Core i7-11800H vs Core i7-12700H comparison
In our benchmarks, the Core i7-12700H beats the Core i7-11800H in overall performance. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Core i7-11800H in all gaming tests too.
When comparing core counts for these CPUs, we notice that the Core i7-12700H has significantly more cores with 14 cores compared to the Core i7-11800H that has 8 cores. It also has more threads than the Core i7-11800H. According to our data, the Core i7-11800H and Core i7-12700H have the same clock speed. Despite this, the Core i7-12700H 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.
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 i7-11800H has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.