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Intel Core i7 10870H vs AMD Ryzen 7 5800H

We compared two 8-core laptop CPUs: the 2.2 GHz Intel Core i7 10870H against the 3.2 GHz AMD Ryzen 7 5800H. 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 5800H and 10870H
Advantages of Intel Core i7 10870H
  • Supports up to 128 GB DDR4-2933 RAM
  • Consumes up to 17% less energy than the Ryzen 7 5800H – 45 vs 54 Watt
  • 14% higher Turbo Boost frequency (5 GHz vs 4.4 GHz)
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
  • More modern manufacturing process – 7 versus 14 nanometers
  • Around 22.47 GB/s (49%) higher theoretical memory bandwidth
  • 15% faster in a single-core Geekbench v5 test - 1409 vs 1220 points

Benchmarks

Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
1415
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
12048
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
3058
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
21542
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
1388
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)

Specifications

Full technical specification of Intel Core i7 10870H and AMD Ryzen 7 5800H

General

Vendor Intel AMD
Released September 10, 2020 January 12, 2021
Type Laptop Laptop
Codename Comet Lake Zen 3
Model number i7-10870H -
Socket BGA-1440 FP6
Integrated GPU UHD Graphics 630 Radeon RX Vega 8

Performance

Cores 8 8
Threads 16 16
Base Frequency 2.2 GHz 3.2 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency 5 GHz 4.4 GHz
Bus frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 22x 32x
Bus Bandwidth 8 GT/s -
L1 Cache 64K (per core) 64K (per core)
L2 Cache 256K (per core) 512K (per core)
L3 Cache 16MB (shared) 16MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier No No

Power

Fabrication process 14 nm 7 nm
TDP 45 W 35-54 W
Max. temperature 100°C 105°C

iGPU

Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 Radeon RX Vega 8
GPU Base Clock 350 MHz 0 MHz
GPU Boost Clock 1000 MHz 1750 MHz
Shading Units 192 512
TMUs 24 32
ROPs 3 8
Execution Units 24 -
TGP 15 W 15 W
Max. Resolution 4096x2304 - 60 Hz -
iGPU FLOPS
0.38 TFLOPS

Memory support

Memory types DDR4-2933 DDR4-3200, LPDDR4-4266
Memory Size 128 GB 64 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 45.8 GB/s 68.27 GB/s
ECC Support No Yes

Misc

Official site Intel Core i7 10870H official page AMD Ryzen 7 5800H official page
PCI Express Version 3.0 3.0
PCI Express Lanes 16 16

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Comments

So which CPU will you choose: AMD Ryzen 7 5800H or Intel Core i7 10870H?