Intel Core i7-1265U Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Core i7-1265U is a 10 core processor. It can handle 12 threads simultaneously and was introduced in Q1/2022. The Intel Core i7-1265U is based on the 12. generation of the Intel Core i7 series and requires a mainboard with the socket BGA 1744. The Intel Core i7-1265U scores 1,615 points with one CPU core in the Geekbench 5 benchmark. When using all CPU cores, the result is 5,122 points.
Intel Core i7-1265U

CPU lineage

Here you can see which group the Intel Core i7-1265U belongs to and which processor is the predecessor of the Intel Core i7-1265U.

Name: Intel Core i7-1265U
Family: Intel Core i7 (293)
CPU group: Intel Core i 1200P/1200U (21)
Architecture: Alder Lake U
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 12
Predecessor: --
Successor: Intel Core i7-1365U

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The 10 CPU cores of the Intel Core i7-1265U clock with 1.80 GHz (4.80 GHz). The number of CPU cores and the clock frequency of the processor are largely responsible for the overall performance.

CPU Cores / Threads: 10 / 12
Core architecture: hybrid (big.LITTLE)
A-Core: 2x Golden Cove
B-Core: 8x Gracemont
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: No
A-Core Frequency: 1.80 GHz (4.80 GHz)
B-Core Frequency: 1.30 GHz (3.60 GHz)

Internal Graphics

With the Intel Iris Xe Graphics 96 (Alder Lake), the Intel Core i7-1265U has an build in graphic solution. It has 96 SM processors, which have a total of 768 texture shaders. The iGPU not only enables games, but also significantly accelerates video playback.

GPU name: Intel Iris Xe Graphics 96 (Alder Lake)
GPU frequency: 0.35 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 1.25 GHz
Compute units: 96
Shader: 768
Hardware Raytracing: No
Release date: Q1/2022
Max. displays: 4
Generation: 13
Direct X: 12.1
Technology: 10 nm
Max. GPU Memory: 32 GB
Frame Generation: No

Hardware codec support

Processors that have an integrated graphics can play videos faster and more efficiently. This can have a positive effect on the battery life of notebooks, for example.

h265 / HEVC (8 bit): Decode / Encode
h265 / HEVC (10 bit): Decode / Encode
h264: Decode / Encode
VP8: Decode
VP9: Decode / Encode
AV1: Decode
AVC: Decode / Encode
VC-1: Decode
JPEG: Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

The Intel Core i7-1265U supports up to 64 GB memory in up to 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. This results in a maximum memory bandwidth of 83.2 GB/s.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
LPDDR5-5200
LPDDR4X-4266
DDR5-4800
DDR4-3200
83.2 GB/s
68.2 GB/s
76.8 GB/s
51.2 GB/s
Max. Memory: 64 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: No
PCIe: 4.0 x 28
PCIe Bandwidth: 55.1 GB/s

Thermal Management

With the TDP, the processor manufacturer specifies the cooling solution required for the processor. The Intel Core i7-1265U has a TDP of 15 W.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 15 W
TDP (PL2): 55 W
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: 100 °C

Technical details

The Intel Core i7-1265U has a 18.50 MB large cache. The processor is manufactured in 10 nm. Modern production increases the efficiency of the processor.

Technology: 10 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: BGA 1744
L2-Cache: 6.50 MB
L3-Cache: 12.00 MB
AES-NI: Yes
Operating systems: Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux
Virtualization: VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2
Release date: Q1/2022
Release price: --
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Core i7-1265U have been carefully checked by us. We only publish benchmark results that have been created by us or that have been submitted by a visitor and then checked by a team member. All results are based on and fullfill our benchmark guidelines.


