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AMD Ryzen 9 4900H vs AMD Ryzen 7 4700U

AMD Ryzen 9 4900H

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The AMD Ryzen 9 4900H is a mobile SoC for big laptops based on the Renoir architecture. At the time of announcement in March 2020 it is the fastest model of the 4000H series. The R9 4900H integrates all eight cores based on the Zen 2 microarchitecture. They are clocked at 3.3 (guaranteed base clock) to  4.4 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 4900H is only slightly faster than the Ryzen 7 4800H. The CPU is clocked 400 MHz (base +14%) to 200 MHz (boost +5%) 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 4900H should be able to handle all demanding tasks and gaming.

In addition to the eight CPU cores, the APU also integrates a Radeon RX Vega 8 integrated graphics card with 8 CUs. The dual channel memory controller supports DDR4-3200 and energy efficient LPDDR4-4266 RAM. Furthermore, 12 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 45 Watt (default). That means the chip is intended for big and relatively heavy laptops.

AMD Ryzen 7 4700U

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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.

Due to the missing SMT and slightly lower boost clock, the Ryzen 7 4700U should be a bit slower than the Ryzen 7 4800U (fastest 15W model at launch). Therefore, it should still beat the Intel Core i7-1065G7 (Ice Lake, 4 cores, 3.9 GHz) in multi-threaded loads easily. The single core performance should be similar (as the 4800U is 4% faster compared to the i7 in Cinebench R20 according to AMD). Therefore, the R7 4700U is one of the fastest 15W processors, if the cooling of the laptop is sufficient.

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.

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).

ModelAMD Ryzen 9 4900HAMD Ryzen 7 4700U
SeriesAMD Renoir (Ryzen 4000 APU)AMD Renoir (Ryzen 4000 APU)
CodenameRenoir (Zen 2)Renoir (Zen 2)
Series: Renoir (Ryzen 4000 APU) Renoir (Zen 2)
» AMD Ryzen 9 4900H3.3 - 4.4 GHz8 / 168 MB
AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS compare3 - 4.3 GHz8 / 168 MB
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H compare2.9 - 4.2 GHz8 / 168 MB
AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS compare2.9 - 4.2 GHz8 / 168 MB
AMD Ryzen 7 4980U compare2 - 4.4 GHz8 / 168 MB
AMD Ryzen 7 4800U compare1.8 - 4.2 GHz8 / 168 MB
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H compare3 - 4 GHz6 / 1211 MB
AMD Ryzen 5 4600HS compare3 - 4 GHz6 / 128 MB
AMD Ryzen 7 4700U2 - 4.1 GHz8 / 88 MB
AMD Ryzen 5 4680U compare2.2 - 4 GHz6 / 128 MB
AMD Ryzen 5 4600U compare2.1 - 4 GHz6 / 128 MB
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U compare2.3 - 4 GHz6 / 68 MB
AMD Ryzen 3 4300U compare2.7 - 3.7 GHz4 / 46 MB
AMD Ryzen 9 4900H3.3 - 4.4 GHz8 / 168 MB
AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS compare3 - 4.3 GHz8 / 168 MB
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H compare2.9 - 4.2 GHz8 / 168 MB
AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS compare2.9 - 4.2 GHz8 / 168 MB
AMD Ryzen 7 4980U compare2 - 4.4 GHz8 / 168 MB
AMD Ryzen 7 4800U compare1.8 - 4.2 GHz8 / 168 MB
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H compare3 - 4 GHz6 / 1211 MB
AMD Ryzen 5 4600HS compare3 - 4 GHz6 / 128 MB
» AMD Ryzen 7 4700U2 - 4.1 GHz8 / 88 MB
AMD Ryzen 5 4680U compare2.2 - 4 GHz6 / 128 MB
AMD Ryzen 5 4600U compare2.1 - 4 GHz6 / 128 MB
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U compare2.3 - 4 GHz6 / 68 MB
AMD Ryzen 3 4300U compare2.7 - 3.7 GHz4 / 46 MB
Clock3300 - 4400 MHz2000 - 4100 MHz
L1 Cache512 KB512 KB
L2 Cache4 MB4 MB
L3 Cache8 MB8 MB
Cores / Threads8 / 168 / 8
TDP45 Watt15 Watt
Technology7 nm7 nm
max. Temp.105 °C105 °C
SocketFP6FP6
FeaturesXFR, FMA3, SSE 4.2, AVX2, SMTXFR, FMA3, SSE 4.2, AVX2, SMT
iGPUAMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 4000) ( - 1750 MHz)AMD Radeon RX Vega 7 ( - 1600 MHz)
Architecturex86x86
Announced
ManufacturerAMD Renoir (Ryzen 4000 APU) R7 4700U

