Intel Core i9 13900K vs i7 13800H

We compared two CPUs: the 3.0 GHz Intel Core i9 13900K (desktop) with 24-cores against the 2.5 GHz i7 13800H (laptop) with 14-cores. 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
The "iGPU" and "Power Efficiency" have a minor impact on the NanoReview Score when comparing desktop CPUs.

Key Differences

What are the key differences between 13800H and 13900K
Advantages of Intel Core i9 13900K
  • Unlocked multiplier
  • Supports up to 128 GB DDR5-5600 RAM
  • Has 10 more physical cores
  • Has 12288 KB larger L3 cache size
  • 35% faster in a single-core Geekbench v6 test - 3063 vs 2270 points
  • 4% higher Turbo Boost frequency (5.4 GHz vs 5.2 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 1650 MB/sec 1250 MB/sec
Clang compilation 203.6 Klines/sec 102.4 Klines/sec
HTML 5 Browser 548.7 pages/sec 341.7 pages/sec
PDF Renderer 579.8 Mpixels/sec 384.4 Mpixels/sec
Text processing 318.2 pages/sec 236.2 pages/sec
Background blur 61.4 images/sec 53.7 images/sec
Photo processing 166.2 images/sec 116.7 images/sec
Ray tracing 47.1 Mpixels/sec 23.2 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 211.5 GOps/sec 96.6 GOps/sec
Floating point math 154.6 GOps/sec 70.9 GOps/sec
Find prime numbers 243M Primes/sec 129M Primes/sec
Random string sorting 90.7M Strings/sec 35.1M Strings/sec
Data encryption 47.7 GBytes/sec 18.4 GBytes/sec
Data compression 813.6 MBytes/sec 302.9 MBytes/sec
Physics 3110 Frames/sec 1966 Frames/sec
Extended instructions 47.6B Matrices/sec 19.1B Matrices/sec
Sources: PassMark [3], [4]

Value for money

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Full technical specification of Intel Core i9 13900K and i7 13800H


Vendor Intel Intel
Released September 27, 2022 January 3, 2023
Type Desktop Laptop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Raptor Lake Raptor Lake
Model number i9-13900K i7-13800H
Integrated GPU UHD Graphics 770 Iris Xe Graphics (96EU)


Performance Cores
P-Cores 8 6
P-Threads 16 12
Base Frequency (P) 3.0 GHz 2.5 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (P) 5.4 GHz 5.2 GHz
Efficient Cores
E-Cores 16 8
E-Threads 16 8
Base Frequency (E) 2.2 GHz 1.8 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (E) 4.3 GHz 4 GHz
Total Cores 24 14
Total Threads 32 20
Bus Frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 30x 25x
L1 Cache 80K (per core) 80K (per core)
L2 Cache 2MB (per core) 2MB (per core)
L3 Cache 36MB (shared) 24MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier Yes No


Fabrication process 10 nm 10 nm
TDP (PL1) 125 W 35-45 W (configurable)
Max. Boost TDP (PL2) 253 W 115 W
Socket LGA-1700 BGA-1744
Peak temperature 100°C 100°C


Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 770 Intel Iris Xe Graphics (96EU)
GPU Base Clock 300 MHz 300 MHz
GPU Boost Clock 1650 MHz 1500 MHz
Shading Units 256 768
TMUs 16 48
ROPs 8 24
Execution Units 32 96
TGP 15 W 15 W

Memory Support

Memory types - DDR5-5600
- DDR4-3200
- DDR5-5200
- DDR4-3200
- LPDDR5-6400
- LPDDR5x-6400
- LPDDR4x-4267
Memory Size 128 GB 64 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 89.6 GB/s -
ECC Support Yes No


Official site Intel Core i9 13900K official page Intel Core i7 13800H official page
PCI Express Version 5.0 5.0
PCI Express Lanes 20 28

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