AMD Ryzen 9 5900HS vs Intel Core i7-12700H

Compare AMD Ryzen 9 Mobile 8 core CPU vs Intel 12th Generation Core i7 14 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

63 %
81 %
28% slightly better overall score

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

78 %
98 %
25% slightly better gaming score

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

58 %
76 %
31% slightly better multitasking score

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

57 %
75 %
31% slightly better heavy workload score

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Other Benchmarks

3DMark Physics score

3DMark Physics score

Physics simulation benchmark

44% significantly higher 3DMark Physics score
Blender score

Blender score

Cycles Render (Samples per minute)

26% slightly higher Blender score
Cinebench R23 score

Cinebench R23 score

Multi threaded benchmark

45% significantly higher Cinebench R23 score



Number of physical processing units

75% significantly more cores


Number of logical processing units

25% slightly more threads

Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

3 GHz
30% slightly higher clock speed
2.3 GHz


Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

35 W
28% slightly lower TDP
45 W

L1 Cache

Smallest embedded memory, but the fastest

8 KiB
1120 KiB
13900% significantly more L1 cache

L3 Cache

General memory pool for all cores

16 MiB
24 MiB
49% significantly more L3 cache

Other details


Ranking in the hardwareDB database

109th of 1,239
47th of 1,239


The product line

Ryzen 9 Mobile
12th Generation Core i7

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

December 2021
February 2022

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip


Is Unlocked

Can this CPU can be overclocked


Supports ECC memory

Does this CPU support error correcting memory


Ryzen 9 5900HS vs Core i7-12700H specs and performance

According to the hardwareDB Benchmark tool, the Core i7-12700H is faster than the Ryzen 9 5900HS. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Ryzen 9 5900HS in all gaming tests too.

In terms of the number of cores of each of these CPUs, the Core i7-12700H has significantly more cores than the Ryzen 9 5900HS. Indeed, the Core i7-12700H has 14 cores compared to 8 cores found in the Ryzen 9 5900HS. It also has more threads than the Ryzen 9 5900HS. With our hardware info, we find that the Ryzen 9 5900HS has a slightly higher clock speed than the Core i7-12700H. A Ryzen 9 5900HS CPU outputs less heat than a Core i7-12700H CPU because of its slightly 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 9 5900HS has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.


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