Intel Core i7 13620H vs i7 12700H

We compared two laptop CPUs: the 2.4 GHz Intel Core i7 13620H with 10-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 13620H
Advantages of Intel Core i7 13620H
  • Newer - released 1-year later
  • Newer PCI Express version – 5.0
  • 4% higher Turbo Boost frequency (4.9 GHz vs 4.7 GHz)
Advantages of Intel Core i7 12700H
  • Has 4 more physical cores

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 1080 MB/sec 1009.1 MB/sec
Clang compilation 93 Klines/sec 87.2 Klines/sec
HTML 5 Browser 297.9 pages/sec 296.1 pages/sec
PDF Renderer 345.2 Mpixels/sec 326.6 Mpixels/sec
Text processing 251.6 pages/sec 237.7 pages/sec
Background blur 54 images/sec 46.7 images/sec
Photo processing 97.8 images/sec 98.3 images/sec
Ray tracing 20.5 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 88.6 GOps/sec 93.1 GOps/sec
Floating point math 66 GOps/sec 67.1 GOps/sec
Find prime numbers 116M Primes/sec 98M Primes/sec
Random string sorting 33M Strings/sec 34.8M Strings/sec
Data encryption 17.4 GBytes/sec 18.1 GBytes/sec
Data compression 312.2 MBytes/sec 309.2 MBytes/sec
Physics 1931 Frames/sec 1571 Frames/sec
Extended instructions 19.4B Matrices/sec 18.4B Matrices/sec
Sources: PassMark [3], [4]


Full technical specification of Intel Core i7 13620H and i7 12700H


Vendor Intel Intel
Released January 3, 2023 January 4, 2022
Type Laptop Laptop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Raptor Lake Alder Lake
Model number i7-13620H i7-12700H
Integrated GPU UHD Graphics (64EU) Iris Xe Graphics (96EU)


Performance Cores
P-Cores 6 6
P-Threads 12 12
Base Frequency (P) 2.4 GHz 2.3 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (P) 4.9 GHz 4.7 GHz
Efficient Cores
E-Cores 4 8
E-Threads 4 8
Base Frequency (E) 1.8 GHz 1.7 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (E) 3.6 GHz 3.5 GHz
Total Cores 10 14
Total Threads 16 20
Bus Frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 24x 23x
L1 Cache 80K (per core) 80K (per core)
L2 Cache 2MB (per core) 1280K (per core)
L3 Cache 24MB (shared) 24MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier No No


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


Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics (64EU) Intel Iris Xe Graphics (96EU)
GPU Base Clock 300 MHz 300 MHz
GPU Boost Clock 1500 MHz 1400 MHz
Shading Units 512 768
TMUs 32 48
ROPs 16 24
Execution Units 64 96
TGP 45 W 15 W

Memory Support

Memory types - DDR5-5200
- DDR4-3200
- LPDDR5-5200
- LPDDR5x-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 13620H official page Intel Core i7 12700H official page
PCI Express Version 5.0 4.0
PCI Express Lanes 28 28

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