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Intel Core i7 9750H vs i5 10300H

We compared two laptop CPUs: the 2.6 GHz Intel Core i7 9750H with 6-cores against the 2.5 GHz i5 10300H with 4-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 10300H and 9750H
Advantages of Intel Core i7 9750H
  • Has 2 more physical cores
  • Has 4 MB larger L3 cache size
Advantages of Intel Core i5 10300H
  • Newer - released 1-year later
  • Around 4 GB/s (10%) higher theoretical memory bandwidth

Benchmarks

Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)
2696
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
11509
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
5398

Specifications

Full technical specification of Intel Core i7 9750H and i5 10300H

General

Vendor Intel Intel
Released April 23, 2019 April 2, 2020
Type Laptop Laptop
Codename Coffee Lake Comet Lake
Model number i7-9750H -
Socket BGA-1440 BGA-1440
Integrated GPU Intel UHD Graphics 630 Intel UHD Graphics 630

Performance

Cores 6 4
Threads 12 8
Base Frequency 2.6 GHz 2.5 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency 4.5 GHz 4.5 GHz
Bus frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 26x 25x
Bus Bandwidth 8 GT/s 8 GT/s
L1 Cache 32K (per core) 64K (per core)
L2 Cache 256K (per core) 256K (per core)
L3 Cache 12MB (shared) 8MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier No No

Power

Fabrication process 14 nm 14 nm
TDP 45 W 45 W
Max. temperature 100°C 100°C

Memory support

Memory types DDR4-2666, LPDDR3-2133 DDR4-2933
Memory Size 128 GB 128 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 41.8 GB/s 45.8 GB/s
ECC Support No No

Misc

Official site Intel Core i7 9750H official page Intel Core i5 10300H official page
PCI Express Version 3.0 3.0
PCI Express Lanes 16 16
Instruction Set SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX-2 -

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Comments

So which CPU will you choose: Intel Core i5 10300H or i7 9750H?
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John 16 February 2021 00:46
In normal use the i5 is better with higher single core but it's pretty much a draw, video encoding the 6 core is better. For games that are cpu bound like acodyssey or hzd or low spec online games such as cs go, fortnite the 6 core is better. But again normal use you will not notice the difference at all and only in specific games do you get a benefit out of the i7 but not by much since one is 10th gen and the i7 is 9th gen. If the price is the same get the 9750h, if you get at least 10% less in price get the 10300h.
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