AMD Ryzen 9 7950X vs AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS

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AMD Ryzen 9 7950X CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS

CPU comparison

AMD Ryzen 9 7950X or AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS - 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 7950X has 16 cores with 32 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 5.70 GHz. Up to 128 GB of memory is supported in 2 memory channels. The AMD Ryzen 9 7950X was released in Q4/2022.

The AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS has 8 cores with 16 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 4.60 GHz. The CPU supports up to 64 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS was released in Q1/2022.
AMD Ryzen 9 (35) Family AMD Ryzen 9 (35)
AMD Ryzen 7000 (14) CPU group AMD Ryzen 6000H/7035H (20)
6 Generation 5
Raphael (Zen 4) Architecture Rembrandt (Zen 3+)
Desktop / Server Segment Mobile
AMD Ryzen 9 5950X Predecessor AMD Ryzen 9 5900HS
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The AMD Ryzen 9 7950X has 16 CPU cores and can calculate 32 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the AMD Ryzen 9 7950X is 4.50 GHz (5.70 GHz) while the AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS has 8 CPU cores and 16 threads can calculate simultaneously. The clock frequency of the AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS is at 3.00 GHz (4.60 GHz).

AMD Ryzen 9 7950X Characteristic AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS
16 Cores 8
32 Threads 16
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
Yes Overclocking ? No
4.50 GHz Frequency 3.00 GHz
5.70 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 4.60 GHz
5.20 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 7950X Characteristic AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --

Internal Graphics

The AMD Ryzen 9 7950X or AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS 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 Graphics (Raphael) GPU AMD Radeon 680M
0.40 GHz GPU frequency 2.00 GHz
2.20 GHz GPU (Turbo) 2.40 GHz
9 GPU Generation 9
5 nm Technology 6 nm
3 Max. displays 3
2 Compute units 12
128 Shader 768
No 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 Graphics (Raphael) 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
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 9 7950X can use up to 128 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 83.2 GB/s. The AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS supports up to 64 GB of memory in 2 memory channels and achieves a memory bandwidth of up to 76.8 GB/s.

AMD Ryzen 9 7950X Characteristic AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS
DDR5-5200 Memory LPDDR5-6400, DDR5-4800
128 GB Max. Memory 64 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
83.2 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 76.8 GB/s
Yes ECC No
16.00 MB L2 Cache 4.00 MB
64.00 MB L3 Cache 16.00 MB
5.0 PCIe version 4.0
24 PCIe lanes 12
94.5 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 23.6 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the AMD Ryzen 9 7950X is 170 W, while the AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS has a TDP of 35 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently.

AMD Ryzen 9 7950X Characteristic AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS
170 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 35 W
230 W TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up 54 W
-- TDP down --
95 °C Tjunction max. 95 °C

Technical details

The AMD Ryzen 9 7950X is manufactured in 5 nm and has 80.00 MB cache. The AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS is manufactured in 6 nm and has a 20.00 MB cache.

AMD Ryzen 9 7950X Characteristic AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS
5 nm Technology 6 nm
Chiplet 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
AM5 (LGA 1718) 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
Q4/2022 Release date Q1/2022
699 $ Release price --
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 5 CPU benchmarks
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X (100%)
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS (74%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 6 CPU benchmarks
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X (100%)
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS (39%)

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 7950X AMD Ryzen 9 7950X
16C 32T @ 5.70 GHz
2072 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS
8C 16T @ 4.60 GHz
1579 (76%)

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 7950X AMD Ryzen 9 7950X
16C 32T @ 5.20 GHz
38657 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
13977 (36%)

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 7950X AMD Ryzen 9 7950X
16C 32T @ 5.70 GHz
2242 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS
8C 16T @ 4.60 GHz
1640 (73%)

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 7950X AMD Ryzen 9 7950X
16C 32T @ 5.20 GHz
24265 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
10094 (42%)

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 7950X AMD Ryzen 9 7950X
16C 32T @ 5.70 GHz
2974 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS
8C 16T @ 4.60 GHz
2040 (69%)

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 7950X AMD Ryzen 9 7950X
16C 32T @ 5.20 GHz
20755 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
9768 (47%)

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 7950X AMD Ryzen 9 7950X
16C 32T @ 5.70 GHz
793 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS
8C 16T @ 4.60 GHz
614 (77%)

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 7950X AMD Ryzen 9 7950X
16C 32T @ 5.20 GHz
15120 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
5524 (37%)

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 7950X AMD Ryzen 9 7950X
AMD Radeon Graphics (Raphael) @ 2.20 GHz
563 (15%)
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS
AMD Radeon 680M @ 2.40 GHz
3686 (100%)

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 7950X AMD Ryzen 9 7950X
16C 32T @ 5.20 GHz
63621 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
24035 (38%)

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 7950X AMD Ryzen 9 7950X
16C 32T @ 5.70 GHz
331 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS
8C 16T @ 4.60 GHz
252 (76%)

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 7950X AMD Ryzen 9 7950X
16C 32T @ 5.20 GHz
6382 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
2276 (36%)

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 7950X AMD Ryzen 9 7950X
16C 32T @ 5.70 GHz
125 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS
8C 16T @ 4.60 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 9 7950X AMD Ryzen 9 7950X
16C 32T @ 5.70 GHz
2142 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS
8C 16T @ 4.60 GHz
0 (0%)

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 7950X AMD Ryzen 9 7950X
16C 32T @ 5.20 GHz
608 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
0 (0%)

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 7950X AMD Ryzen 9 7950X
16C 32T @ 5.20 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
191 (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 7950X AMD Ryzen 9 7950X
16C 32T @ 5.20 GHz
790 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS
8C 16T @ 3.80 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 7950X AMD Ryzen 9 7950X
16C 32T @ 4.50 GHz
15670 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS
8C 16T @ 3.00 GHz
0 (0%)

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 9 7950X AMD Ryzen 9 7950X
38,657 CB R23 MC @ 197 W
196 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS
3.00 GHz
0 (0%)

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News and articles for the AMD Ryzen 9 7950X and the AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS

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Posted by Stefan on 2022-10-11
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Officially, DDR5-5200 is the maximum, but with AMDs EXPO Technology which is similar to Intel's XMP 3.0, AMD now also has a solution for easy overclocking of the main memory. AMD itself names DDR5-6000 as the sweet spot for the new AMD Ryzen 7000 processors.
The evolution of AMD Ryzen processors
The evolution of AMD Ryzen processors
Posted by Stefan on 2022-09-06
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The AMD Ryzen processors were first introduced by AMD in Q1 2017. They are the successor to the not particularly successful AMD Bulldozer processors. The latter were manufactured using an outdated manufacturing process and could not keep up with the competing products from Intel. AMD lost a large portion of its desktop processor market share during this period.
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Posted by Stefan on 2022-08-29
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Posted by Stefan on 2022-06-20
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He predicts the first four models of the new Zen 4 desktop generation, which AMD would like to present at the end of 2022. There is also an alleged release date of September 15, 2022.
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X - Cinebench R23 Benchmark projection
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X - Cinebench R23 Benchmark projection
Posted by Stefan on 2022-06-10
We give you a preview of AMD's new Zen 4 desktop processors and calculate the performance of the AMD Ryzen 9 7950X top model for the new AM5 socket. The performance data and other technical details come directly from the press kit that AMD released as part of its Financial Analyst Day on June 9, 2022.

Up to 15 percent more single-core performance and 35 percent more multi-core performance of the 16-core model are realistic !

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