AMD Ryzen 7 2700X 3.7 GHz Eight-Core AM4 Processor

AMD Ryzen 7 2700X 3.7 GHz Eight-Core AM4 Processor

AMD Ryzen 7 2700X 3.7 GHz Eight-Core AM4 Processor

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  • 8 Cores & 16 Threads
  • 3.7 GHz Clock Speed
  • 4.3 GHz Maximum Turbo Frequency
  • AM4 Socket
  • 16MB L3 Cache
  • No Integrated Graphics
  • Dual-Channel DDR4 Memory Interface
  • AMD Virtualization
  • AVX 2.0 Extensions
  • Unlocked Multiplier
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AMD Ryzen 7 2700X overview

  • 1Description

Designed for powerful multi-processing performance, the Ryzen 7 2700X 3.7 GHz Eight-Core AM4 Processor from AMD has a base clock speed of 3.7 GHz and a maximum turbo frequency of 4.3 GHz. A member of AMD's 2nd generation of Ryzen processors, this processor features eight cores with sixteen threads in an AM4 socket and has 16MB of L3 cache memory. Having eight cores allows the processor to run multiple programs simultaneously without slowing down the system, while the sixteen threads allow a basic ordered sequence of instructions to be passed through or processed by a single CPU core. This processor has a TDP of 105W and supports Extended Frequency Range 2 (XFR 2), dual-channel DDR4 memory, AVX 2.0 extensions, 14nm semiconductor technology, AMD SenseMI technology, FMA3, and AMD Virtualization.

Graphically, the Ryzen 7 2700X 3.7 GHz Eight-Core AM4 Processor does not contain any integrated graphics, meaning that users will need to purchase a dedicated graphics card of their choice. It is also unlocked, meaning it can be overclocked past its maximum turbo frequency. However, this is not recommended, as it will cause the processor to run much hotter. This CPU includes a Wraith Prism cooler and is protected by a limited 3-year warranty.

General Features

AMD Socket AM4 Platform

AM4 Socket
The AMD AM4 Platform puts effortless compatibility front and center. Their 1331-pin processor socket works with AMD Ryzen Desktop Processors and AMD 7th Gen Desktop Processors. The one Socket AM4 motherboard you buy will work with any AM4 processor (some 300-series boards may require a BIOS flash). And with support for the latest I/O standards like USB 3.1 Gen 2, NVMe, or PCI Express 3.0, it's easy to build a high-performance system that can grow with your needs.

AMD StoreMI Technology

AMD StoreMI
SSDs are fast, but expensive, and offer minimal capacity. Mechanical hard drives boast large capacity for a low price, but are much slower than an SSD. AMD StoreMI technology "combines" these two types of storage into a single drive and automatically moves the data you access the most to the SSD, so you get the best of both worlds: SSD responsiveness, and mechanical hard disk capacity with its low price. AMD StoreMI is a powerful tool for enthusiasts that want to improve load times, boot times, file management, and system responsiveness. It can help if you:

  • Installed Windows to a hard drive and don't want to re-install everything to get SSD-like performance
  • You have a large library of files across several drives and want it all under one drive letter
  • You wish the hard drive with your games could get you into the match at SSD speeds

    As you add more and faster drives to your system, AMD StoreMI technology automatically pairs your most-used files with the fastest storage for peak performance. You can also use up to 2GB of RAM as a last-level cache for ultra-fast data. If you have an AMD 400-series chipset, you can download AMD StoreMI software for free.
  • "Zen" Core Architecture

    High Performance and Efficiency
    AMD's high-performance x86 Core "Zen" architecture helps delivers >52% improvement in instructions per clock cycle over the previous generation AMD core. 2nd Gen Ryzen processors offer even more performance, improved with "Zen+" architecture, delivering a desktop processor on the advanced 12nm process node.
    Compute Efficiency
    The "Zen" core is a "clean sheet" x86 processor design that's inspiring a generation of high-performance AMD computing products in 2017 and beyond. "Zen" combines thinking in high-throughput and low-power design methodologies to create a balanced and versatile architecture right at home in the desktop, laptop, datacenter, and supercomputer.

