AMD Ryzen 7 6800H vs Intel Xeon E3-1270

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AMD Ryzen 7 6800H CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Xeon E3-1270
AMD Ryzen 7 6800H Intel Xeon E3-1270

CPU comparison

AMD Ryzen 7 6800H or Intel Xeon E3-1270 - 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 Xeon E3-1270 has 4 cores with 8 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.80 GHz. The CPU supports up to 32 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The Intel Xeon E3-1270 was released in Q2/2011.
AMD Ryzen 7 (70) Family Intel Xeon E3 (43)
AMD Ryzen 6000H/7035H (20) CPU group Intel Xeon E3 (1)
5 Generation 2
Rembrandt (Zen 3+) Architecture Sandy-Bridge
Mobile Segment Desktop / Server
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H Predecessor --
-- Successor --

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 Xeon E3-1270 has 4 CPU cores and 8 threads can calculate simultaneously. The clock frequency of the Intel Xeon E3-1270 is at 3.40 GHz (3.80 GHz).

AMD Ryzen 7 6800H Characteristic Intel Xeon E3-1270
8 Cores 4
16 Threads 8
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No
3.20 GHz Frequency 3.40 GHz
4.70 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 3.80 GHz
3.80 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 3.60 GHz

NPU AI performance

The performance values of the processor's AI unit. The isolated NPU performance is specified here, the total AI performance (NPU+CPU+iGPU) can be higher. Processors with support for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors.

AMD Ryzen 7 6800H Characteristic Intel Xeon E3-1270
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --
-- NPU + CPU + iGPU --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

The AMD Ryzen 7 6800H or Intel Xeon E3-1270 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 no iGPU
2.00 GHz GPU frequency --
2.20 GHz GPU (Turbo) --
9 GPU Generation --
6 nm Technology
3 Max. displays
12 Compute units --
768 Shader --
Yes Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
8 GB Max. GPU Memory --
12 DirectX Version --

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 no iGPU
Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
Decode / Encode Codec h264 No
Decode / Encode Codec VP9 No
Decode / Encode Codec VP8 No
Decode Codec AV1 No
Decode / Encode Codec AVC No
Decode Codec VC-1 No
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG No

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 Xeon E3-1270 supports up to 32 GB of memory in 2 memory channels and achieves a memory bandwidth of up to 21.3 GB/s.

AMD Ryzen 7 6800H Characteristic Intel Xeon E3-1270
LPDDR5-6400, DDR5-4800 Memory DDR3-1333
64 GB Max. Memory 32 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
76.8 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 21.3 GB/s
No ECC Yes
4.00 MB L2 Cache --
16.00 MB L3 Cache 8.00 MB
4.0 PCIe version 2.0
12 PCIe lanes 20
23.6 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 10.0 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the AMD Ryzen 7 6800H is 45 W, while the Intel Xeon E3-1270 has a TDP of 80 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently.

AMD Ryzen 7 6800H Characteristic Intel Xeon E3-1270
45 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 80 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
54 W TDP up --
-- TDP down --
95 °C Tjunction max. --

Technical details

The AMD Ryzen 7 6800H is manufactured in 6 nm and has 20.00 MB cache. The Intel Xeon E3-1270 is manufactured in 32 nm and has a 8.00 MB cache.

AMD Ryzen 7 6800H Characteristic Intel Xeon E3-1270
6 nm Technology 32 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, AVX
FP7 Socket LGA 1155
AMD-V, SVM Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
Q1/2022 Release date Q2/2011
-- Release price 339 $
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 0 CPU benchmarks
AMD Ryzen 7 6800H (0%)
Intel Xeon E3-1270 (0%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 1 CPU benchmarks
AMD Ryzen 7 6800H (100%)
Intel Xeon E3-1270 (23%)

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 (100%)
Intel Xeon E3-1270 Intel Xeon E3-1270
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
5388 (23%)

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 (100%)
Intel Xeon E3-1270 Intel Xeon E3-1270
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
0 (0%)

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
13891 (100%)
Intel Xeon E3-1270 Intel Xeon E3-1270
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
0 (0%)

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 (100%)
Intel Xeon E3-1270 Intel Xeon E3-1270
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
0 (0%)

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 (100%)
Intel Xeon E3-1270 Intel Xeon E3-1270
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
0 (0%)

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
1938 (100%)
Intel Xeon E3-1270 Intel Xeon E3-1270
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
0 (0%)

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
10110 (100%)
Intel Xeon E3-1270 Intel Xeon E3-1270
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
0 (0%)

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 (100%)
Intel Xeon E3-1270 Intel Xeon E3-1270
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
0 (0%)

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 (100%)
Intel Xeon E3-1270 Intel Xeon E3-1270
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
0 (0%)

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 Xeon E3-1270 Intel Xeon E3-1270
@ 0.00 GHz
0 (0%)

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 Xeon E3-1270 Intel Xeon E3-1270
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
127 (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 Xeon E3-1270 Intel Xeon E3-1270
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
603 (100%)

Devices using this processor

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