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Intel UHD Graphics Xe G4 48EUs vs Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EUs

Intel UHD Graphics Xe G4 48EUs

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The Intel UHD Graphics Xe Graphics G4 (Tiger-Lake U GPU with 48 EUs) is a integrated graphics card in the low end Tiger-Lake U CPUs (15 Watt, e.g. Core i3 11th Gen). It is using the new Xe architecture (Gen12) and should be announced later in 2020.

The performance depends on the TDP settings of the laptop and the used cooling. First informations show that the chip can be configured at 15 and 28 Watt TDP default (as the Ice Lake-U chips) and the performance should be around a dedicated GeForce MX230 in 3DMark benchmarks. For gaming we are expecting a bit worse performance due to the missing dedicated graphics memory and driver support. Compared to the fastest Ice Lake iGPU (Iris Plus G7), the 48 EU version in an i3 should be slightly faster. 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+ process (improved 10nm process) at Intel and therefore should offer a very good efficiency.

Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EUs

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The Intel Xe Graphics G7 80EUs (Tiger-Lake U GPU with 80 EUs) is a integrated graphics card in the mid range Tiger-Lake U CPUs (15 - 28 Watt, e.g. Core i5 11th Gen CPUs). It is using the new Xe architecture (Gen12) and should be announced later in 2020.

The performance depends on the TDP settings of the laptop and the used cooling. First informations show that the chip can be configured at 15 and 28 Watt TDP default (as the Ice Lake-U chips) and the performance should be around a dedicated GeForce MX330 in 3DMark benchmarks. For gaming we are expecting a bit worse performance due to the missing dedicated graphics memory and driver support. Compared to the older Iris Plus G4 in Ice Lake chips, the Tiger Lake GPU should be nearly twice as fast. Benchmarks with various laptops show that the 80EU version lacks about 18% behind the faster 96EU version and on par with the MX330. Compared to AMD iGPUs, the G7 80EU positions itself around the Vega 7 and Vega 8 chips (see chart below for details).

Therefore, the iGPU is still only for lowest graphical settings and low resolutions in demanding games. Some modern games like Days Gone or Cyberpunk wont run over 30 fps in minimum settings (see below).

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 Xe G4 48EUsIntel Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EUs
Gen. 12 / Xe Series
Iris Xe G7 96EUs compare 96 @ 0.4 - 1.35 GHz
Iris Xe G7 80EUs 80 @ 0.4 - 1.35 GHz
UHD Graphics 64EUs compare 64 @ 1.4 GHz
UHD Graphics Xe G4 48EUs 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 compare 96 @ 0.4 - 1.35 GHz
Iris Xe G7 80EUs 80 @ 0.4 - 1.35 GHz
UHD Graphics 64EUs compare 64 @ 1.4 GHz
UHD Graphics Xe G4 48EUs 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
CodenameTiger Lake XeTiger Lake Xe
ArchitectureGen. 11 Ice LakeGen. 11 Ice Lake
Pipelines48 - unified80 - unified
Core Speed350 - 1450 (Boost) MHz400 - 1350 (Boost) MHz
Shared Memoryyesyes
APIDirectX 12_1, OpenGL 4.6DirectX 12_1, OpenGL 4.6
Power Consumption28 Watt28 Watt
technology10 nm10 nm
FeaturesQuickSyncQuickSync
Date of Announcement15.08.2020 15.08.2020
CPU in UHD Graphics Xe G4 48EUsGPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
Intel Core i5-12450H8 x 1500 MHz, 45 W? MHz1200 MHz
Intel Core i3-1125G44 x 2000 MHz, 28 W400 MHz1250 MHz
Intel Pentium 85055 x 900 MHz, 15 W? MHz1100 MHz
min. - max.400 MHz? - 1250 MHz
CPU in Iris Xe G7 80EUsGPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
Intel Core i5-12600H12 x 2000 MHz, 45 W? MHz1400 MHz
Intel Core i5-12500H12 x 1800 MHz, 45 W? MHz1300 MHz
Intel Core i5-1250P12 x 1200 MHz, 28 W? MHz1400 MHz
min. - max.400 MHz850 - 1400 MHz

