AMD Ryzen 9 5900H: specs and benchmarks

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Ryzen 9 5900H
2021
8 cores / 16 threads
13.42

Summary

AMD started Ryzen 9 5900H sales 7 January 2021. This is a Cezanne U (Zen 3) 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 4600 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is FP6 processor with a TDP of 45 Watt.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 13.42% of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7995WX.

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General info

Ryzen 9 5900H processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in performance ranking499
Place by popularitynot in top-100
Market segmentLaptop
SeriesAMD Cezanne (Zen 3, Ryzen 5000)
Architecture codenameCezanne U (Zen 3) (2021−2022)
Release date7 January 2021 (3 years old)

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 cores8 (Octa-Core)
Threads16
Base clock speed3.3 GHzof 4.7 (FX-9590)
Boost clock speed4.6 GHzof 6.2 (Core i9-14900KS)
L1 cache512 KBof 7475.2 (Apple M2 Pro 10-Core)
L2 cache4 MBof 36 (Apple M2 Max)
L3 cache16 MBof 768 (EPYC 7373X)
Chip lithography7 nmof 3 (Apple M3 Max 16-Core)
64 bit support+
Windows 11 compatibility-
Unlocked multiplierNo

Compatibility

Information on Ryzen 9 5900H 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.

SocketFP6
Power consumption (TDP)45 Wattof 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

Technologies and extensions

Technological capabilities and additional instructions supported by Ryzen 9 5900H. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsXFR, FMA3, SSE 4.2, AVX2, SMT

Graphics specifications

General parameters of a GPU integrated into Ryzen 9 5900H.

Integrated graphics cardAMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 4000/5000)

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Ryzen 9 5900H. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.


Combined synthetic benchmark 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 9 5900H 13.42

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: 68%

Ryzen 9 5900H 20557

Gaming performance

Relative perfomance

Overall Ryzen 9 5900H performance compared to nearest competitors among notebook CPUs.


Intel equivalent

According to our data, the closest Intel alternative to Ryzen 9 5900H is Core i7-1280P, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our ranking.

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Recommended GPUs

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These are the fastest graphics cards for Ryzen 9 5900H in our user configuration statistics. There is a total of 112 configurations based on Ryzen 9 5900H in our database.

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