AMD Ryzen 7 7700 processor review

Processors 200 Page 1 of 26 Published by



Ryzen 7 7700 processor review
Eight Zen4 cores at an energy-efficient 65W TDP offer marginally less performance

We checked out AMD's new non-X Ryzen 7 7700 series 8-core processor, which impressed us far more than the original X model. The newer version's performance is superior, and its thermal design power (TDP) rating is significantly more reasonable at 65W. This implies lower temperatures while still reaping the benefits of the Ryzen 7000 architecture.

AMD has released the non-X version of their Ryzen 7000 series processor. The new update isn't intended for extreme performance but is tagged with a far friendlier 65W TDP. Three separate models, the Ryzen 9 7900, Ryzen 7 7700, and the Ryzen 5 7600 SKU are released by AMD. The default power of those components will be reduced from 170W to ... 65W, which is the most significant difference between them and current models aside from a lower clock frquency. Three processors with a little unexpected, even the Ryzen 9 7900. That processor has 12 cores and a boost clock of 5.4 GHz, making it 200 MHz less powerful than the X model. This processor will cost $429, saving you $120 compared to the current market standard. In addition, the boost speed of the 8-core Ryzen 7 7700 is 5.3 GHz, only 100 MHz below the X model. The suggested retail price (MSRP) of $329 also seems like a fantastic offer, saving you $70 USD. The rumoured price of the 6-core Ryzen 5 7600 is $229, which is $70 less than the X model. The maximum frequency of 5.1 GHz on this model would be achieved at the expense of 200 MHz of boost frequency. New in the non-X series, these processors are all unlocked on the multiplier.

RyzenCores / ThreadsBase/Boost ClockTDPCache (L2+L3)Launch Price(USD)
AMD Ryzen 7000 (Architecture: Zen4 - Codename: Raphael)
Ryzen 9 7950X 16C/32T 4.5/5.7 GHz 170W 80MB (16+64) $699
Ryzen 9 7900X 12C/24T 4.7/5.6 GHz 170W 76MB (12+64) $549
Ryzen 9 7900 12C/24T 3.7/5.4 GHz 65W 76MB (12+64) $429
Ryzen 7 7700X 8C/16T 4.5/5.4 GHz 105W 40MB (8+32) $399
Ryzen 7 7700 8C/16T 3.8/5.3 GHz 65W 40MB (8+32) $329
Ryzen 5 7600X 6C/12T 4.7/5.3 GHz 105W 38MB (6+32) $299
Ryzen 5 7600 6C/12T 3.8/5.1 GHz 65W 38MB (6+32) $229

AMD announced its first ZEN4-based Ryzen 7000 processors. While some updated graphics cards have been released this year, not much else has been released in the component hardware arena.  However, the year will close with a bang, with new products from AMD, Intel, and NVIDIA. Over the summer, nearly all specifications somehow leaked the products launched today. Today is about the processor and motherboards. The new 5nm FinFET fabrication technique used, the first for a desktop CPU, and enhanced performance combined with higher power efficiency are among the primary highlights of the new processor generation. More information on AM5 motherboards for these models can now be provided, as well as AMD EXPO, a new automatic RAM SPD standard. The AMD Ryzen 7000 series is available today and launches based on the Ryzen 9 7950X and 7900(X), the Ryzen 7 7700(X), and the Ryzen 5 7600(X). The base and boost clock speeds are significantly increased in the four new CPU types compared to their predecessors. Unlike Intel, Zen4 has no hybrid design and solely big/P(erformance) cores. It remains to be seen whether AMD will ever launch hybrid (big/small) cores. You can even argue that design, as it requires significant work on the Windows scheduler for Windows 11, workloads do not easily lend themselves to a hybrid design, even on mobile platforms where efficiency is a significant goal. A series 7000 AMD processor with a new socket, DDR5, and PCIe 5.0 all require you to purchase a new motherboard. AMD pairs the processors with a 600-series chipset (X670E, X670, B650E, and B650), (E suffix is Extreme). Every processor chip now has an inbuilt RDNA2 integrated graphics processor and PCIe 5.0 and DDR5 support. It will provide excellent gaming and creator workloads, given its higher-of-the-positioning. In this review, we'll text the Ryzen 7 7700 with its eight cores. It may become a processor for those that perform a lot of video or content creation, for them, this might be a sweet spot processor due to its exceptional performance and new architecture that enables PCIe Gen 5, DDR5, and a CPU that quickly hits the 5.3 GHz range. This Ryzen 7 7700 processor will be tested using an ASUS ROG Crosshair X670E Hero motherboard.  

Share this content
Twitter Facebook Reddit WhatsApp Email Print