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - 3DMark 11 + Fire Strike + Time Spy - UHD Graphics Xe G4 48EUs
5.8 pt (7%)
Performance Rating - 3DMark 11 + Fire Strike + Time Spy - Iris Xe G7 80EUs
8.6 pt (10%)
3DMark - 3DMark Time Spy Score
min: 715     avg: 834     median: 804 (4%)     max: 1018 Points
min: 833     avg: 1268     median: 1274 (6%)     max: 1689 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Time Spy Graphics
min: 634     avg: 746     median: 723 (3%)     max: 913 Points
min: 743     avg: 1132     median: 1134 (5%)     max: 1511 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Graphics
min: 73098     avg: 97350     median: 97415.5 (11%)     max: 121471 Points
min: 79355     avg: 145713     median: 159077 (19%)     max: 173584 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Graphics
min: 41710     avg: 47311     median: 45259 (6%)     max: 54963 Points
min: 27687     avg: 53627     median: 62965 (9%)     max: 74754 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Score
min: 4925     avg: 8748     median: 9268 (10%)     max: 12074 Points
min: 5327     avg: 15374     median: 15250 (16%)     max: 20521 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Graphics
min: 11270     avg: 14669     median: 14819 (6%)     max: 19209 Points
min: 6361     avg: 20984     median: 20765 (8%)     max: 30894 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Score
min: 1362     avg: 1906     median: 1949 (5%)     max: 2842 Points
min: 1177     avg: 3233     median: 3116 (7%)     max: 4445 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Graphics
min: 1643     avg: 2185     median: 2250 (4%)     max: 3114 Points
min: 1560     avg: 3601     median: 3468.5 (6%)     max: 4847 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Graphics
min: 48107     avg: 62475     median: 63020 (8%)     max: 76298 Points
min: 25199     avg: 76184     median: 85777 (11%)     max: 98641 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited
9566 Points (72%)
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited Graphics
12146 Points (47%)
3DMark - 3DMark Wild Life Unlimited
min: 5698     avg: 6584     median: 6396 (5%)     max: 7659 Points
min: 5244     avg: 8363     median: 9325 (8%)     max: 11404 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Wild Life Extreme Unlimited
min: 1593     avg: 1781     median: 1730 (4%)     max: 2072 Points
min: 1257     avg: 2301     median: 2438 (5%)     max: 3147 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Night Raid
min: 5276     avg: 7683     median: 7436 (9%)     max: 10585 Points
min: 7611     avg: 12563     median: 12890.5 (16%)     max: 15740 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Night Raid Graphics Score
min: 7984     avg: 10703     median: 10838 (6%)     max: 13151 Points
min: 7524     avg: 14270     median: 14847 (8%)     max: 19367 Points
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Score
min: 1991     avg: 3142     median: 3112 (6%)     max: 4205 Points
min: 2254     avg: 5284     median: 5363 (11%)     max: 6566 Points
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance GPU
min: 2156     avg: 3153     median: 3133 (4%)     max: 3902 Points
min: 2246     avg: 5087     median: 5200.5 (7%)     max: 6120 Points
3DMark Vantage
3DM Vant. Perf. total + Intel UHD Graphics Xe G4 48EUs
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. total
10650 Points (3%)
3DM Vant. Perf. GPU no PhysX + Intel UHD Graphics Xe G4 48EUs
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. GPU no PhysX
9484 Points (6%)
3DMark 06 3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x1024 + Intel UHD Graphics Xe G4 48EUs
3DMark 06
11040 Points (16%)
3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x1024 + Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EUs
min: 15617     avg: 20890     median: 23181 (34%)     max: 23871 Points
Unigine Valley 1.0 - Unigine Valley 1.0 DX
