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AMD Ryzen 7 5700U vs AMD Ryzen 5 4600U vs AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS

AMD Ryzen 7 5700U

► remove from comparison AMD R7 5700U

The AMD Ryzen 7 5700U is an APU of the Lucienne product family designed for leaner laptops. The Ryzen features eight Zen 2 cores clocked at 1.8 GHz (base clock speed) to 4.3 GHz (Boost) as well as a Vega 8 iGPU. Thread-doubling SMT tech is enabled in this CPU for up to 16 concurrent processing threads.

Architecture

In spite of what its name may suggest, Ryzen 7 5700U is not a Zen 3 part, meaning this is a Ryzen 4000 series mobile processor in disguise. Nevertheless, the CPU is manufactured on the modern 7 nm TSMC process and its performance as well as energy efficiency figures are very strong compared to what Intel currently has to offer in this segment.

The Ryzen 7 features 8 MB of Level 3 cache. Its built-in memory controller is designed to work with dual-channel DDR4-3200 or quad-channel LPDDR4-4266 RAM. Unlike the desktop Ryzen 5000 processors, Ryzen 7 5700U does not support PCI-Express 4.0, meaning those speedy NVMe SSDs will be limited to read/write rates of 3.9 GB/s.

The Ryzen gets soldered directly to the motherboard (FP6 socket) and is thus not user-replaceable.

Performance

Ryzen 7 5700U is one of the fastest U-class CPUs of 2021. As such, it trades blows with Intel Core i7-1260P and AMD Ryzen 5 4600H in multi-thread benchmarks, the latter being a much more power-hungry part. The Ryzen 7 will meet the needs of power users without breaking a sweat.

Graphics

In addition to its eight CPU cores, Ryzen 7 5700U features a Radeon RX Vega series graphics adapter with 8 CUs (= 512 shaders) running at up to 1,900 MHz. This iGPU trails behind the 96 EU Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 in synthetic benchmarks, yet its real-world performance is good enough for many games released in 2020 and 2021 at reasonable resolutions (up to Full HD 1080p) and low to medium quality. As the Vega has no VRAM of its own, it is paramount that fast system RAM is used.

The graphics adapter definitely supports UHD 2160p monitors at 60 Hz, and will gladly HW-decode AVC, HEVC and VP9-encoded videos. There is no AV1 support here though.

Power Consumption

This Ryzen is manufactured on the 7 nm TSMC process for a very decent energy efficiency. Ryzen 7 5700U has a default TDP of 15 W that can be changed to anywhere between 10 W and 25 W by and OEM. The chip won't look out of place in super-slim laptops of all sizes (with an active cooling solution, if possible) as well as mini-PCs and portable gaming consoles and other fancy things.

AMD Ryzen 5 4600U

► remove from comparison AMD R5 4600U

The AMD Ryzen 5 4600U is a processor for thin and light laptops based on the Renoir architecture. The 4600U integrates six cores based on the Zen 2 microarchitecture. They are clocked at 2.1 (guaranteed base clock) to 4 GHz (Turbo) with SMT / Hyperthreading support (12 threads). The chip is manufactured in the modern 7 nm process at TSMC and partly thanks to it AMD advertises a 2x improved performance per Watt for the Renoir chips.

With two less cores, the Ryzen 5 4600U is clearly slower than the Ryzen 7 4700U and 4800U in multi threaded workloads. However, it should still beat the fastest 15 Watt Ice Lake Intel Core i7-1065G7 (4 cores, 3.9 GHz). Thanks to the 4 GHz Boost clock, the single core performance should be similar. Therefore, the Ryzen 5 4600U is a very fast 15 Watt CPU and clearly faster than the old Ryzen 7 3700U.

In addition to the six CPU cores, the APU also integrates a Radeon RX Vega 6 integrated graphics card 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.

The TDP of the APU is specified at 15 Watt (default) and can be configured from 10 to 25 Watt by the laptop vendor. That means the chip is intended for thin and light laptops (but with fans).

AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS

► remove from comparison AMD R9 4900HS

The AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS is a mobile SoC for big laptops based on the Renoir architecture. The 4900HS integrates all eight cores based on the Zen 2 microarchitecture. They are clocked at 3 (guaranteed base clock) to 4.3 GHz (Turbo) and support SMT / Hyperthreading (16 threads). The chip is manufactured in the modern 7 nm process at TSMC and partly thanks to it AMD advertises a 2x improved performance per Watt for the Renoir chips

According to our information, the Ryzen 9 4900HS is only slightly faster than the Ryzen 7 4800HS. The CPU is clocked 100 MHz (base and boost) higher, but the gains greatly depend on the cooling and TDP settings. Compared to Intel chips, the i9-9980HK top model should be comparable. That means the Ryzen 9 4900HS should be able to handle all demanding tasks and gaming. Compared to the similar named 45W-version, the Ryzen 9 4900H, the 4900HS is differs in 100 MHz boost and 300 MHz base clock.

In addition to the eight CPU cores, the APU also integrates a Radeon RX Vega 7 integrated graphics card with most likely 7 CUs. 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.

The TDP of the APU is specified at 35 Watt (default). That means the chip is intended for big and relatively heavy laptops. The Ryzen 7 4900HS is the 35 Watt version of the R9 4900H with a 10 Watt lower TDP.

ModelAMD Ryzen 7 5700UAMD Ryzen 5 4600UAMD Ryzen 9 4900HS
SeriesAMD Lucienne (Zen 2, Ryzen 5000)AMD Renoir (Ryzen 4000 APU)AMD Renoir (Ryzen 4000 APU)
CodenameLucienne U (Zen 2)Renoir (Zen 2)Renoir (Zen 2)
Series: Renoir (Ryzen 4000 APU) Renoir (Zen 2)
» AMD Ryzen 7 5700U1.8 - 4.3 GHz8 / 168 MB
AMD Ryzen 5 5500U2.1 - 4 GHz6 / 128 MB
AMD Ryzen 3 5300U2.6 - 3.8 GHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 9 4900H3.3 - 4.4 GHz8 / 168 MB
AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS3 - 4.3 GHz8 / 168 MB
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H2.9 - 4.2 GHz8 / 168 MB
AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS2.9 - 4.2 GHz8 / 168 MB
AMD Ryzen 7 4980U2 - 4.4 GHz8 / 168 MB
AMD Ryzen 7 4800U1.8 - 4.2 GHz8 / 168 MB
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H3 - 4 GHz6 / 1211 MB
AMD Ryzen 5 4600HS3 - 4 GHz6 / 128 MB
AMD Ryzen 7 4700U2 - 4.1 GHz8 / 88 MB
AMD Ryzen 5 4680U2.2 - 4 GHz6 / 128 MB
» AMD Ryzen 5 4600U2.1 - 4 GHz6 / 128 MB
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U2.3 - 4 GHz6 / 68 MB
AMD Ryzen 3 4300U2.7 - 3.7 GHz4 / 46 MB
AMD Ryzen 9 4900H3.3 - 4.4 GHz8 / 168 MB
» AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS3 - 4.3 GHz8 / 168 MB
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H2.9 - 4.2 GHz8 / 168 MB
AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS2.9 - 4.2 GHz8 / 168 MB
AMD Ryzen 7 4980U2 - 4.4 GHz8 / 168 MB
AMD Ryzen 7 4800U1.8 - 4.2 GHz8 / 168 MB
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H3 - 4 GHz6 / 1211 MB
AMD Ryzen 5 4600HS3 - 4 GHz6 / 128 MB
AMD Ryzen 7 4700U2 - 4.1 GHz8 / 88 MB
AMD Ryzen 5 4680U2.2 - 4 GHz6 / 128 MB
AMD Ryzen 5 4600U2.1 - 4 GHz6 / 128 MB
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U2.3 - 4 GHz6 / 68 MB
AMD Ryzen 3 4300U2.7 - 3.7 GHz4 / 46 MB
Clock1800 - 4300 MHz2100 - 4000 MHz3000 - 4300 MHz
L1 Cache512 KB384 KB512 KB
L2 Cache4 MB3 MB4 MB
L3 Cache8 MB8 MB8 MB
Cores / Threads8 / 166 / 128 / 16
TDP25 Watt15 Watt35 Watt
Technology7 nm7 nm7 nm
max. Temp.105 °C105 °C105 °C
SocketFP6FP6FP6
FeaturesXFR, FMA3, SSE 4.2, AVX2, SMTXFR, FMA3, SSE 4.2, AVX2, SMTXFR, FMA3, SSE 4.2, AVX2, SMT
iGPUAMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 4000/5000) ( - 1900 MHz)AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000/5000) ( - 1500 MHz)AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 4000/5000) ( - 1750 MHz)
Architecturex86x86x86
Announced
ManufacturerAMD Lucienne (Zen 2, Ryzen 5000) R7 5700UAMD Renoir (Ryzen 4000 APU) R5 4600U

