Intel Core i5-1035G1 vs Intel Core i7-5600U

Compare Intel 10th Generation Core i5 4 core CPU vs Intel 5th Generation Core i7 2 core processor, specs and benchmark score. Which is the better CPU for gaming?

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Benchmark Score

Overall Score

A combined score of all workloads

30 %
87% significantly better overall score
16 %

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

51 %
64% significantly better gaming score
31 %

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

24 %
100% significantly better multitasking score
12 %

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

23 %
91% significantly better heavy workload score
12 %

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Number of physical processing units

100% significantly more cores


Number of logical processing units

100% significantly more threads

Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

1 GHz
3 GHz
160% significantly higher clock speed

Turbo Speed

Higher frequency used for heavy workloads

4 GHz
12% slightly higher turbo speed
3 GHz


Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

15 W
15 W

Memory Channels

Lanes for simultaneous memory access


Supported Memory

Maximum amount of RAM supported by this CPU

64 GiB
300% significantly more supported memory
16 GiB

L1 Cache

Smallest embedded memory, but the fastest

320 KiB
150% significantly more L1 cache
128 KiB

L2 Cache

Secondary embedded memory, slower than L1 cache

1 MiB
100% significantly more L2 cache
1 MiB

L3 Cache

General memory pool for all cores

6 MiB
49% significantly more L3 cache
4 MiB

Other details


Ranking in the hardwareDB database

594th of 1,337
924th of 1,337


The product line

10th Generation Core i5
5th Generation Core i7

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

August 2019
February 2015

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip


Is Unlocked

Can this CPU can be overclocked


Supports ECC memory

Does this CPU support error correcting memory


Core i5-1035G1 vs Core i7-5600U benchmarks

Our benchmark analysis concludes that the Core i5-1035G1 performs better than the Core i7-5600U. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Core i7-5600U in all gaming tests too.

In terms of the number of cores of each of these CPUs, the Core i5-1035G1 has significantly more cores than the Core i7-5600U. Indeed, the Core i5-1035G1 has 4 cores compared to 2 cores found in the Core i7-5600U. It also has more threads than the Core i7-5600U. Our comparison shows that the Core i7-5600U has a significantly higher clock speed compared to the Core i5-1035G1. Despite this, the Core i5-1035G1 has a slightly higher turbo speed. Both these chips have an identical TDP (Thermal Design Power). This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption. The cache sizes of these CPUs are different. Indeed, the Core i5-1035G1 has significantly more L2 cache than the Core i7-5600U. The Core i5-1035G1 also has significantly more L3 cache.

Modern CPUs generally have more logical cores than physical cores, this means that each core is split into multiple virtual cores, improving efficiency for parallel workloads. Indeed, the Core i5-1035G1 has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.


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