Intel Core i9 11900H vs i7 12700H

We compared two laptop CPUs: the 2.1-2.5 GHz Intel Core i9 11900H with 8-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.

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 12700H and 11900H
Advantages of Intel Core i9 11900H
  • Supports up to 128 GB DDR4-3200 RAM
  • 4% higher Turbo Boost frequency (4.9 GHz vs 4.7 GHz)
Advantages of Intel Core i7 12700H
  • Has 6 more physical cores
  • Newer - released 8-months later
  • 13% faster in a single-core Geekbench v5 test - 1733 vs 1536 points

Benchmarks

Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
16282
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
26912
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
12277
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Specifications

Full technical specification of Intel Core i9 11900H and i7 12700H

General

Vendor Intel Intel
Released May 11, 2021 January 4, 2022
Type Laptop Laptop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Tiger Lake Alder Lake
Model number i9-11900H i7-12700H
Integrated GPU UHD Graphics for 11th Gen (32 EU) Iris Xe Graphics (96EU)

CPU

Performance Cores
P-Cores 8 6
P-Threads 16 12
Base Frequency (P) 2.1-2.5 GHz 2.3 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (P) 4.9 GHz 4.7 GHz
Efficient Cores
E-Cores - 8
E-Threads - 8
Base Frequency (E) - 1.7 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (E) - 3.5 GHz
Total
Total Cores 8 14
Total Threads 16 20
Bus Frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 21-25x 23x
Bus Bandwidth 8 GT/s -
L1 Cache 96K (per core) 80K (per core)
L2 Cache 1280K (per core) 1280K (per core)
L3 Cache 24MB (shared) 24MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier No No

Package

Fabrication process 10 nm 10 nm
Socket BGA-1787 BGA-1744
TDP 35-45 W (configurable) 35-45 W (configurable)
Max. Boost TDP - 115 W
Peak temperature 100°C 100°C

iGPU

Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics for 11th Gen (32 EU) Intel Iris Xe Graphics (96EU)
GPU Base Clock 350 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 15 W 15 W
iGPU FLOPS
0.742 TFLOPS
1.69 TFLOPS

Memory Support

Memory types DDR4-3200 DDR5-4800, DDR4-3200, LPDDR5-5200, LPDDR4x-4267
Memory Size 128 GB 64 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 51.2 GB/s -
ECC Support No No

Misc

Official site Intel Core i9 11900H official page Intel Core i7 12700H official page
PCI Express Version 4.0 4.0
PCI Express Lanes 20 28

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Comments

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