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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game Core i7-10750H 6-Core 2.60GHz Ryzen 7 3750H 4-Core 2.3 GHz
Hitman 3 28% 10%
Cyberpunk 2077 47% 19%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 28% 10%
Resident Evil 8 41% 10%
FIFA 21 50% 24%
Grand Theft Auto VI 13% 34%
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 49% 21%
Genshin Impact 60% 38%
Far Cry 6 16% 29%
The Medium 9% 40%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the Intel Core i7-10750H 6-Core 2.60GHz is massively better than the AMD Ryzen 7 3750H 4-Core 2.3 GHz when it comes to running the latest games. This also means it will be less likely to bottleneck more powerful GPUs, allowing them to achieve more of their gaming performance potential.

The Core i7-10750H 6-Core was released over a year more recently than the Ryzen 7 3750H, and so the Core i7-10750H 6-Core is likely to have better levels of support, and will be more optimized for running the latest games.

Both CPUs exhibit very powerful performance, so it probably isn't worth upgrading from one to the other, as both are capable of running even the most demanding games at the highest settings (assuming they are accompanied by equivalently powerful GPUs).

The Core i7-10750H 6-Core has 2 more cores than the Ryzen 7 3750H. 6 cores is probably excessive if you mean to just run the latest games, as games are not yet able to harness this many cores. The cores in the Ryzen 7 3750H is more than enough for gaming purposes.

The Core i7-10750H 6-Core has 4 more threads than the Ryzen 7 3750H. Both the Core i7-10750H 6-Core and the Ryzen 7 3750H use hyperthreading. The Core i7-10750H 6-Core has 2 logical threads per physical core and the Ryzen 7 3750H has 2.

Multiple threads are useful for improving the performance of multi-threaded applications. Additional cores and their accompanying thread will always be beneficial for multi-threaded applications. Hyperthreading will be beneficial for applications optimized for it, but it may slow others down. For games, the number of threads is largely irrelevant, as long as you have at least 2 cores (preferably 4), and hyperthreading can sometimes even hit performance.

More important for gaming than the number of cores and threads is the clock rate. Problematically, unless the two CPUs are from the same family, this can only serve as a general guide and nothing like an exact comparison, because the clock cycles per instruction (CPI) will vary so much.

The Core i7-10750H 6-Core and Ryzen 7 3750H are not from the same family of CPUs, so their clock speeds are by no means directly comparable. Bear in mind, then, that while the Core i7-10750H 6-Core has a 0.3 GHz faster frequency, this is not always an indicator that it will be superior in performance, despite frequency being crucial when trying to avoid GPU bottlenecking. In this case, however, the difference is enough that it possibly indicates the superiority of the Core i7-10750H 6-Core.

Aside from the clock rate, the next-most important CPU features for PC game performance are L2 and L3 cache size. Faster than RAM, the more cache available, the more data that can be stored for lightning-fast retrieval. L1 Cache is not usually an issue anymore for gaming, with most high-end CPUs eking out about the same L1 performance, and L2 is more important than L3 - but L3 is still important if you want to reach the highest levels of performance. Bear in mind that although it is better to have a larger cache, the larger it is, the higher the latency, so a balance has to be struck.

The maximum Thermal Design Power is the power in Watts that the CPU will consume in the worst case scenario. The lithography is the semiconductor manufacturing technology being used to create the CPU - the smaller this is, the more transistors that can be fit into the CPU, and the closer the connections. For both the lithography and the TDP, it is the lower the better, because a lower number means a lower amount of power is necessary to run the CPU, and consequently a lower amount of heat is produced.

The Ryzen 7 3750H has a 30 Watt lower Maximum TDP than the Core i7-10750H 6-Core, and was created with a 2 nm smaller manufacturing technology. What this means is the Ryzen 7 3750H will consume significantly less power and consequently produce less heat, enabling more prolonged computational tasks with fewer adverse effects. This will lower your yearly electricity bill significantly, as well as prevent you from having to invest in extra cooling mechanisms (unless you overclock).

The Core i7-10750H 6-Core has an on-board GPU, which means that it will be capable of running basic graphics applications (i.e., games) without the need for a dedicated graphics card. The Ryzen 7 3750H, however, does not, and you will probably have to look for a dedicated card if you wish to use it at all.

For in-depth GPU comparisons with the Intel UHD Graphics 630, click on the following GPU overview comparison icon (visible throughout Game-Debate), and choose a GPU from the list to compare against:

On-board GPUs tend to be fairly awful in comparison to dedicated cards from the likes of AMD or Nvidia, but as they are built into the CPU, they also tend to be cheaper and require far less power to run (this makes them a good choice for laptops). We would recommend a dedicated card for running the latest games, but integrated GPUs are improving all the time and casual gamers may find less recent games perform perfectly acceptably.

CPU Core Details

CPU Codename-Zen+
MoBo SocketFCBGA1440Socket AM4
Notebook CPUyesyes
Release Date04 Feb 202006 Jan 2019
CPU LinkGD LinkGD Link
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CPU Technical Specifications

CPU Cores6vs4
CPU Threads12vs8
Clock Speed2.6 GHzvs2.3 GHz
Turbo Frequency5 GHzvs4 GHz
Max TDP45 Wvs15 W
Lithography14 nmvs12 nm
Bit Width64 Bitvs64 Bit
Max Temperature100°Cvs105°C
Virtualization Technologynovsno
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CPU Cache and Memory

L1 Cache Size-vs384 KB
L2 Cache Size-vs2048 KB
L3 Cache Size12 MBvs4 MB
Max Memory Size-vs32 GB
Memory Channels-vs2
ECC Memory Supportnovsno
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GraphicsIntel UHD Graphics 630
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CPU Mini Review

Mini ReviewThe Core i7-10750H 6-Core 2.60GHz is a CPU based on a refinement of the 14nm++ Comet Lake-S microarchitecture. It offers 6 physical cores (12 logical), initially clocked at 2.60 GHz, which may go up to 5.00 GHz using 6 cores with Turbo Boost. The Core i7-10750H has 12MB of L3 Cache.The AAMD Ryzen 7 3750H 4-Core 2.3 GHz is a mid to high-end notebook APU based on AMD's 12nm Zen+ microarchitecture. It offers 4 physical cores (8 logical), clocked at 2.3 GHz base clock speed and 4.0 GHz boost clock speed. It has a locked multiplier and therefore cannot overclocked using traditional methods. It has 4MB of L3 Cache. Level 3 cache is a static memory bank of a processor and it is used to feed it instructions. It also has 2MB L2 Cache and 384KB L1 Cache. This processor also supports DDR4 based RAMs with maximum memory support of 32GB. The AMD Ryzen 7 3750H 4-Core 2.3 GHz has a maximum Thermal Power Design of 35W, making it a moderately power-efficient CPU that should extend laptop battery life. Among its many features are AMD SenseMI Technology, Zen Core Architecture, Radeon FreeSync and DirectX support. It features an integrated Vega 10 GPU with 10 Execution units, 640 Shaders, and a maximum clock speed of 1,400MHz. This is a low-end graphics chip that can run less demanding eSports titles at 1080p screen resolution.