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Intel UHD Graphics 64EUs (Alder Lake 12th Gen) vs Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs

Intel UHD Graphics 64EUs (Alder Lake 12th Gen)

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The Intel UHD Graphics 80EUs (12th Gen Alder Lake GPU, Xe Architecture with 80 EUs) is an integrated graphics card in the mid range Alder-Lake CPUs. It is using the new Xe architecture (Gen12) and was introduced with the Alder Lake-H series. In theoretical benchmarks the GPU is on par with the Radeon RX Vega 8 (iGPU of Ryzen 4000 CPUs) but in games the performance is a bit worse due to less optimized drivers (in 2022). E.g. in our tests only low demanding games like GRID Legends were playable in low settings.

The SoC is manufactured in an improved 10nm process (called Intel 7).

Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs

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The Intel Xe Graphics G7 (Tiger-Lake U GPU with 96 EUs) is a integrated graphics card in the high end Tiger-Lake U CPUs (15 - 28 Watt). It is using the new Xe architecture (Gen12) and was introduced in September 2020. The GPU clocks with a base clock speed (guaranteed) of 400 MHz in all CPUs and can boost up to 1340 MHz (i7-1185G7). The slowest variant offers only 1100 MHz boost (i5-1130G7, 12 Watt TDP).

The performance depends on the TDP settings of the laptop and the used cooling. First informations show that the chip can be configured at 12 and 28 Watt TDP default (as the Ice Lake-U chips) and the performance should be around a dedicated GeForce MX350 in 3DMark benchmarks. For gaming we are expecting a bit worse performance due to the missing dedicated graphics memory and driver support. Many games e.g. had problems when testing the various laptops (e.g. Horizon Zero Dawn or Cyberpunk 2077 did not start or were crashing - see list below). Less demanding games like the Mass Effect Legendary Edition ran in medium settings fine. Compared to the older Ice Lake Iris Plus G7 GPU, the new Tiger Lake GPU should be approximately twice as fast. Therefore, the iGPU is still only for lowest graphical settings and low resolutions in demanding games.

The Tiger Lake SoCs and therefore the integrated GPU are manufactured in the modern 10nm+ (10nm SuperFin) process (improved 10nm process) at Intel and therefore should offer a very good efficiency.

Intel UHD Graphics 64EUs (Alder Lake 12th Gen)Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
Gen. 12 / Xe Series
Iris Xe G7 96EUs 96 @ 0.4 - 1.35 GHz
Iris Xe G7 80EUs compare 80 @ 0.4 - 1.35 GHz
UHD Graphics 64EUs 64 @ 1.4 GHz
UHD Graphics Xe G4 48EUs compare 48 @ 0.35 - 1.45 GHz
UHD Graphics Xe 32EUs (Tiger Lake-H) compare 32 @ 0.35 - 1.45 GHz
UHD Graphics Xe 750 32EUs compare 32 @ 0.35 - 1.45 GHz
UHD Graphics Xe 16EUs (Tiger Lake-H) compare 16 @ 0.35 - 1.45 GHz
Iris Xe G7 96EUs 96 @ 0.4 - 1.35 GHz
Iris Xe G7 80EUs compare 80 @ 0.4 - 1.35 GHz
UHD Graphics 64EUs 64 @ 1.4 GHz
UHD Graphics Xe G4 48EUs compare 48 @ 0.35 - 1.45 GHz
UHD Graphics Xe 32EUs (Tiger Lake-H) compare 32 @ 0.35 - 1.45 GHz
UHD Graphics Xe 750 32EUs compare 32 @ 0.35 - 1.45 GHz
UHD Graphics Xe 16EUs (Tiger Lake-H) compare 16 @ 0.35 - 1.45 GHz
CodenameAlder Lake XeTiger Lake Xe
ArchitectureGen. 12Gen. 11 Ice Lake
Pipelines64 - unified96 - unified
Core Speed1400 (Boost) MHz400 - 1350 (Boost) MHz
Shared Memoryyesyes
APIDirectX 12_1, OpenGL 4.6DirectX 12_1, OpenGL 4.6
technology10 nm10 nm
FeaturesQuickSyncQuickSync
Date of Announcement04.01.2022 15.08.2020
Power Consumption28 Watt
CPU in UHD Graphics 64EUsGPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
Intel Core i7-12650H10 x 1700 MHz, 45 W? MHz1400 MHz
Intel Core i3-1220P10 x 1100 MHz, 28 W? MHz1100 MHz
Intel Core i3-1215U6 x 900 MHz, 15 W? MHz1100 MHz
Intel Core i3-1210U6 x 700 MHz, 9 W? MHz850 MHz
min. - max.? MHz850 - 1400 MHz
CPU in Iris Xe G7 96EUsGPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
Intel Core i9-12900HK14 x 1800 MHz, 45 W? MHz1450 MHz
Intel Core i9-12900H14 x 1800 MHz, 45 W? MHz1450 MHz
Intel Core i7-12800H14 x 1800 MHz, 45 W? MHz1400 MHz
min. - max.400 - ? MHz850 - 1450 MHz

