AMD Ryzen 7 8840U Benchmark, Test and specs

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The AMD Ryzen 7 8840U is a 8 core processor. It can handle 16 threads simultaneously and was introduced in Q1/2024. The AMD Ryzen 7 8840U is based on the 7. generation of the AMD Ryzen 7 series and requires a mainboard with the socket FP8. The AMD Ryzen 7 8840U scores 1,917 points with one CPU core in the Geekbench 5 benchmark. When using all CPU cores, the result is 9,612 points.
AMD Ryzen 7 8840U

CPU lineage

Here you can see which group the AMD Ryzen 7 8840U belongs to and which processor is the predecessor of the AMD Ryzen 7 8840U.

Name: AMD Ryzen 7 8840U
Family: AMD Ryzen 7 (67)
CPU group: AMD Ryzen 8040 (12)
Architecture: Hawk Point (Zen 4)
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 7
Predecessor: AMD Ryzen 7 7840U
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The 8 CPU cores of the AMD Ryzen 7 8840U clock with 3.30 GHz (5.10 GHz). The number of CPU cores and the clock frequency of the processor are largely responsible for the overall performance.

CPU Cores / Threads: 8 / 16
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 8x Zen 4
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 3.30 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 5.10 GHz
Turbo Frequency (8 Cores): --

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.

AI hardware: AMD Ryzen AI
AI specifications: AMD Ryzen™ AI

Internal Graphics

With the AMD Radeon 780M, the AMD Ryzen 7 8840U has an build in graphic solution. It has 12 SM processors, which have a total of 768 texture shaders. The iGPU not only enables games, but also significantly accelerates video playback.

GPU name: AMD Radeon 780M
GPU frequency: 0.80 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 2.70 GHz
Compute units: 12
Shader: 768
Hardware Raytracing: Yes
Release date: Q1/2023
Max. displays: 4
Generation: 3
Direct X: 12
Technology: 4 nm
Max. GPU Memory: 32 GB
Frame Generation: AMD FSR

Hardware codec support

Processors that have an integrated graphics can play videos faster and more efficiently. This can have a positive effect on the battery life of notebooks, for example.

h265 / HEVC (8 bit): Decode / Encode
h265 / HEVC (10 bit): Decode / Encode
h264: Decode / Encode
VP8: Decode
VP9: Decode
AV1: Decode / Encode
AVC: Decode
VC-1: Decode
JPEG: Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

The AMD Ryzen 7 8840U supports up to 256 GB memory in up to 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. This results in a maximum memory bandwidth of 120.0 GB/s.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
DDR5-4800
DDR5-5600
LPDDR5-6400
LPDDR5X-7500
76.8 GB/s
89.6 GB/s
102.4 GB/s
120.0 GB/s
Max. Memory: 256 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: Yes
PCIe: 4.0 x 20
PCIe Bandwidth: 39.4 GB/s

Thermal Management

With the TDP, the processor manufacturer specifies the cooling solution required for the processor. The AMD Ryzen 7 8840U has a TDP of 28 W.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 28 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: 30 W
TDP down: 15 W
Tjunction max.: 100 °C

Technical details

The AMD Ryzen 7 8840U has a 24.00 MB large cache. The processor is manufactured in 4 nm. Modern production increases the efficiency of the processor.

Technology: 4 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: FP8
L2-Cache: 8.00 MB
L3-Cache: 16.00 MB
AES-NI: Yes
Operating systems: Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux
Virtualization: AMD-V, SVM
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2,FMA3, AVX2, AVX512
Release date: Q1/2024
Release price: --
Part Number: 100-000001312
Documents: Technical data sheet

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Benchmark results

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The benchmark results for the AMD Ryzen 7 8840U have been carefully checked by us. We only publish benchmark results that have been created by us or that have been submitted by a visitor and then checked by a team member. All results are based on and fullfill our benchmark guidelines.


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.
Intel Core i7-1360P Intel Core i7-1360P
12C 16T @ 5.00 GHz
1822
Intel Core i7-1355U Intel Core i7-1355U
10C 12T @ 5.00 GHz
1819
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
8C 16T @ 5.00 GHz
1811
AMD Ryzen 7 8840U AMD Ryzen 7 8840U
8C 16T @ 5.10 GHz
1807
AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme
8C 16T @ 5.10 GHz
1807
Intel Core i7-12700HL Intel Core i7-12700HL
14C 20T @ 4.70 GHz
1806
Intel Core i7-12700H Intel Core i7-12700H
14C 20T @ 4.70 GHz
1806

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 7 PRO 7840U AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 7840U
8C 16T @ 3.30 GHz
13549
Intel Core i7-1280P Intel Core i7-1280P
14C 20T @ 3.00 GHz
13549
AMD Ryzen 9 5980HX AMD Ryzen 9 5980HX
8C 16T @ 4.40 GHz
13460
AMD Ryzen 7 8840U AMD Ryzen 7 8840U
8C 16T @ 3.30 GHz
13450
AMD Ryzen 7 7840U AMD Ryzen 7 7840U
8C 16T @ 3.30 GHz
13450
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U
8C 16T @ 2.70 GHz
13421
Intel Core i9-9900KS Intel Core i9-9900KS
8C 16T @ 4.80 GHz
13305

