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AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS vs AMD Ryzen 7 4980U vs AMD Ryzen 7 4800H

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.

AMD Ryzen 7 4980U

► remove from comparison AMD R7 4980U

The AMD Ryzen 7 4980U is a Renoir family processor designed for certain Microsoft Surface systems. 4980U has eight Zen 2 cores clocked at 2.0 GHz (base clock speed) to 4.4 GHz (Boost) with thread-doubling SMT tech enabled for a total of 16 threads. The chip is manufactured on the modern 7 nm TSMC process and partly thanks to that AMD promises a 2x improvement in performance-per-Watt over Ryzen 3000 series mobile CPUs.

Architecture

The Zen 2 microarchitecture has brought a sizeable per-thread performance boost compared to the outgoing Zen+ parts. Renoir product family is also the first to introduce 8-core ULV processors to laptop market, keeping power consumption within reasonable limits. This AMD processor family is very impressive from most perspectives. One of the disatvantages to keep in mind is the lack of PCI-Express 4 support, meaning these blazing-fast NVMe SSDs will be limited to 3.9 GB/s tops.

Ryzen 7 4980U is designed to work with quad-channel LPDDR4 memory at up to 4,267 MHz. 8 MB of Level 3 are present in this chip. The Ryzen 7 gets soldered straight to the motherboard (FP6 socket) and is thus not user-replaceable. Please go to our Renoir hub page for more information on the product family.

Performance

4980U is the fastest ULV Ryzen 4000 series model. As such, its clock speeds are 200 MHz higher (both the base and Boost) compared to the older Ryzen 7 4800U. We fully expect the new Zen 3 based Ryzen 7 5800U to be even faster thanks to the new architecture. In the meantime, 4980U proves to be nearly as fast as an i7-10870H in multi-core benchmarks while bending the knee to older Intel CPUs, such as the i5-8300H, when under single-thread load.

Graphics

In addition to its eight CPU cores, the Ryzen 7 also features the Radeon RX Vega 8 graphics adapter with 8 CUs (= 512 shaders) at up to 1,950 MHz. This iGPU is compatible with FreeSync and DirectX 12 and is able to HW-decode AVC, HEVC, VP9-encoded videos (no AV1 support here). Vega 8 is capable of outputting UHD 2160p60 video signal to several monitors and, similar to Intel's Iris Xe (80 EUs), is good enough for a bit of light gaming on the go, provided one is content with sub-1080p resolutions and low/medium quailty presets.

Power Consumption

The APU has a default TDP, also known as the long-term power limit, of 15 W; much like with other Ryzen 4000U processors, AMD is fine with laptop manufacturers (Microsoft, in this case) changing that value to anything between 10 W and 25 W. The 7 nm TSMC process this Ryzen 7 is built with makes for above average energy efficiency. All in all, Ryzen 7 4980U is not just powerful; it's also anything but a power hog.

AMD Ryzen 7 4800H

► remove from comparison AMD R7 4800H

The AMD Ryzen 7 4800H is a Renoir APU designed for larger, more powerful laptops with room for better termals. The Ryzen features eight Zen 2 cores running at 2.9 GHz (base clock speed) to 4.2 GHz (Boost). The CPU also has 8 MB of L3 cache and a Vega series integrated GPU. Thread-doubling SMT tech is enabled in this processor, allowing for up to 16 concurrent processing threads.

Architecture

Ryzen 7 4800H is manufactured on the modern 7 nm TSMC process and in part thanks to this fact AMD promises an up to 2x higher performance-per-watt figure compared to Ryzen 3000 series mobile APUs. This isn't the only noteworthy change however as Zen 2 architecture is leagues ahead of the outgoing Zen+ when it comes to single-core performance. Renoir family processors feature up to 8 CPU cores compared to 4 cores of the previous generation mobile AMD CPUs.

A 4800H will work with dual-channel DDR4-3200 or quad-channel LPDDR4-4266 RAM. The important difference between desktop Ryzen 4000 and mobile Ryzen 4000 processors is that the latter do not have PCI-Express 4.0 support, meaning those blazing-fast NVMe SSDs will be limited to a throughput of 3.9 GB/s.

The Ryzen 7 gets soldered straight to the motherboard (FP6 socket) and is thus not user-replaceable. Please go to our Renoir processor family hub for more information on these CPUs.

