AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX Benchmark, Test and specs

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The AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX was released in Q1/2022 and has 8 cores. The processor can process 16 threads simultaneously and uses a mainboard with the socket FP7. In the Geekbench 5 benchmark, the AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX achieved a result of 1,644 points (single-core) or 10,609 points (multi-core).
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX

CPU lineage

In this classification you can see to which group of processors the AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX belongs. We also show the direct predecessor and successor of AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX.

Name: AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
Family: AMD Ryzen 9 (34)
CPU group: AMD Ryzen 6000H/7035H (16)
Architecture: Rembrandt (Zen 3+)
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 5
Predecessor: AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX has 8 cores. The clock frequency of the AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX is 3.30 GHz (4.90 GHz). An initial performance assessment can be made using the number of CPU cores.

CPU Cores / Threads: 8 / 16
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 8x Zen 3+
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 3.30 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 4.90 GHz
Turbo Frequency (8 Cores): 4.20 GHz

Internal Graphics

The AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX has an integrated graphics that the system can use to efficiently play back videos. The AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX has the AMD Radeon 680M installed, which has 12 streaming multiprocessors (768 shaders).

GPU name: AMD Radeon 680M
GPU frequency: 2.00 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 2.40 GHz
Compute units: 12
Shader: 768
Hardware Raytracing: Yes
Release date: Q1/2022
Max. displays: 3
Generation: 9
Direct X: 12
Technology: 6 nm
Max. GPU Memory: 8 GB
Frame Generation: No

Hardware codec support

Processors with integrated graphics can process video codecs faster. Support for modern codecs can significantly increase system efficiency during video playback.

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

Memory & PCIe

The AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX supports a maximum of 64 GB memory. Depending on the mainboard, the processor can use a maximum of 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. This results in a maximum bandwidth of the main memory of 76.8 GB/s.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
LPDDR5-6400
DDR5-4800
51.2 GB/s
76.8 GB/s
Max. Memory: 64 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: No
PCIe: 4.0 x 12
PCIe Bandwidth: 23.6 GB/s

Thermal Management

The AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX has a TDP of 45 W. Based on the TDP, the system manufacturer can and must adapt the cooling solution to the processor.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 45 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: 54 W
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: 95 °C

Technical details

Modern production reduces the waste heat of a processor and increases its efficiency. The AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX is made in 6 nm and has 20.00 MB cache.

Technology: 6 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: FP7
L2-Cache: 4.00 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, AVX2, FMA3
Release date: Q1/2022
Release price: --
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

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Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX 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 i5-1235U Intel Core i5-1235U
10C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
1668
Intel Core i7-11700B Intel Core i7-11700B
8C 16T @ 5.30 GHz
1663
Intel Core i9-11900KB Intel Core i9-11900KB
8C 16T @ 5.30 GHz
1663
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
8C 16T @ 4.90 GHz
1662
AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 6950HS AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 6950HS
8C 16T @ 4.90 GHz
1662
AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 6950H AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 6950H
8C 16T @ 4.90 GHz
1662
Intel Core i3-12100F Intel Core i3-12100F
4C 8T @ 4.30 GHz
1658

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.
Intel Core Ultra 5 125H Intel Core Ultra 5 125H
14C 18T @ 4.50 GHz
14771
AMD Ryzen 9 6980HS AMD Ryzen 9 6980HS
8C 16T @ 4.20 GHz
14736
AMD Ryzen 9 6980HX AMD Ryzen 9 6980HX
8C 16T @ 4.40 GHz
14711
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
8C 16T @ 4.20 GHz
14670
AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 6950HS AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 6950HS
8C 16T @ 4.20 GHz
14670
AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 6950H AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 6950H
8C 16T @ 4.20 GHz
14670
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 7645 AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 7645
6C 12T @ 4.50 GHz
14540

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 i5-12400 Intel Core i5-12400
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
1647
Intel Core i9-11950H Intel Core i9-11950H
8C 16T @ 5.00 GHz
1645
Intel Core i9-11980HK Intel Core i9-11980HK
8C 16T @ 5.00 GHz
1645
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
8C 16T @ 4.90 GHz
1644
Intel Core i5-13400F Intel Core i5-13400F
10C 16T @ 4.60 GHz
1644
Intel Core i5-13400 Intel Core i5-13400
10C 16T @ 4.60 GHz
1644
Intel Core i5-1245U Intel Core i5-1245U
10C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
1644

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 Xeon Gold 6130 Intel Xeon Gold 6130
16C 32T @ 2.60 GHz
10644
Intel Xeon W-1370 Intel Xeon W-1370
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
10644
AMD Ryzen 5 8600G AMD Ryzen 5 8600G
6C 12T @ 4.75 GHz
10638
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
8C 16T @ 4.20 GHz
10609
Intel Xeon Gold 6334 Intel Xeon Gold 6334
8C 16T @ 3.70 GHz
10596
Intel Core i9-9900X Intel Core i9-9900X
10C 20T @ 4.30 GHz
10490
Intel Core i5-13600H Intel Core i5-13600H
12C 16T @ 4.60 GHz
10480

