Intel Core i7 8650U vs i5 1035G7

We compared two 4-core laptop CPUs: the 1.9 GHz Intel Core i7 8650U against the 1.2 GHz i5 1035G7. 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
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 1035G7 and 8650U
Advantages of Intel Core i7 8650U
  • Has 2 MB larger L3 cache size
  • 14% higher Turbo Boost frequency (4.2 GHz vs 3.7 GHz)
Advantages of Intel Core i5 1035G7
  • Supports up to 64 GB DDR4-3200 RAM
  • Newer - released 1-year and 11-months later
  • Around 18.13 GB/s (48%) higher theoretical memory bandwidth
  • More modern manufacturing process – 10 versus 14 nanometers


Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
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Full technical specification of Intel Core i7 8650U and i5 1035G7


Vendor Intel Intel
Released August 21, 2017 August 1, 2019
Type Laptop Laptop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Kaby Lake R Ice Lake
Model number i7-8650U i5-1035G7
Socket BGA-1356 BGA-1526
Integrated GPU UHD Graphics 620 Iris Plus Graphics G7


Cores 4 4
Threads 8 8
Base Frequency 1.9 GHz 1.2 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency 4.2 GHz 3.7 GHz
Bus frequency 100 MHz -
Multiplier 19x 12x
Bus Bandwidth 4 GT/s 4 GT/s
L1 Cache 64K (per core) 64K (per core)
L2 Cache 256K (per core) 256K (per core)
L3 Cache 8MB (shared) 6MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier No No


Fabrication process 14 nm 10 nm
TDP 15 W 15 W
Max. temperature 100°C 100°C


Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 620 Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7
GPU Base Clock 300 MHz 300 MHz
GPU Boost Clock 1150 MHz 1050 MHz
Shading Units 192 512
TMUs 24 64
ROPs 3 8
Execution Units 24 -
TGP 15 W 15 W
Max. Resolution 4096x2304 - 60 Hz 5120x3200 - 60 Hz

Memory support

Memory types DDR4-2400, LPDDR3-2133 DDR4-3200, LPDDR4-3733
Memory Size 32 GB 64 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 37.5 GB/s 55.63 GB/s
ECC Support No No


Official site Intel Core i7 8650U official page Intel Core i5 1035G7 official page
PCI Express Version 3.0 3.0
PCI Express Lanes 12 -
Extended instructions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX-2 SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX-2, AVX-512

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