    And now, for 2nd Gen Ryzen desktop processors, the "Zen" architecture has been updated to "Zen+" - a desktop processor on the advanced 12nm process node - offering increased instructions-per-clock performance.
    Performance and Efficiency for Next-Gen Applications
    Cloud computing, enterprise productivity, immersive visual experiences, gaming, and data security open up new frontiers - and demand more computing performance with optimal energy efficiency. From the very beginning, AMD engineers designed the "Zen" core to meet those demands with a high-performance execution engine, large caches, and powerful multi-threading capabilities.
    "Zen" Microarchitecture Details
    "Zen" cores are designed to efficiently use available micro-architectural resources for improved compute performance. Compared to AMD's previous architecture, three-tier cache system and pre-fetch algorithms enable higher throughput in the cache and execution engines.

    AMD SenseMI Technology

    Extended Frequency Range 2 (XFR 2)
    Many enthusiasts choose premium cooling in their systems, and 2nd Generation AMD Ryzen desktop processors can automatically reward that choice with XFR 2. For example, all 2nd Generation AMD Ryzen processors can take advantage of the lower temperatures offered by premium cooling to enable higher multi-core performance.
    Precision Boost 2
    Gracefully raises processor frequencies for snappier performance on any number of CPU cores.:
  • The AMD Ryzen processor monitors its own energy consumption and temperature
  • When the processor knows it's running cool and quiet, it can raise clock speeds in precise 25 MHz steps for any application
  • Neural Net Prediction
    A true artificial intelligence inside every AMD Ryzen processor employs an artificial neural network to understand your applications and anticipate the next steps of your workflow in real time. These "powers of prediction" can boost performance by steering your apps and games down the most efficient paths inside the processor.
    Pure Power
    A sophisticated grid of smart sensors that monitors CPU temperature, resource usage, and power draw brings cool and quiet operation to your AMD Ryzen processor with intelligent power optimization circuits, plus the low power requirements of an advanced 14 nm FinFET manufacturing technology.
    Smart Prefetch
    Sophisticated learning algorithms understand the inner workings of your applications and anticipate what data they might need. Smart Prefetch predictively brings that data into the AMD Ryzen processor for fast and responsive computing.

    AMD Ryzen Master Utility

    AMD Ryzen Master
    Every AMD Ryzen processor is multiplier-unlocked from the factory, so you can personalize performance to your taste. AMD provides the AMD Ryzen Master utility to access this powerful advantage.
    Personalized Performance
    AMD Ryzen Master provides for up to four profiles to store custom clocks and voltage adjustments for both the Ryzen CPU and DDR4 memory. You can park cores and adjust memory timings, too.
    System Monitoring
    Accurate hardware status updates are vital, so AMD Ryzen Master has you covered with both real-time monitoring and a histogram of per-core clock rates and temperature, including average and peak readings.
    UPC: 730143309202
    In the Box
    AMD Ryzen 7 2700X 3.7 GHz Eight-Core AM4 Processor
  • Wraith Prism Cooler with RGB LED
  • Limited 3-Year Warranty
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    AMD Ryzen 7 2700X specs

    General
    CPU Model AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
    CPU Socket AM4
    Manufacturing Process 12 nm
    Unlocked Yes
    Performance
    Number of Cores 8
    Number of Threads 16
    Base Clock Speed 3.7 GHz
    Maximum Boost Speed 4.3 GHz
    L2 Cache 1 x 4 MB
    L3 Cache 16 MB
    Memory Support
    Memory Support DDR4 2933 MHz
    Channel Architecture Dual Channel
    Power
    Thermal Design Power (TDP) 105 W
    Thermal Solution Wraith Prism with RGB LED
    Maximum Temperature 185°F / 85°C
    Technology
    AES Support Yes
    Extension AVX, FMA3
    Instruction Set 64-Bit
    Graphics Chipset None
    AMD
    Performance Technologies SenseMI, XFR 2, Precision Boost 2
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 1.8 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 5.5 x 5.5 x 5.5"

