Ryzen 7 7700X Performance – Is it good for Gaming?

We will look at the all-new AMD Ryzen 7 7700X Performance benchmarks to see how it is for gaming and content creation applications!

We will be checking out the all-new AMD Ryzen 7 7700X Processor recently revealed at an event hosted by AMD. AMD, along with the Ryzen 7 7700X, released three more processors, the AMD Ryzen 5 7600X, AMD Ryzen 9 7900X and the AMD Ryzen 9 7950X. We decided not to do all the performance charts in a single article but instead keep it different so that we can dive deeper into each of these.

The all-new AMD Ryzen 7 7700X is an octa-core processor with sixteen threads, and it has a base clock of 4.5Ghz and a boost clock of 5.4GHz it features a single 5nm die along with six 6nm I/O die and features 8MB L2 Cache and 32MB L3 Cache. It also comes with the all-new DDR5 RAM Support and a TDP of around 105W and is built on the all-new AM5 Socket.

AMD promised to deliver incremental benefits over the last year’s AMD Ryzen 7 5800X with the AMD 7000 Series Processors. We have tested the Ryzen 7 7700X performance comparison against the AMD Ryzen 7 5800X, AMD Ryzen 5950X, Intel Core i7 12700K and the Intel Core i9 12900K.

So without further delay, let’s check out the AMD Ryzen 7 7700X Performance and answer the question of whether you should upgrade now for gaming.

AMD Ryzen 7 7700X Specifications

Here are the full specifications and details for the AMD Ryzen 7 7700X CPU.

SocketAMD AM5
Base Frequency4.5 GHz
Boost Frequency5.4 GHz
Integrated GraphicsAMD Radeon Graphics
GenerationAMD Gen 4 Raphael
MemoryDDR5 Dual Channel
PCIe ExpressGen 5.0 with 24 Lanes
Motherboard ModelX670E, X670, B650E, B650
L2 Cache8MB
L3 Cache32MB
ECC MemoryYes
GPU Base Clock400Mhz
GPU Frequency2200Mhz
Graphics Core Count2
Processor Technology5nm FinFET
Max Temp95-degree Celcius

AMD Ryzen 7 7700XPrice and Availability

AMD Ryzen 7 7700X CPU is now available globally with all the major online and offline retailers with a starting price tag of $399. But the price of this Processor may vary from one country to another.

AMD Ryzen 7 7700X Performance Test Setup

We used these system specifications to test out the AMD Ryzen 7 7700X.

ProcessorAMD Ryzen 7 7700X
Graphics ProcessorEVGA GeForce RTX 3080 FTW3 Ultra
MotherboardASUS X670E Crosshair Hero for AMD Ryzen 7000 Series
MemoryCorsair Dominator Platinum 32GB RGB DDR5 6000 MHz
Power SupplyEVGA 1600W 80+ Gold Fully Modular
CPU CoolerArctic Liquid Freezer II 420 mm
Operating SystemWindows 11 Pro 64bit

AMD Ryzen 5 7000 Series CPU Performance

AMD Ryzen 7 7700x CPU Performance

Here are the AMD Ryzen 5 7700X CPU Performance Test results

CPU PerformanceRyzen 7 7700X
Super Pi330 sec
Y Cruncher77 sec
Cinebench R23 Multi-Core [Higher is better]19180
Cinebench R23 Single-Core [Higher is better]2001
Blender Open Beta [Lower is better]124 sec
Corona 1.3 Benchmark [Lower is better]110 sec
Keyshot 1160 sec
V Ray15063
Unreal Engine 591.6 sec
Microsoft Visual Studio C++46 secs
Upscale Images AI31 secs
Classify Images AI107 secs
TensorFlow123 secs
Adobe Photoshop135 secs
Adobe Premiere Pro CC24 secs
Adobe After Effects81 secs
3DF Zephyr389 secs
Oracle VirtualBox22 secs
MySQL89323 QPS
NoSQL87.2 secs
OpenJDK 171046
ASP.NET Core 640.6 secs
WinRAR21.48 secs
7Zip Compress117153 MIPS
7Zip Decompress141030 MIPS
AIDA64106.8 GB/s
AV1 Encoding15.8 secs
H.265/HEVC Encoding126.6 secs
H.264 Encoding43.5 secs
MP3 Encoding67.3 secs

AMD Ryzen 7 7700x Gaming Performance

We tested out these games in 1080p, 1440p and 2160p resolutions.

Games1080p or FHD1440p or 2K2160p or 4K
Age of Empires119 FPS114 FPS97 FPS
Battlefield 5245 FPS198 FPS131 FPS
Borderlands 3106 FPS104 FPS78 FPS
Civilization VI318 FPS285 FPS201 FPS
Counter-Strike GO668 FPS568 FPS366 FPS
Cyberpunk 2077119 FPS81 FPS40 FPS
Doom Eternal295 FPS234 FPS149 FPS
Elden Ring116 FPS96 FPS66 FPS
Far Cry 6131 FPS128 FPS85 FPS
Forza Horizon 5120 FPS103 FPS 75 FPS
Red Dead Redemption 2108 FPS92 FPS64 FPS
Watch Dogs Legion95 FPS81 FPS56 FPS

AMD Ryzen 7 7700X iGPU performance

We tested out these games in 720p and 1080p resolutions.

Assassins Creed Valhalla23 FPS13 FPS
Battlefield V50 FPS32 FPS
Borderlands 336 FPS20 FPS
Civilization VI106 FPS69 FPS
Counterstrike GO176 FPS95 FPS
Cyberpunk 207721 FPS10 FPS
Doom Eternal28 FPS17 FPS
Dota 270 FPS39 FPS
Far Cry 538 FPS23 FPS
Metro Exodus35 FPS22 FPS
Red Dead Redemption 232 FPS21 FPS
Shadow of Tomb Raider46 FPS26 FPS
The Witcher 329 FPS17 FPS

AMD Ryzen 7 7700X Cooling Performance

Such a powerful processor needs a proper cooling solution to deliver as much performance as possible with the thermal headroom. Under heavy load, you won’t be crossing 95 degrees, which will apply to the 12 and 16-core processors. So we used the Arctic Liquid Freezer II 420 mm Cooler to test the Thermal Performance, and at stock speeds, the gaming temperatures stayed at around 72-75 degrees Celsius. At the same time, during CPU workload, it went as high as 94-degree celsius.

AMD Ryzen 7 7700X Verdict

The AMD Ryzen 7 7700X is an excellent CPU with an overall performance increment. It offers fantastic Gaming and Computing Performance. The Processor supports the all-new PCIe 5.0, and it comes with an integrated Graphics card as well. AMD also said the existing coolers are compatible with all the AM5 Sockets. The Processor is fully unlocked with a single CCD Design and supports the latest DDR5 platform. It is a great high-end processor for both gamers and content creators.

On the flip side, the new AM5 platform right now is very costly, and it demands high-end coolers to keep it within its thermal limits. It also has very long boot times, it doesn’t support DDR4, and no CPU Coolers are provided with it.

So this was all about the AMD Ryzen 5 7600X Performance. If you feel we have missed out on anything, let us know in the comments below.

That’s all, Folks!

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