Intel Core i7-6770HQ vs AMD Ryzen 7 3700U

General info

Comparing Core i7-6770HQ and Ryzen 7 3700U processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
3.73
 
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Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Series
Intel Core i7
 
AMD Ryzen 7
Architecture codename
Skylake
 
Picasso
Release date
2 January 2016
 
6 January 2019
Launch price (MSRP)
$434
 
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Price now
$1002
 
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Technical specs

Core i7-6770HQ and Ryzen 7 3700U quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Core i7-6770HQ and Ryzen 7 3700U performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
4
 
4
Number of threads
8
 
8
Base frequency
2.6 GHz
 
2.3 GHz
Maximum frequency
3.5 GHz
 
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Bus support
4 × 8 GT/s
 
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L1 cache
256 KB
 
384 KB
L2 cache
1 MB
 
2 MB
L3 cache
6 MB
 
4 MB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
12 nm
Die size
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209.78 mm2
Maximum core temperature
100 °C
 
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Transistor count
no data
 
4940 Million
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Core i7-6770HQ and Ryzen 7 3700U 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
FCBGA1440
 
FP5
Power consumption (TDP)
45 Watt
 
15 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i7-6770HQ and Ryzen 7 3700U. 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)
+
 
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eDRAM
128 MB
 
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Turbo Boost
2.0
 
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Hyper-Threading
+
 
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Idle States
+
 
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Thermal Monitoring
+
 
-
Smart Response
+
 
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Security technologies

Core i7-6770HQ and Ryzen 7 3700U technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
+
 
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EDB
+
 
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Secure Key
+
 
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MPX
+
 
-
SGX
Yes with Intel® ME
 
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OS Guard
+
 
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Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i7-6770HQ and Ryzen 7 3700U are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 
+
VT-d
+
 
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VT-x
+
 
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EPT
+
 
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Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i7-6770HQ and Ryzen 7 3700U.
Supported memory types
DDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600
 
DDR4 Dual-channel
Maximum memory size
64 GB
 
64 GB
Max memory channels
2
 
2
Maximum memory bandwidth
34.1 GB/s
 
35.76 GB/s
ECC memory support
-
 
+

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into Core i7-6770HQ and Ryzen 7 3700U.
Max video memory
64 GB
 
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Quick Sync
+
 
-
Clear Video HD
+
 
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Graphics max frequency
950 MHz
 
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Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Core i7-6770HQ and Ryzen 7 3700U integrated GPUs.
Number of displays supported
3
 
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eDP
+
 
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DisplayPort
+
 
-
HDMI
+
 
-
DVI
+
 
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Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Core i7-6770HQ and Ryzen 7 3700U integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.
4K resolution support
+
 
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Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
4096x2304@24Hz
 
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Max resolution over eDP
4096x2304@60Hz
 
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Max resolution over DisplayPort
4096x2304@60Hz
 
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Graphics API support

APIs supported by Core i7-6770HQ and Ryzen 7 3700U integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
12
 
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OpenGL
4.5
 
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Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Core i7-6770HQ and Ryzen 7 3700U.
PCIe revision
3.0
 
3.0
Max number of PCIe lanes
16
 
12

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core i7-6770HQ and Ryzen 7 3700U. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

i7-6770HQ 8.30 +0.5%
Ryzen 7 3700U 8.26

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

i7-6770HQ 5536 +25.5%
Ryzen 7 3700U 4411

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

i7-6770HQ 21075 +36.3%
Ryzen 7 3700U 15461

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core

i7-6770HQ 1.66 +4.4%
Ryzen 7 3700U 1.59

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

i7-6770HQ 7.8 +2.6%
Ryzen 7 3700U 7.6

Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

i7-6770HQ 130 +2.4%
Ryzen 7 3700U 127

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

i7-6770HQ 711 +9%
Ryzen 7 3700U 652

wPrime 32

i7-6770HQ 7.34 +83.7%
Ryzen 7 3700U 13.48

x264 encoding pass 1

i7-6770HQ 165 +57.1%
Ryzen 7 3700U 105

x264 encoding pass 2

i7-6770HQ 44 +63%
Ryzen 7 3700U 27

TrueCrypt AES

i7-6770HQ 4 +0%
Ryzen 7 3700U 4

Passmark

i7-6770HQ 7358 +0.4%
Ryzen 7 3700U 7326

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Core i7-6770HQ and Ryzen 7 3700U are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of Intel Core i7-6770HQ

0.5% faster in synthetic tests
More powerful video core
Higher maximum frequency (3500 vs 2300 MHz)
Higher base frequency (2600 vs 2300 MHz)
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)
AES-NI (Advanced Encryption Standard New Instructions - additional instructions for hardware acceleration of AES encryption and decryption)
TXT (Trusted Execution Technology - protects the system against viruses and rootkits residing in BIOS or in a boot sector)
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
MemoryProtectionExtensionsVersion
QuickSyncVideo
DisplayPortMenu
HDMIMenu

Advantages of AMD Ryzen 7 3700U

Much newer (6 January 2019 vs 2 January 2016)
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 14 nm)
Less power hungry (15 vs 45 watts)
ECCMemory

So, Core i7-6770HQ or Ryzen 7 3700U?

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