AMD Ryzen 9 4900H vs Intel Core i7-9750H

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AMD Ryzen 9 4900H CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i7-9750H
AMD Ryzen 9 4900H Intel Core i7-9750H

CPU comparison

In this CPU comparison, we compare the AMD Ryzen 9 4900H and the Intel Core i7-9750H and use benchmarks to check which processor is faster.

We compare the AMD Ryzen 9 4900H 8 core processor released in Q2/2020 with the Intel Core i7-9750H which has 6 CPU cores and was introduced in Q2/2019.
AMD Ryzen 9 (40) Family Intel Core i7 (298)
AMD Ryzen 4000H (6) CPU group Intel Core i 9000H (11)
3 Generation 9
Renoir (Zen 2) Architecture Coffee Lake H Refresh
Mobile Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor Intel Core i7-8750H
-- Successor Intel Core i7-10750H

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The AMD Ryzen 9 4900H is a 8 core processor with a clock frequency of 3.30 GHz (4.40 GHz). The processor can compute 16 threads at the same time. The Intel Core i7-9750H clocks with 2.60 GHz (4.50 GHz), has 6 CPU cores and can calculate 12 threads in parallel.

AMD Ryzen 9 4900H Characteristic Intel Core i7-9750H
8 Cores 6
16 Threads 12
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No
3.30 GHz Frequency 2.60 GHz
4.40 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 4.50 GHz
4.00 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 3.20 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 9 4900H Characteristic Intel Core i7-9750H
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --
-- NPU + CPU + iGPU --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

Graphics (iGPU) integrated into the processor not only enable image output without having to rely on a dedicated graphics solution, but can also efficiently accelerate video playback.

AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Renoir) GPU Intel UHD Graphics 630
0.40 GHz GPU frequency 0.35 GHz
1.75 GHz GPU (Turbo) 1.15 GHz
9 GPU Generation 9.5
7 nm Technology 14 nm
3 Max. displays 3
8 Compute units 24
512 Shader 192
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
8 GB Max. GPU Memory 64 GB
12 DirectX Version 12

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 UHD Graphics 630
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 / Encode
No Codec AV1 No
Decode / Encode Codec AVC Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

Up to 64 GB of memory in a maximum of 2 memory channels is supported by the AMD Ryzen 9 4900H, while the Intel Core i7-9750H supports a maximum of 128 GB of memory with a maximum memory bandwidth of 42.7 GB/s enabled.

AMD Ryzen 9 4900H Characteristic Intel Core i7-9750H
LPDDR4-4266, DDR4-3200 Memory DDR4-2666
64 GB Max. Memory 128 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
51.2 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 42.7 GB/s
Yes ECC No
-- L2 Cache --
8.00 MB L3 Cache 12.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version 3.0
12 PCIe lanes 16
11.8 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 15.8 GB/s

Thermal Management

The AMD Ryzen 9 4900H has a TDP of 45 W. The TDP of the Intel Core i7-9750H is 45 W. System integrators use the TDP of the processor as a guide when dimensioning the cooling solution.

AMD Ryzen 9 4900H Characteristic Intel Core i7-9750H
45 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 45 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
54 W TDP up --
35 W TDP down 35 W
105 °C Tjunction max. 100 °C

Technical details

The AMD Ryzen 9 4900H has 8.00 MB cache and is manufactured in 7 nm. The cache of Intel Core i7-9750H is at 12.00 MB. The processor is manufactured in 14 nm.

