12th Gen Intel Core i7 1260P
- iGPU: Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
- Boost/Base Clock: 3.4GHz (E-Cores), 4.7GHz (P-Cores) / 1.5GHz (E-Core), 2.1GHz (P-Cores)
- Core/Thread Count: 12 Core / 16 Thread
- Cache: 1.1 MB of level 1 cache + 21MB of level 2 cache + 18 MB of L3 Cache
- TDP: 28 Watts
- Memory Speed: DDR4 3200MHz, DDR5 4800MHz, LPDDR4X 4267 MHz, LPDDR5 5200MHz
- CPU Socket: BGA1700
- CPU Transistor size: 10 Nanometers
- CPU Series: Alder Lake
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12th Gen Intel Core i7 1260P | Review
Launched in January of 2022, 12th Gen Intel Core i7 1260P is a High-end processor for laptops powered by 4 performance cores with 8 threads and 8 efficiency cores with 8 threads. The performance cores have a base clock of 2.1 GHz and a boost clock of 4.7 GHz the efficiency cores, on the other hand, have a base clock of 1.5GHz and a boost clock of 3.4GHz. The i7 1260P is based on Intel’s 10 nm architecture with this the 12th Gen CPUs see an average IPC gain of 19 percent the higher IPC allows the Alder lake CPUs more performance at the same clock speed. The TDP of this Chip as specified by intel is 28 watts and can go up to 64 Watts. It also has support for new faster DDR5 memory of up to 4800MHz and low power LPDDR5 5200MHz while also supporting DDR4 memory of up to 3200MHz and low power LPDDR4X 4267MHz. Other Key Features Include Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs and support for USB 4 (40Gbps).
The 12th Gen Intel Core i7 1260P easily outperforms its 11th gen and AMD Ryzen 5000 series counterparts. The 12th Gen Intel Core i7 1260P can easily handle your day-to-day tasks such as Browsing, Streaming, and office productivity applications. If your day-to-day workflow involves using video editing, photo editing, and CAD applications, 12th Gen Intel Core i7 1260P should have no problem handling such workloads.
IGPU: Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
12th Gen Intel Core i7 1260P is powered by Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs. Based on Intel’s 12th Gen Xe architecture Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs features 96 Execution Units, 768 Shader Units, 48 TMUs, and 24 ROPs. The performance of the Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs Graphics depends on a number of factors such as the configured TDP, Clock Speed, Cooling Solution, and RAM configuration. The integrated GPU greatly benefits from fast dual-channel memory.
How is 12th Gen Intel Core i7 1260P + Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs for gaming
The real performance of the Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs is similar to that of the Mx350 in terms of gaming. This means you should be able to play titles such as GTA 5 at 60 FPS at (1366×768) and Fortnite at 50+ FPS at (1280×720).
Cinebench R23 | Benchmark
Cinebench R23 benchmark is the updated version of Cinebench R20 now with AVX instruction set support based on Cinema 4D. Cinebench R23 Single-core benchmark measures the responsiveness of the software under the active workload. The multi-core benchmark on the other hand measures the CPU’s ability to handle tasks such as rendering, encoding, and other workloads that benefit from better multi-threaded performance.
Cinebench R23 Single Core | Benchmark
Cinebench R23 Multi Core | Benchmark
Specification: 12th Gen Intel Core i7 1260P