Intel Core i7 1165G7 vs Apple M1 Pro

We compared two laptop CPUs: the 1.2-2.8 GHz Intel Core i7 1165G7 with 4-cores against the 2.0 GHz Apple M1 Pro with 10-cores. 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 Pro and 1165G7
Advantages of Intel Core i7 1165G7
  • Supports up to 64 GB DDR4-3200 RAM
  • 47% higher Turbo Boost frequency (4.7 GHz vs 3.2 GHz)
  • Consumes up to 7% less energy than the M1 Pro – 28 vs 30 Watt
Advantages of Apple M1 Pro
  • Has 6 more physical cores
  • Newer - released 1-year and 1-month later
  • More modern manufacturing process – 5 versus 10 nanometers
  • Supports quad-channel memory
  • 22% faster in a single-core Geekbench v5 test - 1746 vs 1426 points


Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
M1 Pro +2%
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
M1 Pro +99%
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
M1 Pro +23%
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
M1 Pro +187%
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Full technical specification of Intel Core i7 1165G7 and Apple M1 Pro


Vendor Intel Apple
Released September 2, 2020 October 18, 2021
Type Laptop Laptop
instruction set x86-64 ARMv8
Codename Tiger Lake UP3 -
Model number i7-1165G7 -
Socket BGA-1449 Apple M-Socket
Integrated GPU Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EU Apple M1 Pro GPU (16-core)


Cores 4 10
Threads 8 10
Base Frequency 1.2-2.8 GHz 2.0 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency 4.7 GHz 3.2 GHz
Bus frequency 100 MHz -
Multiplier 12-28x -
Bus Bandwidth 4 GT/s -
L1 Cache 96K (per core) 192K (per core)
L2 Cache 1280K (per core) 24MB (shared)
L3 Cache 12MB (shared) -
Unlocked Multiplier No No


Transistors - 33.7 billions
Fabrication process 10 nm 5 nm
TDP 12-28 W 30 W
Max. temperature 100°C -


Integrated Graphics Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EU Apple M1 Pro GPU (16-core)
GPU Base Clock 300 MHz 450 MHz
GPU Boost Clock 1300 MHz 1296 MHz
Shading Units 768 2048
TMUs 48 128
ROPs 24 64
Execution Units 96 -
TGP 15 W 30 W
Max. Resolution - 6016x3384 - 60 Hz

Memory support

Memory types DDR4-3200, LPDDR4x-4267 LPDDR5-6400
Memory Size 64 GB 32 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 4
Max. Memory Bandwidth - 204.8 GB/s
ECC Support No No


Official site Intel Core i7 1165G7 official page -
PCI Express Version 4.0 -
PCI Express Lanes 16 -

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