A member of the Tiger Lake 11th Gen family, Intel Core i7-11657G 10nm CPU has been benchmarked once again. The results are massively in favor of Intel since we see a massive increase in single-threaded performance as compared to its predecessors. The benchmarks reveal that it is even better than the fastest AMD Ryzen 4000 ‘Renoir’ U-series chips in terms of performance. We have already seen benchmarks leaks about Intel’s NUC 11, another member of the Tiger Lake family in the previous months. With the latest benchmark leaks, we get a good insight into the Core i7-11657G.
The CPUs of Intel’s Tiger Lake family would be featuring the next-gen Willow Cove cores. The use of these cores is expected to give good performance gains. They are also expected to improve the overall cache hierarchy. Another great feature of the Tiger Lake family is its use of the advanced 10nm+ process nodes. These Intel CPUs would be going against TSMC’s 7nm process node. These TSMC 7nm process nodes are being utilized AMD in their Ryzen 4000 ‘Renoir’ family. Thus, it appears that AMD’s 7nm Ryzen 4000-U series is going to be the main contender of Intel’s 10nm Tiger Lake-U family.
Benchmarks: Intel Core i7-1165G7 Tiger Lake CPU Destroys AMD Ryzen 7 4000 ‘Renoir’ in Single-Threaded Workload
The performance details revealed by in the previous weeks for the Core i7-1165G7 are quite impressive and it is not even the flagship chip in the Tiger Lake-U family. This title stays with the Core i7-1185G7 which is yet to be seen in action for the same benchmarks as Core i7-1165G7. Here are the lastest benchmarks posted by TUM_APISAK.
The Intel Core i7-1165G7 has 4 cores with 8 threads. They appear to have a base frequency of 2.8 GHz with 4.7GHz of boost frequency. These Tiger Lake CPUs are also integrated with an Intel Xe graphic engine. This new generation GPU from Intel is a huge improvement over its predecessors such as the G-series GPUs used in the Ice Lake family. The new Intel Xe graphic engine features ray-tracing technology which would offer around 2x performance increase over the previous Gen 11 GPUs.
The scores were acquired by performance testing within Geekbench 4.The above screenshots show that the Core i7-1165G7 CPUs score around 6737 points in single-core tests and 23414 points in the multi-core tests. The scores prove that Intel i7-1165G7 CPUs obliterate the AMD Ryzen 7 4800U CPUs in terms of single-core testing.
If we have to sum up the performance details, the winner is quite evident. The Intel Core i7-1165G7 has a significant lead of up to 20% in single-core performance tests along with featuring an upper hand in the clock speed by 10% over the Ryzen 7 4800U. The processors boost clock speed is 4.2 GHz for Ryzen 7 4800U which is less than Intel Core i7-1165G7 4.7GHz speed. The multi-core tests reveal that AMD Ryzen 7 4800U is 17% faster than the Core i7-1165G7 CPU. However, this is despite the fact that the AMD Ryzen 7 4800U has twice the number of cores and threads than its Intel counterpart. Moreover, it is worth noting that these scores are for the chip with Linux OS, which often tends to offer higher scores. When compared to a Ryzen 7 4800U on Windows OS, the Core i7-1165G7 takes the lead by up to 35% in single-core. It is just 6% slower than its 8 core and 16 thread competitors.
The Tiger Lake processors are expected to arrive in a few months. They would feature some new changes in architecture contrary to its predecessors. First, they would have the new Willow Cove cores which would replace the Sunny Cove cores which currently feature the Ice Lake processors. To add some extra cherry top, they will also get cache redesigns as mentioned above, new transistor-level optimizations, and enhanced security features. If all of these features were not enough, Intel would also be featuring their Xe-LP GPUs on Tiger Lake chips. They would deliver a 2x increase in performance over the Gen 11 GPUs featured currently on Ice Lake chips.