Intel Core i7-4800MQ vs AMD Ryzen 5 3550H

Intel Core i7-4800MQ
AMD Ryzen 5 3550H

General info

Comparing Core i7-4800MQ and Ryzen 5 3550H processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
4.95
 
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Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Series
Intel Core i7
 
AMD Ryzen 5
Achitecture codename
Haswell
 
Zen+
Release date
1 June 2013
 
6 January 2019
Launch price (MSRP)
$378
 
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Price now
$510
 
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Technical specs

Core i7-4800MQ and Ryzen 5 3550H quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Core i7-4800MQ and Ryzen 5 3550H performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
4
 
4
Number of threads
8
 
8
Maximum frequency
3.7 GHz
 
3.7 GHz
L1 cache
256 KB
 
384 KB
L2 cache
1024 KB
 
512K (per core)
L3 cache
6144 KB
 
4 MB
Manufacturing process technology
22 nm
 
12 nm
Die size
177 mm2
 
209.78 mm2
Maximum core temperature
100 °C
 
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Maximum case temperature (TCase)
100 °C
 
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Transistor count
1400 Million
 
4500 Million
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Core i7-4800MQ and Ryzen 5 3550H compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1
 
1 (Uniprocessor)
Socket
FCPGA946
 
AM4
Power consumption (TDP)
47 Watt
 
35 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i7-4800MQ and Ryzen 5 3550H. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
 
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AES-NI
+
 
+
AVX
+
 
+
vPro
+
 
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Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
n/d
Turbo Boost
2.0
 
n/d
Hyper-Threading
+
 
n/d
Idle States
+
 
n/d
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
-
FDI
+
 
n/d

Security technologies

Core i7-4800MQ and Ryzen 5 3550H technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
+
 
n/d
EDB
+
 
n/d
Secure Key
+
 
n/d
Identity Protection
+
 
-
Anti-Theft
+
 
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Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i7-4800MQ and Ryzen 5 3550H are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 
+
VT-d
+
 
n/d
VT-x
+
 
n/d
EPT
+
 
n/d

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i7-4800MQ and Ryzen 5 3550H.
Supported memory types
DDR3L-1333, DDR3L-1600
 
DDR4-2400
Maximum memory size
32 GB
 
64 GB
Max memory channels
2
 
2
Maximum memory bandwidth
25.6 GB / s
 
35.76 GB / s
ECC memory support
-
 
+

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into Core i7-4800MQ and Ryzen 5 3550H.
Integrated graphics
Intel HD Graphics 4600 (400 - 1300 MHz)
 
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 ( - 1200 MHz)
Max video memory
2 GB
 
n/d
Quick Sync
+
 
-
Clear Video HD
+
 
n/d
Graphics max frequency
1.3 GHz
 
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InTru 3D
+
 
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Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Core i7-4800MQ and Ryzen 5 3550H integrated GPUs.
Number of displays supported
3
 
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eDP
+
 
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DisplayPort
+
 
-
HDMI
+
 
-
VGA
+
 
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Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Core i7-4800MQ and Ryzen 5 3550H integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
2560x1600@60Hz
 
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Max resolution over DisplayPort
3840x2160@60Hz
 
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Max resolution over VGA
1920x1200@60Hz
 
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Graphics API support

APIs supported by Core i7-4800MQ and Ryzen 5 3550H integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
11.2 / 12
 
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OpenGL
4.3
 
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Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Core i7-4800MQ and Ryzen 5 3550H.
PCIe revision
3
 
3.0
Max number of PCIe lanes
16
 
12

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core i7-4800MQ and Ryzen 5 3550H. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

i7-4800MQ 17.83 +0.1%
Ryzen 5 3550H 17.82

3DMark06 CPU

i7-4800MQ 7265 +1.3%
Ryzen 5 3550H 7174

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

i7-4800MQ 5233 +13.6%
Ryzen 5 3550H 4606

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

i7-4800MQ 20089 +3.4%
Ryzen 5 3550H 19437

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core

i7-4800MQ 2
Ryzen 5 3550H 2 +1.2%

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

i7-4800MQ 7
Ryzen 5 3550H 9 +19.4%

Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

i7-4800MQ 142
Ryzen 5 3550H 142

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

i7-4800MQ 663
Ryzen 5 3550H 742 +11.9%

wPrime 32

i7-4800MQ 8
Ryzen 5 3550H 8 +0.7%

WinRAR 4.0

i7-4800MQ 4473 +52.7%
Ryzen 5 3550H 2929

x264 encoding pass 1

i7-4800MQ 160 +8.8%
Ryzen 5 3550H 147

x264 encoding pass 2

i7-4800MQ 42
Ryzen 5 3550H 44 +4.8%

TrueCrypt AES

i7-4800MQ 4
Ryzen 5 3550H 5 +14.6%

Geekbench 3 32-bit single-core

i7-4800MQ 3355 +0.1%
Ryzen 5 3550H 3351

Geekbench 3 32-bit multi-core

i7-4800MQ 12753
Ryzen 5 3550H 13956 +9.4%

Passmark

i7-4800MQ 8444 +0%
Ryzen 5 3550H 8441

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Core i7-4800MQ and Ryzen 5 3550H. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
5.2 Mh/s
 
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Gaming performance

Let's see how good Core i7-4800MQ and Ryzen 5 3550H are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of Intel Core i7-4800MQ

0.1% faster in synthetic tests
HyperThreading (allows one physical CPU function as two logical ones. It increases performance, since while one logical CPU is waiting for data, the second may still do useful work)
Quick Sync (hardware acceleration of video encoding and decoding for Intel CPUs. Speeds up video encoding by times, but at the cost of somewhat lower quality)
vPro (a marketing umbrella term for several Intel technologies: AMT, TXT, EDB, VT, Anti-Theft and some others)
AES-NI (Advanced Encryption Standard New Instructions - additional instructions for hardware acceleration of AES encryption and decryption)
Intel 64 (64-bit Intel CPU architecture. Almost identical to AMD64, except small and rarely used nuances)
TXT (Trusted Execution Technology - protects the system against viruses and rootkits residing in BIOS or in a boot sector)
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
IdentityProtectionTechVersion
QuickSyncVideo
DisplayPortMenu
HDMIMenu

Advantages of AMD Ryzen 5 3550H

Much newer (6 January 2019 vs 1 June 2013)
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 22 nm)
Less power hungry (35 vs 47 watts)
AES (Advanced Encryption Standard instructions set - hardware acceleration of AES encryption and decryption. Speeds up encryption software, e.g. Veracrypt)
x86-64 (a general name for 64-bit extension of x86 instruction set. There are AMD64 and Intel 64 versions that differ very little)
ECCMemory

So, Core i7-4800MQ or Ryzen 5 3550H?

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