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Intel Core i9 11900H vs i5 10310U

We compared two laptop CPUs: the 2.1-2.5 GHz Intel Core i9 11900H with 8-cores against the 0.8-2.2 GHz i5 10310U with 4-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 10310U and 11900H
Advantages of Intel Core i9 11900H
  • Newer - released 1-year later
  • Has 18 MB larger L3 cache size
  • Has 4 more physical cores
  • Supports up to 128 GB DDR4-3200 RAM
  • 54% faster in a single-core Geekbench v5 test - 1632 vs 1058 points
  • More modern manufacturing process – 10 versus 14 nanometers
  • Newer PCI Express version – 4.0
  • More powerful Intel UHD Graphics 750 integrated graphics: 0.46 vs 0.38 TFLOPS
  • 11% higher Turbo Boost frequency (4.9 GHz vs 4.4 GHz)
  • Around 5.4 GB/s (12%) higher theoretical memory bandwidth
Advantages of Intel Core i5 10310U
  • Consumes up to 44% less energy than the Core i9 11900H – 25 vs 45 Watt

Benchmarks

Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)
4980
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
23031
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
8781

Specifications

Full technical specification of Intel Core i9 11900H and i5 10310U

General

Vendor Intel Intel
Released May 11, 2021 May 13, 2020
Launch price 546 USD 297 USD
Type Laptop Laptop
Codename Tiger Lake H45 Comet Lake-U
Model number i9-11900H i5-10310U
Socket BGA-1787 BGA-1528
Integrated GPU UHD Graphics 750 UHD Graphics 620

Performance

Cores 8 4
Threads 16 8
Base Frequency 2.1-2.5 GHz 0.8-2.2 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency 4.9 GHz 4.4 GHz
Bus frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 21-25x 8-22x
Bus Bandwidth 8 GT/s 4 GT/s
L1 Cache 80K (per core) 64K (per core)
L2 Cache 1250K (per core) 256K (per core)
L3 Cache 24MB (shared) 6MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier No No

Power

Fabrication process 10 nm 14 nm
TDP 35-45 W 10-25 W
Max. temperature 100°C 100°C

iGPU

Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 750 Intel UHD Graphics 620
GPU Base Clock 300 MHz 300 MHz
GPU Boost Clock 900 MHz 1000 MHz
Shading Units 256 192
TMUs 64 24
ROPs 32 3
Execution Units 32 24
TGP 15 W 15 W
Max. Resolution 3840x2160 - 60 Hz 4096x2304 - 60 Hz
iGPU FLOPS
0.46 TFLOPS
0.38 TFLOPS

Memory support

Memory types DDR4-3200 DDR4-2666, LPDDR3-2133, LPDDR4-2933
Memory Size 128 GB 64 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 51.2 GB/s 45.8 GB/s
ECC Support No No

Misc

Official site Intel Core i9 11900H official page Intel Core i5 10310U official page
PCI Express Version 4.0 3.0
PCI Express Lanes 20 16

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So which CPU will you choose: Intel Core i5 10310U or i9 11900H?