AMD product warranty does not cover damages caused by overclocking, even when overclocking is enabled via AMD hardware2. VR capability differs depending on processor. Check with your VR headset manufacturer on their compatibility requirements
*Testing by AMD Performance labs as of March 3, 2017 on the following systems: Socket AM4: Ryzen™ 7 1700 processor, with NVIDIA GTX 1070 6 GB graphics adapter 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 RAM, Windows 10 RS2operating system, Graphics driver 220.127.116.1133 :: 12/11/2016. Socket 1151: Z270 SLI, Core i7-7700K processor, with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 8GB graphics adapter, 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 RAM, Windows 10 RS2operating system, Graphics driver 18.104.22.16833 :: 12/11/2016. Video Encoding: Compared to the Ryzen 7 1700, the Core i7-7700K achieved 73% the video encoding performance in Handbrake and 87% the performance in Adobe Premiere CC, for an average video encoding performance of 80% relative to the Ryzen 7 1700.
Content Creation: Compared to the Ryzen 7 1700, the Core i7-7700K achieved 70% the performance in POVRay, 74% the performance in Blender, and 69% the performance in Cinebench, for an average content creation performance of 71% relative to the Ryzen 7 1700. Simultaneous Game Streaming: The Ryzen 7 1700 dropped less than 1% of frames, while the Core i7-7700K dropped 18% of frames. VR Performance: Both the Ryzen 7 1700 and Core i7-7700K dropped less than 1% of frames in the Price of Freedom, Serious Sam, and Raw Data game benchmark tests. Results are estimates only. Performance may vary based on use of latest drivers. PC manufacturers may vary system configurations yielding different results.
|Name||AMD Ryzen 7 1700|
|CPU Socket Type||Socket AM4|
|Core Name||Summit Ridge|
|# of Cores||8-Core|
|# of Threads||16|
|Operating Frequency||3.0 GHz|
|Max Turbo Frequency||3.7 GHz|
|Virtualization Technology Support||Yes|
|Thermal Design Power||65W|
|Cooling Device||Heatsink and fan included|