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AMD Ryzen 7 4700U vs AMD Ryzen 5 4600H

AMD Ryzen 7 4700U

► remove from comparison AMD R7 4700U

The AMD Ryzen 7 4700U is a processor for thin and light laptops based on the Renoir architecture. The 4700U integrates all eight cores based on the Zen 2 microarchitecture. They are clocked at 2 (guaranteed base clock) to 4.1 GHz (Turbo). There is no support for the thread-doubling SMT tech. The chip is manufactured on the modern 7 nm TSMC process and partly thanks to it AMD advertises a 2x improved performance per Watt for the Renoir chips. Compared to the faster R7 4800U, the 4700U offers slightly lower clock speeds and no support for SMT / Hyperthreading.

In addition to the eight CPU cores, the APU also integrates a Radeon RX Vega 7 integrated graphics card with 7 CUs and up to 1600 MHz. The dual channel memory controller supports DDR4-3200 and energy efficient LPDDR4-4266 RAM. Furthermore, 8 MB level 3 cache can be found on the chip. See our hub page on the Renoir Processors for more information.

Performance

The average 4700U in our database proves to be a rather competent little processor. It trades blows with the much more power-hungry Intel Core i7-10750H, as far as multi-thread benchmark scores are concerned. While it fails to get far enough away from the more affordable Ryzen 5 4600U, this Ryzen 7 is still a good CPU for most tasks.

Your mileage may vary depending on how competent the cooling solution of your laptop is and how high the CPU power limits are.

Power consumption

The Ryzen 7 4700U is a 15 W chip. However, laptop makers are allowed to change that value to anything between 10 W and 25 W, with clock speeds and long-term performance changing accordingly as a result. By going for the lowest value, it is possible to build a passively cooled system around the APU.

The fairly modern 7 nm TSMC process this Ryzen is manufactured on makes for above average, as of mid 2022, energy efficiency.

AMD Ryzen 5 4600H

► remove from comparison AMD R5 4600H

The AMD Ryzen 5 4600H is a mobile SoC for big laptops based on the Renoir architecture. The 4600H integrates six of the eight cores based on the Zen 2 microarchitecture. They are clocked at 3 (guaranteed base clock) to 4 GHz (Turbo) and support SMT / Hyperthreading (12 threads).

In addition to the six CPU cores, the APU also integrates a Radeon RX Vega 6 integrated graphics adapter with 6 CUs and up to 1500 MHz. The dual channel memory controller supports DDR4-3200 and energy efficient LPDDR4-4266 RAM. Furthermore, 8 MB level 3 cache can be found on the chip. See our hub page on the Renoir Processors for more information.

Performance

The average 4600H in our database matches the Intel Core i7-10875H and even the Core i9-10885H, both significantly more costly chips, in multi-thread performance, giving this Ryzen an outrageously high price-to-performance ratio.

Your mileage may vary depending on how high the CPU power limits are and how competent the cooling solution of your system is.

Power consumption

The Ryzen 5 chip has a default TDP (also known as the long-term power limit) of 45 W, a value that laptop makers are free to change to anything between 35 W and 54 W with clock speed and performance changing accordingly as a result. Either way, a high-performance cooling solution is a must for a CPU like this.

The 7 nm TSMC process this APU is built with makes for better-than-average, as of early 2022, energy efficiency.

ModelAMD Ryzen 7 4700UAMD Ryzen 5 4600H
SeriesAMD Renoir (Ryzen 4000 APU)AMD Renoir (Ryzen 4000 APU)
CodenameRenoir-U (Zen 2)Renoir-H (Zen 2)
Series: Renoir (Ryzen 4000 APU) Renoir-H (Zen 2)
AMD Ryzen 7 4980U compare2 - 4.4 GHz8 / 16 cores8 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 7 4800U compare1.8 - 4.2 GHz8 / 16 cores8 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 7 4700U « 2 - 4.1 GHz8 / 8 cores8 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 5 4680U compare2.2 - 4 GHz6 / 12 cores8 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 5 4600U compare2.1 - 4 GHz6 / 12 cores8 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U compare2.3 - 4 GHz6 / 6 cores8 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 3 4300U compare2.7 - 3.7 GHz4 / 4 cores4 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 9 4900H compare3.3 - 4.4 GHz8 / 16 cores8 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H compare2.9 - 4.2 GHz8 / 16 cores8 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H « 3 - 4 GHz6 / 12 cores8 MB L3
Clock2000 - 4100 MHz3000 - 4000 MHz
L1 Cache512 KB384 KB
L2 Cache4 MB3 MB
L3 Cache8 MB8 MB
Cores / Threads8 / 86 / 12
TDP15 Watt45 Watt
Technology7 nm7 nm
max. Temp.105 °C105 °C
SocketFP6FP6
FeaturesDDR4-3200/LPDDR4-4266 RAM, PCIe 3, MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4A, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, AVX2, BMI2, ABM, FMA, ADX, SMEP, SMAP, CPB, AES-NI, RDRAND, RDSEED, SHA, SMEDDR4-3200/LPDDR4-4266 RAM, PCIe 3, MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4A, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, AVX2, BMI2, ABM, FMA, ADX, SMEP, SMAP, SMT, CPB, AES-NI, RDRAND, RDSEED, SHA, SME
iGPUAMD Radeon RX Vega 7 ( - 1600 MHz)AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000/5000) ( - 1500 MHz)
Architecturex86x86
Announced
Manufacturerwww.amd.comwww.amd.com

