AMD Ryzen 7 6800H vs Intel Core i9-12900H

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CPU comparison with benchmarks


AMD Ryzen 7 6800H CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i9-12900H
AMD Ryzen 7 6800H Intel Core i9-12900H

CPU comparison

AMD Ryzen 7 6800H or Intel Core i9-12900H - which processor is faster? In this comparison we look at the differences and analyze which of these two CPUs is better. We compare the technical data and benchmark results.

The AMD Ryzen 7 6800H has 8 cores with 16 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 4.70 GHz. Up to 64 GB of memory is supported in 2 memory channels. The AMD Ryzen 7 6800H was released in Q1/2022.

The Intel Core i9-12900H has 14 cores with 20 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 5.00 GHz. The CPU supports up to 64 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The Intel Core i9-12900H was released in Q1/2022.
AMD Ryzen 7 (63) Family Intel Core i9 (78)
AMD Ryzen 6000H/7035H (16) CPU group Intel Core i 12000H (23)
5 Generation 12
Rembrandt (Zen 3+) Architecture Alder Lake H
Mobile Segment Mobile
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H Predecessor Intel Core i9-11900H
-- Successor Intel Core i9-13900H

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The AMD Ryzen 7 6800H has 8 CPU cores and can calculate 16 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the AMD Ryzen 7 6800H is 3.20 GHz (4.70 GHz) while the Intel Core i9-12900H has 14 CPU cores and 20 threads can calculate simultaneously. The clock frequency of the Intel Core i9-12900H is at 2.50 GHz (5.00 GHz).

AMD Ryzen 7 6800H Characteristic Intel Core i9-12900H
8 Cores 14
16 Threads 20
normal Core architecture hybrid (big.LITTLE)
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No
3.20 GHz (4.70 GHz)
8x Zen 3+
A-Core 2.50 GHz (5.00 GHz)
6x Golden Cove
-- B-Core 1.80 GHz (3.80 GHz)
8x Gracemont

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Processors with the support of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors. Algorithms for ML improve their performance the more data they have collected via software. ML tasks can be processed up to 10,000 times faster than with a classic processor.

AMD Ryzen 7 6800H Characteristic Intel Core i9-12900H
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --

Internal Graphics

The AMD Ryzen 7 6800H or Intel Core i9-12900H has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die.

AMD Radeon 680M GPU Intel Iris Xe Graphics 96 (Alder Lake)
2.00 GHz GPU frequency 0.40 GHz
2.20 GHz GPU (Turbo) 1.45 GHz
9 GPU Generation 13
6 nm Technology 10 nm
3 Max. displays 4
12 Compute units 96
768 Shader 768
Yes Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
8 GB Max. GPU Memory 32 GB
12 DirectX Version 12.1

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

AMD Radeon 680M GPU Intel Iris Xe Graphics 96 (Alder Lake)
Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec VP9 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec VP8 Decode
Decode Codec AV1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec AVC Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

The AMD Ryzen 7 6800H can use up to 64 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 76.8 GB/s. The Intel Core i9-12900H supports up to 64 GB of memory in 2 memory channels and achieves a memory bandwidth of up to 83.2 GB/s.

AMD Ryzen 7 6800H Characteristic Intel Core i9-12900H
LPDDR5-6400, DDR5-4800 Memory LPDDR5-5200, LPDDR4X-4266, DDR5-4800, DDR4-3200
64 GB Max. Memory 64 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
76.8 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 83.2 GB/s
No ECC No
4.00 MB L2 Cache 11.50 MB
16.00 MB L3 Cache 24.00 MB
4.0 PCIe version 4.0
12 PCIe lanes 28
23.6 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 55.1 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the AMD Ryzen 7 6800H is 45 W, while the Intel Core i9-12900H has a TDP of 45 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently.

AMD Ryzen 7 6800H Characteristic Intel Core i9-12900H
45 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 45 W
-- TDP (PL2) 115 W
54 W TDP up --
-- TDP down --
95 °C Tjunction max. 100 °C

Technical details

The AMD Ryzen 7 6800H is manufactured in 6 nm and has 20.00 MB cache. The Intel Core i9-12900H is manufactured in 10 nm and has a 35.50 MB cache.

