Review of AMD Ryzen 7 2700X and Ryzen 5 2600X with Gigabyte X470 AORUS Gaming 7 WIFI motherboard

Introduction to AMD Ryzen 7 2700X and Ryzen 5 2600X and Gigabyte X470 AORUS Gaming 7 WIFI motherboard

19 Apr 2018

Quick links 

AMD Store MI boosts HDD Speed to SSD levels

AMD Ryzen 7 2700X and Ryzen 5 2600X benchmarked on the Gigabyte AORUS Gaming 7

MSI X470 Gaming 7 WIFI motherboard

AMD details pricing information of 2nd generation Ryzen processors

Unboxing the AMD Ryzen Reviewers Kit

Pre-ordering the 2nd generation AMD Ryzen processors

Unboxing the MSI X470 motherboard

Introduction

On 19 Apr 2018, AMD 2nd generation Ryzen 12nm processors goes on sale  These 4 new processors have some improvements over the 1st generation in terms of latency, XFR2 just to name a few. More details in this link.

The Ryzen 7 2700X is a 8c/16t processor with base clock of 3.7GHz and Boost Clock of 4.3GHz. It has a total L1 Cache 768KB
Total L2 Cache 4MB
Total L3 Cache16MB

Thermal Solution
Wraith Prism with RGB LED
Default TDP / TDP
105W
Max Temps
85°C

In this review, we will test two processors, the Ryzen 7 2700X and the Ryzen 5 2600X against the 1st generation Ryzen 7 1800X and also the Intel Core i7 8770K.

Before that, here Is a unboxing video of our test package which contains

AMD Ryzen 7 2700X and Ryzen 5 2600X, Gigabyte X470 motherboards and a pair of G Skill DDR4-3400 2 x 8 GB modules.

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