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AMD Ryzen 9 7945HX up to 40% Faster than Intel’s Fastest 13th Gen Mobile Processor [Report]

Additional benchmarks of AMD’s Ryzen 7000 mobile flagship have hit the web. The 16-core Ryzen 9 7945HX has been tested across various workloads, including content creation, encoding, and compression/decompression. The “Dragon Range” flagship trades blows with Intel’s Core i9-13980HX, the fastest Raptor Lake mobile counterpart. The results are summed in the below table:

AMD has made significant strides gen-over-gen. The Ryzen 9 7940HX with a 65W power limit is a whopping 2x faster than its predecessor, the R9 6900HX. Increasing the PL2 TDP to 115W increases the lead to 127%, something we’ve rarely seen before.

The Intel Core i9-13980HX is only 45% faster than the Ryzen 9 6900HX at the same 65W TDP. Pushing the power envelope to 115W makes the Raptor Lake-HX flagship 81% faster than the previous-gen AMD king. It, however, fails to match up to the Ryzen 9 7945HX in nearly every scenario.

Cinebench is easily the most realistic representation of rendering workloads. The R9 7945HX beats the Core i9-13980HX by more than 20% in the R23 multi-threaded benchmark. The two chips perform within 10% of one another in the 7-zip LZMA compression benchmark, only to see the 7945HX take a massive 38% lead in decompression.

X265 media encoding is where the Ryzen 9 7945HX has the largest lead. It beats the Core i9-13980HX by nearly 40%, netting an average of 140.6 FPS versus “just” 104 FPS on the latter.

The Ryzen 9 7945HX is looking better and better with every review. The first gaming notebooks sporting the chip are already out at an eye-watering price of $1,799 to $4,000. We recommend our readers wait for more affordable designs. Unlike the Core i9-13980HX, the Ryzen chips run notably cooler limiting the scenarios where we’d normally see throttling-related performance drops.

Source: Weixin (Via: Olrak)

Areej Syed

Processors, PC gaming, and the past. I have been writing about computer hardware for over seven years with more than 5000 published articles. Started off during engineering college and haven't stopped since. Mass Effect, Dragon Age, Divinity, Torment, Baldur's Gate and so much more... Contact: areejs12@hardwaretimes.com.
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