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AMD Ryzen 5 2400G & Ryzen 3 2200G Review

  • Affordable
  • Decent gaming performance
  • Onboard graphics are convenient for slim builds
  • Modest processor performance
  • Can handle only the least demanding games
Our Score 6

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X Review

  • Amazing multi-core performance
  • Plenty of PCIe lanes
  • Fast memory support
  • Very competitive pricing
  • Strong multi-tasking capabilities
  • Middling single-core performance
Our Score 9

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X Review

  • Amazing multi-core performance
  • Plenty of PCIe lanes
  • Fast memory support
  • Very competitive pricing
  • Strong multi-tasking capabilities
  • Middling single-core performance
Our Score 9

AMD Ryzen 5 1600X Review

  • Cheapest six-core chip available
  • Competitive gaming performance
  • Strong productivity value
  • Intuitive overclocking software
  • Modest overclocking performance
Our Score 9

AMD Ryzen 5 1500X Review

  • Affordable pricing
  • Chipset promises future upgradability
  • Intuitive overclocking software
  • Poor overclocking on stock cooling
  • Only four cores
Our Score 6

AMD Ryzen 7 1700 Review

  • Strong multi-core performance
  • Sky-high overclocking made easy
  • Excellent value
  • Clear upgrade path
  • Extra cores aren’t useful in gaming
  • Some tinkering required
Our Score 8

AMD Ryzen 7 1800X Review

  • Outstanding multi-core performance
  • Attractive new AM4 platform
  • Competitive pricing
  • Easy-to-use Ryzen Master software
  • Still behind in gaming
  • Limited overclocking potential
Our Score 7

Intel Core i7-7700K Review

  • Fastest single-core performance yet
  • Strong multi-core performance
  • Compatible with previous motherboards
  • Early results are promising for overclockers
  • Not a must-have upgrade
  • Core i5 quad-cores remain the better value
Our Score 8