Ryzen 7 4800U vs Ryzen 9 5900HX specs and performance
In our benchmarks, the Ryzen 9 5900HX beats the Ryzen 7 4800U in overall performance. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Ryzen 7 4800U in all gaming tests too.
Our spec comparison shows that they have an identical amount of cores and the same number of threads. With our hardware info, we find that the Ryzen 9 5900HX has a significantly higher clock speed than the Ryzen 7 4800U. Also, the Ryzen 9 5900HX has a slightly higher turbo speed. A Ryzen 7 4800U CPU outputs less heat than a Ryzen 9 5900HX 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 Ryzen 9 5900HX also has significantly more L3 cache.
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 4800U has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.