Intel Core i7 7700K 4.2GHz Socket 1151 Box without Cooler vs. AMD Ryzen 5 2600X 3.6GHz Socket AM4 Box

64-bit processor
Yes
Yes
ECC
No
Yes
Instructions
MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSE4, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, AES-NI, AVX2, FMA3, ABM, BMI1, BMI2, F16C, AES, MPX, SGX, TSX
MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, SSE4a, AVX, AES-NI, AVX2, FMA3, ABM, BMI1, BMI2, F16C, AES
CPU throttling
Intel SpeedStep
AMD Pure Power
Integrated graphics
Yes
No
Frequency
350 MHz
Graphics processor
Intel HD Graphics 630
Tubro frequency
Yes
Frequency (turbo)
1150 MHz
Turbo Boost/Core
Yes
Yes
Max frequency
4.5 GHz
4.2 GHz
Virtualization
Yes
Yes
Technology type
Intel VT-x, Intel VT-d, Intel EPT
AMD-V, AMD-Vi, AMD RVI
Boxed
Yes
Yes
Box version
without fan/cooler
with fan
Clock frequency
4.2 GHz
3.6 GHz
CPU type
Intel Core i7 Gen 7
AMD Ryzen 5 Gen 2
Max number of PCI Express lanes
16
20
Micron technology
14 nm
12 nm
Number of cores
4 ​
6 ​
Number of threads
8 ​
12 ​
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
91 W
95 W
L2 cache (total)
1 MB
3 MB
L3 cache (total)
8 MB
16 MB
Release year
2017
2018
Socket
Intel Socket 1151
AMD Socket AM4