Intel Core i7 12800HX vs i7 12700H

We compared two laptop CPUs: the 2.0 GHz Intel Core i7 12800HX with 16-cores against the 2.3 GHz i7 12700H with 14-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
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 12700H and 12800HX
Advantages of Intel Core i7 12800HX
  • Unlocked multiplier
  • Supports up to 128 GB DDR5-4800 RAM
  • Newer PCI Express version – 5.0
  • Has 2 more physical cores
  • 2% higher Turbo Boost frequency (4.8 GHz vs 4.7 GHz)

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 1070 MB/sec 1009.1 MB/sec
Clang compilation 121.6 Klines/sec 87.2 Klines/sec
HTML 5 Browser 358.2 pages/sec 296.1 pages/sec
PDF Renderer 408.4 Mpixels/sec 326.6 Mpixels/sec
Text processing 247.6 pages/sec 237.7 pages/sec
Background blur 57.1 images/sec 46.7 images/sec
Photo processing 118 images/sec 98.3 images/sec
Ray tracing 29.2 Mpixels/sec 18 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 114.4 GOps/sec 93.1 GOps/sec
Floating point math 86 GOps/sec 67.1 GOps/sec
Find prime numbers 113M Primes/sec 98M Primes/sec
Random string sorting 45M Strings/sec 34.8M Strings/sec
Data encryption 23 GBytes/sec 18.1 GBytes/sec
Data compression 408.8 MBytes/sec 309.2 MBytes/sec
Physics 1807 Frames/sec 1571 Frames/sec
Extended instructions 25.2B Matrices/sec 18.4B Matrices/sec
Sources: PassMark [3], [4]


Full technical specification of Intel Core i7 12800HX and i7 12700H


Vendor Intel Intel
Released May 10, 2022 January 4, 2022
Type Laptop Laptop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Alder Lake Alder Lake
Model number i7-12800HX i7-12700H
Integrated GPU UHD Graphics (32EU) Iris Xe Graphics (96EU)


Performance Cores
P-Cores 8 6
P-Threads 16 12
Base Frequency (P) 2.0 GHz 2.3 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (P) 4.8 GHz 4.7 GHz
Efficient Cores
E-Cores 8 8
E-Threads 8 8
Base Frequency (E) 1.5 GHz 1.7 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (E) 3.4 GHz 3.5 GHz
Total Cores 16 14
Total Threads 24 20
Bus Frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 20x 23x
L1 Cache 80K (per core) 80K (per core)
L2 Cache 1280K (per core) 1280K (per core)
L3 Cache 25MB (shared) 24MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier Yes No


Fabrication process 10 nm 10 nm
TDP (PL1) 45-55 W (configurable) 35-45 W (configurable)
Max. Boost TDP (PL2) 157 W 115 W
Socket BGA-1964 BGA-1744
Peak temperature 100°C 100°C


Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics (32EU) Intel Iris Xe Graphics (96EU)
GPU Base Clock 300 MHz 300 MHz
GPU Boost Clock 1450 MHz 1400 MHz
Shading Units 256 768
TMUs 16 48
ROPs 8 24
Execution Units 32 96
TGP 45 W 15 W

Memory Support

Memory types - DDR5-4800
- DDR4-3200
- DDR5-4800
- DDR4-3200
- LPDDR5-5200
- LPDDR4x-4267
Memory Size 128 GB 64 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 76.8 GB/s -
ECC Support No No


Official site Intel Core i7 12800HX official page Intel Core i7 12700H official page
PCI Express Version 5.0 4.0
PCI Express Lanes 20 28

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