Intel Core i7-8550U vs. AMD Ryzen 7 Pro 1700X

Intel Core i7-8550UAMD Ryzen 7 Pro 1700X
1.80 GHzFrequency3.50 GHz
4.00 GHzTurbo (1 Core)3.70 GHz
2.40 GHzTurbo (All Cores)3.60 GHz
4Cores8
YesHyperthreadingYes
NoOverclocking ?Yes
8 MBCache16 MB
Intel UHD Graphics 620GPU
0.30 GHzGPU frequency
1.15 GHzGPU (Turbo)
10GPU Generation
12.0DirectX Version
3Max. displays0
24Execution units
Decode/EncodeCodec h264No
Decode/EncodeCodec JPEGNo
Decode/EncodeCodec h265 8bitNo
Decode/EncodeCodec h265 10bitNo
Decode/EncodeCodec VP8No
DecodeCodec VP9No
DecodeCodec VC-1No
Decode/EncodeCodec AVCNo
Kaby Lake RefreshArchitectureZen
DDR4-2400 SO-DIMMMemoryDDR4-2666
2Memory channels2
NoECCYes
3.0PCIe version3.0
12PCIe lanes16
14nmTechnology14nm
BGA 1356SocketAM4
15WTDP95W
YesAES-NIYes
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-dVirtualizationAMD-V, SEV
Q3/2017Release dateQ3/2017
ca. 385 $Market priceca. 449 $


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.

Intel Core i7-8550UIntel Core i7-8550U
4x 1.80 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
354 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 7 Pro 1700XAMD Ryzen 7 Pro 1700X
8x 3.50 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
0 (0%)



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.

Intel Core i7-8550UIntel Core i7-8550U
4x 1.80 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
1211 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 7 Pro 1700XAMD Ryzen 7 Pro 1700X
8x 3.50 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
0 (0%)



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.

Intel Core i7-8550UIntel Core i7-8550U
4x 1.80 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
167 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 7 Pro 1700XAMD Ryzen 7 Pro 1700X
8x 3.50 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
151 (90%)



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.

Intel Core i7-8550UIntel Core i7-8550U
4x 1.80 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
564 (37%)
AMD Ryzen 7 Pro 1700XAMD Ryzen 7 Pro 1700X
8x 3.50 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
1533 (100%)



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.

Intel Core i7-8550UIntel Core i7-8550U
4x 1.80 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
8579 (59%)
AMD Ryzen 7 Pro 1700XAMD Ryzen 7 Pro 1700X
8x 3.50 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
14633 (100%)



Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 3 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.

Intel Core i7-8550UIntel Core i7-8550U
4x 1.80 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
4162 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 7 Pro 1700XAMD Ryzen 7 Pro 1700X
8x 3.50 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
4029 (97%)



Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 3 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.

Intel Core i7-8550UIntel Core i7-8550U
4x 1.80 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
12116 (51%)
AMD Ryzen 7 Pro 1700XAMD Ryzen 7 Pro 1700X
8x 3.50 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
23765 (100%)



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i7-8550UIntel Core i7-8550U
4x 1.80 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
1.89 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 7 Pro 1700XAMD Ryzen 7 Pro 1700X
8x 3.50 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
1.86 (98%)



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i7-8550UIntel Core i7-8550U
4x 1.80 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
6.18 (36%)
AMD Ryzen 7 Pro 1700XAMD Ryzen 7 Pro 1700X
8x 3.50 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
17.08 (100%)



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The iGPU test uses the CPU internal graphic unit to execute OpenGL commands.

Intel Core i7-8550UIntel Core i7-8550U
4x 1.80 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
43.3 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 7 Pro 1700XAMD Ryzen 7 Pro 1700X
8x 3.50 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
0 (0%)



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