AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX vs AMD Ryzen 7 6800H

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AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD Ryzen 7 6800H
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX AMD Ryzen 7 6800H

CPU comparison

In this CPU comparison, we compare the AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX and the AMD Ryzen 7 6800H and use benchmarks to check which processor is faster.

We compare the AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX 8 core processor released in Q1/2022 with the AMD Ryzen 7 6800H which has 8 CPU cores and was introduced in Q1/2022.
AMD Ryzen 9 (35) Family AMD Ryzen 7 (67)
AMD Ryzen 6000H/7035H (20) CPU group AMD Ryzen 6000H/7035H (20)
5 Generation 5
Rembrandt (Zen 3+) Architecture Rembrandt (Zen 3+)
Mobile Segment Mobile
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX Predecessor AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
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CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX is a 8 core processor with a clock frequency of 3.30 GHz (4.90 GHz). The processor can compute 16 threads at the same time. The AMD Ryzen 7 6800H clocks with 3.20 GHz (4.70 GHz), has 8 CPU cores and can calculate 16 threads in parallel.

AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX Characteristic AMD Ryzen 7 6800H
8 Cores 8
16 Threads 16
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No
3.30 GHz Frequency 3.20 GHz
4.90 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 4.70 GHz
4.20 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 3.80 GHz

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 9 6900HX Characteristic AMD Ryzen 7 6800H
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --

Internal Graphics

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 680M GPU AMD Radeon 680M
2.00 GHz GPU frequency 2.00 GHz
2.40 GHz GPU (Turbo) 2.20 GHz
9 GPU Generation 9
6 nm Technology 6 nm
3 Max. displays 3
12 Compute units 12
768 Shader 768
Yes Hardware Raytracing Yes
No Frame Generation No
8 GB Max. GPU Memory 8 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 680M GPU AMD Radeon 680M
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
Decode Codec AV1 Decode
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 6900HX, while the AMD Ryzen 7 6800H supports a maximum of 64 GB of memory with a maximum memory bandwidth of 76.8 GB/s enabled.

AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX Characteristic AMD Ryzen 7 6800H
LPDDR5-6400, DDR5-4800 Memory LPDDR5-6400, DDR5-4800
64 GB Max. Memory 64 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
76.8 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 76.8 GB/s
No ECC No
4.00 MB L2 Cache 4.00 MB
16.00 MB L3 Cache 16.00 MB
4.0 PCIe version 4.0
12 PCIe lanes 12
23.6 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 23.6 GB/s

Thermal Management

The AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX has a TDP of 45 W. The TDP of the AMD Ryzen 7 6800H is 45 W. System integrators use the TDP of the processor as a guide when dimensioning the cooling solution.

AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX Characteristic AMD Ryzen 7 6800H
45 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 45 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
54 W TDP up 54 W
-- TDP down --
95 °C Tjunction max. 95 °C

Technical details

The AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX has 20.00 MB cache and is manufactured in 6 nm. The cache of AMD Ryzen 7 6800H is at 20.00 MB. The processor is manufactured in 6 nm.

AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX Characteristic AMD Ryzen 7 6800H
6 nm Technology 6 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 SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, FMA3
FP7 Socket FP7
AMD-V, SVM Virtualization AMD-V, SVM
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux
Q1/2022 Release date Q1/2022
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 4 CPU benchmarks
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX (100%)
AMD Ryzen 7 6800H (91%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 5 CPU benchmarks
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX (100%)
AMD Ryzen 7 6800H (92%)

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 6900HX AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
8C 16T @ 4.90 GHz
1662 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 7 6800H AMD Ryzen 7 6800H
8C 16T @ 4.70 GHz
1499 (90%)

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 6900HX AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
8C 16T @ 4.20 GHz
14670 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 7 6800H AMD Ryzen 7 6800H
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
13611 (93%)

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 6900HX AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
8C 16T @ 4.90 GHz
1644 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 7 6800H AMD Ryzen 7 6800H
8C 16T @ 4.70 GHz
1560 (95%)

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 6900HX AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
8C 16T @ 4.20 GHz
10609 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 7 6800H AMD Ryzen 7 6800H
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
9874 (93%)

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 6900HX AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
8C 16T @ 4.90 GHz
2092 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 7 6800H AMD Ryzen 7 6800H
8C 16T @ 4.70 GHz
1836 (88%)

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 6900HX AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
8C 16T @ 4.20 GHz
9938 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 7 6800H AMD Ryzen 7 6800H
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
8697 (88%)

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 6900HX AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
8C 16T @ 4.90 GHz
642 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 7 6800H AMD Ryzen 7 6800H
8C 16T @ 4.70 GHz
587 (91%)

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 6900HX AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
8C 16T @ 4.20 GHz
5711 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 7 6800H AMD Ryzen 7 6800H
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
5074 (89%)

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 6900HX AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
AMD Radeon 680M @ 2.40 GHz
3686 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 7 6800H AMD Ryzen 7 6800H
AMD Radeon 680M @ 2.20 GHz
3379 (92%)

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 6900HX AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
8C 16T @ 4.20 GHz
24939 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 7 6800H AMD Ryzen 7 6800H
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
23788 (95%)

Devices using this processor

AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX AMD Ryzen 7 6800H
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