AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS vs AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX

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AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX

CPU comparison

AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS or AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX - 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 9 7940HS has 8 cores with 16 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 5.20 GHz. Up to 256 GB of memory is supported in 2 memory channels. The AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS was released in Q1/2023.

The AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX has 8 cores with 16 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 4.90 GHz. The CPU supports up to 64 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX was released in Q1/2022.
AMD Ryzen 9 (35) Family AMD Ryzen 9 (35)
AMD Ryzen 7040 (21) CPU group AMD Ryzen 6000H/7035H (20)
6 Generation 5
Phoenix (Zen 4) Architecture Rembrandt (Zen 3+)
Mobile Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
AMD Ryzen 9 8945HS Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS is a 8 core processor with a clock frequency of 4.00 GHz (5.20 GHz). The AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX has 8 CPU cores with a clock frequency of 3.30 GHz (4.90 GHz).

AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS Characteristic AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
8 Cores 8
16 Threads 16
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No
4.00 GHz Frequency 3.30 GHz
5.20 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 4.90 GHz
-- Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 4.20 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 7940HS Characteristic AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
AMD Ryzen AI AI hardware --
AMD dedicated AI XDNA Technology AI specifications --

Internal Graphics

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 780M GPU AMD Radeon 680M
0.80 GHz GPU frequency 2.00 GHz
2.80 GHz GPU (Turbo) 2.40 GHz
3 GPU Generation 9
4 nm Technology 6 nm
4 Max. displays 3
12 Compute units 12
768 Shader 768
Yes Hardware Raytracing Yes
AMD FSR Frame Generation No
32 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 780M 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 Codec VP9 Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VP8 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec AV1 Decode
Decode Codec AVC Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

The AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS supports a maximum of 256 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX can connect up to 64 GB of memory in 2 memory channels.

AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS Characteristic AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
DDR5-4800, DDR5-5600, LPDDR5-6400, LPDDR5X-7500 Memory LPDDR5-6400, DDR5-4800
256 GB Max. Memory 64 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
120.0 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 76.8 GB/s
Yes ECC No
8.00 MB L2 Cache 4.00 MB
16.00 MB L3 Cache 16.00 MB
4.0 PCIe version 4.0
20 PCIe lanes 12
39.4 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 23.6 GB/s

Thermal Management

The TDP (Thermal Design Power) of a processor specifies the required cooling solution. The AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS has a TDP of 54 W, that of the AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX is 45 W.

AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS Characteristic AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
54 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 45 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up 54 W
35 W TDP down --
100 °C Tjunction max. 95 °C

Technical details

The AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS has a 24.00 MB cache, while the AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX cache has a total of 20.00 MB.

AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS Characteristic AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
4 nm Technology 6 nm
Monolithic Chip design Monolithic
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2,FMA3, AVX2, AVX512 ISA extensions SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, FMA3
FP8 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
Q1/2023 Release date Q1/2022
-- Release price --
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 2 CPU benchmarks
AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS (100%)
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX (82%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 3 CPU benchmarks
AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS (100%)
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX (84%)

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 7940HS AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS
8C 16T @ 5.20 GHz
1974 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
8C 16T @ 4.90 GHz
1644 (83%)

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 7940HS AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
11600 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
8C 16T @ 4.20 GHz
10609 (91%)

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 7940HS AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS
8C 16T @ 5.20 GHz
2617 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
8C 16T @ 4.90 GHz
2092 (80%)

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 7940HS AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
12447 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
8C 16T @ 4.20 GHz
9938 (80%)

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 7940HS AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS
AMD Radeon 780M @ 2.80 GHz
4357 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
AMD Radeon 680M @ 2.40 GHz
3686 (85%)

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 7940HS AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
30995 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
8C 16T @ 4.20 GHz
24939 (80%)

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 7940HS AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS
8C 16T @ 5.20 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
8C 16T @ 4.90 GHz
1662 (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 9 7940HS AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
8C 16T @ 4.20 GHz
14670 (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 9 7940HS AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS
8C 16T @ 5.20 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
8C 16T @ 4.90 GHz
642 (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 9 7940HS AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
8C 16T @ 4.20 GHz
5711 (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 7940HS AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
661 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
8C 16T @ 4.20 GHz
0 (0%)

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 7940HS AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
7423 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
8C 16T @ 3.30 GHz
0 (0%)

Performance for Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML)

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. The performance is given in the number (trillions) of arithmetic operations per second (TOPS).
AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
10 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
8C 16T @ 3.30 GHz
0 (0%)

Devices using this processor

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