Performance

The average 4800H in our database trades blows with Intel Core i7-11850H and Core i7-11800H, rendering the Ryzen a great option for quality gaming laptops as well as high-performance mini-PCs.

Graphics

Ryzen 7 4800H features the Radeon RX Vega 7, a 7 CU integrated graphics adapter running at up to 1,600 MHz. The iGPU's underlying architecture is fairly old as of 2021, yet its 448 shaders will let you play many games of 2020 and 2021 as long as you stick to reasonable resolutions and presets. F1 2021 runs well at medium quality, 1080p resolution, to give you an example. A Vega 7 can be as fast as a GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q, or as slow as an 80 EU Iris Xe; this depends on the benchmark as well as on cooling system performance and TDP settings of a laptop as mentioned above. As the iGPU has no VRAM of its own, it is paramount that fast system RAM is used.

The Vega definitely supports UHD 2160p monitors at 60 Hz. This iGPU is capable of hardware decoding AVC, HEVC and VP9-encoded videos. There is no AV1 support here.

Power Consumption

Ryzen 7 4800H has a default TDP (also known as the long-term power limit) of 45 W which can be changed to anything between 35 W and 54 W by a laptop manufacturer, with clock speeds and performance changing correspondingly. The chip won't look out of place in a mid-range gaming laptop, with a high-performance cooling solution being pretty much a necessity. AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS is a 35 W edition of Ryzen 7 4800H designed for leaner, less power-hungry systems. Both are made with TSMC's 7 nm process for very, very decent energy efficiency.

ModelAMD Ryzen 9 4900HSAMD Ryzen 7 4980UAMD Ryzen 7 4800H
SeriesAMD Renoir (Ryzen 4000 APU)AMD Renoir (Ryzen 4000 APU)AMD Renoir (Ryzen 4000 APU)
CodenameRenoir (Zen 2)Renoir (Zen 2)Renoir (Zen 2)
Series: Renoir (Ryzen 4000 APU) Renoir (Zen 2)
AMD Ryzen 9 4900H3.3 - 4.4 GHz8 / 16 cores8 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS « 3 - 4.3 GHz8 / 16 cores8 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H2.9 - 4.2 GHz8 / 16 cores8 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS2.9 - 4.2 GHz8 / 16 cores8 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 7 4980U2 - 4.4 GHz8 / 16 cores8 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 7 4800U1.8 - 4.2 GHz8 / 16 cores8 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H3 - 4 GHz6 / 12 cores11 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 5 4600HS3 - 4 GHz6 / 12 cores8 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 7 4700U2 - 4.1 GHz8 / 8 cores8 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 5 4680U2.2 - 4 GHz6 / 12 cores8 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 5 4600U2.1 - 4 GHz6 / 12 cores8 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U2.3 - 4 GHz6 / 6 cores8 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 3 4300U2.7 - 3.7 GHz4 / 4 cores6 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 9 4900H3.3 - 4.4 GHz8 / 16 cores8 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS3 - 4.3 GHz8 / 16 cores8 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H2.9 - 4.2 GHz8 / 16 cores8 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS2.9 - 4.2 GHz8 / 16 cores8 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 7 4980U « 2 - 4.4 GHz8 / 16 cores8 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 7 4800U1.8 - 4.2 GHz8 / 16 cores8 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H3 - 4 GHz6 / 12 cores11 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 5 4600HS3 - 4 GHz6 / 12 cores8 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 7 4700U2 - 4.1 GHz8 / 8 cores8 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 5 4680U2.2 - 4 GHz6 / 12 cores8 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 5 4600U2.1 - 4 GHz6 / 12 cores8 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U2.3 - 4 GHz6 / 6 cores8 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 3 4300U2.7 - 3.7 GHz4 / 4 cores6 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 9 4900H3.3 - 4.4 GHz8 / 16 cores8 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS3 - 4.3 GHz8 / 16 cores8 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H « 2.9 - 4.2 GHz8 / 16 cores8 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS2.9 - 4.2 GHz8 / 16 cores8 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 7 4980U2 - 4.4 GHz8 / 16 cores8 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 7 4800U1.8 - 4.2 GHz8 / 16 cores8 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H3 - 4 GHz6 / 12 cores11 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 5 4600HS3 - 4 GHz6 / 12 cores8 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 7 4700U2 - 4.1 GHz8 / 8 cores8 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 5 4680U2.2 - 4 GHz6 / 12 cores8 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 5 4600U2.1 - 4 GHz6 / 12 cores8 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U2.3 - 4 GHz6 / 6 cores8 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 3 4300U2.7 - 3.7 GHz4 / 4 cores6 MB L3
Clock3000 - 4300 MHz2000 - 4400 MHz2900 - 4200 MHz
L1 Cache512 KB512 KB512 KB
L2 Cache4 MB4 MB4 MB
L3 Cache8 MB8 MB8 MB
Cores / Threads8 / 168 / 168 / 16
TDP35 Watt15 Watt45 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) ( - 1750 MHz)AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 4000/5000) ( - 1950 MHz)AMD Radeon RX Vega 7 ( - 1600 MHz)
Architecturex86x86x86
Announced
ManufacturerAMD Renoir (Ryzen 4000 APU) R7 4980UAMD Renoir (Ryzen 4000 APU) R7 4800H

