Laptop CPUs have been getting more and more powerful, in recent years, and while desktop processors will always be more powerful, the level of performance that their mobile counterparts have reached is extraordinary to witness.
Such is the case with the newest AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, which is such a monster of a CPU that it has managed to defeat everyone else and take the №1 spot in our Top Laptop CPU Ranking.
In its path to glory, it put several other processors in the dust, including the well-known Core i9 9900HK, which previously held the first place.
Below we have the Ryzen 9 5900HX’s Spec Sheet and some performance numbers against the CPU that it replaced, the Core i9-9900HK.
|Base / Max CPU frequency||3.30 – 4.60 GHz|
|Number of cores||8|
|Instructions type||64 bits|
|Base GPU frequency||0|
|Max. operating temperature||105 °C|
|Core / Architecture||Zen 3|
|Logical Cores (Threads)||16|
|LL cache||20480 KB|
|Max. GPU frequency||2100 MHz|
|Memory Type||DDR4-3200MHz, LPDDR4-4266MHz|
In Cinebench 20 the newer Ryzen 9 5900HX performs slightly better than the Core i9-9900HK, with a 0.14% higher score.