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Ryzen 7 3800X vs Core i7-2700K

Ryzen 7 3800X vs Core i7-2700K: game performance, price, value, and specification comparison. Select comparison game parameters.

FPS Winner

AMD Ryzen 7 3800X

3.9 GHz | 8-core

AMD Ryzen 7 3800X Logo
AMD Ryzen 7 3800X 8-Core, 16-Thread Unlocked Desktop Processor with Wraith Prism LED Cooler

Buy for $289 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 51 minutes ago

vs

Intel Core i7-2700K

3.5 GHz | 4-core

Intel Core i7-2700K Logo
Intel Core i7-2700K Quad-Core Processor 3.5 GHz 8 MB Cache LGA 1155 - BX80623I72700K

Buy for $174.89 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 50 minutes ago

FPS Winner

AMD Ryzen 7 3800X

3.9 GHz | 8-core

AMD Ryzen 7 3800X Logo
AMD Ryzen 7 3800X 8-Core, 16-Thread Unlocked Desktop Processor with Wraith Prism LED Cooler

Buy for $289 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 51 minutes ago

vs

Intel Core i7-2700K

3.5 GHz | 4-core

Intel Core i7-2700K Logo
Intel Core i7-2700K Quad-Core Processor 3.5 GHz 8 MB Cache LGA 1155 - BX80623I72700K

Buy for $174.89 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 50 minutes ago

Key Differences

In short — Ryzen 7 3800X outperforms the cheaper Core i7-2700K on the selected game parameters. However, the worse performing Core i7-2700K is a better bang for your buck. The better performing Ryzen 7 3800X is 2813 days newer than the cheaper Core i7-2700K.

Advantages of AMD Ryzen 7 3800X

  • Performs up to 25% better in Grand Theft Auto V than Core i7-2700K - 282 vs 225 FPS

  • Can execute more multi-threaded tasks simultaneously than Intel Core i7-2700K - 16 vs 8 threads

Advantages of Intel Core i7-2700K

  • Up to 39% cheaper than Ryzen 7 3800X - $174.89 vs $289.0

  • Up to 24% better value when playing Grand Theft Auto V than Ryzen 7 3800X - $0.78 vs $1.02 per FPS

  • Consumes up to 10% less energy than AMD Ryzen 7 3800X - 95 vs 105 Watts

  • Works without a dedicated GPU, while AMD Ryzen 7 3800X doesn't have integrated graphics

Grand Theft Auto V
Grand Theft Auto V

Resolution

1920x1080

Game Graphics

High

AMD Ryzen 7 3800X Logo
Ryzen 7 3800X

Desktop • Jul 7th, 2019


FPS

282

100%

Value, $/FPS

$1.02/FPS

69%

Price, $

$289

60%

FPS Winner

AMD Ryzen 7 3800X 8-Core, 16-Thread Unlocked Desktop Processor with Wraith Prism LED Cooler

Buy for $289 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 51 minutes ago

Intel Core i7-2700K Logo
Core i7-2700K

Desktop • Oct 24th, 2011


FPS

225

75%

Value, $/FPS

$0.78/FPS

100%

Price, $

$174.89

100%

Value Winner

Intel Core i7-2700K Quad-Core Processor 3.5 GHz 8 MB Cache LGA 1155 - BX80623I72700K

Buy for $174.89 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 50 minutes ago

FPS in TOP 5 Games

Resolution

1920x1080

Game Graphics

High

AMD Ryzen 7 3800X Logo
Ryzen 7 3800X

Desktop • Jul 7th, 2019

Intel Core i7-2700K Logo
Core i7-2700K

Desktop • Oct 24th, 2011

Geekbench 5 Benchmarks

AMD Ryzen 7 3800X Logo
Ryzen 7 3800X

Desktop • Jul 7th, 2019


Single-Core

1289

100%

Multi-Core

8853

100%

Intel Core i7-2700K Logo
Core i7-2700K

Desktop • Oct 24th, 2011


Single-Core

797

38%

Multi-Core

3024

-93%

AMD Ryzen 7 3800X Logo

AMD Ryzen 7 3800X

vs
Intel Core i7-2700K Logo

Intel Core i7-2700K

Jul 7th, 2019
Release DateOct 24th, 2011
Ryzen 7CollectionCore i7
MatisseCodenameSandy Bridge
AMD Socket AM4SocketIntel Socket 1155
Desktop
Segment
Desktop
8
Cores4
16
Threads8
3.9 GHz
Base Clock Speed3.5 GHz
4.5 GHz
Turbo Clock Speed3.9 GHz
105 WTDP
95 W
7 nm
Process Size32 nm
39.0x
Multiplier35.0x
NoneIntegrated Graphics
Intel HD 3000
YesOverclockableYes

Builds Using Ryzen 7 3800X or Core i7-2700K

Grand Theft Auto V, 1080p, High

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