AMD Ryzen 9 5980HX

AMD Ryzen 9 5980HX Benchmark

AMD Ryzen 9 5980HX Processor benchmark, specs and release date - 3 GHz 8 core AMD Ryzen 9 Mobile CPU rating. Is the Ryzen 9 5980HX good for gaming?

CPU Benchmark Score

100 %
Very Good score from 1 sample
High uncertainty

Ranked 51st out of 1,335 in the CPU Database.

Overall Gaming Multitasking Heavy Workloads
100 % 93 % 102 % 101 %
Very Good Very Good Amazing Amazing

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CPU Comparison

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AMD Ryzen 9 5980HX
100 %
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88 %
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Clock Speed 3.3 GHz
Cores 8
Threads 16
L2 Cache 4096 KiB
L3 Cache 16 MiB
PCIe Revision 3
Family Ryzen 9 Mobile
Memory Type DDR4-3200
Release Date 2021-01-12
TDP 45 W

AMD Ryzen 9 5980HX

The Ryzen 9 5980HX is a 8 core CPU from AMD released in 2021. This chip has a very good overall score at 100% in our CPU benchmark. Our gaming benchmark shows that this CPU is a very good processor for gaming, with a score of 93%. As for multitasking and heavy workloads, the Ryzen 9 5980HX scores 102% and 101% respectively. Indeed, this is an amazing rating for very heavy workloads.

The Ryzen 9 5980HX has 8 cores and 16 threads. This CPU makes use of simultaneous multithreading technology to improve performance on parallel tasks. Each physical CPU core is divided into multiple logical processors. This AMD CPU has a clock speed of 3.3 GHz.

As for memory, the Ryzen 9 5980HX makes use of DDR4-3200 memory. The faster the memory, the better. Faster memory means that the CPU doesn't have to wait to get the data it needs.

In terms of cache, the Ryzen 9 5980HX has 4 MiB of level 2 cache and 16 MiB of level 3 cache. This is a fast memory located close to the processor, which stores copies of frequently used data from main memory.

This CPU has fast connectivity with support for PCI-Express Gen 3. The faster the PCIe link, the better. This allows for better performance with GPUs and NVME SSDs.

Power and thermals for the AMD Ryzen 9 5980HX CPU are a TDP (Thermal Design Power) of 45 watts. This measures the amount of heat the processor produces when running at full load. This isn't a measure of power consumption, but it's good estimate.

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