AMD EPYC 7H12 vs Ryzen 5 3450U

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AMD Ryzen 5 3450U
AMD Ryzen 5 3450U
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Price now 4250$
Games supported 100%

General info

Comparing Ryzen 5 3450U and EPYC 7H12 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating10532
Value for moneyno data9.46
Market segmentLaptopServer
SeriesAMD Picasso (Ryzen 3000 APU)AMD EPYC
Architecture codenameZen+ (2018−2020)Zen 2 (2019−2020)
Release date1 May 2020 (2 years old)18 September 2019 (3 years old)
Current priceno data$4250
Value for money

Performance per price, higher is better.

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Technical specs

Ryzen 5 3450U and EPYC 7H12 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)64 (Tetrahexaconta-Core)
Base clock speed2.1 GHz2.6 GHz
Boost clock speed3.5 GHz3.3 GHz
L1 cache384 KB4 MB
L2 cache2 MB32 MB
L3 cache4 MB256 MB (shared)
Chip lithography12 nm7 nm, 14 nm
Die sizeno data192 mm2
Number of transistors4500 Million4,800 million
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility++
Unlocked multiplierno data+


Information on Ryzen 5 3450U and EPYC 7H12 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 data2 (Multiprocessor)
Thermal design power (TDP)15 Watt280 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Ryzen 5 3450U and EPYC 7H12. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsXFR, FMA3, SSE 4.2, AVX2, SMTno data
AES-NIno data+
AVXno data+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Ryzen 5 3450U and EPYC 7H12 are enumerated here.

AMD-Vno data+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Ryzen 5 3450U and EPYC 7H12. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesno dataDDR4 Eight-channel
Maximum memory sizeno data4 TiB
Max memory channelsno data8
Maximum memory bandwidthno data204.763 GB/s
ECC memory supportno data+

Graphics specifications

General parameters of integrated GPUs, if any.

Integrated graphics cardAMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 2000/3000)no data

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.

Ryzen 5 3450U 5.39
EPYC 7H12 79.98
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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%

Ryzen 5 3450U 6790
EPYC 7H12 100817

EPYC 7H12 outperforms Ryzen 5 3450U by 1385% in Passmark.

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages

Performance rating 5.39 79.98
Recency 1 May 2020 18 September 2019
Boost clock speed 3500 3300
Base clock speed 2100 2600
Chip lithography 12 nm 7 nm
Thermal design power (TDP) 15 Watt 280 Watt

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends


Be aware that Ryzen 5 3450U is a notebook processor while EPYC 7H12 is a server/workstation one.

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Competitors of Ryzen 5 3450U by Intel

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Ryzen 5 3450U by Intel is Core i7-4930MX, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 6 positions in our rating.

Intel Core i7-4930MX Core i7 4930MX

Here are some closest Intel rivals to Ryzen 5 3450U:

Core i5-8305G 100.74
Ryzen 5 3450U 100

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