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Intel Core i5-1038NG7

Intel i5-1038NG7

The Intel Core i5-1038NG7 or Core i5-1038G7 is a quad-core SoC for laptops and Ultrabooks based on the Ice-Lake-U generation that was announced in Mai 2020 in the refreshed MacBook Pro 13. It integrates four Sunnycove processor cores (8 threads thanks to HyperThreading) clocked at 2 (base) - 3.8 (single core Turbo) GHz. According to Intel the Sunnycove cores achieve 18% more IPCs (Instructions per Clock) and therefore the CPU performance should be similar to the higher clocked Whiskey-Lake and Coffee-Lake predecessors (e.g. Core i7-8559U, 2.7 - 4.5 GHz). The Core i5-1038G7 is the second fastest 28W model of the Ice Lake family after the Core i7-1068G7.

The biggest improvement for Ice-Lake is the integrated Gen 11 graphics card called Iris Plus Graphics. The Core i5-1035G7 integrates the biggest G7 variant with 64 CUs clocked at 300 - 1100? MHz. The Iris Plus G7 should be twice as fast as the predecessors and best the AMD Vega 10 GPU in current Ryzen APUs.

Other improvements for Ice Lake are the AI hardware acceleration and the partial integration of Thunderbolt and Wifi 6 in the chip. The integrated DDR4 memory controller supports modules with up to 3200 MHz (and LPDDDR4 3733).

The Core i5-1038G7 is produced in the new  10nm process at Intel that should offer a comparable performance to the 7nm process at TSMC. The TDP is specified at 28 Watts and therefore the CPU is best used in small multimedia laptops from 13-inch upwards (e.g. like a MacBook Pro 13).

SeriesIntel Ice Lake
CodenameIce Lake-U
Clock Rate2000 - 3800 MHz
Level 1 Cache192 KB
Level 2 Cache2 MB
Level 3 Cache6 MB
Number of Cores / Threads4 / 8
Power Consumption (TDP = Thermal Design Power)28 Watt
Manufacturing Technology10 nm
FeaturesAVX512, DL Boost, Turbo Boost 2.0
GPUIntel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU) (300 - 1050 MHz)
64 Bit64 Bit support
Announcement Date05/04/2020
Product Link (external)Intel Ice Lake i5-1038NG7

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - CB R15 + R20 + 7-Zip + X265 + Blender + 3DM11 CPU
48.1 pt (53%)
Blender 2.79 - Blender 2.79 BMW27 CPU *
4.2 Seconds (0%)
- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance

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Other CPUs of the series Ice Lake

» Intel Core i7-1068G7
   4x 2.3 GHz - 4.1 GHz
» Intel Core i5-1038NG7
   4x 2 GHz - 3.8 GHz
» Intel Core i7-1065G7
   4x 1.3 GHz - 3.9 GHz
» Intel Core i5-1035G7
   4x 1.2 GHz - 3.7 GHz
» Intel Core i5-1035G4
   4x 1.1 GHz - 3.7 GHz
» Intel Core i5-1035G1
   4x 1 GHz - 3.6 GHz
» Intel Core i7-1060NG7
   4x 1.2 GHz - 3.8 GHz
» Intel Core i7-1060G7
   4x 1 GHz - 3.8 GHz
» Intel Core i5-1034G1
   4x 0.8 GHz - 3.6 GHz
» Intel Core i5-1030NG7
   4x 1.1 GHz - 3.5 GHz
» Intel Core i5-1030G7
   4x 0.8 GHz - 3.5 GHz
» Intel Core i5-1030G4
   4x 0.7 GHz - 3.5 GHz
» Intel Core i3-1005G1
   2x 1.2 GHz - 3.4 GHz
» Intel Core i3-1000NG4
   2x 1.1 GHz - 3.2 GHz
» Intel Core i3-1000G4
   2x 1.1 GHz - 3.2 GHz
» Intel Core i3-1000G1
   2x 1.1 GHz - 3.2 GHz
» Intel Core i5-L16G7
   5x 1.4 GHz - 3 GHz
» Intel Core i3-L13G4
   5x 0.8 GHz - 2.8 GHz

Surrounding CPUs

+ Intel Core i7-8709G
   4x 3.1 GHz - 4.1 GHz
+ Intel Core i7-8706G
   4x 3.1 GHz - 4.1 GHz
+ Intel Core i7-8705G
   4x 3.1 GHz - 4.1 GHz
+ Intel Core i7-7920HQ
   4x 3.1 GHz - 4.1 GHz
+ Intel Core i5-1135G7
   4x 2.4 GHz - 4.2 GHz
» Intel Core i5-1038NG7
   4x 2 GHz - 3.8 GHz
- Intel Core i5-9300HF
   4x 2.4 GHz - 4.1 GHz
- Intel Core i5-9300H
   4x 2.4 GHz - 4.1 GHz
- Intel Core i5-8400H
   4x 2.5 GHz - 4.2 GHz
- Intel Core i7-8559U
   4x 2.7 GHz - 4.5 GHz
- Intel Xeon E3-1505M v6
   4x 3 GHz - 4 GHz
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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2020-05- 4)