Intel Core i9 13950HX vs AMD Ryzen 9 7945HX

We compared two laptop CPUs: the 2.2 GHz Intel Core i9 13950HX with 24-cores against the 2.5 GHz AMD Ryzen 9 7945HX with 16-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

Key Differences

What are the key differences between 7945HX and 13950HX
Advantages of Intel Core i9 13950HX
  • Supports up to 128 GB DDR5-5600 RAM
  • Has 8 more physical cores
  • 2% higher Turbo Boost frequency (5.5 GHz vs 5.4 GHz)
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 9 7945HX
  • More modern manufacturing process – 5 versus 10 nanometers
  • Has 28672 KB larger L3 cache size

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 1390 MB/sec 1330 MB/sec
Clang compilation 155.9 Klines/sec 195.8 Klines/sec
HTML 5 Browser 446.1 pages/sec 256.2 pages/sec
PDF Renderer 464 Mpixels/sec 433.7 Mpixels/sec
Text processing 259.6 pages/sec 287.1 pages/sec
Background blur 56.7 images/sec 61.5 images/sec
Photo processing 139.5 images/sec 95.4 images/sec
Ray tracing 35.1 Mpixels/sec 45.5 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 158.5 GOps/sec 216.3 GOps/sec
Floating point math 114.4 GOps/sec 129.6 GOps/sec
Find prime numbers 224M Primes/sec 292M Primes/sec
Random string sorting 64.1M Strings/sec 89.2M Strings/sec
Data encryption 33.5 GBytes/sec 44.7 GBytes/sec
Data compression 555.9 MBytes/sec 740.3 MBytes/sec
Physics 2932 Frames/sec 2440 Frames/sec
Extended instructions 32.4B Matrices/sec 55B Matrices/sec
Sources: PassMark [3], [4]


Full technical specification of Intel Core i9 13950HX and AMD Ryzen 9 7945HX


Vendor Intel AMD
Released January 3, 2023 January 4, 2023
Type Laptop Laptop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Raptor Lake Zen 4 (Dragon Range)
Model number i9-13950HX -
Integrated GPU UHD Graphics (32EU) Radeon 610M


Performance Cores
P-Cores 8 16
P-Threads 16 32
Base Frequency (P) 2.2 GHz 2.5 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (P) 5.5 GHz 5.4 GHz
Efficient Cores
E-Cores 16 -
E-Threads 16 -
Base Frequency (E) 1.6 GHz -
Turbo Boost Frequency (E) 4 GHz -
Total Cores 24 16
Total Threads 32 32
Bus Frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 22x 25x
L1 Cache 80K (per core) 64K (per core)
L2 Cache 2MB (per core) 1MB (per core)
L3 Cache 36MB (shared) 64MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier Yes Yes


Transistors - 13.1 billions
Fabrication process 10 nm 5 nm
TDP (PL1) 45-55 W (configurable) 55-75 W (configurable)
Max. Boost TDP (PL2) 157 W -
Socket BGA-1964 FL1
Peak temperature 100°C 100°C


Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics (32EU) Radeon 610M
GPU Base Clock 300 MHz 1500 MHz
GPU Boost Clock 1650 MHz 2200 MHz
Shading Units 256 128
TMUs 16 8
ROPs 8 4
Execution Units 32 2
TGP 45 W 15 W

Memory Support

Memory types - DDR5-5600
- DDR4-3200
- DDR5-5200
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 13950HX official page AMD Ryzen 9 7945HX official page
PCI Express Version 5.0 5.0
PCI Express Lanes 20 28

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