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - CB R15 + R20 + 7-Zip + X265 + Blender + 3DM11 CPU - R9 4900H
49.2 pt (58%)
Performance Rating - CB R15 + R20 + 7-Zip + X265 + Blender + 3DM11 CPU - R7 4700U
42.2 pt (50%)
Cinebench R23 - Cinebench R23 CPU (Multi Core)
min: 11416     avg: 11604     median: 11604 (19%)     max: 11792 Points
min: 6208     avg: 7102     median: 7378 (12%)     max: 7719 Points
Cinebench R23 - Cinebench R23 CPU (Single Core)
min: 1290     avg: 1294     median: 1294 (64%)     max: 1298 Points
min: 1217     avg: 1221     median: 1220.5 (61%)     max: 1224 Points
Cinebench R20 - Cinebench R20 CPU (Single Core)
min: 482     avg: 493.5     median: 493.5 (64%)     max: 505 Points
min: 448     avg: 466.7     median: 466 (60%)     max: 478 Points
Cinebench R20 - Cinebench R20 CPU (Multi Core)
min: 4233     avg: 4409     median: 4409 (19%)     max: 4585 Points
min: 2401     avg: 2698     median: 2647 (11%)     max: 3095 Points
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64 Bit
min: 1886     avg: 1927     median: 1926.5 (20%)     max: 1967 Points
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min: 801     avg: 1091     median: 1094.5 (11%)     max: 1253 Points
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Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64 Bit
min: 192     avg: 193     median: 193 (66%)     max: 194 Points
min: 176     avg: 180.3     median: 180 (62%)     max: 185 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
23 Points (42%)
12.6 Points (23%)
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64 Bit
2.2 Points (64%)
2.1 Points (60%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
5946 Points (53%)
min: 5475     avg: 5524     median: 5524 (49%)     max: 5573 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
40253 Points (55%)
min: 23834     avg: 24771     median: 24770.5 (34%)     max: 25707 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (64bit)
65380 Points (58%)
45303 Points (40%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (64bit)
10173 Points (62%)
9491 Points (58%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
82.9 s (1%)
265.7 s (3%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
3.2 s (1%)
7.9 s (2%)
WinRAR - WinRAR 4.0
4297 Points (25%)
min: 3888     avg: 3963     median: 3963 (23%)     max: 4038 Points
7-Zip 18.03 - 7-Zip 18.03 Multli Thread 4 runs
48976 MIPS (35%)
min: 26652     avg: 30273     median: 30954 (22%)     max: 33890 MIPS
7-Zip 18.03 - 7-Zip 18.03 Single Thread 4 runs
4727 MIPS (68%)
min: 4208     avg: 4361     median: 4361.5 (63%)     max: 4470 MIPS
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 2
111 fps (50%)
57.4 fps (26%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 1
215 fps (58%)
191.3 fps (52%)
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2 - HWBOT x265 4k Preset
12.9 fps (28%)
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min: 6.79     avg: 8.4     median: 8.4 (18%)     max: 10.1 fps
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TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Serpent
1.2 GB/s (41%)
min: 0.571     avg: 0.6     median: 0.6 (22%)     max: 0.708 GB/s
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Twofish
2 GB/s (42%)
min: 0.929     avg: 1     median: 1 (21%)     max: 1.1 GB/s
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt AES
7.4 GB/s (27%)
min: 5     avg: 5.3     median: 5.3 (19%)     max: 5.5 GB/s
Blender 2.79 - Blender 2.79 BMW27 CPU *
247.3 Seconds (2%)
min: 407     avg: 479.6     median: 477.5 (3%)     max: 537 Seconds
R Benchmark 2.5 - R Benchmark 2.5 *
0.6 sec (12%)
min: 0.598     avg: 0.6     median: 0.6 (13%)     max: 0.651 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 *
9.5 s (2%)
10 s (2%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
24.1 s (1%)
23.4 s (1%)
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
729 s (3%)
599 s (3%)
