AMD Ryzen 7 1700X

AMD is trying to shake up the market with shockingly low prices for its 8C/16T Ryzen 7 line-up. And while these CPUs don’t dominate every workload, there is hope the company’s newest architecture is compelling across enough segments to put much-needed pressure on Intel.

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AMD Zen and Ryzen 7 Review: 1800X, 1700X and 1700

The Ryzen CPUs will form part of the ‘Summit Ridge’ platform – ‘Summit Ridge’ indicates a Ryzen CPU with a 300-series chipset (X370, B350, A320). Both Bristol Ridge and Summit Ridge, and thus Ryzen, mean that AMD makes the jump to a desktop platform that supports DDR4 and a high-end desktop platform that supports PCIe 3.0 natively.

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