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - CB R15 + R20 + 7-Zip + X265 + Blender + 3DM11 CPU - R9 4900HS
45.3 pt (51%)
Performance Rating - CB R15 + R20 + 7-Zip + X265 + Blender + 3DM11 CPU - R7 4980U
41.7 pt (47%)
Performance Rating - CB R15 + R20 + 7-Zip + X265 + Blender + 3DM11 CPU - R7 4800H
45.3 pt (51%)
Cinebench R23 - Cinebench R23 Multi Core
9164 Points (15%)
min: 9644     avg: 10889     median: 11135.5 (18%)     max: 11642 Points
Cinebench R23 - Cinebench R23 Single Core
1260 Points (55%)
min: 1248     avg: 1254     median: 1253.5 (55%)     max: 1259 Points
Cinebench R20 - Cinebench R20 CPU (Single Core)
495 Points (57%)
492 Points (57%)
min: 462     avg: 482.1     median: 485 (56%)     max: 491 Points
Cinebench R20 - Cinebench R20 CPU (Multi Core)
4288 Points (18%)
3453 Points (15%)
min: 3692     avg: 4275     median: 4339.5 (18%)     max: 4663 Points
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64 Bit
1863 Points (19%)
1658 Points (17%)
min: 1652     avg: 1859     median: 1854 (19%)     max: 1995 Points
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64 Bit
193 Points (59%)
182 Points (55%)
min: 186     avg: 188     median: 188 (57%)     max: 191 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
18.2 Points (26%)
18.9 Points (27%)
min: 19.95     avg: 21     median: 21.1 (30%)     max: 21.92 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64 Bit
2.2 Points (7%)
2.2 Points (7%)
min: 2.16     avg: 2.2     median: 2.2 (7%)     max: 2.19 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
5866 Points (48%)
5715 Points (47%)
min: 5643     avg: 5684     median: 5684 (46%)     max: 5725 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
37938 Points (43%)
35106 Points (40%)
min: 37236     avg: 37276     median: 37276 (42%)     max: 37316 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (64bit)
min: 61208     avg: 62934     median: 62933.5 (45%)     max: 64659 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (64bit)
min: 9712     avg: 9782     median: 9781.5 (53%)     max: 9851 Points
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
88.2 s (1%)
90.9 s (1%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
3.3 s (1%)
3.4 s (1%)
wPrime 1.55 - wPrime 1.55 1024m *
236.1 s (1%)
wPrime 1.55 - wPrime 1.55 32m *
7.4 s (4%)
WinRAR - WinRAR 4.0
4548 Points (26%)
4601 Points (27%)
7-Zip 18.03 - 7-Zip 18.03 Multli Thread 4 runs
48577 MIPS (30%)
42368 MIPS (26%)
min: 44827     avg: 49860     median: 50075 (31%)     max: 53883 MIPS
7-Zip 18.03 - 7-Zip 18.03 Single Thread 4 runs
4634 MIPS (55%)
4320 MIPS (52%)
min: 4575     avg: 4678     median: 4686 (56%)     max: 4743 MIPS
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 2
106 fps (39%)
min: 101.5     avg: 102.7     median: 102.7 (37%)     max: 103.9 fps
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 1
223 fps (52%)
min: 209     avg: 215.6     median: 215.6 (51%)     max: 222.2 fps
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2 - HWBOT x265 4k Preset
12.2 fps (26%)
9.8 fps (21%)
min: 10.8     avg: 12.6     median: 12.8 (27%)     max: 14.1 fps
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Serpent
1.2 GB/s (0%)
1.1 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Twofish
1.9 GB/s (0%)
1.9 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt AES
11.2 GB/s (0%)
10.3 GB/s (0%)
Blender - Blender 2.79 BMW27 CPU *
297 Seconds (2%)
342 Seconds (2%)
min: 248     avg: 266     median: 262 (2%)     max: 299 Seconds
R Benchmark 2.5 - R Benchmark 2.5 *
0.6 sec (14%)
min: 0.562     avg: 0.6     median: 0.6 (12%)     max: 0.603 sec