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - CB R15 + R20 + 7-Zip + X265 + Blender + 3DM11 CPU - R7 4700U
31.8 pt (44%)
Performance Rating - CB R15 + R20 + 7-Zip + X265 + Blender + 3DM11 CPU - R5 4600H
32.4 pt (45%)
Cinebench 2024 - CB24 CPU Single Core
69 Points (48%)
Cinebench 2024 - CB24 CPU Multi Core
68 Points (1%)
499 Points (9%)
Cinebench R23 - Cinebench R23 Multi Core
min: 6208     avg: 7102     median: 7378 (7%)     max: 7719 Points
min: 7713     avg: 8161     median: 8072 (7%)     max: 8786 Points
Cinebench R23 - Cinebench R23 Single Core
min: 1217     avg: 1221     median: 1220.5 (52%)     max: 1224 Points
min: 1134     avg: 1145     median: 1142.5 (49%)     max: 1161 Points
Cinebench R20 - Cinebench R20 CPU (Single Core)
min: 448     avg: 466.7     median: 466 (52%)     max: 478 Points
min: 428     avg: 445.3     median: 449.5 (50%)     max: 454 Points
Cinebench R20 - Cinebench R20 CPU (Multi Core)
min: 2401     avg: 2698     median: 2647 (6%)     max: 3095 Points
min: 3055     avg: 3233     median: 3229.5 (8%)     max: 3393 Points
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64 Bit
min: 801     avg: 1091     median: 1094.5 (7%)     max: 1253 Points
min: 1398     avg: 1428     median: 1425 (9%)     max: 1467 Points
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64 Bit
min: 176     avg: 180.3     median: 180 (54%)     max: 185 Points
min: 172.1     avg: 176.5     median: 176 (53%)     max: 179 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
12.6 Points (16%)
16.3 Points (21%)
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64 Bit
2.1 Points (52%)
2 Points (51%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
min: 5475     avg: 5524     median: 5524 (33%)     max: 5573 Points
5365 Points (32%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
min: 23834     avg: 24771     median: 24770.5 (18%)     max: 25707 Points
32756 Points (24%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (64bit)
45303 Points (31%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (64bit)
9491 Points (12%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
265.7 s (3%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
7.9 s (2%)
WinRAR - WinRAR 4.0
min: 3888     avg: 3963     median: 3963 (6%)     max: 4038 Points
4380 Points (7%)
7-Zip 18.03 - 7-Zip 18.03 Multli Thread 4 runs
min: 26652     avg: 30273     median: 30954 (18%)     max: 33890 MIPS
min: 36693     avg: 37768     median: 37642.5 (22%)     max: 38873 MIPS
7-Zip 18.03 - 7-Zip 18.03 Single Thread 4 runs
min: 4208     avg: 4361     median: 4361.5 (52%)     max: 4470 MIPS
min: 4334     avg: 4395     median: 4397 (53%)     max: 4471 MIPS
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 2
57.4 fps (20%)
82.9 fps (29%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 1
191.3 fps (44%)
197 fps (45%)
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2 - HWBOT x265 4k Preset
min: 6.79     avg: 8.4     median: 8.4 (15%)     max: 10.1 fps
min: 9.27     avg: 9.8     median: 9.8 (17%)     max: 10.4 fps
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Serpent
min: 0.571     avg: 0.6     median: 0.6 (19%)     max: 0.708 GB/s
0.8 GB/s (25%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Twofish
min: 0.929     avg: 1     median: 1 (17%)     max: 1.1 GB/s
1.4 GB/s (24%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt AES
min: 5     avg: 5.3     median: 5.3 (14%)     max: 5.5 GB/s
5 GB/s (13%)
Blender - Blender 3.3 Classroom CPU *
858 Seconds (11%)
631 Seconds (8%)
Blender - Blender 2.79 BMW27 CPU *
min: 407     avg: 479.6     median: 477.5 (3%)     max: 537 Seconds
min: 337.2     avg: 351.9     median: 352 (2%)     max: 369 Seconds
R Benchmark 2.5 - R Benchmark 2.5 *
min: 0.598     avg: 0.6     median: 0.6 (13%)     max: 0.651 sec
min: 0.607     avg: 0.6     median: 0.6 (13%)     max: 0.627 sec
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
min: 8497     avg: 8629     median: 8629 (18%)     max: 8761 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
10 s (2%)
10.5 s (2%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
23.4 s (1%)
24.1 s (1%)
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
599 s (3%)
607 s (3%)
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
34583 Points (31%)
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
min: 9347     avg: 10076     median: 9601.5 (26%)     max: 11537 Points
