11th Gen Intel Core i3 1125G4
11th Gen Intel Core i3-1125G4 | Review
Launched in September of 2020 i3-1125G4 by intel is part of its Tiger Lake-U line-up for thin and light laptops. Powered by 4 willow Cove cores and 8 threads with a base clock of 2 GHz and a boost clock of 3.7 GHz. The i3 1125G4 is based on the 10+ nanometers architecture. One of the headline features of the 11th Gen Intel Core 1115G4 is the Intel Xe Graphics G4 48EUs. The other features include AI hardware acceleration, and Thunderbolt 4, and WiFi 6.
Made to compete with the Ryzen 5000 series CPUs and trades blows with AMD Ryzen 3 5400U. This is all thanks to improvements in the base clock, boost clock, L3 Cache, and IPC. Intel claims double digits improvement in IPC when comparing the 11th gen Willow cove cores and 10th gen Sunny cove cores.
IGPU: Intel Xe Graphics G4 48EUs (How is 11th Gen Intel Core i3 1125G4 for gaming)
Now the key highlight feature of the 11th Gen Intel Core i3 1125G4 is the brand new Xe Graphics G4. The new Intel Xe Graphics G4 has 48 processing cores that should give performance similar to that of Nvidia Mx230 with 2GB Graphics.
PC/Laptops Powered by 11th Gen Intel Core i3 1125G4
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Here we will be comparing the 11th Gen Intel Core i3 1125G4 against the following processors.
Geekbench Benchmark (Real World Performance)
The GeekBench Single-core score can be used to estimate the real-world performance of day-to-day applications such as Ms word, Google Chrome, and several games. The GeekBench Multi-core score can be used to estimate the real-world performance of a CPU under professional workloads such as data compression, 2d/3d rendering, machine learning, and physics simulation(CAD applications).
Specification: 11th Gen Intel Core i3 1125G4