Intel Core i7-980X EE vs AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750G

General info

Comparing Core i7-980X EE and Ryzen 7 PRO 4750G processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in our rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
2.08
 
5.93
Market segment
Desktop processor
 
Desktop processor
Series
Core i7 (Desktop)
 
AMD Ryzen 7
Architecture codename
Gulftown
 
Renoir
Launch date
no data
 
21 July 2020 (1 year ago)
Price now
$1108
 
$380

Technical specs

Core i7-980X EE and Ryzen 7 PRO 4750G basic parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of CPU speed, though for more precise assessment you have to consider their test results.

Physical cores
6 (Hexa-Core)
 
8 (Octa-Core)
Threads
12
 
16
Base clock speed
3.333 GHz
 
3.6 GHz
Boost clock speed
3.6 GHz
 
4.4 GHz
Bus support
6400 MHz
 
no data
L1 cache
no data
 
64K (per core)
L2 cache
no data
 
512K (per core)
L3 cache
no data
 
8 MB
Chip lithography
32 nm
 
7 nm
Die size
no data
 
156 mm2
Maximum case temperature (TCase)
no data
 
95 °C
Number of transistors
no data
 
9800 Million
64 bit support
+
 
+
Unlocked multiplier
-
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Core i7-980X EE and Ryzen 7 PRO 4750G compatibility with other computer components: motherboard (look for socket type), power supply unit (look for power consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. Note that power consumption of some processors can well exceed their nominal TDP, even without overclocking. Some can even double their declared thermals given that the motherboard allows to tune the CPU power parameters.

Number of CPUs in a configuration
no data
 
1
Socket
LGA-1366
 
AM4
Thermal design power (TDP)
130 Watt
 
65 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i7-980X EE and Ryzen 7 PRO 4750G. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

AES-NI
-
 
+
AVX
-
 
+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i7-980X EE and Ryzen 7 PRO 4750G are enumerated here.

AMD-V
-
 
+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Core i7-980X EE and Ryzen 7 PRO 4750G. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory types
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DDR4-3200
Maximum memory size
no data
 
128 GB
Maximum memory bandwidth
no data
 
51.196 GB/s

Graphics specifications

General parameters of integrated GPUs, if any.

Integrated graphics card
no data
 

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Core i7-980X EE and Ryzen 7 PRO 4750G are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately. Also, your gaming PC must have a decent enough GPU to perform well.

Both CPUs satisfy the 100% minimum and 100% recommended requirements of all games known to us.

Minimum
100%
Recommended
100%
Minimum
100%
Recommended
100%

Competitors of Core i7-980X EE from AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i7-980X EE from AMD is Ryzen 7 4700GE, which is slower by 2% and lower by 7 positions in our rating.

Here are some closest AMD rivals to Core i7-980X EE:

Competitors of Ryzen 7 PRO 4750G from Intel

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Ryzen 7 PRO 4750G from Intel is Core i7-990X EE, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 2 positions in our rating.

Here are some closest Intel rivals to Ryzen 7 PRO 4750G:

Advantages of Intel Core i7-980X EE

2.2% better performance in benchmarks

Advantages of AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750G

Cheaper ($380 vs $1108)

Higher boost clock speed (4400 vs 3600 MHz)

Higher base clock speed (3600 vs 3333 MHz)

Finer manufacturing process technology (7 vs 32 nm)

Lower power consumption (65W vs 130W), meaning that the rival with higher TDP might require a better cooler or other thermal solution.

AVX (Advanced Vector Extensions - a set of SIMD instructions working with 128- and 256-bit registers)

AVX2 (Advanced Vector Extensions 2 - an extension to AVX, the set of SIMD instructions working with 128- and 256-bit registers)

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)

Virtualization (Hardware acceleration of virtual machines)

Unlocked

AES-NI save

So, which one is the better CPU?

Technical City couldn't decide between Intel Core i7-980X EE and AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750G. The differences in performance seem too small.

Should you still have questions on choice between Core i7-980X EE and Ryzen 7 PRO 4750G, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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