min: 10904     avg: 11680     median: 11593.5 (31%)     max: 12640 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
min: 58167     avg: 61666     median: 61529.5 (50%)     max: 65439 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Physics
min: 58593     avg: 62251     median: 64060 (52%)     max: 65582 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
min: 64456     avg: 68216     median: 67931 (57%)     max: 70845 Points
min: 61439     avg: 63513     median: 63779 (54%)     max: 65322 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
min: 7698     avg: 9402     median: 9475 (24%)     max: 10860 Points
min: 10548     avg: 11100     median: 11085.5 (28%)     max: 11681 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Physics
min: 10953     avg: 13815     median: 14100 (25%)     max: 15386 Points
min: 17769     avg: 18050     median: 18021.5 (32%)     max: 18378 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Time Spy CPU
min: 3420     avg: 4699     median: 4722 (20%)     max: 5345 Points
min: 5496     avg: 6170     median: 6251 (26%)     max: 6792 Points
Geekbench 6.2 - Geekbench 6.2 Single-Core
1525 Points (46%)
Geekbench 6.2 - Geekbench 6.2 Multi-Core
6631 Points (26%)
Geekbench 5.5 - Geekbench 5.1 - 5.4 64 Bit Single-Core
min: 1101     avg: 1134     median: 1131 (48%)     max: 1168 Points
min: 1099     avg: 1115     median: 1117 (47%)     max: 1124 Points
Geekbench 5.5 - Geekbench 5.1 - 5.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
min: 4792     avg: 5630     median: 5656 (10%)     max: 6502 Points
min: 5260     avg: 6057     median: 6080 (11%)     max: 6574 Points
Geekbench 5.0 - Geekbench 5.0 64 Bit Single-Core
min: 1125     avg: 1140     median: 1128 (5%)     max: 1167 Points
Geekbench 5.0 - Geekbench 5.0 64 Bit Multi-Core
min: 4884     avg: 5220     median: 5018 (16%)     max: 5757 Points
Geekbench 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Single-Core
min: 4560     avg: 4792     median: 4841 (48%)     max: 4974 Points
4964 Points (50%)
Geekbench 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
min: 19566     avg: 21030     median: 21001 (23%)     max: 22524 Points
25247 Points (28%)
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Single-Core
4751 Points (65%)
4605 Points (63%)
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Multi-Core
19818 Points (48%)
20939 Points (51%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Multi-Core
20656 Points (37%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Single-Core
4351 Points (85%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Multi-Core
21923 Points (34%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Single-Core
4611 Points (69%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Stream
8930 Points (72%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Memory
6857 Points (62%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Floating Point
21332 Points (42%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Integer
20116 Points (40%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Total Score
16771 Points (44%)
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
min: 805     avg: 838     median: 825 (1%)     max: 954 ms
min: 844     avg: 849     median: 848.5 (1%)     max: 855 ms
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
90.4 ms (1%)
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
min: 34607     avg: 43312     median: 43380.5 (39%)     max: 51878 Points
min: 46066     avg: 47138     median: 47137.5 (42%)     max: 48209 Points
WebXPRT 3 - WebXPRT 3 Score
min: 192     avg: 205.6     median: 203 (42%)     max: 224 Points
min: 198     avg: 206     median: 207 (43%)     max: 212 Points
CrossMark - CrossMark Overall
926 Points (35%)
1061 Points (41%)
Power Consumption - Prime95 Power Consumption - external Monitor *
min: 26.5     avg: 35.3     median: 28 (5%)     max: 51.4 Watt
66.4 Watt (11%)
Power Consumption - Cinebench R15 Multi Power Consumption - external Monitor *
min: 36.5     avg: 37.5     median: 37 (7%)     max: 39.1 Watt
66.4 Watt (12%)
Power Consumption - Idle Power Consumption 150cd 1min *
5 Watt (6%)
Power Consumption - Cinebench R15 Multi Power Efficiency - external Monitor
min: 26.9     avg: 29.6     median: 28 (21%)     max: 34 Points per Watt
21.1 Points per Watt (16%)

Average Benchmarks AMD Ryzen 7 4700U → 100% n=41

Average Benchmarks AMD Ryzen 5 4600H → 126% n=41

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