Intel Core i7 1280P vs i7 1260P

We compared two laptop CPUs: the 1.8 GHz Intel Core i7 1280P with 14-cores against the 2.1 GHz i7 1260P with 12-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 1260P and 1280P
Advantages of Intel Core i7 1280P
  • Has 6 MB larger L3 cache size
  • Has 2 more physical cores
  • 2% higher Turbo Boost frequency (4.8 GHz vs 4.7 GHz)

Benchmarks

Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
11697
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
20518
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
10443
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Specifications

Full technical specification of Intel Core i7 1280P and i7 1260P

General

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 i7-1280P i7-1260P
Integrated GPU Iris Xe Graphics (96EU) Iris Xe Graphics (96EU)

CPU

Performance Cores
P-Cores 6 4
P-Threads 12 8
Base Frequency (P) 1.8 GHz 2.1 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (P) 4.8 GHz 4.7 GHz
Efficient Cores
E-Cores 8 8
E-Threads 8 8
Base Frequency (E) 1.3 GHz 1.5 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (E) 3.6 GHz 3.4 GHz
Total
Total Cores 14 12
Total Threads 20 16
Bus Frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 18x 21x
L1 Cache 80K (per core) 80K (per core)
L2 Cache 1280K (per core) 1280K (per core)
L3 Cache 24MB (shared) 18MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier No No

Package

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

iGPU

Integrated Graphics Intel Iris Xe Graphics (96EU) Intel Iris Xe Graphics (96EU)
GPU Base Clock 300 MHz 300 MHz
GPU Boost Clock 1450 MHz 1400 MHz
Shading Units 768 768
TMUs 48 48
ROPs 24 24
Execution Units 96 96
TGP 15 W 15 W
iGPU FLOPS
1.69 TFLOPS
1.69 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 1280P official page Intel Core i7 1260P official page
PCI Express Version 4.0 4.0
PCI Express Lanes 20 20

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Comments

So which CPU will you choose: Intel Core i7 1260P or i7 1280P?
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crazsped 05 June 2022 07:31
These charts are using the wrong source information. It is currently using the 1260U instead of the 1260P for the data and some of the specs are indeed of the former rather than the latter.
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Sergey 05 June 2022 13:27
Thank you for the comment, info is updated :)
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