[Comparison] AMD Ryzen 7 6800U vs AMD Ryzen 7 6800H – The gap isn’t that large, to be honest

How much difference does extra wattage make? This is what we’re tackling today, as we place the new Ryzen 7 6800U against its higher TDP counterpart, the Ryzen 7 6800H.

We’ll compare both the computational performance, as well as performance in games, which can be very crucial, as the higher wattage chip can also spike up its integrated graphics, to reach higher clocks.

Today we’re comparing the AMD Ryzen 7 6800U and the Ryzen 7 6800H.

You can take a look at our Top Laptop CPU Ranking, where we showcase the best and the newest laptop processors.

You can find more information about both CPUs here: AMD Ryzen 7 6800U / Ryzen 7 6800H

Specs table

AMD Ryzen 7 6800UU AMD Ryzen 7 6800H
Architecture Zen 3+ Zen 3+
Cores / Threads 8/16 8/16
Clock Speeds – Base/Boost 2.70 – 4.70GHz 3.20 – 4.70GHz
Cache 20MB 20MB
Lithography 6nm 6nm
TDP 15-28W 45W
Memory type

DDR5-4800, LPDDR5-6400

DDR5-4800, LPDDR5-6400
Integrated GPU AMD Radeon 680M AMD Radeon 680M

CPU benchmarks

The higher-wattage CPU shows better performance in both 3D and 2D Rendering, scoring 21% higher in Cinebench 20 and being around 0.7 seconds faster in Photoshop.

Results are from the Cinebench R23 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)

Results are from our Photoshop benchmark test (the lower the score, the better)

Gaming tests

cs-go-benchmarks

CS:GO HD 1080p, Low (Check settings) HD 1080p, Medium (Check settings) HD 1080p, MAX (Check settings)
Ryzen 7 6800U – Radeon RX 680M 166 fps 133 fps 106 fps
Ryzen 7 6800H – Radeon RX 680M 205 fps (+23%) 174 fps (+31%) 143 fps (+35%)

DOTA 2 HD 1080p, Low (Check settings) HD 1080p, Normal (Check settings) HD 1080p, High (Check settings)
Ryzen 7 6800U – Radeon RX 680M 146 fps (+1%) 115 fps 81 fps
Ryzen 7 6800H – Radeon RX 680M 144 fps 117 fps (+2%) 92 fps (+14%)

Conclusion

As you can see, in quicker workloads, like Photoshop, the Ryzen 7 6800U is able to hold its own, and while it’s still a bit behind, you can expect better efficiency from the lower TDP CPU. You also have to factor in that most Ryzen 7 6800U laptops will be noticeably lighter and thinner, so you can still get a very high-performing CPU in a portable machine that you can bring anywhere with you.

All laptops with the AMD Ryzen 7 6800U:

All laptops with the AMD Ryzen 7 6800H:

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