AMD Ryzen 9 4900H: specs and benchmarks

AMD Ryzen 9 4900H

Summary

AMD started AMD Ryzen 9 4900H sales 16 March 2020. 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 AMD Socket FP6 processor with a TDP of 54 Watt. It supports DDR4-4266 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 21.62 percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7763.

General info

Of Ryzen 9 4900H processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in our rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
0.79
 
Market segment
Laptop
 
Series
AMD Renoir (Ryzen 4000 APU)
 
Architecture codename
Renoir (Zen 2)
 
Launch date
16 March 2020 (1 year ago)
 
Price now
$1339
 

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
3.3 GHz
 
of 4.7 (FX-9590)
Boost clock speed
4.4 GHz
 
L1 cache
128K (per core)
 
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
512K (per core)
 
L3 cache
12 MB (shared)
 
Chip lithography
7 nm
 
of 5 (Apple M1)
Die size
156 mm2
 
Maximum core temperature
105 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Number of transistors
9800 Million
 
of 16000 (Apple M1)
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Ryzen 9 4900H 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.

Number of CPUs in a configuration
1
 
Socket
FP6
 
Thermal design power (TDP)
54 Watt
 

Technologies and extensions

Technological capabilities and additional instructions supported by Ryzen 9 4900H. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensions
XFR, FMA3, SSE 4.2, AVX2, SMT
 
AES-NI
+
 
AVX
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Supported virtual machine optimization technologies. Some are specific to Intel only, some to AMD.

AMD-V
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Ryzen 9 4900H's memory controller. Depending on the motherboard, higher memory frequency may be supported.

Supported memory types
DDR4-4266
 
of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)
Maximum memory size
64 GB
 
Max memory channels
4
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
73.304 GB/s
 

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Ryzen 9 4900H.

Integrated graphics card
 

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Ryzen 9 4900H. 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.

21.62

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.

1886

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.

192

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.

18977

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Ryzen 9 4900H 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 9 4900H from Intel is Core i9-10980HK, which is slower by 10% and lower by 41 positions in our rating.

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