AMD Ryzen 3 1200 vs Intel Core i7-7500U


Comparison of technical details, with different specifications, as well as performance in benchmarks between the processor for personal computers, the Intel Core i7-7500U and the AMD Ryzen 3 1200. The first has 2 cores, 4 threads, a base frequency of 2.7 GHz, a turbo frequency of 3.5 GHz, a cache of 4 MB, a TDP of 15 W. The second has more than 4 cores, a total of 4 threads, its initial frequency is 3.1 GHz, its maximum frequency reaches 3.4 GHz, its cache is 8 MB and its TDP is 65 W.

Specifications:

Processor AMD Ryzen 3 1200 Intel Core i7-7500U
Family Ryzen Kaby Lake
Release date Q3 2017 Q3 2016
Lithography 14 nm 14 nm+
Cores 4 2
Threads 4 4
Base frequency 3.1 GHz 2.7 GHz
Turbo frequency 3.4 GHz 3.5 GHz
Cache 8 MB 4 MB
Max memory size 64 GB 32 GB
Memory types DDR4-2667 DDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600
Max PCIe lanes 20 12
TDP 65 W 15 W
Geekbench 4 single core 3,728 3,784
Geekbench 4 multi-core 10,508 7,291
Price $108
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This table allows us to see what are the technical differences between the two processors. We notice that the processor AMD Ryzen 3 1200 has a higher number of cores, that the turbo frequency of the Intel Core i7-7500U is higher, that the heat dissipation power (TDP) of the Intel Core i7-7500U is lower. The AMD Ryzen 3 1200 is more recent.

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Performances:

Processor Geekbench 4 – Multi-core & single core score – Windows 64-bit
AMD Ryzen 3 1200  3,728
 10,508
Intel Core i7-7500U  3,784
 7,291

This graph allows us to better evaluate the power comparison between the two chips. For each value, it is an average of the last 250 results on the benchmark platform. We observe that the difference in single core is 2%. In multi-core, there is a gap of 44%.

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