Intel Core i5-1235U vs Intel Core i3-12300HL

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Intel Core i5-1235U CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i3-12300HL
Intel Core i5-1235U Intel Core i3-12300HL

CPU comparison

Intel Core i5-1235U or Intel Core i3-12300HL - which processor is faster? In this comparison we look at the differences and analyze which of these two CPUs is better. We compare the technical data and benchmark results.

The Intel Core i5-1235U has 10 cores with 12 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 4.40 GHz. Up to 64 GB of memory is supported in 2 memory channels. The Intel Core i5-1235U was released in Q1/2022.

The Intel Core i3-12300HL has 8 cores with 12 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 4.40 GHz. The CPU supports up to 64 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The Intel Core i3-12300HL was released in Q1/2022.
Intel Core i5 (331) Family Intel Core i3 (205)
Intel Core i 1200P/1200U (21) CPU group Intel Core i 12000H (23)
12 Generation 12
Alder Lake U Architecture Alder Lake H
Mobile Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor --
Intel Core i5-1335U Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Core i5-1235U is a 10 core processor with a clock frequency of 1.30 GHz (4.40 GHz). The Intel Core i3-12300HL has 8 CPU cores with a clock frequency of 2.00 GHz (4.40 GHz).

Intel Core i5-1235U Characteristic Intel Core i3-12300HL
10 Cores 8
12 Threads 12
hybrid (big.LITTLE) Core architecture hybrid (big.LITTLE)
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No
1.30 GHz (4.40 GHz)
2x Golden Cove
A-Core 2.00 GHz (4.40 GHz)
4x Golden Cove
0.90 GHz (3.30 GHz)
8x Gracemont
B-Core 1.50 GHz (3.30 GHz)
4x Gracemont

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Processors with the support of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors. Algorithms for ML improve their performance the more data they have collected via software. ML tasks can be processed up to 10,000 times faster than with a classic processor.

Intel Core i5-1235U Characteristic Intel Core i3-12300HL
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --

Internal Graphics

The integrated graphics unit of a processor is not only responsible for the pure image output on the system, but can also significantly increase the efficiency of the system with the support of modern video codecs.

Intel Iris Xe Graphics 80 (Alder Lake) GPU Intel UHD Graphics 12th Gen (48 EU)
0.35 GHz GPU frequency 0.20 GHz
1.20 GHz GPU (Turbo) 1.15 GHz
13 GPU Generation 12
10 nm Technology 10 nm
4 Max. displays 3
80 Compute units 48
640 Shader 384
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
32 GB Max. GPU Memory 64 GB
12.1 DirectX Version 12

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

Intel Iris Xe Graphics 80 (Alder Lake) GPU Intel UHD Graphics 12th Gen (48 EU)
Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec VP9 Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VP8 Decode
Decode Codec AV1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec AVC Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

The Intel Core i5-1235U supports a maximum of 64 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The Intel Core i3-12300HL can connect up to 64 GB of memory in 2 memory channels.

Intel Core i5-1235U Characteristic Intel Core i3-12300HL
LPDDR5-5200, LPDDR4X-4266, DDR5-4800, DDR4-3200 Memory DDR5-4800, DDR4-3200
64 GB Max. Memory 64 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
83.2 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 76.8 GB/s
No ECC No
6.50 MB L2 Cache 5.00 MB
12.00 MB L3 Cache 12.00 MB
4.0 PCIe version 4.0
28 PCIe lanes 20
55.1 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 39.4 GB/s

Thermal Management

The TDP (Thermal Design Power) of a processor specifies the required cooling solution. The Intel Core i5-1235U has a TDP of 15 W, that of the Intel Core i3-12300HL is 45 W.

Intel Core i5-1235U Characteristic Intel Core i3-12300HL
15 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 45 W
55 W TDP (PL2) 115 W
-- TDP up 60 W
-- TDP down 35 W
100 °C Tjunction max. 100 °C

Technical details

The Intel Core i5-1235U has a 18.50 MB cache, while the Intel Core i3-12300HL cache has a total of 17.00 MB.

