Intel Core i7-1260P vs Intel Core i7-1280P

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CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Core i7-1260P CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i7-1280P
Intel Core i7-1260P Intel Core i7-1280P
Intel Core i7 Family Intel Core i7
Intel Core i 1200P/1200U CPU group Intel Core i 1200P/1200U
12 Generation 12
Alder Lake U Architecture Alder Lake U
Mobile Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

In addition to the number of CPU cores and threads, you can see here whether the Intel Core i7-1260P or Intel Core i7-1280P can be overclocked. You will also find the clock frequencies of the processor (single-core and multi-core) here. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor.

12 Cores 14
16 Threads 20
hybrid (big.LITTLE) Core architecture hybrid (big.LITTLE)
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No
2.10 GHz (4.70 GHz) A-Core Frequency 1.80 GHz (4.80 GHz)
1.50 GHz (3.40 GHz) B-Core Frequency 1.30 GHz (3.60 GHz)
-- C-Core Frequency --

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

The Intel Core i7-1260P or Intel Core i7-1280P has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die. A processor with integrated graphics is also called APU (Accelerated Processing Unit).

Intel Iris Xe Graphics 96 (Alder Lake) GPU Intel Iris Xe Graphics 96 (Alder Lake)
0.40 GHz GPU frequency 0.40 GHz
1.40 GHz GPU (Turbo) 1.45 GHz
13 GPU Generation 13
10 nm Technology 10 nm
4 Max. displays 4
96 Execution units 96
768 Shader 768
64 GB Max. GPU Memory 64 GB
12.1 DirectX Version 12.1

Hardware codec supportHardware 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.

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 & PCIeMemory & PCIe

The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the processor. The memory bandwidth depends on several factors and is given in gigabytes per second.

DDR4-3200, DDR5-4800, LPDDR4X-4266, LPDDR5-5200 Memory DDR4-3200, DDR5-4800, LPDDR4X-4266, LPDDR5-5200
64 GB Max. Memory 64 GB
2 Memory channels 2
76.8 GB/s Bandwidth 76.8 GB/s
No ECC No
9.00 MB L2 Cache 11.50 MB
18.00 MB L3 Cache 24.00 MB
4.0 PCIe version 4.0
28 PCIe lanes 28

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

The Thermal Design Power (TDP for short) specifies the necessary cooling solution to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually only gives a rough idea of the real consumption of a CPU.

28 W TDP (PL1) 28 W
64 W TDP (PL2) 64 W
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
100 °C Tjunction max. 100 °C

Technical detailsTechnical details

Here you will find information on the size of the level 2 and level 3 cache of the Intel Core i7-1260P or Intel Core i7-1280P as well as a list of the processors ISA extensions. We have documented the architecture and the manufacturing technology for you as well as the release date.

10 nm Technology 10 nm
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2 ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, 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
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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 i7-1260P Intel Core i7-1260P
12C 16T @ 4.70 GHz
1773 (96%)
Intel Core i7-1280P Intel Core i7-1280P
14C 20T @ 4.80 GHz
1848 (100%)
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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 i7-1260P Intel Core i7-1260P
12C 16T @ 3.10 GHz
10571 (78%)
Intel Core i7-1280P Intel Core i7-1280P
14C 20T @ 3.00 GHz
13549 (100%)
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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 i7-1260P Intel Core i7-1260P
12C 16T @ 4.70 GHz
612 (87%)
Intel Core i7-1280P Intel Core i7-1280P
14C 20T @ 4.80 GHz
707 (100%)
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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 i7-1260P Intel Core i7-1260P
12C 16T @ 3.10 GHz
4017 (77%)
Intel Core i7-1280P Intel Core i7-1280P
14C 20T @ 3.00 GHz
5222 (100%)
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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 i7-1260P Intel Core i7-1260P
12C 16T @ 4.70 GHz
1445 (91%)
Intel Core i7-1280P Intel Core i7-1280P
14C 20T @ 4.80 GHz
1587 (100%)
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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 i7-1260P Intel Core i7-1260P
12C 16T @ 3.10 GHz
9088 (90%)
Intel Core i7-1280P Intel Core i7-1280P
14C 20T @ 3.00 GHz
10126 (100%)
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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 i7-1260P Intel Core i7-1260P
Intel Iris Xe Graphics 96 (Alder Lake) @ 1.40 GHz
2146 (97%)
Intel Core i7-1280P Intel Core i7-1280P
Intel Iris Xe Graphics 96 (Alder Lake) @ 1.45 GHz
2223 (100%)
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Blender 3.1 Benchmark

In the Blender Benchmark 3.1, the scenes "monster", "junkshop" and "classroom" are rendered and the time required by the system is measured. In our benchmark we test the CPU and not the graphics card. Blender 3.1 was presented as a standalone version in March 2022.

Intel Core i7-1260P Intel Core i7-1260P
12C 16T @ 3.10 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-1280P Intel Core i7-1280P
14C 20T @ 3.00 GHz
206 (100%)
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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 i7-1260P Intel Core i7-1260P
12C 16T @ 3.10 GHz
14508 (72%)
Intel Core i7-1280P Intel Core i7-1280P
14C 20T @ 3.00 GHz
20110 (100%)
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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 i7-1260P Intel Core i7-1260P
12C 16T @ 4.70 GHz
235 (89%)
Intel Core i7-1280P Intel Core i7-1280P
14C 20T @ 4.80 GHz
264 (100%)
Show all Cinebench R15 (Single-Core) results



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 i7-1260P Intel Core i7-1260P
12C 16T @ 3.10 GHz
1778 (85%)
Intel Core i7-1280P Intel Core i7-1280P
14C 20T @ 3.00 GHz
2103 (100%)
Show all Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core) results



Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

Intel Core i7-1260P Intel Core i7-1280P
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Leaderboards

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