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Ryzen 9 4900H spotted in Asus TUF GAMING Laptop

Just days after news broke about Intel’s Core i9-10980HK, an Asus laptop has been pictured sporting the Ryzen 9 4900H, AMD’s top-of-the-line Renoir mobile SKU. The ASUS TUF GAMING FA506IV was spotted by Videocardz.

This isn’t the first time a Renoir R9 APU has been spotted. Two additional Ryzen 9 parts were earlier seen, powering a Lenovo and an Asus Zephyrus laptop, respectively. This is the second Asus laptop known to feature a Ryzen 9 SKU. The 45W Ryzen 9 4900H will feature eight cores and sixteen threads, potentially offering better multi-threaded performance than Intel’s flagship desktop i7-9700K, albeit at a frugal 45W TDP.

AMD Ryzen 9 4900U Mobile Processor Leaked by Lenovo

Romanian Retailer Lists AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS Laptop with 4.4GHz Boost Clock

45W H LineupCores/ThreadsBase ClockBoost ClockL2L3GPU CUsTDP
Ryzen 9 4900HS8/162.8GHz?4400MHz4MB8MB?7CUs35W
Ryzen 9 4900H8/162.8GHz?4200MHz4MB8MB?7CUs45W
Ryzen 7 4800H8/ 162900MHz4200MHz4MB8MB7CUs45 W
Ryzen 7 4800HS8/162900MHz4200MHz4MB8MB7CUs35 W
Ryzen 5 4600H6/123000MHz4000MHz3MB8MB6CUs45 W

The Ryzen 9 4900H in this Asus laptop has a 4.2 GHz max boost clock. This is a bit confusing as the HS variant with a lower TDP of 35W specified a boost of 4.4GHz. It’s not clear whether this is an error or an OEM decision.

Compared to the 4800H, there might be a difference in terms of integrated graphics performance. The lower-end Ryzen 7 4800H is paired with a Vega 7 iGPU. The Ryzen 9 4900H might likely make use of the somewhat more powerful Vega 8. Information is still thin on the ground. We will keep you posted.

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Arjun

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