AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX vs Ryzen 7 6800H

We compared two 8-core laptop CPUs: the 3.3 GHz AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX against the 3.2 GHz Ryzen 7 6800H. On this page, you'll find out which processor has better performance in benchmarks, games and other useful information.


General overview and comparison of the processors
Single-Core Performance
Performance in single-threaded apps and benchmarks
Multi-Core Performance
Measure performance when all cores are involved
Power Efficiency
The efficiency score of power consumption
Integrated Graphics
iGPU capabilities for gaming and 3D-intensive tasks
NanoReview Final Score
Generic CPU rating

Key Differences

What are the key differences between 6800H and 6900HX
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
  • Unlocked multiplier
  • 4% higher Turbo Boost frequency (4.9 GHz vs 4.7 GHz)

Test in Benchmarks

Comparing the performance of CPUs across various tasks

Cinebench R23

Reputable cross-platform benchmark for high-performance processors
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

GeekBench v6

The new version of this benchmark emulates common operations often used in real-world apps
Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)
File compression 1020 MB/sec 1004.2 MB/sec
Clang compilation 78.5 Klines/sec 82.3 Klines/sec
HTML 5 Browser 221 pages/sec 221.1 pages/sec
PDF Renderer 347.2 Mpixels/sec 331.1 Mpixels/sec
Text processing 219.9 pages/sec 215.4 pages/sec
Background blur 33.1 images/sec 52 images/sec
Photo processing 85 images/sec 88.2 images/sec
Ray tracing 19.5 Mpixels/sec 20.6 Mpixels/sec
Sources: GeekBench [1], [2]


Synthetic test that focuses on raw computational performance for low-level functions
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
Integer math 92.1 GOps/sec 88.7 GOps/sec
Floating point math 50.9 GOps/sec 49.3 GOps/sec
Find prime numbers 64M Primes/sec 58M Primes/sec
Random string sorting 33.5M Strings/sec 32.1M Strings/sec
Data encryption 19.7 GBytes/sec 18.9 GBytes/sec
Data compression 313.9 MBytes/sec 303 MBytes/sec
Physics 1187 Frames/sec 1054 Frames/sec
Extended instructions 21.2B Matrices/sec 20.6B Matrices/sec
Sources: PassMark [3], [4]


Full technical specification of AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX and Ryzen 7 6800H


Vendor AMD AMD
Released January 4, 2022 January 4, 2022
Type Laptop Laptop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Zen 3+ (Rembrandt) Zen 3+ (Rembrandt)
Integrated GPU Radeon 680M Radeon 680M


Performance Cores
P-Cores 8 8
P-Threads 16 16
Base Frequency (P) 3.3 GHz 3.2 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (P) 4.9 GHz 4.7 GHz
Total Cores 8 8
Total Threads 16 16
Bus Frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 33x 32x
L1 Cache 64K (per core) 64K (per core)
L2 Cache 512K (per core) 512K (per core)
L3 Cache 16MB (shared) 16MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier Yes No


Fabrication process 6 nm 6 nm
TDP (PL1) 45 W 45 W
Socket FP7 FP7
Peak temperature 95°C 95°C


Integrated Graphics AMD Radeon 680M AMD Radeon 680M
GPU Base Clock 2000 MHz 2000 MHz
GPU Boost Clock 2400 MHz 2200 MHz
Shading Units 768 768
TMUs 48 48
ROPs 32 32
Execution Units 12 12
TGP 15 W 15 W
3.686 TFLOPS
3.686 TFLOPS

Memory Support

Memory types - DDR5-4800
- LPDDR5-6400
- DDR5-4800
- LPDDR5-6400
Memory Size 64 GB 64 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 76.8 GB/s 76.8 GB/s
ECC Support No No


Official site AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX official page AMD Ryzen 7 6800H official page
PCI Express Version 4.0 4.0
PCI Express Lanes 20 20

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So which CPU will you choose: AMD Ryzen 7 6800H or Ryzen 9 6900HX?
Name 16 August 2022 03:42
r9 is better than i7 right?
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Ali 07 April 2023 16:54
Generally, but in this case, I'd go with Ryzen 7 6800H without looking back.
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Mark 28 April 2023 18:58
Ali, Why? The reason I'm asking is I'm deciding which Asus rog strix laptop to go for and one is r7 6800h and the other r9 6900hx.
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Kasra 30 April 2023 07:06
Mark, It depends on the prices. more expensive for just a bit of performance is not worth it, generally, 6800h and 6900hx are more similar than different, If the price differences make sense in your region get the R9 if not you're better off with the Ryzen 7.
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