AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme vs Intel Core i7-8750H

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AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i7-8750H
AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme Intel Core i7-8750H

CPU comparison

AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme or Intel Core i7-8750H - 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 Z1 Extreme has 8 cores with 16 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 5.10 GHz. Up to 256 GB of memory is supported in 2 memory channels. The AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme was released in Q2/2023.

The Intel Core i7-8750H has 6 cores with 12 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 4.10 GHz. The CPU supports up to 64 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The Intel Core i7-8750H was released in Q2/2018.
AMD Ryzen Z1 (2) Family Intel Core i7 (298)
AMD Ryzen 7040 (21) CPU group Intel Core i 8000H (6)
6 Generation 8
Phoenix (Zen 4) Architecture Coffee Lake H
Mobile Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor Intel Core i7-9750H

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme has 8 CPU cores and can calculate 16 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme is 3.30 GHz (5.10 GHz) while the Intel Core i7-8750H has 6 CPU cores and 12 threads can calculate simultaneously. The clock frequency of the Intel Core i7-8750H is at 2.20 GHz (4.10 GHz).

AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme Characteristic Intel Core i7-8750H
8 Cores 6
16 Threads 12
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No
3.30 GHz Frequency 2.20 GHz
5.10 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 4.10 GHz
-- Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 3.90 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 Z1 Extreme Characteristic Intel Core i7-8750H
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --

Internal Graphics

The AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme or Intel Core i7-8750H 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 780M GPU Intel UHD Graphics 630
0.80 GHz GPU frequency 0.35 GHz
2.70 GHz GPU (Turbo) 1.10 GHz
3 GPU Generation 9.5
4 nm Technology 14 nm
4 Max. displays 3
12 Compute units 24
768 Shader 192
Yes Hardware Raytracing No
AMD FSR Frame Generation No
32 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 780M 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 Codec VP9 Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VP8 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec AV1 No
Decode Codec AVC Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

The AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme can use up to 256 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 120.0 GB/s. The Intel Core i7-8750H supports up to 64 GB of memory in 2 memory channels and achieves a memory bandwidth of up to 42.7 GB/s.

AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme Characteristic Intel Core i7-8750H
DDR5-4800, DDR5-5600, LPDDR5-6400, LPDDR5X-7500 Memory DDR4-2666
256 GB Max. Memory 64 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
120.0 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 42.7 GB/s
Yes ECC No
8.00 MB L2 Cache --
16.00 MB L3 Cache 9.00 MB
4.0 PCIe version 3.0
20 PCIe lanes 16
39.4 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 15.8 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme is 28 W, while the Intel Core i7-8750H has a TDP of 45 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently.

AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme Characteristic Intel Core i7-8750H
28 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 45 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
30 W TDP up --
15 W TDP down --
100 °C Tjunction max. --

Technical details

The AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme is manufactured in 4 nm and has 24.00 MB cache. The Intel Core i7-8750H is manufactured in 14 nm and has a 9.00 MB cache.

AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme Characteristic Intel Core i7-8750H
4 nm Technology 14 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 SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2
FP8 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
Q2/2023 Release date Q2/2018
-- Release price 360 $
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 3 CPU benchmarks
AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme (100%)
Intel Core i7-8750H (56%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 4 CPU benchmarks
AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme (100%)
Intel Core i7-8750H (44%)

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 Z1 Extreme AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme
8C 16T @ 5.10 GHz
1807 (100%)
Intel Core i7-8750H Intel Core i7-8750H
6C 12T @ 4.10 GHz
1059 (59%)

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 Z1 Extreme AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme
8C 16T @ 3.30 GHz
14798 (100%)
Intel Core i7-8750H Intel Core i7-8750H
6C 12T @ 3.90 GHz
5977 (40%)

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 Z1 Extreme AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme
8C 16T @ 5.10 GHz
1917 (100%)
Intel Core i7-8750H Intel Core i7-8750H
6C 12T @ 4.10 GHz
1007 (53%)

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 Z1 Extreme AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme
8C 16T @ 3.30 GHz
9977 (100%)
Intel Core i7-8750H Intel Core i7-8750H
6C 12T @ 3.90 GHz
4635 (46%)

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 Z1 Extreme AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme
8C 16T @ 5.10 GHz
2446 (100%)
Intel Core i7-8750H Intel Core i7-8750H
6C 12T @ 4.10 GHz
1382 (57%)

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 Z1 Extreme AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme
8C 16T @ 3.30 GHz
10726 (100%)
Intel Core i7-8750H Intel Core i7-8750H
6C 12T @ 3.90 GHz
5324 (50%)

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 Z1 Extreme AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme
AMD Radeon 780M @ 2.70 GHz
4201 (100%)
Intel Core i7-8750H Intel Core i7-8750H
Intel UHD Graphics 630 @ 1.10 GHz
422 (10%)

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 Z1 Extreme AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme
8C 16T @ 3.30 GHz
25566 (100%)
Intel Core i7-8750H Intel Core i7-8750H
6C 12T @ 3.90 GHz
10039 (39%)

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 Z1 Extreme AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme
8C 16T @ 5.10 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-8750H Intel Core i7-8750H
6C 12T @ 4.10 GHz
419 (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 Z1 Extreme AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme
8C 16T @ 3.30 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-8750H Intel Core i7-8750H
6C 12T @ 3.90 GHz
2497 (100%)

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 Z1 Extreme AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme
8C 16T @ 3.30 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-8750H Intel Core i7-8750H
6C 12T @ 3.90 GHz
369.4 (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 Z1 Extreme AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme
8C 16T @ 3.30 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-8750H Intel Core i7-8750H
6C 12T @ 3.90 GHz
432 (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 Z1 Extreme AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme
8C 16T @ 3.30 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-8750H Intel Core i7-8750H
6C 12T @ 2.20 GHz
2586 (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 Z1 Extreme AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme
8C 16T @ 5.10 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-8750H Intel Core i7-8750H
6C 12T @ 4.10 GHz
180 (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 Z1 Extreme AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme
8C 16T @ 3.30 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-8750H Intel Core i7-8750H
6C 12T @ 3.90 GHz
1063 (100%)

Devices using this processor

AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme Intel Core i7-8750H
ASUS ROG Ally Apple MacBook Pro 15 (2018)

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