Intel Core i3 1215U vs i3 1115G4

We compared two laptop CPUs: the 1.2 GHz Intel Core i3 1215U with 6-cores against the 1.7-3.0 GHz i3 1115G4 with 2-cores. On this page, you'll find out which processor has better performance in benchmarks, games and other useful information.

Review

General overview and comparison of the processors
Single-Core Performance
Performance in single-threaded apps and benchmarks
Performance
Measure performance when all cores are involved
Power Efficiency
The efficiency score of electricity consumption
NanoReview Final Score
Generic CPU rating

Key Differences

What are the key differences between 1115G4 and 1215U
Advantages of Intel Core i3 1215U
  • Newer - released 1-year and 6-months later
  • Has 4 more physical cores
  • Consumes up to 46% less energy than the Core i3 1115G4 – 15 vs 28 Watt
  • Has 4 MB larger L3 cache size
  • 20% faster in a single-core Geekbench v5 test - 1521 vs 1263 points
  • 7% higher Turbo Boost frequency (4.4 GHz vs 4.1 GHz)

Benchmarks

Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
5479
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
3511
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
11445
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
1531
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
4616
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Specifications

Full technical specification of Intel Core i3 1215U and i3 1115G4

General

Vendor Intel Intel
Released February 23, 2022 September 2, 2020
Type Laptop Laptop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Alder Lake-U Tiger Lake UP3
Model number i3-1215U i3-1115G4
Socket BGA-1744 BGA-1449
Integrated GPU UHD Graphics (64EU) UHD Graphics Xe G4

Performance

Cores 6 2
Threads 8 4
Base Frequency 1.2 GHz 1.7-3.0 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency 4.4 GHz 4.1 GHz
Bus frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 12x 17-30x
Bus Bandwidth - 4 GT/s
L1 Cache 80K (per core) 96K (per core)
L2 Cache 1280K (per core) 1280K (per core)
L3 Cache 10MB (shared) 6MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier No No

Power

Fabrication process 10 nm 10 nm
TDP 12-15 W 12-28 W
Max. temperature 100°C 100°C

iGPU

Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics (64EU) Intel UHD Graphics Xe G4
GPU Base Clock 300 MHz 300 MHz
GPU Boost Clock 1100 MHz 1250 MHz
Shading Units 512 384
TMUs 32 24
ROPs 16 12
Execution Units 64 48
TGP 45 W 15 W
iGPU FLOPS
1.43 TFLOPS
0.84 TFLOPS

Memory support

Memory types DDR5-4800, DDR4-3200, LPDDR5-5200, LPDDR4x-4267 DDR4-3200, LPDDR4X-3733
Memory Size 64 GB 64 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
ECC Support No No

Misc

Official site Intel Core i3 1215U official page Intel Core i3 1115G4 official page
PCI Express Version 4.0 4.0
PCI Express Lanes 20 16

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