AMD Ryzen 7 7730U vs Intel Core i7-1255U

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AMD Ryzen 7 7730U CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i7-1255U
AMD Ryzen 7 7730U Intel Core i7-1255U

CPU comparison

AMD Ryzen 7 7730U or Intel Core i7-1255U - 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 7730U has 8 cores with 16 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 4.50 GHz. Up to 64 GB of memory is supported in 2 memory channels. The AMD Ryzen 7 7730U was released in Q4/2022.

The Intel Core i7-1255U has 10 cores with 12 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 4.70 GHz. The CPU supports up to 64 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The Intel Core i7-1255U was released in Q1/2022.
AMD Ryzen 7 (70) Family Intel Core i7 (298)
AMD Ryzen 5025U/7030U (9) CPU group Intel Core i 1200P/1200U (21)
4 Generation 12
Barcelo (Zen 3) Architecture Alder Lake U
Mobile Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor Intel Core i7-1355U

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The AMD Ryzen 7 7730U is a 8 core processor with a clock frequency of 2.00 GHz (4.50 GHz). The Intel Core i7-1255U has 10 CPU cores with a clock frequency of 1.70 GHz (4.70 GHz).

AMD Ryzen 7 7730U Characteristic Intel Core i7-1255U
8 Cores 10
16 Threads 12
normal Core architecture hybrid (big.LITTLE)
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No
2.00 GHz (4.50 GHz)
8x Zen 3
A-Core 1.70 GHz (4.70 GHz)
2x Golden Cove
-- B-Core 1.20 GHz (3.50 GHz)
8x Gracemont

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 7730U Characteristic Intel Core i7-1255U
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --
-- NPU + CPU + iGPU --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

The integrated graphics unit of a processor is not only responsible for the pure image output on the system, but can also significantly increase the efficiency of the system with the support of modern video codecs.

AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Renoir) GPU Intel Iris Xe Graphics 96 (Alder Lake)
0.40 GHz GPU frequency 0.35 GHz
2.00 GHz GPU (Turbo) 1.25 GHz
9 GPU Generation 13
7 nm Technology 10 nm
3 Max. displays 4
8 Compute units 96
512 Shader 768
No 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 RX Vega 8 (Renoir) 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
No 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 7730U supports a maximum of 64 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The Intel Core i7-1255U can connect up to 64 GB of memory in 2 memory channels.

AMD Ryzen 7 7730U Characteristic Intel Core i7-1255U
LPDDR4X-4266, DDR4-3200 Memory LPDDR5-5200, LPDDR4X-4266, DDR5-4800, DDR4-3200
64 GB Max. Memory 64 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
51.2 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 83.2 GB/s
Yes ECC No
4.00 MB L2 Cache 6.50 MB
16.00 MB L3 Cache 12.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version 4.0
16 PCIe lanes 28
15.8 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 55.1 GB/s

Thermal Management

The TDP (Thermal Design Power) of a processor specifies the required cooling solution. The AMD Ryzen 7 7730U has a TDP of 15 W, that of the Intel Core i7-1255U is 15 W.

AMD Ryzen 7 7730U Characteristic Intel Core i7-1255U
15 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 15 W
-- TDP (PL2) 55 W
-- TDP up --
8 W TDP down --
95 °C Tjunction max. 100 °C

Technical details

The AMD Ryzen 7 7730U has a 20.00 MB cache, while the Intel Core i7-1255U cache has a total of 18.50 MB.

AMD Ryzen 7 7730U Characteristic Intel Core i7-1255U
7 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
FP6 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
Q4/2022 Release date Q1/2022
-- Release price --
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 3 CPU benchmarks
AMD Ryzen 7 7730U (87%)
Intel Core i7-1255U (100%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 4 CPU benchmarks
AMD Ryzen 7 7730U (98%)
Intel Core i7-1255U (85%)

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 7730U AMD Ryzen 7 7730U
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
1452 (82%)
Intel Core i7-1255U Intel Core i7-1255U
10C 12T @ 4.70 GHz
1761 (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 7730U AMD Ryzen 7 7730U
8C 16T @ 2.80 GHz
10856 (100%)
Intel Core i7-1255U Intel Core i7-1255U
10C 12T @ 2.70 GHz
7545 (70%)

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 7730U AMD Ryzen 7 7730U
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
1460 (91%)
Intel Core i7-1255U Intel Core i7-1255U
10C 12T @ 4.70 GHz
1603 (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 7730U AMD Ryzen 7 7730U
8C 16T @ 2.80 GHz
7300 (96%)
Intel Core i7-1255U Intel Core i7-1255U
10C 12T @ 2.70 GHz
7612 (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 7730U AMD Ryzen 7 7730U
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
1857 (87%)
Intel Core i7-1255U Intel Core i7-1255U
10C 12T @ 4.70 GHz
2136 (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 7730U AMD Ryzen 7 7730U
8C 16T @ 2.80 GHz
6714 (97%)
Intel Core i7-1255U Intel Core i7-1255U
10C 12T @ 2.70 GHz
6908 (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 7730U AMD Ryzen 7 7730U
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Renoir) @ 2.00 GHz
2048 (100%)
Intel Core i7-1255U Intel Core i7-1255U
Intel Iris Xe Graphics 96 (Alder Lake) @ 1.25 GHz
1916 (94%)

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 7730U AMD Ryzen 7 7730U
8C 16T @ 2.80 GHz
19670 (100%)
Intel Core i7-1255U Intel Core i7-1255U
10C 12T @ 2.70 GHz
13905 (71%)

Cinebench 2024 (Single-Core)

The Cinebench 2024 benchmark is based on the Redshift rendering engine, which is also used in Maxon's 3D program Cinema 4D. The benchmark runs are each 10 minutes long to test whether the processor is limited by its heat generation.
AMD Ryzen 7 7730U AMD Ryzen 7 7730U
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
82 (100%)
Intel Core i7-1255U Intel Core i7-1255U
10C 12T @ 4.70 GHz
0 (0%)

Cinebench 2024 (Multi-Core)

The Multi-Core test of the Cinebench 2024 benchmark uses all cpu cores to render using the Redshift rendering engine, which is also used in Maxons Cinema 4D. The benchmark run is 10 minutes long to test whether the processor is limited by its heat generation.
AMD Ryzen 7 7730U AMD Ryzen 7 7730U
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
496 (100%)
Intel Core i7-1255U Intel Core i7-1255U
10C 12T @ 4.70 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 7730U AMD Ryzen 7 7730U
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-1255U Intel Core i7-1255U
10C 12T @ 4.70 GHz
649 (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 7730U AMD Ryzen 7 7730U
8C 16T @ 2.80 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-1255U Intel Core i7-1255U
10C 12T @ 2.70 GHz
3009 (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 7730U AMD Ryzen 7 7730U
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-1255U Intel Core i7-1255U
10C 12T @ 4.70 GHz
245 (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 7730U AMD Ryzen 7 7730U
8C 16T @ 2.80 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-1255U Intel Core i7-1255U
10C 12T @ 2.70 GHz
1498 (100%)

CPU performance per watt (efficiency)

Efficiency of the processor under full load in the Cinebench R23 (multi-core) benchmark. The benchmark result is divided by the average energy required (CPU package power in watts). The higher the value, the more efficient the CPU is under full load.
AMD Ryzen 7 7730U AMD Ryzen 7 7730U
10,856 CB R23 MC @ 48 W
226 (100%)
Intel Core i7-1255U Intel Core i7-1255U
1.70 GHz
0 (0%)

Devices using this processor

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