AMD Ryzen 9 4900H Characteristic Intel Core i7-9750H
7 nm Technology 14 nm
Chiplet 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 1440
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
Q2/2020 Release date Q2/2019
-- Release price 390 $
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 5 CPU benchmarks
AMD Ryzen 9 4900H (100%)
Intel Core i7-9750H (88%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 9 CPU benchmarks
AMD Ryzen 9 4900H (96%)
Intel Core i7-9750H (68%)

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 9 4900H AMD Ryzen 9 4900H
8C 16T @ 4.40 GHz
1284 (100%)
Intel Core i7-9750H Intel Core i7-9750H
6C 12T @ 4.50 GHz
1113 (87%)

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 9 4900H AMD Ryzen 9 4900H
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
11061 (100%)
Intel Core i7-9750H Intel Core i7-9750H
6C 12T @ 3.20 GHz
6912 (62%)

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 9 4900H AMD Ryzen 9 4900H
8C 16T @ 4.40 GHz
1225 (100%)
Intel Core i7-9750H Intel Core i7-9750H
6C 12T @ 4.50 GHz
1132 (92%)

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 9 4900H AMD Ryzen 9 4900H
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
7911 (100%)
Intel Core i7-9750H Intel Core i7-9750H
6C 12T @ 3.20 GHz
5149 (65%)

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 9 4900H AMD Ryzen 9 4900H
8C 16T @ 4.40 GHz
1659 (100%)
Intel Core i7-9750H Intel Core i7-9750H
6C 12T @ 4.50 GHz
1354 (82%)

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 9 4900H AMD Ryzen 9 4900H
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
7405 (100%)
Intel Core i7-9750H Intel Core i7-9750H
6C 12T @ 3.20 GHz
5679 (77%)

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 9 4900H AMD Ryzen 9 4900H
8C 16T @ 4.40 GHz
501 (100%)
Intel Core i7-9750H Intel Core i7-9750H
6C 12T @ 4.50 GHz
441 (88%)

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 9 4900H AMD Ryzen 9 4900H
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
4332 (100%)
Intel Core i7-9750H Intel Core i7-9750H
6C 12T @ 3.20 GHz
2653 (61%)

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 9 4900H AMD Ryzen 9 4900H
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Renoir) @ 1.75 GHz
1792 (100%)
Intel Core i7-9750H Intel Core i7-9750H
Intel UHD Graphics 630 @ 1.15 GHz
442 (25%)

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 9 4900H AMD Ryzen 9 4900H
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
148 (100%)
Intel Core i7-9750H Intel Core i7-9750H
6C 12T @ 3.20 GHz
103 (70%)

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 9 4900H AMD Ryzen 9 4900H
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
19330 (100%)
Intel Core i7-9750H Intel Core i7-9750H
6C 12T @ 3.20 GHz
11055 (57%)

Blender 2.81 (bmw27)

Blender is a free 3D graphics software for rendering (creating) 3D bodies, which can also be textured and animated in the software. The Blender benchmark creates predefined scenes and measures the time (s) required for the entire scene. The shorter the time required, the better. We selected bmw27 as the benchmark scene.
AMD Ryzen 9 4900H AMD Ryzen 9 4900H
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
202 (66%)
Intel Core i7-9750H Intel Core i7-9750H
6C 12T @ 3.20 GHz
307 (100%)

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.
AMD Ryzen 9 4900H AMD Ryzen 9 4900H
8C 16T @ 3.30 GHz
4807 (100%)
Intel Core i7-9750H Intel Core i7-9750H
6C 12T @ 2.60 GHz
2814 (59%)

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 9 4900H AMD Ryzen 9 4900H
8C 16T @ 4.40 GHz
204 (100%)
Intel Core i7-9750H Intel Core i7-9750H
6C 12T @ 4.50 GHz
184 (90%)

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 9 4900H AMD Ryzen 9 4900H
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
1937 (100%)
Intel Core i7-9750H Intel Core i7-9750H
6C 12T @ 3.20 GHz
1182 (61%)

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 9 4900H AMD Ryzen 9 4900H
8C 16T @ 4.40 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-9750H Intel Core i7-9750H
6C 12T @ 4.50 GHz
64 (100%)

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 9 4900H AMD Ryzen 9 4900H
8C 16T @ 4.40 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-9750H Intel Core i7-9750H
6C 12T @ 4.50 GHz
397 (100%)

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Single-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.
AMD Ryzen 9 4900H AMD Ryzen 9 4900H
8C 16T @ 4.40 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-9750H Intel Core i7-9750H
6C 12T @ 4.50 GHz
451 (100%)

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