Core i7-1165G7 vs Core i7-1255U benchmarks
In our benchmarks, the Core i7-1255U beats the Core i7-1165G7 in overall performance. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Core i7-1165G7 in all gaming tests too.
When comparing core counts for these CPUs, we notice that the Core i7-1255U has significantly more cores with 10 cores compared to the Core i7-1165G7 that has 4 cores. It also has more threads than the Core i7-1165G7. With our hardware info, we find that the Core i7-1165G7 has a significantly higher clock speed than the Core i7-1255U. Furthermore, both these CPUs have identical turbo speeds. 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.
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 i7-1165G7 has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.