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Intel Celeron 7300 vs Intel Core i7-1260U vs Intel Core i7-1250U

Intel Celeron 7300

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The Intel Celeron 7300 is an entry-level mobile CPU for thin and light laptops based on the Alder Lake architecture. It was announced in early 2022 and offers one performance core (P-cores, Golden Cove architecture) and 4 efficient cores (E-cores, Gracemont architecture). The CPU does not support HyperThreading leading to only 5 supported threads at once. The clock rate of the performance cluster is 1000 MHz, the one of the efficient cluster is 700 MHz. The performance of the E-cores should be similar to old Skylake cores (compare to the Core i7-6700HQ). All cores can use up to 8 MB L3-cache. Compared to the faster Core i3-1215U, the Celeron offers one less P-core and lower clock speeds (no Turbo).

Performance

Thanks to the 5 cores, the multi-threaded performance should be clearly faster than the older dual-core Tiger Lake CPUs with 15 Watt (like the Intel Core i3-1115G4). However, due to the missing Turbo and the low clock speed, the single core performance will be very low.

Features

The integrated memory controller supports various memory types up to DDR5-4800, DDR4-3200, LPDDR5-5200, and LPDDR4x-4267. The Thread Director (in hardware) can support the operating system to decide which thread to use on the performance or efficient cores for the best performance. For AI tasks, the CPU also integrates GNA 3.0 and DL Boost (via AVX2). Quick Sync in version 8 is the same as in the Rocket Lake CPUs and supports MPEG-2, AVC, VC-1 decode, JPEG, VP8 decode, VP9, HEVC, and AV1 decode in hardware. The CPU only supports PCIe 4.0 (14 lanes combined with Gen 3).

The integrated graphics card is based on the Xe-architecture and offers 48 of the 96 EUs (Execution Units) operating at up to 0.8 GHz.

The CPU is rated at 15 W base power (TDP, PL1) and 55 W max. power (PL2). The minimum assured power is 12 Watt. The whole SoC is manufactured in a 10nm process at Intel, which is known as Intel 7.

Intel Core i7-1260U

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The Intel Core i7-1260U is a mobile CPU for thin and light laptops based on the Alder Lake architecture. It was announced in early 2022 and offers 2  performance cores (P-cores, Golden Cove architecture) and 8 efficient cores (E-cores, Gracemont architecture). The P-cores support Hyper-Threading leading to 12 supported threads when combined with the E-cores. The clock rate ranges from 1.1 to 4.7 GHz on the performance cluster and 0.8 to 3.5 GHz on the efficient cluster. The performance of the E-cores should be similar to old Skylake cores (compare to the Core i7-6700HQ). All cores can use up to 12 MB L3 cache. The 1260U offers "Enterprise" vPro management features. Compared to the P-series (28W) or H-series (45W), or even the 15W U-series, the 9W TDP will limit the sustained performance.

Performance

Compared to the old 7 Watt Comet Lake-Y series (like the i7-10510Y), the performance should be clearly better thanks to the 10 cores and the improved architecture of the P-cores. Compared to the 15 W U-series (like the similar specified Core i7-1265U) the sustained performance will be clearly limited by the 9 Watt TDP. As always, the performance will also greatly depend on the cooling solution, especially for fanless laptops and tablets.

Features

The integrated memory controller supports various memory types up to DDR5-4800, DDR4-3200, LPDDR5-5200, and LPDDR4x-4267. The Thread Director (in hardware) can support the operating system to decide which thread to use on the performance or efficient cores for the best performance. For AI tasks, the CPU also integrates GNA 3.0 and DL Boost (via AVX2). Quick Sync in version 8 is the same as in the Rocket Lake CPUs and supports MPEG-2, AVC, VC-1 decode, JPEG, VP8 decode, VP9, HEVC, and AV1 decode in hardware. The CPU only supports PCIe 4.0 (x8 for a GPU and two x4 for SSDs).

The integrated graphics card is based on the Xe-architecture and offers all 96 EUs (Execution Units) operating at up to 0.95 GHz.

Power consumption

This 12th gen Core i7 processor has a Base power consumption of 9 W, with 29 W being its maximum Intel-recommended Turbo power consumption. It is built with Intel's 2nd gen 10 nm process marketed as Intel 7 for decent energy efficiency.