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
12448 Points (26%)
min: 12018     avg: 12683     median: 12683 (27%)     max: 13348 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
9.5 s (2%)
9.6 s (2%)
9.8 s (2%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
21.8 s (1%)
24.8 s (1%)
22.6 s (1%)
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
547 s (2%)
758 s (3%)
564 s (3%)
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
57045 Points (53%)
min: 51446     avg: 57673     median: 57672.5 (54%)     max: 63899 Points
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
15184 Points (42%)
11759 Points (32%)
min: 11401     avg: 14657     median: 15160 (42%)     max: 15838 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
63010 Points (41%)
min: 60191     avg: 61331     median: 61331 (39%)     max: 62471 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Physics
62786 Points (52%)
min: 59769     avg: 62130     median: 62130 (51%)     max: 64491 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
67850 Points (57%)
min: 65802     avg: 66827     median: 67127 (57%)     max: 67553 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
15900 Points (40%)
10152 Points (26%)
min: 13135     avg: 15479     median: 15669 (40%)     max: 16818 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Physics
21873 Points (40%)
18654 Points (34%)
min: 19980     avg: 21647     median: 21847 (40%)     max: 22687 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Time Spy CPU
8966 Points (44%)
5917 Points (29%)
min: 6255     avg: 8706     median: 8925 (44%)     max: 9631 Points
Geekbench 5.4 - Geekbench 5.1 - 5.4 64 Bit Single-Core
1218 Points (53%)
1133 Points (49%)
min: 1154     avg: 1188     median: 1191 (52%)     max: 1207 Points
Geekbench 5.4 - Geekbench 5.1 - 5.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
7675 Points (27%)
7156 Points (25%)
min: 5920     avg: 7725     median: 7955 (28%)     max: 8672 Points
Geekbench 5.0 - Geekbench 5.0 64 Bit Single-Core
min: 1177     avg: 1184     median: 1184 (5%)     max: 1191 Points
Geekbench 5.0 - Geekbench 5.0 64 Bit Multi-Core
min: 6027     avg: 7108     median: 7108 (22%)     max: 8189 Points
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Single-Core
5372 Points (55%)
min: 4808     avg: 4950     median: 4949.5 (51%)     max: 5091 Points
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
30230 Points (34%)
min: 23108     avg: 26453     median: 26453 (29%)     max: 29798 Points
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
894 ms (1%)
811 ms (1%)
min: 783     avg: 826     median: 791 (1%)     max: 1220 ms
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
38616 Points (40%)
min: 37080     avg: 43309     median: 43309 (45%)     max: 49538 Points
WebXPRT 3 - WebXPRT 3 Score
210 Points (53%)
min: 204     avg: 217.7     median: 218.5 (55%)     max: 229 Points
Power Consumption - Prime95 Power Consumption - external Monitor *
104.2 Watt (18%)
min: 62     avg: 76.6     median: 83 (14%)     max: 84.9 Watt
Power Consumption - Cinebench R15 Multi Power Consumption - external Monitor *
104.5 Watt (22%)
min: 81     avg: 84     median: 84 (17%)     max: 86.9 Watt
Power Consumption - Cinebench R15 Multi Power Efficiency - external Monitor
17.8 Points per Watt (21%)
min: 20.9     avg: 22.1     median: 22.1 (25%)     max: 23.3 Points per Watt

Average Benchmarks AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS → 100% n=22

Average Benchmarks AMD Ryzen 7 4980U → 91% n=22

Average Benchmarks AMD Ryzen 7 4800H → 101% n=22

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