE Logo
Core i9-7980XE

Desktop • Sep 1st, 2017


Single-Core

1113

87%

Multi-Core

15007

100%

AMD Ryzen 7 3700X Logo

AMD Ryzen 7 3700X

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Intel Core i9-7980XE Logo

Intel Core i9-7980XE

Jul 7th, 2019
Release DateSep 1st, 2017
Ryzen 7CollectionCore i9 Extreme
MatisseCodenameSkylake
AMD Socket AM4SocketIntel Socket 2066
Desktop
Segment
Desktop
8Cores
18
16Threads
36
3.6 GHz
Base Clock Speed2.6 GHz
4.4 GHz
Turbo Clock Speed4.2 GHz
65 W
TDP165 W
7 nm
Process Size14 nm
36.0x
Multiplier26.0x
NoneIntegrated GraphicsNone
YesOverclockableYes

Builds Using Ryzen 7 3700X or Core i9-7980XE

League of Legends, 1080p, High

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