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.
Intel Core i5-14600 Intel Core i5-14600
14C 20T @ 5.20 GHz
1925
Intel Core i9-13900HK Intel Core i9-13900HK
14C 20T @ 5.40 GHz
1921
Intel Core i9-13900H Intel Core i9-13900H
14C 20T @ 5.40 GHz
1919
AMD Ryzen 7 8840U AMD Ryzen 7 8840U
8C 16T @ 5.10 GHz
1917
AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme
8C 16T @ 5.10 GHz
1917
Intel Core i7-13700T Intel Core i7-13700T
16C 24T @ 4.90 GHz
1916
Intel Xeon E-2378G Intel Xeon E-2378G
8C 16T @ 5.10 GHz
1908

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.
Intel Core i9-11900 Intel Core i9-11900
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
9674
Intel Xeon E5-2680 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2680 v3
12C 24T @ 2.90 GHz
9658
Intel Xeon E5-2695 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2695 v3
14C 28T @ 2.80 GHz
9622
AMD Ryzen 7 8840U AMD Ryzen 7 8840U
8C 16T @ 3.30 GHz
9612
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 7840U AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 7840U
8C 16T @ 3.30 GHz
9612
AMD Ryzen 7 7840U AMD Ryzen 7 7840U
8C 16T @ 3.30 GHz
9612
Intel Xeon W-1270P Intel Xeon W-1270P
8C 16T @ 4.60 GHz
9612

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 7 7840HS AMD Ryzen 7 7840HS
8C 16T @ 5.10 GHz
2456
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 7840HS AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 7840HS
8C 16T @ 5.10 GHz
2456
Intel Core i5-14500HX Intel Core i5-14500HX
14C 20T @ 4.90 GHz
2455
AMD Ryzen 7 8840U AMD Ryzen 7 8840U
8C 16T @ 5.10 GHz
2446
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 7840U AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 7840U
8C 16T @ 5.10 GHz
2446
AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme
8C 16T @ 5.10 GHz
2446
AMD Ryzen 7 7840U AMD Ryzen 7 7840U
8C 16T @ 5.10 GHz
2446

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 7 5700X AMD Ryzen 7 5700X
8C 16T @ 4.20 GHz
10745
Intel Core i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
10731
Intel Core i7-11700KF Intel Core i7-11700KF
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
10731
AMD Ryzen 7 8840U AMD Ryzen 7 8840U
8C 16T @ 3.30 GHz
10726
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 7840U AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 7840U
8C 16T @ 3.30 GHz
10726
AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme
8C 16T @ 3.30 GHz
10726
AMD Ryzen 7 7840U AMD Ryzen 7 7840U
8C 16T @ 3.30 GHz
10726

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 7940H AMD Ryzen 9 7940H
AMD Radeon 780M @ 2.80 GHz
4357
AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS
AMD Radeon 780M @ 2.80 GHz
4357
AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 7940HS AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 7940HS
AMD Radeon 780M @ 2.80 GHz
4357
AMD Ryzen 7 8840U AMD Ryzen 7 8840U
AMD Radeon 780M @ 2.70 GHz
4201
AMD Ryzen 7 8840H AMD Ryzen 7 8840H
AMD Radeon 780M @ 2.70 GHz
4201
AMD Ryzen 7 7840S AMD Ryzen 7 7840S
AMD Radeon 780M @ 2.70 GHz
4201
AMD Ryzen 7 8840HS AMD Ryzen 7 8840HS
AMD Radeon 780M @ 2.70 GHz
4201

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.
Apple M3 Apple M3
10,437 CB R23 MC @ 22 W
474
Apple M3 (8-GPU) Apple M3 (8-GPU)
10,437 CB R23 MC @ 22 W
474
AMD Ryzen 7 8840U AMD Ryzen 7 8840U
13,450 CB R23 MC @ 30 W
448
AMD Ryzen 7 7840U AMD Ryzen 7 7840U
13,450 CB R23 MC @ 30 W
448
AMD Ryzen 5 8640U AMD Ryzen 5 8640U
10,675 CB R23 MC @ 24 W
445
AMD Ryzen 5 7640U AMD Ryzen 5 7640U
10,675 CB R23 MC @ 24 W
445
Apple M1 Apple M1
7,759 CB R23 MC @ 18 W
431

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).
Apple M1 Ultra (48-GPU) Apple M1 Ultra (48-GPU)
20C 20T @ 0.60 GHz
22
Apple M1 Ultra (64-GPU) Apple M1 Ultra (64-GPU)
20C 20T @ 0.60 GHz
22
Apple A16 Bionic Apple A16 Bionic
6C 6T @ 3.46 GHz
17
AMD Ryzen 7 8840U AMD Ryzen 7 8840U
8C 16T @ 3.30 GHz
16
AMD Ryzen 9 8945H AMD Ryzen 9 8945H
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
16
AMD Ryzen 7 8840H AMD Ryzen 7 8840H
8C 16T @ 3.30 GHz
16
AMD Ryzen 5 8640H AMD Ryzen 5 8640H
6C 12T @ 3.50 GHz
16

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