AMD’s next installment of their successful Ryzen CPUs are around the corner, and more details are started popping out. The latest leak is about Ryzen R7 2700X (the successor of the original Ryzen R7 1700X) which was spotted on Futuremark’s 3DMark database.
For this benchmark, the Ryzen R7 2700X was paired with an ASRock X370 Taichi AM4 motherboard. The upcoming Ryzen R7 2700X is based on its predecessor featuring same 8 cores and 16 threads, but its clocked higher a 3.7 GHz base and 4.1 GHz turbo.
The new Ryzen R7 2700X usage of AMD’s XFR 2.0 (Extended Frequency Range) and Precision Boost 2.0 could mean that the CPU is able, in specific scenarios, to turbo over the specified limit of 4.1 GHz, up to 4.2 GHz, thus delivering an even more significant boost to its performance. With the new 12nm process AMD has achieved better power savings and increased frequency potential of their original Zen microarchitecture. The chip’s TDP still 95W but that doesn’t tell us anything about how energy efficient these AMD CPUs are.