AMD Ryzen 5 7600 / Ryzen 7 7700 / Ryzen 9 7900 Linux Performance
Going for a high core count CPU pays off big time for Blender 3D modelling if not carrying out the rendering on your GPU.
Here the AMD Ryzen 7000 series processors were continuing to show noticeably lower power consumption than the Intel Alder Lake and Raptor Lake processors.
AMD and Intel maintain quite competitive pricing these days as far as CPU costs are concerned.
Overall the positioning of these new AMD Ryzen 7000 series processors is right where one would expect relative to their X siblings.