17.4 fps (7%)
Unigine Heaven 3.0 - Unigine Heaven 3.0 DX 11
43.8 fps (14%)
Unigine Heaven 3.0 - Unigine Heaven 3.0 OpenGL
57.3 fps (25%)
Unigine Heaven 2.1 - Heaven 2.1 high
63.2 fps (12%)
Cinebench R10 Cinebench R10 Shading (32bit) + Intel UHD Graphics Xe G4 48EUs
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Shading (32bit)
min: 6630     avg: 9660     median: 9659.5 (7%)     max: 12689 Points
Cinebench R10 Shading (32bit) + Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EUs
min: 13678     avg: 45817     median: 14413.5 (10%)     max: 140763 Points
Cinebench R11.5 Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64 Bit + Intel UHD Graphics Xe G4 48EUs
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64 Bit
28.9 fps (11%)
Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64 Bit + Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EUs
min: 55.6     avg: 60.5     median: 59.6 (22%)     max: 68.87 fps
Cinebench R15
Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64 Bit + Intel UHD Graphics Xe G4 48EUs
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64 Bit
min: 45.1     avg: 63.8     median: 62.6 (16%)     max: 88.5 fps
Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64 Bit + Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EUs
min: 8.74     avg: 82.1     median: 84.8 (22%)     max: 103 fps
Cinebench R15 OpenGL Ref. Match 64 Bit + Intel UHD Graphics Xe G4 48EUs
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 OpenGL Ref. Match 64 Bit
97.8 % (98%)
Cinebench R15 OpenGL Ref. Match 64 Bit + Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EUs
97.8 % (98%)
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7
GFXBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 + Intel UHD Graphics Xe G4 48EUs
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7 - GFXBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16
58 fps (2%)
GFXBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 + Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EUs
157.5 fps (5%)
GFXBench T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 + Intel UHD Graphics Xe G4 48EUs
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7 - GFXBench T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16
210 fps (2%)
GFXBench T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 + Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EUs
256.9 fps (2%)
GFXBench 3.0 - GFXBench 3.0 Manhattan
86.6 fps (24%)
GFXBench 3.0 - GFXBench 3.0 Manhattan Offscreen
170.4 fps (13%)
GFXBench - GFXBench 5.0 4K Aztec Ruins High Tier Offscreen
9.6 fps (11%)
GFXBench - GFXBench 5.0 Aztec Ruins High Tier Onscreen
59 fps (36%)
32.4 fps (20%)
GFXBench - GFXBench 5.0 Aztec Ruins High Tier Offscreen
24 fps (8%)
min: 38.68     avg: 43.1     median: 43.1 (14%)     max: 47.5 fps
GFXBench - GFXBench 5.0 Aztec Ruins Normal Tier Onscreen
59 fps (25%)
50.5 fps (21%)
GFXBench - GFXBench 5.0 Aztec Ruins Normal Tier Offscreen
65 fps (9%)
min: 91.4     avg: 105.8     median: 105.8 (14%)     max: 120.1 fps
GFXBench - GFXBench Car Chase Onscreen
60 fps (2%)
40.9 fps (1%)
GFXBench - GFXBench Car Chase Offscreen
60 fps (0%)
91.4 fps (0%)
Basemark GPU 1.2 - Basemark GPU 1.2 Vulkan Official Medium Offscreen 1080
54.3 fps (5%)
LuxMark v2.0 64Bit - LuxMark v2.0 Room GPU
221 Samples/s (1%)
min: 286     avg: 489     median: 489 (2%)     max: 692 Samples/s
LuxMark v2.0 64Bit - LuxMark v2.0 Sala GPU
905 Samples/s (2%)
min: 1176     avg: 1685     median: 1685 (3%)     max: 2194 Samples/s
ComputeMark v2.1 - ComputeMark v2.1 Result
1863 Points (4%)
min: 2101     avg: 2738     median: 2792 (5%)     max: 3267 Points
Power Consumption - Furmark Stress Test Power Consumption - external Monitor *
min: 20.4     avg: 27.4     median: 27.7 (4%)     max: 34.3 Watt
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min: 17.4     avg: 32.7     median: 32.3 (5%)     max: 50.4 Watt