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Gaming Performance

Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1 (BF1) is a first person shooter launched in October 2016, base on the Frostbite engine. To benchmark using this game, we played the same misson on the campaign mode, in Full HD and graphic settings as “high”, measuring the framerate with FRAPS.

The results below are expressed in frames per second.

Ryzen 7 1700 Review

On Battlefield 1, the Ryzen 7 1700 was 5% slower than the Core i7-7700K, 7% slower than the Ryzen 7 1700X, and performed like the FX-8350.

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided is an action RPG with FPS elements, launched in August 2016, that uses the Dawn engine, being compatible with DirectX 12. We tested it using the benchmark included in the game, with DirectX 12 enabled, Full HD, and graphic options as “medium”.

The results below are expressed in frames per second.

Ryzen 7 1700 Review

On this game, the Ryzen 7 1700 was 25% slower than the Core i7-7700K, performed similarly to the Ryzen 7 1700X, and was 19% faster than the FX-8350.

Dirt Rally

Dirt Rally is an off-road racing game released in April 2015, using Ego engine. To measure performance using this game, we ran the performance test included in the game, in 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) resolution and image quality configured as “medium” and MSAA off.

The results below are expressed in frames per second (fps).

Ryzen 7 1700 Review

In this game, the Ryzen 7 1700 was 32% slower than the Core i7-7700K, similar to the Ryzen 7 1700X, and was 36% faster than the FX-8350.

Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V, or simply GTA V, is an open-world action game released for PCs in April of 2015, using the RAGE engine. In order to measure the performance on this game, we ran the performance test of the game, measuring the framerate with FRAPS. We ran GTA V at Full HD, with all image quality set as “high” and MSAA off.

The results below are expressed in frames per second.

Ryzen 7 1700 Review

On GTA V, the Ryzen 7 1700 was 22% slower than the Core i7-7700K, performed similarly to the Ryzen 7 1700X, and was 33% faster than the FX-8350.

Hitman

Hitman is an action/stealth game, launched in March 2016, that uses a DirectX 12 compatible version of the Glacier 2 engine. To measure performance in this game, we ran the benchmark in it, measuring the framerate with FRAPS. We ran this game with DirectX 12 enabled, with image quality set as “high”.

The results below, in Full HD and 4K, are expressed in frames per second.

Ryzen 7 1700 Review

On Hitman, the Ryzen 7 1700 was 27% slower than the Core i7-7700K, performed similarly to the Ryzen 7 1700X, and was 11% faster than the FX-8350.

Mad Max

Mad Max is an open-world action game launched in September of 2015, using the Avalanche engine. In order to measure the performance using this game, we ran its intro, measuring the framerate with FRAPS three times. We ran the game with image quality set as “high”.

The results below are expressed in fps and they are the mean between the three collected results.

Ryzen 7 1700 Review

On Mad Max, all the CPUs performed similarly.

Rise of the Tomb Rider

Rise of the Tomb Rider is an adventure/action game launched in January of 2016, based on Foundation engine. In order to measure the performance using this game, we ran the benchmark included on it, using Full HD resolution and graphics quality set to “medium”.

The results below are expressed in frames per second.

Ryzen 7 1700 Review

Also on Rise of the Tomb Rider, the Ryzen 7 1700 was 41% slower than the Core i7-7700K, 7% slower than the Ryzen 7 1700X, and similar to the FX-8350.