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - 3DMark 11 + Fire Strike + Time Spy - UHD Graphics 64EUs
11.3 pt (13%)
Performance Rating - 3DMark 11 + Fire Strike + Time Spy - Iris Xe G7 96EUs
9.7 pt (11%)
3DMark - 3DMark Time Spy Score
1537 Points (8%)
min: 789     avg: 1629     median: 1672.5 (8%)     max: 2133 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Time Spy Graphics
1336 Points (6%)
min: 707     avg: 1463     median: 1512 (7%)     max: 1871 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Graphics
192047 Points (22%)
min: 163867     avg: 199178     median: 202728 (24%)     max: 241349 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Graphics
92077 Points (13%)
min: 38238     avg: 61304     median: 54248 (7%)     max: 88727 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Score
24767 Points (27%)
min: 9231     avg: 18189     median: 18226 (20%)     max: 26837 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Graphics
27185 Points (11%)
min: 13162     avg: 25988     median: 26596 (11%)     max: 38040 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Score
4182 Points (10%)
min: 2096     avg: 4321     median: 4459 (11%)     max: 5675 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Graphics
4452 Points (7%)
min: 2286     avg: 4808     median: 5042.5 (8%)     max: 5955 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Graphics
128009 Points (17%)
min: 55764     avg: 84426     median: 78394 (10%)     max: 119768 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot (ES 3.0) Unlimited
16789 Points (100%)
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot (ES 3.0) Unlimited Graphics
28890 Points (68%)
3DMark - 3DMark Wild Life Unlimited
10921 Points (9%)
min: 8379     avg: 11281     median: 11469 (10%)     max: 14527 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Wild Life Extreme Unlimited
2966 Points (6%)
min: 2054     avg: 3393     median: 3662.5 (8%)     max: 4130 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Night Raid
17836 Points (21%)
min: 10094     avg: 14033     median: 13551 (16%)     max: 17552 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Night Raid Graphics Score
18555 Points (10%)
min: 11724     avg: 17299     median: 17700 (10%)     max: 21795 Points
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Score
6187 Points (13%)
min: 2897     avg: 6590     median: 6834 (14%)     max: 7925 Points
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance GPU
5450 Points (8%)
min: 2867     avg: 6322     median: 6571 (9%)     max: 7202 Points
3DMark Vantage
3DM Vant. Perf. total + Intel UHD Graphics 64EUs (Alder Lake 12th Gen)
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. total
22757 Points (7%)
3DM Vant. Perf. total + Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
min: 16744     avg: 20183     median: 20704 (6%)     max: 23981 Points
3DM Vant. Perf. GPU no PhysX + Intel UHD Graphics 64EUs (Alder Lake 12th Gen)
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. GPU no PhysX
18466 Points (13%)
3DM Vant. Perf. GPU no PhysX + Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
min: 15393     avg: 19195     median: 20001 (14%)     max: 23952 Points
3DMark 05 - 3DMark 05 - Standard
min: 23832     avg: 28431     median: 24543 (28%)     max: 36918 Points
3DMark 06 3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x1024 + Intel UHD Graphics 64EUs (Alder Lake 12th Gen)
3DMark 06
33042 Points (48%)
3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x1024 + Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
min: 17626     avg: 25066     median: 26499 (38%)     max: 32422 Points
3DMark 06 - Score Unknown Settings + Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
3DMark 06
24558 Points (36%)
Unigine Valley 1.0 - Unigine Valley 1.0 DX
min: 11.5     avg: 14.1     median: 14.9 (6%)     max: 16 fps
Unigine Heaven 2.1 - Heaven 2.1 high
23.1 fps (4%)
SPECviewperf 12
specvp12 sw-03 + Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 sw-03
37.3 fps (16%)
specvp12 snx-02 + Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 snx-02
3.4 fps (1%)
specvp12 showcase-01 + Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 showcase-01
18.4 fps (6%)
specvp12 mediacal-01 + Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 mediacal-01
11.1 fps (7%)
specvp12 maya-04 + Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 maya-04
39.2 fps (12%)
specvp12 energy-01 + Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 energy-01
0.4 fps (1%)
specvp12 creo-01 + Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 creo-01
8.4 fps (4%)
specvp12 catia-04 + Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 catia-04
37.1 fps (13%)
specvp12 3dsmax-05 + Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
SPECviewperf 12 - specvp12 3dsmax-05
38.8 fps (8%)
SPECviewperf 13 specvp13 sw-04 + Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
SPECviewperf 13 - specvp13 sw-04
min: 11.66     avg: 30.7     median: 30.7 (14%)     max: 49.7 fps
specvp13 snx-03 + Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
SPECviewperf 13 - specvp13 snx-03
min: 5.29     avg: 5.7     median: 5.7 (1%)     max: 6.19 fps
specvp13 showcase-02 + Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
SPECviewperf 13 - specvp13 showcase-02
