Intel Core i7 1195G7 vs i5 1235U

We compared two laptop CPUs: the 1.3-2.9 GHz Intel Core i7 1195G7 with 4-cores against the 1.3 GHz i5 1235U 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 1235U and 1195G7
Advantages of Intel Core i7 1195G7
  • 14% higher Turbo Boost frequency (5 GHz vs 4.4 GHz)
Advantages of Intel Core i5 1235U
  • Has 6 more physical cores
  • Consumes up to 46% less energy than the Core i7 1195G7 – 15 vs 28 Watt
  • Newer - released 8-months later


Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
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Full technical specification of Intel Core i7 1195G7 and i5 1235U


Vendor Intel Intel
Released June 8, 2021 February 23, 2022
Type Laptop Laptop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Tiger Lake UP3 Alder Lake-U
Model number i7-1195G7 i5-1235U
Socket BGA-1449 BGA-1744
Integrated GPU Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EU Iris Xe Graphics (80EU)


Cores 4 10
Threads 8 12
Base Frequency 1.3-2.9 GHz 1.3 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency 5 GHz 4.4 GHz
Bus frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 13-29x 13x
Bus Bandwidth 4 GT/s -
L1 Cache 96K (per core) 80K (per core)
L2 Cache 1280K (per core) 1280K (per core)
L3 Cache 12MB (shared) 12MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier No No


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


Integrated Graphics Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EU Intel Iris Xe Graphics (80EU)
GPU Base Clock 300 MHz 300 MHz
GPU Boost Clock 1400 MHz 1200 MHz
Shading Units 768 640
TMUs 48 40
ROPs 24 20
Execution Units 96 80
TGP 15 W 15 W

Memory support

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


Official site Intel Core i7 1195G7 official page Intel Core i5 1235U official page
PCI Express Version 4.0 4.0
PCI Express Lanes 16 20

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So which CPU will you choose: Intel Core i5 1235U or i7 1195G7?