AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX: specs and benchmarks

AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX


AMD started AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX sales 7 January 2021. This is Cezanne U (Zen 3) architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at home 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 good benchmark performance at 27.09 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX.

General info

Of Ryzen 9 5900HX processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
AMD Cezanne (Zen 3, Ryzen 5000)
Architecture codename
Cezanne U (Zen 3)
Release date
7 January 2021

Technical specs

Ryzen 9 5900HX's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Ryzen 9 5900HX's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
Base frequency
3.3 GHz
of 4.7 (FX-9590)
Maximum frequency
4.6 GHz
L1 cache
512 KB
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
4 MB
L3 cache
16 MB
Manufacturing process technology
7 nm
of 5 (Apple M1)
64 bit support


Information on Ryzen 9 5900HX compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Power consumption (TDP)
45 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Ryzen 9 5900HX. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Ryzen 9 5900HX.

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Ryzen 9 5900HX. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance




Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Ryzen 9 5900HX is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Ryzen 9 5900HX performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Ryzen 9 5900HX from Intel is Core i9-10980HK, which is slower by 29% and lower by 98 positions in our rating.

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