Intel Core i7-1250U

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The Intel Core i7-1250U is a mobile CPU for thin and light laptops based on the Alder Lake architecture. It was announced in early 2022 and offers 2  performance cores (P-cores, Golden Cove architecture) and 8 efficient cores (E-cores, Gracemont architecture). The P-cores support Hyper-Threading leading to 12 supported threads when combined with the E-cores. The clock rate ranges from 1.1 to 4.7 GHz on the performance cluster and 0.8 to 3.5 GHz on the efficient cluster. The performance of the E-cores should be similar to old Skylake cores (compare to the Core i7-6700HQ). All cores can use up to 12 MB L3 cache. Compared to the similar Core i7-1260U, the 1250U only offers "Essentials" vPro management features.

Performance

The average 1250U in our database is in the same league as the Ryzen 5 5500U; the i5-1240U, the i7-1260U and the i7-1265U are found close nearby as well.

Thanks to its decent cooling solution and a long-term CPU power limit of 23 W, the Envy x360 13-bf0013dx is among the fastest laptops built around the 1250U that we know of. It can be at least 30% faster in CPU-bound workloads than the slowest system featuring the same chip in our database, as of August 2023.

Features

The integrated memory controller supports various memory types up to DDR5-4800, DDR4-3200, LPDDR5-5200, and LPDDR4x-4267. The Thread Director (in hardware) can support the operating system to decide which thread to use on the performance or efficient cores for the best performance. For AI tasks, the CPU also integrates GNA 3.0 and DL Boost (via AVX2). Quick Sync in version 8 is the same as in the Rocket Lake CPUs and supports MPEG-2, AVC, VC-1 decode, JPEG, VP8 decode, VP9, HEVC, and AV1 decode in hardware. The CPU only supports PCIe 4.0 (x8 for a GPU and two x4 for SSDs).

The integrated graphics adapter is based on the Xe architecture and offers all 96 EUs (Execution Units) operating at up to 0.95 GHz.

The CPU is rated at 9 W base power (TDP, PL1) and 29 W max. Turbo power (PL2) and the whole SoC is manufactured on a 10nm process at Intel, which is known as Intel 7.

