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

Veracrypt

For those new to disk encryption, VeraCrypt is a free, cross-platform, on-the-fly encryption system that operates transparently. You can encrypt an entire hard drive/partition or create an encrypted file container that is mounted like a hard drive.

It also includes a benchmark utility built in which allows you to test out your processing speed.

From the chart, we can identify the performance of the Ryzen 7 2700X is ahead of the 1st generation Ryzen 7 1800X by 10%. When overclocked, it reaches 1.2 GB/s.

Again, we see that the AMD Ryzen 5 2600X scores 913 which is on par with the Intel Core i7-8770K. It looks like the AMD Ryzen 5 2600X is almost on par with a high end Intel Core i7-8770K oc at 5 GHz. The AMD Ryzen 7 2700X has a 20% lead over Intel Core i7-8770K.

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