AMD Ryzen 7 2700X 3.7 GHz
Verdict: AMD's new second-generation Ryzen processors are here. We run the Ryzen 7 2700X flagship through our completely revamped test suite, which features the latest BIOS, OS, and software updates, as well as new tests and games.
Pros: Solid performance improvements, Outstanding performance in multi-threaded apps, More affordable than competing Intel processors, Unlocked CPU multiplier, Supports existing AM4 motherboards, CPU cooler with RGB lighting included, Soldered IHS
Cons: Single-threaded performance still lower than Intel's, Limited overclocking potential, Memory still a bit more problematic than on Intel, Lacks integrated graphics