Intel Core i7 1270P vs i5 1240P

We compared two 12-core laptop CPUs: the 2.2 GHz Intel Core i7 1270P against the 1.7 GHz i5 1240P. 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
Multi-Core Performance
Measure performance when all cores are involved
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 1240P and 1270P
Advantages of Intel Core i7 1270P
  • Has 6144 KB larger L3 cache size
  • 9% higher Turbo Boost frequency (4.8 GHz vs 4.4 GHz)
Advantages of Intel Core i5 1240P
  • 32% faster in a single-core Geekbench v6 test - 2182 vs 1653 points

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 889.8 MB/sec 744.1 MB/sec
Clang compilation 41.3 Klines/sec 57.6 Klines/sec
HTML 5 Browser 177.4 pages/sec 242 pages/sec
PDF Renderer 286.4 Mpixels/sec 267.9 Mpixels/sec
Text processing 161.1 pages/sec 197.4 pages/sec
Background blur 35.2 images/sec 35.1 images/sec
Photo processing 79.7 images/sec 83 images/sec
Ray tracing 13.6 Mpixels/sec 13.1 Mpixels/sec
Sources: GeekBench [1], [2]


Synthetic test that focuses on raw computational performance for low-level functions
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
Integer math 65.1 GOps/sec 65.4 GOps/sec
Floating point math 44.4 GOps/sec 45.5 GOps/sec
Find prime numbers 68M Primes/sec 48M Primes/sec
Random string sorting 21.6M Strings/sec 22.9M Strings/sec
Data encryption 11.7 GBytes/sec 12 GBytes/sec
Data compression 192.3 MBytes/sec 202.3 MBytes/sec
Physics 1143 Frames/sec 945 Frames/sec
Extended instructions 11B Matrices/sec 11.8B Matrices/sec
Sources: PassMark [3], [4]


Full technical specification of Intel Core i7 1270P and i5 1240P


Vendor Intel Intel
Released February 23, 2022 February 23, 2022
Type Laptop Laptop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Alder Lake Alder Lake
Model number i7-1270P i5-1240P
Integrated GPU Iris Xe Graphics (96EU) Iris Xe Graphics (80EU)


Performance Cores
P-Cores 4 4
P-Threads 8 8
Base Frequency (P) 2.2 GHz 1.7 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (P) 4.8 GHz 4.4 GHz
Efficient Cores
E-Cores 8 8
E-Threads 8 8
Base Frequency (E) 1.6 GHz 1.2 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (E) 3.5 GHz 3.3 GHz
Total Cores 12 12
Total Threads 16 16
Bus Frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 22x 17x
L1 Cache 80K (per core) 80K (per core)
L2 Cache 1280K (per core) 1280K (per core)
L3 Cache 18MB (shared) 12MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier No No


Fabrication process 10 nm 10 nm
TDP (PL1) 20-28 W (configurable) 20-28 W (configurable)
Max. Boost TDP (PL2) 64 W 64 W
Socket BGA-1744 BGA-1744
Peak temperature 100°C 100°C


Integrated Graphics Intel Iris Xe Graphics (96EU) Intel Iris Xe Graphics (80EU)
GPU Base Clock 300 MHz 300 MHz
GPU Boost Clock 1400 MHz 1300 MHz
Shading Units 768 640
TMUs 48 40
ROPs 24 20
Execution Units 96 80
TGP 15 W 15 W

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


Official site Intel Core i7 1270P official page Intel Core i5 1240P official page
PCI Express Version 4.0 4.0
PCI Express Lanes 20 20

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