Intel’s 10th Gen Comet Lake-U CPUs are almost here. They should start popping up in stores by October along with the 10nm Ice Lake-U parts in premium ultrabooks and laptops. It is important to keep in mind that the two architectures are completely different. While Comet Lake is a more mature form of Coffee lake with the same Gen 9.5 iGPU on the 14nm node, Ice Lake features the 10nm process with the Sunny Cove cores along with the much more potent Gen 11 iGPU. However, early benchmarks indicate that thanks to the maturity of the 14nm node, even Comet Lake will run at pretty high frequencies and offer comparable performance if not on par. Have a look at these GFXBench scores:
In the first 2-3 tests, the NVIDIA GeForce MX250 is notably faster than the Comet Lake-U’s UHD graphics processor, but in the last few tests, the Intel part performs a bit too well in the on-screen tests. And I mean unrealistically well. For example, in the T-Rex run, the
The Comet Lake-U is almost 3 times faster than the NVIDIA MX GPU and this is tessellation we’re talking about. GeForce cards are the best when it comes to DX11 based Tessellation. The same result is reproduced in the onscreen ALU test. The only thing that makes sense here is that there’s an error in the benchmarking algorithm that’s rating the unreleased Intel processors too high, and for all practical purposes, I’d suggest referring to the first 2-3 results. Regardless, even going by those, these are quite impressive. I mean an i3 chip (that too 14nm) has a GPU that competes with NVIDIA’s latest MX based 230 and 250 discrete
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Lol you are wrong the Intel GPU now where beats the Nvidia see the offscreen tests which is a test done on same resolution for both and Nvidia just kills Intel’s gpus
Probably, onscreen tests for Intel iGPU were conducted (by mistake?) at lower resolutions for these odd results.