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.
Intel Core i3-12100T Intel Core i3-12100T
4C 8T @ 4.10 GHz
2102
Intel Core i7-1365UE Intel Core i7-1365UE
10C 12T @ 4.90 GHz
2096
Intel Core Ultra 5 134U Intel Core Ultra 5 134U
12C 14T @ 4.40 GHz
2095
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
8C 16T @ 4.90 GHz
2092
Intel Core i5-1235U Intel Core i5-1235U
10C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
2089
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
2088
AMD Ryzen 5 5600 AMD Ryzen 5 5600
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
2087

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.
Intel Xeon W-1290P Intel Xeon W-1290P
10C 20T @ 4.40 GHz
10012
Intel Xeon W-11955M Intel Xeon W-11955M
8C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
9986
Intel Core i5-12500H Intel Core i5-12500H
12C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
9961
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
8C 16T @ 4.20 GHz
9938
Intel Core i9-7920X Intel Core i9-7920X
12C 24T @ 3.70 GHz
9881
Intel Core i9-10850K Intel Core i9-10850K
10C 20T @ 4.80 GHz
9867
AMD Ryzen 7 7735HS AMD Ryzen 7 7735HS
8C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
9832

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 5950X AMD Ryzen 9 5950X
16C 32T @ 4.90 GHz
647
Intel Core i9-10900K Intel Core i9-10900K
10C 20T @ 5.30 GHz
645
Intel Core i9-10900KF Intel Core i9-10900KF
10C 20T @ 5.30 GHz
645
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
8C 16T @ 4.90 GHz
642
AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 6950HS AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 6950HS
8C 16T @ 4.90 GHz
642
AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 6950H AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 6950H
8C 16T @ 4.90 GHz
642
Intel Core i3-12100F Intel Core i3-12100F
4C 8T @ 4.30 GHz
642

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 6980HX AMD Ryzen 9 6980HX
8C 16T @ 4.40 GHz
5745
Intel Xeon W-3235 Intel Xeon W-3235
12C 24T @ 4.00 GHz
5742
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X AMD Ryzen 7 5800X
8C 16T @ 4.40 GHz
5724
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
8C 16T @ 4.20 GHz
5711
AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 6950HS AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 6950HS
8C 16T @ 4.20 GHz
5711
AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 6950H AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 6950H
8C 16T @ 4.20 GHz
5711
Intel Core i7-11700KF Intel Core i7-11700KF
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
5709

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 7 7840HS AMD Ryzen 7 7840HS
AMD Radeon 780M @ 2.70 GHz
4201
AMD Ryzen 7 7840U AMD Ryzen 7 7840U
AMD Radeon 780M @ 2.70 GHz
4201
Microsoft XBox Series S Microsoft XBox Series S
AMD Custom Radeon Graphics (XBox Series S) @ 1.57 GHz
4000
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
AMD Radeon 680M @ 2.40 GHz
3686
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850HS AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850HS
AMD Radeon 680M @ 2.40 GHz
3686
AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 6950HS AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 6950HS
AMD Radeon 680M @ 2.40 GHz
3686
AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 6950H AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 6950H
AMD Radeon 680M @ 2.40 GHz
3686

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 Threadripper 2920X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2920X
12C 24T @ 3.60 GHz
25010
Intel Xeon W-1370P Intel Xeon W-1370P
8C 16T @ 4.40 GHz
24989
Intel Core i5-13600HE Intel Core i5-13600HE
12C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
24970
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
8C 16T @ 4.20 GHz
24939
AMD EPYC 7501 AMD EPYC 7501
32C 64T @ 2.60 GHz
24936
Intel Xeon Gold 6138T Intel Xeon Gold 6138T
20C 40T @ 2.80 GHz
24812
Intel Xeon Gold 5220 Intel Xeon Gold 5220
18C 36T @ 2.50 GHz
24788

Benchmarks


Description of the processor

The AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX is a mobile processor and has 8 cores with 16 threads and comes from the 5th generation of the AMD Ryzen 9 series. The processor uses a motherboard with an FP7 socket and was released in the first quarter of 2022. The predecessor is the AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX. The AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX has a normal core architecture with a total of 8 Zen 3+ cores. The processor uses Hyperthreading, but cannot be overclocked. It has a base clock frequency of 3.30 GHz, the turbo clock frequency with one core is 4.90 GHz, with the turbo clock frequency with eight cores it is 4.20 GHz.

The AMD Ryzen 6 6900HX has an internal graphics called AMD Radeon RX 680M with a clock frequency of 2.00 GHz. The internal graphics have 12 units with 768 shaders, the maximum GPU memory is 8 GB and it can work with a maximum of 3 displays. The internal graphics are from the 9th generation and support DirectX 12. The AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX can decode and encode h265/HEVC (8 bit), h265/HEVC (10 bit), h264, VP8, VP9, AVC and JPEG, as well as Decode AV1 and VC-1.

The processors memory type uses DDR5-4800 and LPDDR5-6400 with a maximum memory of 64 GB and 4 memory channels (quad channel). The maximum bandwidth is 76.8 GB/s. The TDP (Thermal Design Power) is 45 watts and the maximum temperature before the CPU clocks down is 95° C.

The chip design is based on the chiplet concept and the Rembrandt (Zen 3+) architecture. The AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX is compatible with Windows 10 and 11, as well as Linux. The full x86-64 instruction set (ISA) is supported, so the processor is fully 64-bit capable and supports the following extensions SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, FMA3.

The AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX received a total of 1,644 points in the Geekbench 5 (64-bit, single-core) test and 10,609 points in the Geekbench 5 (64-bit, multi-core) test.



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