Intel Core i5-1235U Characteristic Intel Core i3-12300HL
10 nm Technology 10 nm
Monolithic Chip design Monolithic
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2 ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, AVX2+
BGA 1744 Socket BGA 1744
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux
Q1/2022 Release date Q1/2022
-- Release price --
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iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.
Intel Core i5-1235U Intel Core i5-1235U
Intel Iris Xe Graphics 80 (Alder Lake) @ 1.20 GHz
1487 (100%)
Intel Core i3-12300HL Intel Core i3-12300HL
Intel UHD Graphics 12th Gen (48 EU) @ 1.15 GHz
883 (59%)

Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
Intel Core i5-1235U Intel Core i5-1235U
10C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
1668 (100%)
Intel Core i3-12300HL Intel Core i3-12300HL
8C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
0 (0%)

Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Intel Core i5-1235U Intel Core i5-1235U
10C 12T @ 2.50 GHz
7852 (100%)
Intel Core i3-12300HL Intel Core i3-12300HL
8C 12T @ 3.60 GHz
0 (0%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
Intel Core i5-1235U Intel Core i5-1235U
10C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
1479 (100%)
Intel Core i3-12300HL Intel Core i3-12300HL
8C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
0 (0%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Intel Core i5-1235U Intel Core i5-1235U
10C 12T @ 2.50 GHz
5977 (100%)
Intel Core i3-12300HL Intel Core i3-12300HL
8C 12T @ 3.60 GHz
0 (0%)

Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The single-core benchmark only evaluates the performance of the fastest CPU core, the number of CPU cores in a processor is irrelevant here.
Intel Core i5-1235U Intel Core i5-1235U
10C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
2089 (100%)
Intel Core i3-12300HL Intel Core i3-12300HL
8C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
0 (0%)

Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The multi-core benchmark evaluates the performance of all of the processor's CPU cores. Virtual thread improvements such as AMD SMT or Intel's Hyper-Threading have a positive impact on the benchmark result.
Intel Core i5-1235U Intel Core i5-1235U
10C 12T @ 2.50 GHz
6454 (100%)
Intel Core i3-12300HL Intel Core i3-12300HL
8C 12T @ 3.60 GHz
0 (0%)

Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
Intel Core i5-1235U Intel Core i5-1235U
10C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
637 (100%)
Intel Core i3-12300HL Intel Core i3-12300HL
8C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
0 (0%)

Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Intel Core i5-1235U Intel Core i5-1235U
10C 12T @ 2.50 GHz
3321 (100%)
Intel Core i3-12300HL Intel Core i3-12300HL
8C 12T @ 3.60 GHz
0 (0%)

Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.
Intel Core i5-1235U Intel Core i5-1235U
10C 12T @ 2.50 GHz
13681 (100%)
Intel Core i3-12300HL Intel Core i3-12300HL
8C 12T @ 3.60 GHz
0 (0%)

Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
Intel Core i5-1235U Intel Core i5-1235U
10C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
214 (100%)
Intel Core i3-12300HL Intel Core i3-12300HL
8C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
0 (0%)

Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Intel Core i5-1235U Intel Core i5-1235U
10C 12T @ 2.50 GHz
1128 (100%)
Intel Core i3-12300HL Intel Core i3-12300HL
8C 12T @ 3.60 GHz
0 (0%)

CPU performance per watt (efficiency)

Efficiency of the processor under full load in the Cinebench R23 (multi-core) benchmark. The benchmark result is divided by the average energy required (CPU package power in watts). The higher the value, the more efficient the CPU is under full load.
Intel Core i5-1235U Intel Core i5-1235U
7,852 CB R23 MC @ 35 W
222 (100%)
Intel Core i3-12300HL Intel Core i3-12300HL
2.00 GHz
0 (0%)

Devices using this processor

Intel Core i5-1235U Intel Core i3-12300HL
HP 250 G9 (2022)
HP Pavilion 15-eg2000sf
Unknown

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