Intel’s 10th Gen Core i7 Mobile Beats the Desktop Ryzen 9 3900X in Single Core Scores

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Intel announced its 10th-gen Ice Lake processors back at Computex 2019, and for those of you interesting in the ongoing Intel vs AMD battle of the processors, a new benchmark of the 10th-gen Core i7 (mobile) processor has now leaked showing some interesting results, especially in the Single Core tests.

The leaked Geekbench result for the new Core i7 chip shows a single core score of 5566, and 5691 in two different Geekbench runs performed on an HP Spectre X360 laptop. Compare that to the Ryzen 9 3900X which scores 5625 points on the single core test. However, while the difference seems small, this comparison is being made between the mobile 10th-gen Core i7 chip with a 15W TDP, and the fully-fledged desktop Ryzen 9 3900X, with a TDP of 105W.

10th-gen Intel Core i7 Geekbench result (Image courtesy: TechQuila)

Even in terms of CPU frequencies, the 10th-gen Core i7 (mobile) is running on a base frequency of 1.5GHz, and a maximum frequency of 3.85GHz as compared to the desktop Ryzen 9 3900X with a base frequency of 3.8GHz and a maximum frequency of 4.6GHz. That’s a lot of big numbers for the Ryzen 9 3900X, and yet the Intel Core i7 (mobile) is able to outperform it in the single core tests.

Things are wildly different in the multi-core test, however, where the Core i7 scores only 17741 points, while the desktop Ryzen 9 3900X scores a whopping 45,338 points. Still, the fact that a mobile processor is able to beat the Ryzen 9 desktop processor in single core is a pretty big deal, and one that Intel would want to use to push back against the ever increasing dominance of AMD in the world of desktop and laptop processors.

VIA Digital Trends
SOURCE TechQuila
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