Ryzen 3 3250U vs Core i7-6820HQ specs and performance
In our benchmarks, the Core i7-6820HQ beats the Ryzen 3 3250U in overall performance. 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 i7-6820HQ 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. With our hardware info, we find that the Core i7-6820HQ has a slightly higher clock speed than the Ryzen 3 3250U. Also, the Core i7-6820HQ has a slightly higher turbo speed. A Ryzen 3 3250U CPU outputs less heat than a Core i7-6820HQ CPU because of its significantly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption.
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.