Intel Core i7-6498DU vs AMD FX-9830P

Price now 749$
Games supported 77%
AMD FX-9830P
AMD FX-9830P
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  • Maximum resolution
Intel Core i7-6498DU
Intel Core i7-6498DU
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  • Max video memory
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Price now no data
Games supported 77%

General info

Comparing FX-9830P and Core i7-6498DU processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating15281532
Market segmentLaptopLaptop
SeriesAMD Bristol RidgeIntel Core i7
Architecture codenameBristol Ridge (2016−2019)Skylake (2015−2016)
Release date1 June 2016 (6 years old)1 September 2015 (7 years old)
Launch price (MSRP)no data$393
Current price$749 no data

Technical specs

FX-9830P and Core i7-6498DU 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 cores4 (Quad-Core)2 (Dual-core)
Base clock speed3 GHz2.5 GHz
Boost clock speed3.7 GHz3.1 GHz
Bus supportno data4 GT/s
L1 cacheno data128 KB
L2 cache2 MB512 KB
L3 cacheno data4 MB
Chip lithography28 nm14 nm
Die size250 mm298.57 mm210.3 mm × 9.57 mm
Maximum core temperature90 °C100 °C
Number of transistors3100 Million1750 Million
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility--
Unlocked multiplierno data-


Information on FX-9830P and Core i7-6498DU 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 configurationno data1
Thermal design power (TDP)25-45 Watt15 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by FX-9830P and Core i7-6498DU. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsDual-Channel DDR3/DDR4-1866 Memory Controller, PCIe 3.0 x8Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
AES-NIno data+
AVXno data+
vProno data-
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)no data+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)no data+
My WiFino data+
Turbo Boost Technologyno data2.0
Hyper-Threading Technologyno data+
TSXno data-
Idle Statesno data+
Thermal Monitoringno data+
Flex Memory Accessno data+
SIPPno data-
Smart Responseno data+

Security technologies

FX-9830P and Core i7-6498DU technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXTno data-
EDBno data+
Secure Keyno data+
MPXno data+
Identity Protectionno data+
SGXno dataYes with Intel® ME
OS Guardno data+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by FX-9830P and Core i7-6498DU are enumerated here.

VT-dno data+
VT-xno data+
EPTno data+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by FX-9830P and Core i7-6498DU. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR3, DDR4DDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600
Maximum memory sizeno data32 GB
Max memory channelsno data2
Maximum memory bandwidthno data34.1 GB/s
ECC memory supportno data-

Graphics specifications

General parameters of integrated GPUs, if any.

Integrated graphics cardAMD Radeon R7 (Bristol Ridge)-


Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by FX-9830P and Core i7-6498DU.

PCIe versionno data3.0
PCI Express lanesno data12

Benchmark performance

Various benchmark results of the processors in comparison. Overall score is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.

Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

FX-9830P 2.64
i7-6498DU 2.62
  • Passmark


Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different types of workload, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario measuring single-core performance.

Benchmark coverage: 67%

FX-9830P 3322
i7-6498DU 3303

FX-9830P outperforms Core i7-6498DU by 1% in Passmark.

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages

Performance rating 2.64 2.62
Recency 1 June 2016 1 September 2015
Boost clock speed 3700 2500
Base clock speed 3000 0
Chip lithography 28 nm 14 nm
Thermal design power (TDP) 25 Watt 15 Watt

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Core i7-6498DU

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Competitors of FX-9830P by Intel

We believe that the nearest equivalent to FX-9830P from Intel is Core i7-6560U, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 1 position in our rating.

Intel Core i7-6560U Core i7 6560U

Here are some closest Intel rivals to FX-9830P:

Core i5-7200U 101.89
Celeron N5100 101.52
Core i3-7167U 101.14
FX-9830P 100

Competitors of Core i7-6498DU by AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i7-6498DU from AMD is FX-9830P, which is faster by 1% and higher by 4 positions in our rating.

AMD FX-9830P FX 9830P

Here are some closest AMD rivals to Core i7-6498DU:

Ryzen 3 3200U 116.79
FX-9830P 100.76
Core i7-6498DU 100
FX-7500 97.33

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