Intel Core i7 12650HX vs i5 13450HX

We compared two laptop CPUs: the 2.0 GHz Intel Core i7 12650HX with 14-cores against the 2.4 GHz i5 13450HX 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
Power Efficiency
The efficiency score of power consumption
Integrated Graphics
iGPU capabilities for gaming and 3D-intensive tasks
NanoReview Final Score
Generic CPU rating

Key Differences

What are the key differences between 13450HX and 12650HX
Advantages of Intel Core i7 12650HX
  • Has 4 more physical cores
  • Has 4096 KB larger L3 cache size
  • 2% higher Turbo Boost frequency (4.7 GHz vs 4.6 GHz)
Advantages of Intel Core i5 13450HX
  • Newer - released 8-months later

Test in Benchmarks

Comparing the performance of CPUs across various tasks

Cinebench R23

Reputable cross-platform benchmark for high-performance processors
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

GeekBench v6

The new version of this benchmark emulates common operations often used in real-world apps
Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)
File compression - 1050 MB/sec
Clang compilation - 95.4 Klines/sec
HTML 5 Browser - 301.3 pages/sec
PDF Renderer - 375.6 Mpixels/sec
Text processing - 238 pages/sec
Background blur - 55.7 images/sec
Photo processing - 109.3 images/sec
Ray tracing - 21.8 Mpixels/sec
Sources: GeekBench [1]


Synthetic test that focuses on raw computational performance for low-level functions
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
Integer math - 88.8 GOps/sec
Floating point math - 65.4 GOps/sec
Find prime numbers - 76M Primes/sec
Random string sorting - 35.7M Strings/sec
Data encryption - 18.5 GBytes/sec
Data compression - 331.4 MBytes/sec
Physics - 1460 Frames/sec
Extended instructions - 20.3B Matrices/sec
Sources: PassMark [3]


Full technical specification of Intel Core i7 12650HX and i5 13450HX


Vendor Intel Intel
Released May 10, 2022 January 3, 2023
Type Laptop Laptop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Alder Lake Raptor Lake
Model number i7-12650HX i5-13450HX
Integrated GPU UHD Graphics (32EU) UHD Graphics (16EU)


Performance Cores
P-Cores 6 6
P-Threads 12 12
Base Frequency (P) 2.0 GHz 2.4 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (P) 4.7 GHz 4.6 GHz
Efficient Cores
E-Cores 8 4
E-Threads 8 4
Base Frequency (E) 1.5 GHz 1.8 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (E) 3.3 GHz 3.4 GHz
Total Cores 14 10
Total Threads 20 16
Bus Frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 20x 24x
L1 Cache 80K (per core) 80K (per core)
L2 Cache 1280K (per core) 2MB (per core)
L3 Cache 24MB (shared) 20MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier Yes Yes


Fabrication process 10 nm 10 nm
TDP (PL1) 45-55 W (configurable) 45-55 W (configurable)
Max. Boost TDP (PL2) 157 W 157 W
Socket BGA-1964 BGA-1964
Peak temperature 100°C 100°C


Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics (32EU) Intel UHD Graphics (16EU)
GPU Base Clock 300 MHz 350 MHz
GPU Boost Clock 1450 MHz 1450 MHz
Shading Units 256 128
TMUs 16 16
ROPs 8 8
Execution Units 32 16
TGP 45 W 15 W
0.382 TFLOPS

Memory Support

Memory types - DDR5-4800
- DDR4-3200
- DDR5-4800
- DDR4-3200
Memory Size 128 GB 128 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 76.8 GB/s 76.8 GB/s
ECC Support No Yes


Official site Intel Core i7 12650HX official page Intel Core i5 13450HX official page
PCI Express Version 5.0 5.0
PCI Express Lanes 20 20

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