Intel Core i7 12800H vs AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS

We compared two laptop CPUs: the 2.4 GHz Intel Core i7 12800H with 14-cores against the 3.3 GHz AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS with 8-cores. 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 6900HS and 12800H
Advantages of Intel Core i7 12800H
  • Has 6 more physical cores
  • Has 8 MB larger L3 cache size
  • 15% faster in a single-core Geekbench v5 test - 1764 vs 1537 points
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS
  • More modern manufacturing process – 6 versus 10 nanometers
  • Consumes up to 22% less energy than the Core i7 12800H – 35 vs 45 Watt
  • 2% higher Turbo Boost frequency (4.9 GHz vs 4.8 GHz)

Benchmarks

Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
15950
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
24696
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
12323
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Specifications

Full technical specification of Intel Core i7 12800H and AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS

General

Vendor Intel AMD
Released January 4, 2022 January 4, 2022
Type Laptop Laptop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Alder Lake-H Rembrandt
Model number i7-12800H -
Socket BGA-1744 FP7
Integrated GPU Iris Xe Graphics (96EU) Radeon 680M

Performance

Cores 14 8
Threads 20 16
Base Frequency 2.4 GHz 3.3 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency 4.8 GHz 4.9 GHz
Bus frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 24x 33x
L1 Cache 80K (per core) 64K (per core)
L2 Cache 1280K (per core) 512K (per core)
L3 Cache 24MB (shared) 16MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier No No

Power

Fabrication process 10 nm 6 nm
TDP 35-45 W 35 W
Max. temperature 100°C 95°C

iGPU

Integrated Graphics Intel Iris Xe Graphics (96EU) AMD Radeon 680M
GPU Base Clock 300 MHz 2000 MHz
GPU Boost Clock 1400 MHz 2400 MHz
Shading Units 768 768
TMUs 48 48
ROPs 24 32
Execution Units 96 12
TGP 15 W 15 W
iGPU FLOPS
1.69 TFLOPS
3.686 TFLOPS

Memory support

Memory types DDR5-4800, DDR4-3200, LPDDR5-5200, LPDDR4x-4267 DDR5-4800, LPDDR5-6400
Memory Size 64 GB 64 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth - 76.8 GB/s
ECC Support No No

Misc

Official site Intel Core i7 12800H official page AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS official page
PCI Express Version 4.0 4.0
PCI Express Lanes 28 20

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