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
64532 Points (66%)
34583 Points (35%)
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
12199 Points (42%)
min: 9347     avg: 10076     median: 9601.5 (33%)     max: 11537 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
63266 Points (41%)
min: 58167     avg: 61666     median: 61529.5 (40%)     max: 65439 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Physics
63416 Points (52%)
min: 58593     avg: 62251     median: 64060 (53%)     max: 65582 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
69343 Points (58%)
min: 64456     avg: 68216     median: 67931 (57%)     max: 70845 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
15719 Points (40%)
min: 7698     avg: 9402     median: 9475 (24%)     max: 10860 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Physics
20613 Points (51%)
min: 10953     avg: 13815     median: 14100 (35%)     max: 15386 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Time Spy CPU
6523 Points (35%)
min: 3420     avg: 4699     median: 4722 (25%)     max: 5345 Points
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%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Multi-Core
20656 Points (37%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Single-Core
4351 Points (89%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Multi-Core
21923 Points (34%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Single-Core
4611 Points (94%)
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Single-Core
4751 Points (74%)
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Multi-Core
19818 Points (48%)
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Single-Core
5287 Points (61%)
min: 4560     avg: 4792     median: 4841 (56%)     max: 4974 Points
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
28402 Points (35%)
min: 19566     avg: 21030     median: 21001 (26%)     max: 22524 Points
Geekbench 5.0 - Geekbench 5.0 64 Bit Single-Core
1237 Points (63%)
min: 1125     avg: 1140     median: 1128 (57%)     max: 1167 Points
Geekbench 5.0 - Geekbench 5.0 64 Bit Multi-Core
7624 Points (24%)
min: 4884     avg: 5220     median: 5018 (16%)     max: 5757 Points
Geekbench 5.3 - Geekbench 5.1 - 5.4 64 Bit Single-Core
min: 1230     avg: 1232     median: 1231.5 (60%)     max: 1233 Points
min: 1101     avg: 1134     median: 1131 (55%)     max: 1168 Points
Geekbench 5.3 - Geekbench 5.1 - 5.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
min: 7224     avg: 8012     median: 8012 (28%)     max: 8800 Points
min: 4792     avg: 5630     median: 5656 (20%)     max: 6502 Points
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
767 ms (1%)
min: 805     avg: 838     median: 825 (1%)     max: 954 ms
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
90.4 ms (1%)
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
min: 34607     avg: 43312     median: 43380.5 (45%)     max: 51878 Points
WebXPRT 3 - WebXPRT 3 Score
227 Points (63%)
min: 192     avg: 205.6     median: 203 (56%)     max: 224 Points
CrossMark - CrossMark Overall
926 Points (40%)
Power Consumption - Prime95 Power Consumption - external Monitor *
73.2 Watt (13%)
min: 26.5     avg: 35.3     median: 28 (5%)     max: 51.4 Watt
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Power Consumption - Cinebench R15 Multi Power Consumption - external Monitor *
105.3 Watt (28%)
min: 36.5     avg: 37.5     median: 37 (10%)     max: 39.1 Watt
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Power Consumption - Idle Power Consumption 150cd *
5 Watt (19%)
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Power Consumption - Cinebench R15 Multi Power Efficiency - external Monitor
18.7 Points per Watt (22%)
min: 26.9     avg: 29.6     median: 28 (32%)     max: 34 Points per Watt

Average Benchmarks AMD Ryzen 9 4900H → 100% n=44

Average Benchmarks AMD Ryzen 7 4700U → 81% n=44

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