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - CB R15 + R20 + 7-Zip + X265 + Blender + 3DM11 CPU - R7 5700U
41.7 pt (47%)
Performance Rating - CB R15 + R20 + 7-Zip + X265 + Blender + 3DM11 CPU - R5 4600U
38.1 pt (43%)
Performance Rating - CB R15 + R20 + 7-Zip + X265 + Blender + 3DM11 CPU - R9 4900HS
45.3 pt (51%)
Cinebench R23 - Cinebench R23 Multi Core
min: 7438     avg: 8673     median: 8675 (14%)     max: 10139 Points
Cinebench R23 - Cinebench R23 Single Core
min: 1177     avg: 1251     median: 1256.5 (55%)     max: 1267 Points
Cinebench R20 - Cinebench R20 CPU (Single Core)
min: 478     avg: 488.9     median: 490 (56%)     max: 494 Points
min: 447     avg: 449     median: 447 (51%)     max: 453 Points
495 Points (57%)
Cinebench R20 - Cinebench R20 CPU (Multi Core)
min: 2309     avg: 3266     median: 3364 (14%)     max: 3877 Points
min: 2544     avg: 2628     median: 2544 (11%)     max: 2796 Points
4288 Points (18%)
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64 Bit
min: 1196     avg: 1455     median: 1480 (15%)     max: 1614 Points
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min: 838     avg: 1089     median: 1089 (11%)     max: 1340 Points
065130195260325390455520585650715780845910975104011051170Tooltip
1863 Points (19%)
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Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64 Bit
min: 184     avg: 187.3     median: 188 (57%)     max: 190 Points
min: 175     avg: 175.5     median: 175.5 (54%)     max: 176 Points
193 Points (59%)
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
16.8 Points (24%)
18.2 Points (26%)
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64 Bit
2.2 Points (7%)
2.2 Points (7%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
5780 Points (47%)
5866 Points (48%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
31131 Points (36%)
37938 Points (44%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
110.9 s (1%)
88.2 s (1%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
3.5 s (1%)
3.3 s (1%)
wPrime 1.55 - wPrime 1.55 1024m *
100.1 s (0%)
wPrime 1.55 - wPrime 1.55 32m *
3.5 s (2%)
WinRAR - WinRAR 4.0
3763 Points (22%)
4548 Points (26%)
7-Zip 18.03 - 7-Zip 18.03 Multli Thread 4 runs
min: 32529     avg: 40210     median: 41122.5 (25%)     max: 46127 MIPS
34854 MIPS (22%)
48577 MIPS (30%)
7-Zip 18.03 - 7-Zip 18.03 Single Thread 4 runs
min: 4476     avg: 4562     median: 4577 (55%)     max: 4620 MIPS
4247 MIPS (51%)
4634 MIPS (55%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 2
72.4 fps (26%)
106 fps (39%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 1
191.5 fps (45%)
223 fps (52%)
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2 - HWBOT x265 4k Preset
min: 6.97     avg: 9.6     median: 10.1 (22%)     max: 11.6 fps
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8.8 fps (19%)
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12.2 fps (26%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Serpent
1 GB/s (0%)
1.2 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Twofish
1.6 GB/s (0%)
1.9 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt AES
9.2 GB/s (0%)
11.2 GB/s (0%)
Blender - Blender 2.79 BMW27 CPU *
min: 302     avg: 346     median: 338 (2%)     max: 402 Seconds