ModelIntel Celeron 7300Intel Core i7-1260UIntel Core i7-1250U
SeriesIntel Alder Lake-MIntel Alder Lake-MIntel Alder Lake-M
CodenameAlder Lake-UAlder Lake-UAlder Lake-U
Series: Alder Lake-M Alder Lake-U
Intel Core i7-1265U1.3 - 4.8 GHz10 / 12 cores12 MB L3
Intel Core i7-1255U1.2 - 4.7 GHz10 / 12 cores12 MB L3
Intel Core i5-1245U1.2 - 4.4 GHz10 / 12 cores12 MB L3
Intel Core i5-1235U0.9 - 4.4 GHz10 / 12 cores12 MB L3
Intel Core i7-1260U0.8 - 4.7 GHz10 / 12 cores12 MB L3
Intel Core i7-1250U0.8 - 4.7 GHz10 / 12 cores12 MB L3
Intel Core i5-1240U0.8 - 4.4 GHz10 / 12 cores12 MB L3
Intel Core i5-1230U0.7 - 4.4 GHz10 / 12 cores12 MB L3
Intel Core i3-1215U0.9 - 4.4 GHz6 / 8 cores10 MB L3
Intel Pentium 85050.9 - 4.4 GHz5 / 6 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i3-1210U0.7 - 4.4 GHz6 / 8 cores10 MB L3
Intel Pentium 85000.7 - 4.4 GHz5 / 6 cores8 MB L3
Intel Celeron 73050.9 - 1.1 GHz5 / 5 cores8 MB L3
Intel Celeron 7300 « 0.7 - 1 GHz5 / 5 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i7-1265U1.3 - 4.8 GHz10 / 12 cores12 MB L3
Intel Core i7-1255U1.2 - 4.7 GHz10 / 12 cores12 MB L3
Intel Core i5-1245U1.2 - 4.4 GHz10 / 12 cores12 MB L3
Intel Core i5-1235U0.9 - 4.4 GHz10 / 12 cores12 MB L3
Intel Core i7-1260U « 0.8 - 4.7 GHz10 / 12 cores12 MB L3
Intel Core i7-1250U0.8 - 4.7 GHz10 / 12 cores12 MB L3
Intel Core i5-1240U0.8 - 4.4 GHz10 / 12 cores12 MB L3
Intel Core i5-1230U0.7 - 4.4 GHz10 / 12 cores12 MB L3
Intel Core i3-1215U0.9 - 4.4 GHz6 / 8 cores10 MB L3
Intel Pentium 85050.9 - 4.4 GHz5 / 6 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i3-1210U0.7 - 4.4 GHz6 / 8 cores10 MB L3
Intel Pentium 85000.7 - 4.4 GHz5 / 6 cores8 MB L3
Intel Celeron 73050.9 - 1.1 GHz5 / 5 cores8 MB L3
Intel Celeron 73000.7 - 1 GHz5 / 5 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i7-1265U1.3 - 4.8 GHz10 / 12 cores12 MB L3
Intel Core i7-1255U1.2 - 4.7 GHz10 / 12 cores12 MB L3
Intel Core i5-1245U1.2 - 4.4 GHz10 / 12 cores12 MB L3
Intel Core i5-1235U0.9 - 4.4 GHz10 / 12 cores12 MB L3
Intel Core i7-1260U0.8 - 4.7 GHz10 / 12 cores12 MB L3
Intel Core i7-1250U « 0.8 - 4.7 GHz10 / 12 cores12 MB L3
Intel Core i5-1240U0.8 - 4.4 GHz10 / 12 cores12 MB L3
Intel Core i5-1230U0.7 - 4.4 GHz10 / 12 cores12 MB L3
Intel Core i3-1215U0.9 - 4.4 GHz6 / 8 cores10 MB L3
Intel Pentium 85050.9 - 4.4 GHz5 / 6 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i3-1210U0.7 - 4.4 GHz6 / 8 cores10 MB L3
Intel Pentium 85000.7 - 4.4 GHz5 / 6 cores8 MB L3
Intel Celeron 73050.9 - 1.1 GHz5 / 5 cores8 MB L3
Intel Celeron 73000.7 - 1 GHz5 / 5 cores8 MB L3
Clock700 - 1000 MHz800 - 4700 MHz800 - 4700 MHz
L1 Cache464 KB928 KB928 KB
L2 Cache3.5 MB9.5 MB9.5 MB
L3 Cache8 MB12 MB12 MB
Cores / Threads5 / 5
1 x 1.0 GHz Intel Golden Cove P-Core
4 x 0.7 GHz Intel Crestmont E-Core
10 / 1210 / 12
TDP9 Watt9 Watt9 Watt
Technology10 nm10 nm10 nm
max. Temp.100 °C100 °C100 °C
SocketBGA1700BGA1781BGA1781
FeaturesThread DirectorLPDDR4x-4266/LPDDR5-5200 RAM, PCIe 4, Thr. Director, DL B., GNA, vPro Ent., RPE, MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, AVX2, BMI2, ABM, FMA, ADX, SMEP, SMAP, EIST, TM1, TM2, HT, Turbo, SST, AES-NI, RDRAND, RDSEED, SHA, TMELPDDR4x-4266/LPDDR5-5200 RAM, PCIe 4, Thr. Dir., DL Boost, GNA, vPro Ess., MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, AVX2, BMI2, ABM, FMA, ADX, SMEP, SMAP, EIST, TM1, TM2, HT, Turbo, SST, AES-NI, RDRAND, RDSEED, SHA
iGPUIntel UHD Graphics Xe G4 48EUs ( - 800 MHz)Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs ( - 950 MHz)Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs ( - 950 MHz)
Architecturex86x86x86
Announced
Manufacturerark.intel.comark.intel.comark.intel.com

