AMD Ryzen 7 4980U: specs and benchmarks

AMD Ryzen 7 4980U

Summary

AMD started AMD Ryzen 7 4980U sales 13 April 2021. This is Renoir (Zen 2) architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 8 cores and 16 threads, and is based on 7 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 4400 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is FP6 processor with a TDP of 15 Watt.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 24.47 percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7763.

General info

Of Ryzen 7 4980U processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

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Market segment
Laptop
 
Series
AMD Renoir (Ryzen 4000 APU)
 
Architecture codename
Renoir (Zen 2)
 
Launch date
13 April 2021 (recently)
 

Technical specs

Basic microprocessor parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters can generally indicate CPU performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.

Physical cores
8 (Octa-Core)
 
Threads
16
 
Base clock speed
2 GHz
 
of 4.7 (FX-9590)
Boost clock speed
4.4 GHz
 
L1 cache
512 KB
 
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
4 MB
 
L3 cache
8 MB
 
Chip lithography
7 nm
 
of 5 (Apple M1)
Maximum core temperature
105 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Ryzen 7 4980U compatibility with other computer components and devices: 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.

Socket
FP6
 
Thermal design power (TDP)
15 Watt
 

Technologies and extensions

Technological capabilities and additional instructions supported by Ryzen 7 4980U. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensions
XFR, FMA3, SSE 4.2, AVX2, SMT
 

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Ryzen 7 4980U.

Integrated graphics card
 

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Ryzen 7 4980U. Overall benchmark performance 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.

24.47

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

Cinebench R10 is an ancient ray tracing benchmark for processors by Maxon, authors of Cinema 4D. Its single core version uses just one CPU thread to render a futuristic looking motorcycle.

5715

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

Cinebench Release 10 Multi Core is a variant of Cinebench R10 using all the processor threads. Possible number of threads is limited by 16 in this version.

35106

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core

Cinebench R11.5 is an old benchmark by Maxon, authors of Cinema 4D. It was superseded by later versions of Cinebench, which use more modern variants of Cinema 4D engine. The Single Core version loads a single thread with ray tracing to render a glossy room full of crystal spheres and light sources.

2.15

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

Cinebench Release 11.5 Multi Core is a variant of Cinebench R11.5 which uses all the processor threads. A maximum of 64 threads is supported in this version.

18.9

Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

Cinebench R15 (standing for Release 15) is a benchmark made by Maxon, authors of Cinema 4D. It was superseded by later versions of Cinebench, which use more modern variants of Cinema 4D engine. The Single Core version (sometimes called Single-Thread) only uses a single processor thread to render a room full of reflective spheres and light sources.

182

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

Cinebench Release 15 Multi Core (sometimes called Multi-Thread) is a variant of Cinebench R15 which uses all the processor threads.

1658

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Ryzen 7 4980U is for a gaming PC, compared with system requirements of some popular titles. Remember that sometimes official hardware requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

This processor matches 100% minimum and 100% recommended requirements of all games known to us.

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

Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Ryzen 7 4980U from Intel is Core i7-11800H, which is slower by 1% and lower by 2 positions in our rating.

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