AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U vs Intel Core i7-7700

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CPU comparison with benchmarks


AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i7-7700
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U Intel Core i7-7700

CPU comparison

AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U or Intel Core i7-7700 - which processor is faster? In this comparison we look at the differences and analyze which of these two CPUs is better. We compare the technical data and benchmark results.

The AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U has 4 cores with 8 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 4.00 GHz. Up to 32 GB of memory is supported in 2 memory channels. The AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U was released in Q1/2019.

The Intel Core i7-7700 has 4 cores with 8 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 4.20 GHz. The CPU supports up to 64 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The Intel Core i7-7700 was released in Q1/2017.
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO (21) Family Intel Core i7 (298)
AMD Ryzen 3000U (10) CPU group Intel Core i 7000 (17)
2 Generation 7
Picasso (Zen+) Architecture Kaby Lake S
Mobile Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor Intel Core i7-6700
-- Successor Intel Core i7-8700

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U is a 4 core processor with a clock frequency of 2.30 GHz (4.00 GHz). The Intel Core i7-7700 has 4 CPU cores with a clock frequency of 3.60 GHz (4.20 GHz).

AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U Characteristic Intel Core i7-7700
4 Cores 4
8 Threads 8
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No
2.30 GHz Frequency 3.60 GHz
4.00 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 4.20 GHz
3.50 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 4.00 GHz

NPU AI performance

The performance values of the processor's AI unit. The isolated NPU performance is specified here, the total AI performance (NPU+CPU+iGPU) can be higher. Processors with support for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors.

AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U Characteristic Intel Core i7-7700
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --
-- NPU + CPU + iGPU --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

The integrated graphics unit of a processor is not only responsible for the pure image output on the system, but can also significantly increase the efficiency of the system with the support of modern video codecs.

AMD Radeon RX Vega 10 (Raven Ridge) GPU Intel HD Graphics 630
1.40 GHz GPU frequency 0.35 GHz
-- GPU (Turbo) 1.15 GHz
8 GPU Generation 9.5
14 nm Technology 14 nm
3 Max. displays 3
10 Compute units 24
640 Shader 192
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
2 GB Max. GPU Memory 64 GB
12 DirectX Version 12

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

AMD Radeon RX Vega 10 (Raven Ridge) GPU Intel HD Graphics 630
Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec VP9 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec VP8 Decode / Encode
No Codec AV1 No
Decode / Encode Codec AVC Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

The AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U supports a maximum of 32 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The Intel Core i7-7700 can connect up to 64 GB of memory in 2 memory channels.

AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U Characteristic Intel Core i7-7700
DDR4-2400 Memory DDR4-2400
32 GB Max. Memory 64 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
38.4 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 38.4 GB/s
Yes ECC No
-- L2 Cache --
4.00 MB L3 Cache 8.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version 3.0
12 PCIe lanes 16
11.8 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 15.8 GB/s

Thermal Management

The TDP (Thermal Design Power) of a processor specifies the required cooling solution. The AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U has a TDP of 15 W, that of the Intel Core i7-7700 is 65 W.

AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U Characteristic Intel Core i7-7700
15 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 65 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
35 W TDP up --
12 W TDP down --
105 °C Tjunction max. --

Technical details

The AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U has a 4.00 MB cache, while the Intel Core i7-7700 cache has a total of 8.00 MB.

AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U Characteristic Intel Core i7-7700
12 nm Technology 14 nm
Chiplet Chip design Monolithic
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, FMA3 ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2
FP5 Socket LGA 1151
AMD-V, SVM Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
Q1/2019 Release date Q1/2017
-- Release price 310 $
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 4 CPU benchmarks
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U (80%)
Intel Core i7-7700 (100%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 5 CPU benchmarks
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U (75%)
Intel Core i7-7700 (100%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
762 (71%)
Intel Core i7-7700 Intel Core i7-7700
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
1066 (100%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U
4C 8T @ 3.50 GHz
2684 (66%)
Intel Core i7-7700 Intel Core i7-7700
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
4081 (100%)

Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The single-core benchmark only evaluates the performance of the fastest CPU core, the number of CPU cores in a processor is irrelevant here.
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
1020 (80%)
Intel Core i7-7700 Intel Core i7-7700
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
1272 (100%)

Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The multi-core benchmark evaluates the performance of all of the processor's CPU cores. Virtual thread improvements such as AMD SMT or Intel's Hyper-Threading have a positive impact on the benchmark result.
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U
4C 8T @ 3.50 GHz
3115 (73%)
Intel Core i7-7700 Intel Core i7-7700
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
4284 (100%)

Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
367 (89%)
Intel Core i7-7700 Intel Core i7-7700
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
414 (100%)

Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U
4C 8T @ 3.50 GHz
1515 (71%)
Intel Core i7-7700 Intel Core i7-7700
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
2138 (100%)

iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U
AMD Radeon RX Vega 10 (Raven Ridge) @ 1.40 GHz
1792 (100%)
Intel Core i7-7700 Intel Core i7-7700
Intel HD Graphics 630 @ 1.15 GHz
442 (25%)

Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U
4C 8T @ 3.50 GHz
7314 (85%)
Intel Core i7-7700 Intel Core i7-7700
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
8647 (100%)

Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
146 (78%)
Intel Core i7-7700 Intel Core i7-7700
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
186 (100%)

Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U
4C 8T @ 3.50 GHz
701 (78%)
Intel Core i7-7700 Intel Core i7-7700
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
901 (100%)

Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-7700 Intel Core i7-7700
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
1114 (100%)

Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U
4C 8T @ 3.50 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-7700 Intel Core i7-7700
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
5426 (100%)

Blender 2.81 (bmw27)

Blender is a free 3D graphics software for rendering (creating) 3D bodies, which can also be textured and animated in the software. The Blender benchmark creates predefined scenes and measures the time (s) required for the entire scene. The shorter the time required, the better. We selected bmw27 as the benchmark scene.
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U
4C 8T @ 3.50 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-7700 Intel Core i7-7700
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
387.7 (100%)

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Single-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-7700 Intel Core i7-7700
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
435 (100%)

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U
4C 8T @ 2.30 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-7700 Intel Core i7-7700
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
2266 (100%)

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