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - CB R15 + R20 + 7-Zip + X265 + Blender + 3DM11 CPU - i7-1260U
35.4 pt (49%)
Performance Rating - CB R15 + R20 + 7-Zip + X265 + Blender + 3DM11 CPU - i7-1250U
35.9 pt (50%)
Cinebench R23 - Cinebench R23 Multi Core
7444 Points (7%)
min: 7021     avg: 7275     median: 7069 (7%)     max: 7735 Points
Cinebench R23 - Cinebench R23 Single Core
1538 Points (65%)
min: 1561     avg: 1580     median: 1574 (67%)     max: 1606 Points
Cinebench R20 - Cinebench R20 CPU (Single Core)
588 Points (65%)
min: 605     avg: 615     median: 618 (69%)     max: 621 Points
Cinebench R20 - Cinebench R20 CPU (Multi Core)
2838 Points (7%)
min: 2745     avg: 2831     median: 2778 (7%)     max: 2970 Points
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64 Bit
1117 Points (7%)
min: 1085     avg: 1182     median: 1172.9 (7%)     max: 1297 Points
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64 Bit
222 Points (67%)
min: 218     avg: 223.3     median: 226 (68%)     max: 226 Points
7-Zip 18.03 - 7-Zip 18.03 Multli Thread 4 runs
32008 MIPS (18%)
min: 27072     avg: 29944     median: 30826 (18%)     max: 31934 MIPS
7-Zip 18.03 - 7-Zip 18.03 Single Thread 4 runs
4746 MIPS (57%)
min: 4755     avg: 4867     median: 4805 (57%)     max: 5041 MIPS
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2 - HWBOT x265 4k Preset
8.5 fps (15%)
min: 7.84     avg: 8.3     median: 8.1 (14%)     max: 8.97 fps
Blender - Blender 3.3 Classroom CPU *
801 Seconds (10%)
min: 747     avg: 894     median: 933 (12%)     max: 1001 Seconds
Blender - Blender 2.79 BMW27 CPU *
431 Seconds (3%)
min: 411     avg: 488.3     median: 498 (4%)     max: 556 Seconds
R Benchmark 2.5 - R Benchmark 2.5 *
0.5 sec (11%)
min: 0.504     avg: 0.5     median: 0.5 (11%)     max: 0.538 sec
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
12771 Points (35%)
min: 12353     avg: 12691     median: 12473 (34%)     max: 13247 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
10684 Points (27%)
min: 6700     avg: 8941     median: 9623 (24%)     max: 10500 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Physics
16174 Points (29%)
min: 11876     avg: 14898     median: 16399 (29%)     max: 16418 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Time Spy CPU
6180 Points (26%)
min: 4743     avg: 5610     median: 5756 (24%)     max: 6331 Points
Geekbench 6.2 - Geekbench 6.2 Single-Core
2298 Points (70%)
Geekbench 6.2 - Geekbench 6.2 Multi-Core
7943 Points (31%)
Geekbench 5.5 - Geekbench 5.1 - 5.4 64 Bit Single-Core
1560 Points (66%)
min: 1584     avg: 1635     median: 1650 (70%)     max: 1670 Points
Geekbench 5.5 - Geekbench 5.1 - 5.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
7072 Points (13%)
min: 6753     avg: 6931     median: 6947 (12%)     max: 7092 Points
Geekbench 5.0 - Geekbench 5.0 64 Bit Single-Core
1555 Points (7%)
1547 Points (7%)
Geekbench 5.0 - Geekbench 5.0 64 Bit Multi-Core
7077 Points (22%)
7072 Points (22%)
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
572 ms (1%)
min: 572     avg: 579     median: 577 (1%)     max: 587 ms
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
81256 Points (73%)
WebXPRT 4 - WebXPRT 4 Score
213 Points (61%)
min: 228     avg: 229.3     median: 229 (66%)     max: 231 Points
WebXPRT 3 - WebXPRT 3 Score
236 Points (49%)
min: 265     avg: 267.3     median: 267 (56%)     max: 270 Points
CrossMark - CrossMark Overall
min: 1338     avg: 1386     median: 1361 (52%)     max: 1460 Points
Power Consumption - Prime95 Power Consumption - external Monitor *
38 Watt (7%)
min: 31.8     avg: 36.9     median: 38.2 (7%)     max: 40.7 Watt
Power Consumption - Cinebench R15 Multi Power Consumption - external Monitor *
38.5 Watt (7%)
min: 39.7     avg: 43.8     median: 43.4 (8%)     max: 48.2 Watt
Power Consumption - Idle Power Consumption - external Monitor *
5 Watt (3%)
min: 5.82     avg: 6.8     median: 6.9 (5%)     max: 7.5 Watt
Power Consumption - Idle Power Consumption 150cd 1min *
5.3 Watt (6%)
min: 6.27     avg: 7     median: 7 (8%)     max: 7.71 Watt
Power Consumption - Cinebench R15 Multi Power Efficiency - external Monitor
29 Points per Watt (22%)
min: 22.5     avg: 27.7     median: 29.9 (22%)     max: 30.8 Points per Watt

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