AMD Ryzen 9 7940HX Benchmark, Test and specs

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AMD Ryzen 9 7940HX

CPU lineage

In this classification you can see to which group of processors the AMD Ryzen 9 7940HX belongs. We also show the direct predecessor and successor of AMD Ryzen 9 7940HX.

Name: AMD Ryzen 9 7940HX
Family: AMD Ryzen 9 (35)
CPU group: AMD Ryzen 7045 (6)
Architecture: Dragon Range (Zen 4)
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 6
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The AMD Ryzen 9 7940HX has 16 cores. The clock frequency of the AMD Ryzen 9 7940HX is 2.30 GHz (5.20 GHz). An initial performance assessment can be made using the number of CPU cores.

CPU Cores / Threads: 16 / 32
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 16x Zen 4
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: Yes
Frequency: 2.30 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 5.20 GHz
Turbo Frequency (16 Cores): --

Internal Graphics

The AMD Ryzen 9 7940HX has an integrated graphics that the system can use to efficiently play back videos. The AMD Ryzen 9 7940HX has the AMD Radeon 610M installed, which has 2 streaming multiprocessors (128 shaders).

GPU name: AMD Radeon 610M
GPU frequency: 0.40 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 2.20 GHz
Compute units: 2
Shader: 128
Hardware Raytracing: Yes
Release date: Q3/2022
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 7940HX supports a maximum of 128 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 83.2 GB/s.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
DDR5-5200
83.2 GB/s
Max. Memory: 128 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: Yes
PCIe: 5.0 x 28
PCIe Bandwidth: 110.3 GB/s

Thermal Management

The AMD Ryzen 9 7940HX has a TDP of 55 W. Based on the TDP, the system manufacturer can and must adapt the cooling solution to the processor.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 55 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: 75 W
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: 100 °C

Technical details

Modern production reduces the waste heat of a processor and increases its efficiency. The AMD Ryzen 9 7940HX is made in 5 nm and has 80.00 MB cache.

Technology: 5 nm
Chip design: Chiplet
Socket: FL1
L2-Cache: 16.00 MB
L3-Cache: 64.00 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: Q1/2023
Release price: --
Part Number: --
Documents: --

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Benchmark results


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 5 7600 AMD Ryzen 5 7600
6C 12T @ 5.10 GHz
1868
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 7645 AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 7645
6C 12T @ 5.10 GHz
1868
Intel Core i9-12900T Intel Core i9-12900T
16C 24T @ 4.90 GHz
1865
AMD Ryzen 9 7940HX AMD Ryzen 9 7940HX
16C 32T @ 5.20 GHzNot verified
1864
Intel Core i7-12700F Intel Core i7-12700F
12C 20T @ 4.90 GHz
1862
Intel Core i7-12700 Intel Core i7-12700
12C 20T @ 4.90 GHz
1862
Intel Core i7-1370P Intel Core i7-1370P
14C 20T @ 5.20 GHz
1860

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 i7-14700K Intel Core i7-14700K
20C 28T @ 5.30 GHz
33572
Intel Core i7-14700KF Intel Core i7-14700KF
20C 28T @ 5.30 GHz
33572
AMD Ryzen 9 7945HX3D AMD Ryzen 9 7945HX3D
16C 32T @ 2.30 GHz
33450
AMD Ryzen 9 7940HX AMD Ryzen 9 7940HX
16C 32T @ 2.30 GHzNot verified
33370
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX
32C 64T @ 3.00 GHz
33213
AMD Ryzen 9 7945HX AMD Ryzen 9 7945HX
16C 32T @ 2.50 GHz
32788
Intel Core i9-13900F Intel Core i9-13900F
24C 32T @ 5.30 GHz
32605

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 i9-13900HX Intel Core i9-13900HX
24C 32T @ 5.40 GHz
2712
Intel Core i7-14650HX Intel Core i7-14650HX
16C 24T @ 5.20 GHz
2705
Intel Core i7-13850HX Intel Core i7-13850HX
20C 28T @ 5.30 GHz
2699
AMD Ryzen 9 7940HX AMD Ryzen 9 7940HX
16C 32T @ 5.20 GHzNot verified
2691
Apple M2 Ultra (76-GPU) Apple M2 Ultra (76-GPU)
24C 24T @ 3.50 GHz
2689
Apple M2 Ultra (60-GPU) Apple M2 Ultra (60-GPU)
24C 24T @ 3.50 GHz
2689
Apple M2 Max (30-GPU) Apple M2 Max (30-GPU)
12C 12T @ 3.50 GHz
2689

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 EPYC 7443 AMD EPYC 7443
24C 48T @ 3.60 GHz
15864
Intel Core i9-13900E Intel Core i9-13900E
24C 32T @ 4.20 GHz
15862
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
64C 128T @ 3.20 GHz
15832
AMD Ryzen 9 7940HX AMD Ryzen 9 7940HX
16C 32T @ 2.30 GHzNot verified
15792
Intel Core i9-13900HX Intel Core i9-13900HX
24C 32T @ 4.60 GHz
15722
AMD EPYC 7642 AMD EPYC 7642
48C 96T @ 2.80 GHz
15647
Apple M3 Pro (12-CPU 18-GPU) Apple M3 Pro (12-CPU 18-GPU)
12C 12T @ 3.80 GHz
15619

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.
Intel Xeon E3-1225 v5 Intel Xeon E3-1225 v5
Intel HD Graphics P530 @ 1.20 GHz
461
Intel Pentium J6426 Intel Pentium J6426
Intel UHD Graphics 32 EUs (Elkhart Lake) @ 0.85 GHz
456
Intel Pentium Silver N6000 Intel Pentium Silver N6000
Intel UHD Graphics 32 EUs (Jasper Lake) @ 0.85 GHz
456
AMD Ryzen 9 7940HX AMD Ryzen 9 7940HX
AMD Radeon 610M @ 2.20 GHzNot verified
443
AMD Ryzen 9 7945HX3D AMD Ryzen 9 7945HX3D
AMD Radeon 610M @ 2.20 GHz
443
AMD Ryzen 5 7645HX AMD Ryzen 5 7645HX
AMD Radeon 610M @ 2.20 GHz
443
AMD Ryzen 7 7745HX AMD Ryzen 7 7745HX
AMD Radeon 610M @ 2.20 GHz
443

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