AMD Ryzen 7 6800H Characteristic Intel Core i9-12900H
6 nm Technology 10 nm
Monolithic Chip design Monolithic
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, FMA3 ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, AVX2+
FP7 Socket BGA 1744
AMD-V, SVM Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux
Q1/2022 Release date Q1/2022
-- Release price 617 $
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Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD Ryzen 7 6800H AMD Ryzen 7 6800H
8C 16T @ 4.70 GHz
1499 (78%)
Intel Core i9-12900H Intel Core i9-12900H
14C 20T @ 5.00 GHz
1917 (100%)

Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
AMD Ryzen 7 6800H AMD Ryzen 7 6800H
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
13611 (82%)
Intel Core i9-12900H Intel Core i9-12900H
14C 20T @ 3.80 GHz
16555 (100%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD Ryzen 7 6800H AMD Ryzen 7 6800H
8C 16T @ 4.70 GHz
1560 (89%)
Intel Core i9-12900H Intel Core i9-12900H
14C 20T @ 5.00 GHz
1754 (100%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
AMD Ryzen 7 6800H AMD Ryzen 7 6800H
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
9874 (78%)
Intel Core i9-12900H Intel Core i9-12900H
14C 20T @ 3.80 GHz
12662 (100%)

Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The single-core benchmark only evaluates the performance of the fastest CPU core, the number of CPU cores in a processor is irrelevant here.
AMD Ryzen 7 6800H AMD Ryzen 7 6800H
8C 16T @ 4.70 GHz
1836 (76%)
Intel Core i9-12900H Intel Core i9-12900H
14C 20T @ 5.00 GHz
2426 (100%)

Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The multi-core benchmark evaluates the performance of all of the processor's CPU cores. Virtual thread improvements such as AMD SMT or Intel's Hyper-Threading have a positive impact on the benchmark result.
AMD Ryzen 7 6800H AMD Ryzen 7 6800H
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
8697 (73%)
Intel Core i9-12900H Intel Core i9-12900H
14C 20T @ 3.80 GHz
11894 (100%)

Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD Ryzen 7 6800H AMD Ryzen 7 6800H
8C 16T @ 4.70 GHz
587 (80%)
Intel Core i9-12900H Intel Core i9-12900H
14C 20T @ 5.00 GHz
734 (100%)

Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
AMD Ryzen 7 6800H AMD Ryzen 7 6800H
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
5074 (80%)
Intel Core i9-12900H Intel Core i9-12900H
14C 20T @ 3.80 GHz
6371 (100%)

iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.
AMD Ryzen 7 6800H AMD Ryzen 7 6800H
AMD Radeon 680M @ 2.20 GHz
3379 (100%)
Intel Core i9-12900H Intel Core i9-12900H
Intel Iris Xe Graphics 96 (Alder Lake) @ 1.45 GHz
2223 (66%)

Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.
AMD Ryzen 7 6800H AMD Ryzen 7 6800H
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
23788 (88%)
Intel Core i9-12900H Intel Core i9-12900H
14C 20T @ 3.80 GHz
27130 (100%)

Blender 3.1 Benchmark

In the Blender Benchmark 3.1, the scenes "monster", "junkshop" and "classroom" are rendered and the time required by the system is measured. In our benchmark we test the CPU and not the graphics card. Blender 3.1 was presented as a standalone version in March 2022.
AMD Ryzen 7 6800H AMD Ryzen 7 6800H
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i9-12900H Intel Core i9-12900H
14C 20T @ 3.80 GHz
251 (100%)

Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD Ryzen 7 6800H AMD Ryzen 7 6800H
8C 16T @ 4.70 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i9-12900H Intel Core i9-12900H
14C 20T @ 5.00 GHz
257 (100%)

Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
AMD Ryzen 7 6800H AMD Ryzen 7 6800H
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i9-12900H Intel Core i9-12900H
14C 20T @ 3.80 GHz
2639 (100%)

Devices using this processor

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