AMD Ryzen 7 3700U vs Intel Core i7-6920HQ

Compare AMD Ryzen 7 Mobile with Radeon RX Vega Graphics 4 core CPU vs Intel 6th Generation Core i7 4 core processor, specs and benchmark score. Which is the better CPU for gaming?

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Benchmark Score

Overall Score

A combined score of all workloads

32 %
6% slightly better overall score
30 %

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

51 %
8% slightly better gaming score
47 %

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

27 %
12% slightly better multitasking score
24 %

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

26 %
13% slightly better heavy workload score
23 %

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Other Benchmarks

Geekbench (multi) score

Multi threaded benchmark

2,593
3,289
26% slightly higher Geekbench (multi) score

Geekbench (single) score

Single threaded benchmark

721
857
18% slightly higher Geekbench (single) score

Specifications

Cores

Number of physical processing units

4
Identical
4

Threads

Number of logical processing units

8
Identical
8

Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

2 GHz
3 GHz
26% slightly higher clock speed

TDP

Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

15 W
200% significantly lower TDP
45 W

Memory Channels

Lanes for simultaneous memory access

2
Identical
2

Other details

Rank

Ranking in the hardwareDB database

548th of 1,327
607th of 1,327

Family

The product line

Ryzen 7 Mobile with Radeon RX Vega Graphics
6th Generation Core i7

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

January 2019
August 2015

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip

DDR4
DDR4-2133

Is Unlocked

Can this CPU can be overclocked

No
-

Supports ECC memory

Does this CPU support error correcting memory

-
No

Ryzen 7 3700U vs Core i7-6920HQ specs and performance

According to the hardwareDB Benchmark tool, the Ryzen 7 3700U is faster than the Core i7-6920HQ. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Core i7-6920HQ in all gaming tests too.

Info from our database shows that they both have the same core count and the same number of threads. With our hardware info, we find that the Core i7-6920HQ has a slightly higher clock speed than the Ryzen 7 3700U. A Ryzen 7 3700U CPU outputs less heat than a Core i7-6920HQ CPU because of its significantly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption.

The more cores a CPU has, the better the overall performance will be in parallel workloads such as multitasking. Many CPUs have more threads than cores, this means that each physical core is split into multiple logical cores, making them more efficient. Indeed, the Ryzen 7 3700U has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.

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