AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U vs Ryzen 7 4980U

General info

Comparing Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U and Ryzen 7 4980U processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

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Market segment
Laptop
 
Laptop
Series
Cezanne (Zen 3, Ryzen 5000)
 
AMD Renoir (Ryzen 4000 APU)
Architecture codename
Cezanne U (Zen 3)
 
Renoir (Zen 2)
Launch date
7 January 2021 (less than a year ago)
 
13 April 2021 (less than a year ago)

Technical specs

Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U and Ryzen 7 4980U 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
8 (Octa-Core)
 
8 (Octa-Core)
Threads
16
 
16
Base clock speed
1.9 GHz
 
2 GHz
Boost clock speed
4.4 GHz
 
4.4 GHz
L1 cache
512 KB
 
512 KB
L2 cache
4 MB
 
4 MB
L3 cache
16 MB
 
8 MB
Chip lithography
7 nm
 
7 nm
Die size
no data
 
156 mm2
Maximum core temperature
105 °C
 
105 °C
Number of transistors
no data
 
9800 Million
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U and Ryzen 7 4980U 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.

Socket
FP6
 
FP6
Thermal design power (TDP)
25 Watt
 
15 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U and 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
 
XFR, FMA3, SSE 4.2, AVX2, SMT
AES-NI
+
 
+
AVX
+
 
+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U and Ryzen 7 4980U are enumerated here.

AMD-V
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+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U and Ryzen 7 4980U. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Maximum memory size
no data
 
64 GB
Maximum memory bandwidth
no data
 
42.129 GB/s

Graphics specifications

General parameters of integrated GPUs, if any.

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U and Ryzen 7 4980U 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 Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U from Intel

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U from Intel is Core i7-11800H, which is faster by 11% and higher by 38 positions in our rating.

Here are some closest Intel rivals to Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U:

Competitors of Ryzen 7 4980U from Intel

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Ryzen 7 4980U from Intel is Core i7-11800H, which is faster by 6% and higher by 20 positions in our rating.

Here are some closest Intel rivals to Ryzen 7 4980U:

Advantages of AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U

We are unaware of any advantages of AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U over AMD Ryzen 7 4980U.

Advantages of AMD Ryzen 7 4980U

5.1% better performance in benchmarks

Somewhat newer (13 April 2021 vs 7 January 2021)

Higher base clock speed (2000 vs 1900 MHz)

Lower power consumption (15W vs 25W), meaning that the rival with higher TDP might require a better cooler or other thermal solution.

So, which one is the better CPU?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U and AMD Ryzen 7 4980U. The differences in performance seem too small.

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