min: 18.4     avg: 20.1     median: 20.1 (6%)     max: 21.71 fps
specvp13 medical-02 + Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
SPECviewperf 13 - specvp13 medical-02
min: 8.47     avg: 10.8     median: 10.8 (6%)     max: 13.1 fps
specvp13 maya-05 + Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
SPECviewperf 13 - specvp13 maya-05
min: 39.3     avg: 39.9     median: 39.9 (7%)     max: 40.42 fps
specvp13 energy-02 + Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
SPECviewperf 13 - specvp13 energy-02
min: 3.64     avg: 3.8     median: 3.8 (3%)     max: 4.02 fps
specvp13 creo-02 + Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
SPECviewperf 13 - specvp13 creo-02
min: 3.38     avg: 18.8     median: 18.8 (5%)     max: 34.2 fps
specvp13 catia-05 + Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
SPECviewperf 13 - specvp13 catia-05
min: 52.9     avg: 57     median: 57 (12%)     max: 61 fps
specvp13 3dsmax-06 + Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
SPECviewperf 13 - specvp13 3dsmax-06
min: 37.94     avg: 38.2     median: 38.2 (8%)     max: 38.5 fps
SPECviewperf 2020 specvp2020 snx-04 1080p + Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
SPECviewperf 2020 - specvp2020 snx-04 1080p
6 fps (2%)
specvp2020 medical-03 1080p + Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
SPECviewperf 2020 - specvp2020 medical-03 1080p
6.4 fps (11%)
specvp2020 maya-06 1080p + Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
SPECviewperf 2020 - specvp2020 maya-06 1080p
49.8 fps (11%)
specvp2020 energy-03 1080p + Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
SPECviewperf 2020 - specvp2020 energy-03 1080p
4 fps (6%)
specvp2020 creo-03 1080p + Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
SPECviewperf 2020 - specvp2020 creo-03 1080p
23.6 fps (17%)
specvp2020 catia-06 1080p + Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
SPECviewperf 2020 - specvp2020 catia-06 1080p
12.5 fps (12%)
specvp2020 3dsmax-07 1080p + Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
SPECviewperf 2020 - specvp2020 3dsmax-07 1080p
13.4 fps (9%)
specvp2020 solidworks-05 4k + Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
SPECviewperf 2020 - specvp2020 solidworks-05 4k
14 fps (4%)
specvp2020 snx-04 4k + Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
SPECviewperf 2020 - specvp2020 snx-04 4k
6.2 fps (1%)
specvp2020 medical-03 4k + Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
SPECviewperf 2020 - specvp2020 medical-03 4k
6 fps (12%)
specvp2020 maya-06 4k + Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
SPECviewperf 2020 - specvp2020 maya-06 4k
55.9 fps (13%)
specvp2020 energy-03 4k + Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
SPECviewperf 2020 - specvp2020 energy-03 4k
3.6 fps (3%)
specvp2020 creo-03 4k + Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
SPECviewperf 2020 - specvp2020 creo-03 4k
24.1 fps (15%)
specvp2020 catia-06 4k + Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
SPECviewperf 2020 - specvp2020 catia-06 4k
12.2 fps (10%)
specvp2020 3dsmax-07 4k + Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
SPECviewperf 2020 - specvp2020 3dsmax-07 4k
14.1 fps (8%)
Cinebench R10 Cinebench R10 Shading (32bit) + Intel UHD Graphics 64EUs (Alder Lake 12th Gen)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Shading (32bit)
18561 Points (13%)
Cinebench R10 Shading (32bit) + Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
min: 13620     avg: 15714     median: 15614 (11%)     max: 17536 Points
Cinebench R11.5 Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64 Bit + Intel UHD Graphics 64EUs (Alder Lake 12th Gen)
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64 Bit
83.6 fps (30%)
Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64 Bit + Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
min: 54.2     avg: 65.7     median: 67.8 (25%)     max: 75.3 fps
Cinebench R15
Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64 Bit + Intel UHD Graphics 64EUs (Alder Lake 12th Gen)
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64 Bit
117.3 fps (30%)
Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64 Bit + Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
min: 35.84     avg: 95.4     median: 98.2 (25%)     max: 128.5 fps
Cinebench R15 OpenGL Ref. Match 64 Bit + Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 OpenGL Ref. Match 64 Bit
97.8 % (98%)
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7
GFXBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 + Intel UHD Graphics 64EUs (Alder Lake 12th Gen)
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7 - GFXBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16
398.3 fps (12%)
GFXBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 + Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
min: 106.5     avg: 180.9     median: 180.9 (5%)     max: 255.3 fps
GFXBench T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 + Intel UHD Graphics 64EUs (Alder Lake 12th Gen)
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7 - GFXBench T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16
320.3 fps (3%)
GFXBench T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 + Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EUs
80%