PassMark: AMD Ryzen 9 7845HX tops benchmark rankings


In PassMark's CPU benchmark database, the Ryzen 9 7845HX flexes its muscles and now tops the rankings for the time being. The new-generation notebook processor with Zen 4 architecture puts a Core i9-12900HX in its place. However, the actual opponent is still missing.

With 46,791 points, the AMD Ryzen 9 7845HX now leads the PassMark rankings for notebook CPUs. It is 31 percent above the result of the Intel Core i9-12900HX (test). The AMD CPU presented in January has 12 Zen 4 cores, 24 threads and a turbo clock of up to 5.2 GHz. The Intel counterpart from the Alder Lake generation also has 24 threads, but only has 8 large performance cores and another 8 smaller efficiency cores. The maximum turbo clock is 5.0 GHz.

PassMark Notebook CPU Rankings (as of February 3, 2023) (Image: PassMark)
AMD Ryzen 7045HX vs. AMD Ryzen 6000H(X) Model codename cores/
Threads Base clock Turbo clock Graphics Graphics clock L2 + L3 cache TDP Ryzen 9 7945HX Zen 4 (5 nm) 16/32 2.5 GHz 5.4 GHz RDNA 2, 2 CUs ? 80 MB 55+ Watt Ryzen 9 7845HX 12/24 3.0 GHz 5.2 GHz 76 MB 45+ Watt Ryzen 7 7745HX 8/16 3.6 GHz 5.1 GHz 40 MB Ryzen 5 7645HX 6/12 4.0 GHz 5.0 GHz 38 MB Ryzen 9 6980HX Zen 3+ (6 nm) 8/16 3.3 GHz 5.0 GHz RDNA 2, 12 CUs 2.4 GHz 20 MB 45+ Watt Ryzen 9 6900HX 3.3 GHz 4, 9 GHz 45+ Watt Ryzen 7 6800H 3.2 GHz 4.7 GHz 2.2 GHz 45 Watt Ryzen 5 6600H 6/12 3.3 GHz 4.5 GHz RDNA 2.6 CUs 1.9 GHz 19 MB 45 Watt < /figure>

Intel's opponents are still missing

As remarkable as the result and the lead are at the moment, it can be change this again soon. Because Intel also has a new generation of notebook CPUs up its sleeve. And so a Core i9-13900HX (Raptor Lake) will double the number of efficiency cores compared to its predecessor and thus provide eight more threads (32). In addition, the turbo clock increases to 5.4 GHz.

But the absolute top duel in terms of multi-thread performance in the notebook will be fought on both sides by other models. At AMD, the Ryzen 9 7945HX with 16 large cores and 32 threads is in the starting blocks. At Intel, the Core i9-13980HX with the same number of cores brings a little more speed to the Core i9-13900HX.

Notebooks like the Lenovo Legion Pro 5 and the Legion Pro 7 will be available with the new CPU generation from AMD and Intel.