Intel Core i7 12650H vs i5 12450H

We compared two laptop CPUs: the 2.3 GHz Intel Core i7 12650H with 10-cores against the 2 GHz i5 12450H with 8-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 12450H and 12650H
Advantages of Intel Core i7 12650H
  • Has 12 MB larger L3 cache size
  • Has 2 more physical cores
  • 7% higher Turbo Boost frequency (4.7 GHz vs 4.4 GHz)

Benchmarks

Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
14275
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
24734
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
11279
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Specifications

Full technical specification of Intel Core i7 12650H and i5 12450H

General

Vendor Intel Intel
Released January 4, 2022 January 4, 2022
Type Laptop Laptop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Alder Lake Alder Lake
Model number i7-12650H i5-12450H
Integrated GPU Iris Xe Graphics (64EU) UHD Graphics (48EU)

CPU

Performance Cores
P-Cores 6 4
P-Threads 12 8
Base Frequency (P) 2.3 GHz 2 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (P) 4.7 GHz 4.4 GHz
Efficient Cores
E-Cores 4 4
E-Threads 4 4
Base Frequency (E) 1.7 GHz 1.5 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (E) 3.5 GHz 3.3 GHz
Total
Total Cores 10 8
Total Threads 16 12
Bus Frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 23x 20x
L1 Cache 80K (per core) 80K (per core)
L2 Cache 1280K (per core) 1280K (per core)
L3 Cache 24MB (shared) 12MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier No No

Package

Fabrication process 10 nm 10 nm
Socket BGA-1744 BGA-1744
TDP 35-45 W (configurable) 35-45 W (configurable)
Max. Boost TDP 115 W 95 W
Peak temperature 100°C 100°C

iGPU

Integrated Graphics Intel Iris Xe Graphics (64EU) Intel UHD Graphics (48EU)
GPU Base Clock 300 MHz 300 MHz
GPU Boost Clock 1400 MHz 1200 MHz
Shading Units 512 384
TMUs 32 24
ROPs 16 12
Execution Units 64 48
TGP 15 W 15 W
iGPU FLOPS
1.21 TFLOPS
0.84 TFLOPS

Memory Support

Memory types DDR5-4800, DDR4-3200, LPDDR5-5200, 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

Misc

Official site Intel Core i7 12650H official page Intel Core i5 12450H official page
PCI Express Version 4.0 4.0
PCI Express Lanes 28 28

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Comments

So which CPU will you choose: Intel Core i5 12450H or i7 12650H?