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 i5-1335U Intel Core i5-1335U
10C 12T @ 4.60 GHz
1628
AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 6950H AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 6950H
8C 16T @ 4.90 GHz
1627
Intel Core i5-12400T Intel Core i5-12400T
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
1627
Intel Core i7-1265U Intel Core i7-1265U
10C 12T @ 4.80 GHz
1615
Intel Core i7-1265UL Intel Core i7-1265UL
10C 12T @ 4.80 GHz
1615
AMD Ryzen 9 5980HX AMD Ryzen 9 5980HX
8C 16T @ 4.80 GHz
1614
AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 5945 AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 5945
12C 24T @ 4.70 GHz
1613

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 i9-8950HK Intel Core i9-8950HK
6C 12T @ 3.80 GHz
5146
Intel Xeon E5-2628L v3 Intel Xeon E5-2628L v3
10C 20T @ 2.20 GHz
5128
Intel Xeon E-2234 Intel Xeon E-2234
4C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
5128
Intel Core i7-1265U Intel Core i7-1265U
10C 12T @ 2.40 GHz
5122
Intel Core i5-11320H Intel Core i5-11320H
4C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
5120
Intel Core i5-10500TE Intel Core i5-10500TE
6C 12T @ 3.50 GHz
5115
Intel Core i5-1145G7 Intel Core i5-1145G7
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
5095

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 i3-12100 Intel Core i3-12100
4C 8T @ 4.30 GHz
2157
Intel Core i3-12100F Intel Core i3-12100F
4C 8T @ 4.30 GHz
2157
Intel Core i7-12650H Intel Core i7-12650H
10C 16T @ 4.70 GHz
2157
Intel Core i7-1265U Intel Core i7-1265U
10C 12T @ 4.80 GHz
2154
Intel Core i7-1265UL Intel Core i7-1265UL
10C 12T @ 4.80 GHz
2154
Intel Core i7-1260P Intel Core i7-1260P
12C 16T @ 4.70 GHz
2151
Intel Core i9-11900F Intel Core i9-11900F
8C 16T @ 5.20 GHz
2148

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 i7-6700K Intel Core i7-6700K
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
4665
Intel Xeon D-1540 Intel Xeon D-1540
8C 16T @ 2.00 GHz
4663
AMD Ryzen 7 4700U AMD Ryzen 7 4700U
8C 8T @ 3.40 GHz
4647
Intel Core i7-1265U Intel Core i7-1265U
10C 12T @ 2.40 GHz
4637
Intel Core i5-10300H Intel Core i5-10300H
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
4637
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
6C 6T @ 3.80 GHz
4620
Intel Core i7-1180G7 Intel Core i7-1180G7
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
4612

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.
Google Tensor Google Tensor
ARM Mali-G78 MP20 @ 0.76 GHz
1943
Intel Core Ultra 7 155U Intel Core Ultra 7 155U
Intel Iris Xe 4 Core Graphics 64 EUs (Meteor Lake) @ 1.95 GHz
1935
Intel Core i7-1165G7 Intel Core i7-1165G7
Intel Iris Xe Graphics 96 (Tiger Lake) @ 1.30 GHz
1933
Intel Core i7-1265U Intel Core i7-1265U
Intel Iris Xe Graphics 96 (Alder Lake) @ 1.25 GHz
1916
Intel Core i7-1255UL Intel Core i7-1255UL
Intel Iris Xe Graphics 96 (Alder Lake) @ 1.25 GHz
1916
Intel Core i7-1265UL Intel Core i7-1265UL
Intel Iris Xe Graphics 96 (Alder Lake) @ 1.25 GHz
1916
Intel Core i7-1255U Intel Core i7-1255U
Intel Iris Xe Graphics 96 (Alder Lake) @ 1.25 GHz
1916

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 Xeon W-2133 Intel Xeon W-2133
6C 12T @ 3.90 GHz
12623
Intel Xeon E5-1660 v3 Intel Xeon E5-1660 v3
8C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
12608
Intel Xeon W-11155MLE Intel Xeon W-11155MLE
4C 8T @ 2.80 GHz
12599
Intel Core i7-1265U Intel Core i7-1265U
10C 12T @ 2.40 GHz
12531
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 AF AMD Ryzen 5 1600 AF
6C 12T @ 3.40 GHz
12524
Intel Xeon D-2143IT Intel Xeon D-2143IT
8C 16T @ 2.20 GHz
12482
AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 7330U AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 7330U
4C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
12420

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