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Intel Core i7 1165G7 vs AMD Ryzen 5 3550H

We compared two 4-core laptop CPUs: the 1.2-2.8 GHz Intel Core i7 1165G7 against the 2.1 GHz AMD Ryzen 5 3550H. On this page, you'll find out which processor has better performance in benchmarks, games and other useful information.


General overview and comparison of the processors
Single-Core Performance
Performance in single-threaded apps and benchmarks
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 3550H and 1165G7
Advantages of Intel Core i7 1165G7
  • Newer - released 1-year and 8-months later
  • Has 8 MB larger L3 cache size
  • Supports up to 64 GB DDR4-3200 RAM
  • 69% faster in a single-core Geekbench v5 test - 1473 vs 871 points
  • Consumes up to 20% less energy than the Ryzen 5 3550H – 28 vs 35 Watt
  • 27% higher Turbo Boost frequency (4.7 GHz vs 3.7 GHz)
  • Newer PCI Express version – 4.0
  • More modern manufacturing process – 10 versus 12 nanometers


Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)


Full technical specification of Intel Core i7 1165G7 and AMD Ryzen 5 3550H


Vendor Intel AMD
Released September 2, 2020 January 6, 2019
Launch price 426 USD -
Type Laptop Laptop
Codename Tiger Lake UP3 Zen+
Model number i7-1165G7 -
Socket BGA-1449 FP5
Integrated GPU Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EU Radeon Vega 8


Cores 4 4
Threads 8 8
Base Frequency 1.2-2.8 GHz 2.1 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency 4.7 GHz 3.7 GHz
Bus frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 28x 21x
Bus Bandwidth 4 GT/s -
L1 Cache 96K (per core) 128K (per core)
L2 Cache 1280K (per core) 512K (per core)
L3 Cache 12MB (shared) 4MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier No No


Transistors - 4.9 billions
Fabrication process 10 nm 12 nm
TDP 12-28 W 35 W
Max. temperature 100°C 105°C

Memory support

Memory types DDR4-3200, LPDDR4x-4267 DDR4-2400
Memory Size 64 GB 32 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth - 35.76 GB/s
ECC Support No Yes


Official site Intel Core i7 1165G7 official page AMD Ryzen 5 3550H official page
PCI Express Version 4.0 3.0
PCI Express Lanes 16 12

Cast your vote

Choose between two processors
5 (31.3%)
11 (68.8%)
Total votes: 16


So which CPU will you choose: AMD Ryzen 5 3550H or Intel Core i7 1165G7?