Ryzen 3 3250U vs Core i7-4900MQ comparison
According to the hardwareDB Benchmark tool, the Core i7-4900MQ is faster than the Ryzen 3 3250U. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Ryzen 3 3250U in all gaming tests too.
With info from our database, we find that the Core i7-4900MQ has significantly more cores with 4 cores whereas the Ryzen 3 3250U has 2 cores. It also has more threads than the Ryzen 3 3250U. These CPUs have different clock speeds. Indeed, the Core i7-4900MQ has a slightly higher clock speed compared to the Ryzen 3 3250U. Also, the Core i7-4900MQ has a slightly higher turbo speed. A Ryzen 3 3250U CPU outputs less heat than a Core i7-4900MQ CPU because of its significantly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption. In terms of cache, both these CPUs have the same amount of L2 cache. The Core i7-4900MQ also has significantly more L3 cache.
Most CPUs have more threads than cores. This technology, colloquially called hyperthreading, improves performance by splitting a core into multiple virtual ones. This provides more efficient utilisation of a core. Indeed, the Ryzen 3 3250U has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.