Intel Core i7-6920HQ vs AMD Ryzen 7 3700U
Comparing Core i7-6920HQ and Ryzen 7 3700U processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Core i7-6920HQ 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 i7-6920HQ and Ryzen 7 3700U performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
128K (per core)
512K (per core)
4 MB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology
Maximum core temperature
64 bit support
Information on Core i7-6920HQ 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
Power consumption (TDP)
Technologies and extensions
Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i7-6920HQ 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
XFR, FMA3, SSE 4.2, AVX2, SMT
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
Flex Memory Access
Core i7-6920HQ and Ryzen 7 3700U technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
Yes with Intel® ME
Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i7-6920HQ and Ryzen 7 3700U are enumerated here.
Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i7-6920HQ and Ryzen 7 3700U.
Supported memory types
DDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600
Maximum memory size
Max memory channels
Maximum memory bandwidth
ECC memory support
General parameters of GPUs integrated into Core i7-6920HQ and Ryzen 7 3700U.
Available interfaces and connections of Core i7-6920HQ and Ryzen 7 3700U integrated GPUs.
Number of displays supported
Graphics image quality
Maximum display resolutions supported by Core i7-6920HQ and Ryzen 7 3700U integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.
4K resolution support
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
Max resolution over DisplayPort
Graphics API support
APIs supported by Core i7-6920HQ and Ryzen 7 3700U integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.
Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Core i7-6920HQ and Ryzen 7 3700U.
Max number of PCIe lanes
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core i7-6920HQ and Ryzen 7 3700U. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
i7-6920HQ 8.30 +0.1%
Ryzen 7 3700U 8.29
i7-6920HQ 7807 +58%
Ryzen 7 3700U 4940
Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core
i7-6920HQ 5906 +33.9%
Ryzen 7 3700U 4411
Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core
i7-6920HQ 22527 +45.7%
Ryzen 7 3700U 15461
Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core
i7-6920HQ 1.85 +16.4%
Ryzen 7 3700U 1.59
Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core
i7-6920HQ 7.9 +3.9%
Ryzen 7 3700U 7.6
Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core
i7-6920HQ 160 +26%
Ryzen 7 3700U 127
Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core
i7-6920HQ 735 +12.7%
Ryzen 7 3700U 652
i7-6920HQ 10.23 +31.8%
Ryzen 7 3700U 13.48
i7-6920HQ 4274 +78.7%
Ryzen 7 3700U 2392
x264 encoding pass 1
i7-6920HQ 176 +67.6%
Ryzen 7 3700U 105
x264 encoding pass 2
i7-6920HQ 45 +66.7%
Ryzen 7 3700U 27
i7-6920HQ 4 +0%
Ryzen 7 3700U 4
Geekbench 3 32-bit single-core
i7-6920HQ 3646 +21.4%
Ryzen 7 3700U 3003
Geekbench 3 32-bit multi-core
i7-6920HQ 13821 +35%
Ryzen 7 3700U 10238
Geekbench 4.0 64-bit single-core
i7-6920HQ 4484 +38.1%
Ryzen 7 3700U 3247
Geekbench 4.0 64-bit multi-core
i7-6920HQ 14147 +55.2%
Ryzen 7 3700U 9117
i7-6920HQ 7352 +0.1%
Ryzen 7 3700U 7342
Let's see how good Core i7-6920HQ 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 i7-6920HQ
0.1% faster in synthetic tests
Higher base frequency (2900 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)
vPro (a marketing umbrella term for several Intel technologies: AMT, TXT, EDB, VT, Anti-Theft and some others)
TXT (Trusted Execution Technology - protects the system against viruses and rootkits residing in BIOS or in a boot sector)
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 7 3700U
More powerful video core
Much newer (6 January 2019 vs 1 September 2015)
Higher maximum frequency (4000 vs 3800 MHz)
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 14 nm)
Less power hungry (15 vs 45 watts)
So, Core i7-6920HQ or Ryzen 7 3700U?
Technical City couldn't decide between Intel Core i7-6920HQ and AMD Ryzen 7 3700U. The differences in performance seem too small.
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