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AMD Ryzen 7 4700U vs Ryzen 7 4700G

We compared two 8-core CPUs: the 2.0 GHz AMD Ryzen 7 4700U (laptop) against the 3.6 GHz Ryzen 7 4700G (desktop). On this page, you'll find out which processor has better performance in benchmarks, games and other useful information.

Review

General overview and comparison of the processors
Single-Core Performance
Performance in single-threaded apps and benchmarks
Performance
Measure performance when all cores are involved
Power Efficiency
The efficiency score of electricity consumption
NanoReview Final Score
Generic CPU rating

Key Differences

What are the key differences between 4700G and 4700U
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 7 4700U
  • Consumes up to 62% less energy than the Ryzen 7 4700G – 25 vs 65 Watt
  • Around 24.56 GB/s (56%) higher theoretical memory bandwidth
  • More than 10° C higher critical temperature
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 7 4700G
  • Unlocked multiplier
  • Supports up to 64 GB DDR4-3200 RAM
  • Newer - released 7-months later
  • 7% higher Turbo Boost frequency (4.4 GHz vs 4.1 GHz)
  • 11% faster in a single-core Geekbench v5 test - 1252 vs 1131 points

Benchmarks

Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)
4781
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
19741
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
1230
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
8720

Specifications

Full technical specification of AMD Ryzen 7 4700U and Ryzen 7 4700G

General

Vendor AMD AMD
Released January 6, 2020 July 21, 2020
Type Laptop Desktop
Codename Zen 2 Zen 2
Socket FP6 AM4
Integrated GPU Radeon Vega 7 Radeon Vega 8

Performance

Cores 8 8
Threads 8 16
Base Frequency 2.0 GHz 3.6 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency 4.1 GHz 4.4 GHz
Bus frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 20x 36x
L1 Cache 32K (per core) 96K (per core)
L2 Cache 512K (per core) 512K (per core)
L3 Cache 8MB (shared) 8MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier No Yes

Power

Transistors - 4.9 billions
Fabrication process 7 nm 7 nm
TDP 10-25 W 45-65 W
Max. temperature 105°C 95°C

Memory support

Memory types DDR4-3200, LPDDR4-4266 DDR4-3200
Memory Size 32 GB 64 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 68.27 GB/s 43.71 GB/s
ECC Support Yes Yes

Misc

Official site AMD Ryzen 7 4700U official page AMD Ryzen 7 4700G official page
PCI Express Version 3.0 3.0
PCI Express Lanes 16 12

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1 (16.7%)
5 (83.3%)
Total votes: 6

Comments

So which CPU will you choose: AMD Ryzen 7 4700G or Ryzen 7 4700U?