    AMD Ryzen 7 2700X reviews

    Ryzen 7 2700X 3.7 GHz Eight-Core AM4 Processor is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 9.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Value for video editors, photo editors, and streamers! This is the best processor you can buy for creative use under $500, period. It's amazingly fast in programs like Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop, OBS, and more. Of course it runs games pretty well, but if you're only doing gaming then pick up an 8700k. But if you want a processor that can be used for pretty much every area of medium-decently heavy computer work then you cannot go wrong here. The stock cooler isn't going to give you any blazingly fast overclocks, but it looks really nice and keeps the temps under control on stock speeds. Be warned: THIS CPU DOES NOT HAVE INTEGRATED GRAPHICS, YOU MUST BUY A DEDICATED GRAPHICS CARD. Also MAKE SURE YOU BUY AN UPDATED CHIPSET MOTHERBOARD (B450 or X470) OTHERWISE YOU NEED A LAST-GEN RYZEN CPU TO UPDATE LAST-GEN BIOS.
    Date published: 2018-08-24
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from The AMD I've been waiting for... Where to begin? There are so many positives to say regarding this CPU as well as B&H's costomer service! I upgraded from an older i5 processor and while it was still running pretty well, I could see it's age. I had no idea that this new 2700x would be so much better. It's literally night and day. Unfortunatley, my stock cooler on the cpu (the Wraith Prism) had a bad fan out of the box but B&H quickly shipped me a new one and all is well. I primarily do photo and video editing and while the Adobe suite loves this processor, it's equally great at gaming. Every game I have played runs buttery smooth and it has changed my gaming experience by leaps and bounds, especially with the 1070 TI GPU I ordered from B&H at the same time. If you want a powerful, cutting edge cpu, look no further.
    Date published: 2018-08-14
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing! AMD has really knocked it out of the park with this one. It really shows how much Intel has been coasting on their market dominance. This thing is an absolute steal. A well-designed CPU that actually uses solder as a thermal interface with 8 cores and 16 threads, unlocked for overclocking, with a decent CPU cooler included? Is this real life? Performance has been stellar. I do a lot of development that includes extreme multi-tasking with VMs and this thing doesn't miss a beat. Installation was fairly not so great, but that might have been due in part to my motherboard. Installing the CPU itself was a breeze. Just line it up, drop it in, and push the lever. Installing the Wraith Prism cooler, however, was far more difficult. The clips are not... ideal. After 30 minutes of utter confusion, I began to suspect something was defective. This thing just was not going to go on. Then I loosened the screws on the mounting brackets almost to the point of falling out and, finally, the clips snapped into place. Afterward, I gave each screw a few careful turns. So if you find the lever on the cooler is absurdly difficult to flip into place, try loosening the screws on the motherboard brackets.
    Date published: 2018-06-16
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome CPU I haven't built a system with an AMD CPU in many years. Just had to try one of these Ryzen processors in my new build. Great stuff! My Virtual Machines run much better and transcoding BD files to MP4 is MUCH faster. AMD processors are also much less vulnerable to the Spectre and Meltdown CPU exploits.
    Date published: 2018-08-23
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fast and Furious Out of the box without any OC this CPU can comfortably run at 4.0GHz. It multitasks extremely well and has no trouble processing heavy loads. For powerful and fast builds, this CPU is a wise choice.
    Date published: 2018-08-15
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great processor Processor is great, a huge step above the FX series. AMD did a good job with this series.
    Date published: 2018-08-14
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Value and Performance Running Intel I5 4690k since 2014 and waited after the 9th generation Intel cpus were rolled out for my next upgrade.  Well I decided on the Ryzen 2700x for my general computing needs with a focus on value/performance.  No issues at all, runs fast with G.Skill FlareX DDR4-3200, and good temps 75C.  The Intel 9th generation would have needed the additional cost of a cpu cooler whereas the 2700x comes with a decent one. The Intel 9th gen cpu would need a new motherboard as well and the Intel cpu generation afterwards would need a another new motherboard whereas the AM4 is supported till 2021....I can update to the next generation(s) AMD cpu on my existing motherboard.  Reminded me of deciding on an Intel Pentium III or the new AMD Athlon back in 1999......AMD Athlon got the nod then and the AMD Ryzen 2700x got it now.
    Date published: 2018-11-05
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Reccomend to everybody This is my first build and it's so good!
    Date published: 2018-07-03
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