402 Seconds (3%)
297 Seconds (2%)
R Benchmark 2.5 - R Benchmark 2.5 *
min: 0.567     avg: 0.6     median: 0.6 (13%)     max: 0.641 sec
0.6 sec (14%)
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
11662 Points (25%)
12448 Points (26%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
24.6 s (5%)
9.5 s (2%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
48.8 s (2%)
21.8 s (1%)
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
1081 s (5%)
547 s (2%)
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
57045 Points (53%)
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
min: 6572     avg: 10609     median: 10996 (30%)     max: 12964 Points
min: 7925     avg: 9140     median: 9139.5 (25%)     max: 10354 Points
15184 Points (42%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
min: 58312     avg: 60261     median: 60367 (39%)     max: 61757 Points
63010 Points (41%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Physics
min: 58648     avg: 59546     median: 59705 (49%)     max: 60286 Points
62786 Points (52%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
min: 67100     avg: 67864     median: 67233 (57%)     max: 69258 Points
67850 Points (57%)
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
min: 8752     avg: 12379     median: 12876 (33%)     max: 14474 Points
11149 Points (28%)
15900 Points (40%)
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Physics
min: 10677     avg: 17635     median: 18853 (35%)     max: 20721 Points
17296 Points (32%)
21873 Points (40%)
3DMark - 3DMark Time Spy CPU
min: 3985     avg: 5526     median: 5811 (29%)     max: 6896 Points
min: 5152     avg: 5176     median: 5175.5 (26%)     max: 5199 Points
8966 Points (45%)
Geekbench 5.4 - Geekbench 5.1 - 5.4 64 Bit Single-Core
min: 1105     avg: 1181     median: 1186 (51%)     max: 1204 Points
1105 Points (48%)
1218 Points (53%)
Geekbench 5.4 - Geekbench 5.1 - 5.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
min: 4254     avg: 6113     median: 6264 (22%)     max: 7326 Points
5591 Points (19%)
7675 Points (27%)
Geekbench 5.0 - Geekbench 5.0 64 Bit Single-Core
min: 1199     avg: 1206     median: 1206 (54%)     max: 1213 Points
Geekbench 5.0 - Geekbench 5.0 64 Bit Multi-Core
min: 6904     avg: 7225     median: 7225 (23%)     max: 7546 Points
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Single-Core
min: 5069     avg: 5139     median: 5085 (53%)     max: 5264 Points
5372 Points (55%)
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
min: 25986     avg: 26871     median: 26487 (30%)     max: 28141 Points
30230 Points (34%)
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
min: 791     avg: 801     median: 797 (1%)     max: 818 ms
851 ms (1%)
894 ms (1%)
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
158.1 ms (2%)
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
54912 Points (57%)
38616 Points (40%)
WebXPRT 3 - WebXPRT 3 Score
min: 202     avg: 216     median: 216.5 (57%)     max: 222 Points
199 Points (53%)
CrossMark - CrossMark Overall
min: 976     avg: 1044     median: 1027 (40%)     max: 1129 Points
Power Consumption - Prime95 Power Consumption - external Monitor *
min: 26     avg: 35.1     median: 30 (5%)     max: 53.5 Watt