Intel Core i7 11800H vs AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX

We compared two 8-core laptop CPUs: the 1.9-2.3 GHz Intel Core i7 11800H against the 3.3 GHz AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX. 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 6900HX and 11800H
Advantages of Intel Core i7 11800H
  • Supports up to 128 GB DDR4-3200 RAM
  • Has 8 MB larger L3 cache size
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
  • Unlocked multiplier
  • More modern manufacturing process – 6 versus 10 nanometers
  • Newer - released 8-months later
  • Around 25.6 GB/s (50%) higher theoretical memory bandwidth
  • 7% higher Turbo Boost frequency (4.9 GHz vs 4.6 GHz)

Benchmarks

Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
14200
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
24907
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
10183
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Specifications

Full technical specification of Intel Core i7 11800H and AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX

General

Vendor Intel AMD
Released May 11, 2021 January 4, 2022
Type Laptop Laptop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Tiger Lake Zen 3+ (Rembrandt)
Model number i7-11800H -
Integrated GPU UHD Graphics for 11th Gen (32 EU) Radeon 680M

CPU

Performance Cores
P-Cores 8 8
P-Threads 16 16
Base Frequency (P) 1.9-2.3 GHz 3.3 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (P) 4.6 GHz 4.9 GHz
Total
Total Cores 8 8
Total Threads 16 16
Bus Frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 19-23x 33x
Bus Bandwidth 8 GT/s -
L1 Cache 96K (per core) 64K (per core)
L2 Cache 1280K (per core) 512K (per core)
L3 Cache 24MB (shared) 16MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier No Yes

Package

Fabrication process 10 nm 6 nm
Socket BGA-1787 FP7
TDP 35-45 W (configurable) 45 W
Peak temperature 100°C 95°C

iGPU

Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics for 11th Gen (32 EU) AMD Radeon 680M
GPU Base Clock 350 MHz 2000 MHz
GPU Boost Clock 1450 MHz 2400 MHz
Shading Units 256 768
TMUs 16 48
ROPs 8 32
Execution Units 32 12
TGP 15 W 15 W
iGPU FLOPS
0.742 TFLOPS
3.686 TFLOPS

Memory Support

Memory types DDR4-3200 DDR5-4800, LPDDR5-6400
Memory Size 128 GB 64 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 51.2 GB/s 76.8 GB/s
ECC Support No No

Misc

Official site Intel Core i7 11800H official page AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX official page
PCI Express Version 4.0 4.0
PCI Express Lanes 20 20

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Comments

So which CPU will you choose: AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX or Intel Core i7 11800H?