Intel Core i3-1005G1 10th Gen Mid-Range Laptop CPU

The 10th Generation Intel Core i3-1005G1 is a mid-range processor for mainstream laptops. As opposed to the most popular member of the same 10th Gen “Ice Lake” family – the upper-mid-range i5-1035G1 with four cores, 6MB cache, and a maximal clock speed of 3.6 GHz, the i3-1005G1 is a dual-core processor with 4MB cache and a maximal speed of 3.4 GHz. Both chips have a power consumption of 15 Watts and feature the same Intel UHD (G1) graphics with 32 graphics processing cores.

In comparison to its 8th Gen Intel Core i3-8130U and i3-8145U precursors, the 10th Gen Core i3-1005G1 brings a couple of noticeable improvements. The i3-1005G1 is based on a 10-nanometer production technology that enables generally cooler operation and lower power consumption than the previous 14-nanometer tech of the 8th Gen series. Another big upgrade is the aforementioned Intel UHD graphics with 32 processing cores, which replaces the old Intel UHD 620 with 24 cores. Furthermore, the new chip provides support for faster system memory (RAM), that enables a negligible performance improvement. And, the i3-1005G1 features Intel Deep Learning Boost technology for faster artificial intelligence-based computing.

Another processor related to the i3-1005G1 is the 10 Gen Intel Core i3-10110U. It supports faster RAM as the main difference in comparison to the 8th Gen i3-8130U and i3-8145U, besides higher clock speeds. Therefore, it is only a slight update over the 8th Gen parts and is closer tech-wise to the 8th Gen chips than to the 10th Gen i3-1005G1.

Intel Core i3-1005G1 CPU Benchmark

Intel Core i3-1005G1 Benchmark

Benchmark tests indicate the Intel Core i3-1005G1 brings a nice performance boost over the older 8th Gen i3 chips. It also surpasses its 8th Gen Intel Core relatives. For the real world use, it means the i3-1005G1 can handle perfectly well the usual day-to-day computing chores and tasks like web browsing, text and spreadsheet document editing, video playback, and similar. Investing in a laptop with a pricier 10th Gen Core i5 or i7 series makes sense only if you regularly do heavy computing duties like professional video editing or photo editing.

Gaming

The built-in Intel UHD (G1) graphics of the Core i3-1005G1 and Core i5-1035G1 is only a basic graphics solution suitable for only light games and potentially heavier games on low detail settings. But certainly, the new Intel UHD with its 32 graphics cores is faster than the 24-core UHD 620 of the 8th Gen i3 chips.

Note: The benchmark scores of the listed processors are averages measured across various devices with these processors. The scores and real-world performance of the Intel Core i3-1005G1 and compared CPUs may vary depending on the notebooks' other components, settings, cooling, and other factors. However, the benchmark results are good indicators of the processors' performance.

Specifications of the Intel Core i3-1005G1

Here's the specs sheet of the Intel Core i3-1005G1:

Processor Name Intel Core i3-1005G1
CPU Family 10th Generation Intel Core "Ice Lake"
Number of Cores Dual-core / 2 computing threads per core
CPU Clock Speed 1.2 GHz - 3.4 GHz
Cache Size 4MB
Memory Support DDR4 (3200 MHz max. speed)

LPDDR4 (3733 MHz max. speed)
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD G1
Power Consumption 15W
Production Technology 10-nanometer
Typical Use Mainstream laptops & 2-in-1 PCs
Notable Technologies Intel Deep Learning Boost (Intel DL Boost)

Intel HyperThreading (enables two computing threads per physical processor core)

Intel QuickSync Video (speeds up conversion of video files)

Intel TurboBoost (dynamically boosts performance of cores, depending on power and thermal headroom)

Virtualization (allows the processor to run multiple virtual platforms)
Year of Release 2019

Published on November 11, 2019

User Reviews and Q&A on the Intel Core i3-1005G1

Below you can read and submit user reviews, questions, and answers about the processor. Thank you for your contribution.

Current rating: 1 out of 5 stars
  1. Question

    Rafael

    Puedo anadirle a esta i3 1005G1 memoria para llevarla a 16 Gb, mejorara el rendimiento o solo boto el dinero, o cuando mas a 12 Gb?

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  2. Question

    Mimi

    I need help. I like to buy lap top by i can’t deside which one
    – Intel Core I3-1005G1 (4MB cache
    up to 3.4GHz)
    Intel HD VGA
    8GB DDR4 RAM
    256GB SSD or Intel® Core™ i5-1035G1 Processor (6M Cache
    up to 3.60 GHz)
    Intel HD VGA
    RAM 8 GB or – AMD Ryzen 5 3500U (4M Cache
    up to 3.7 GHz)
    AMD Radeon Vega Integrated Graphics
    8GB 2400MHz DDR4
    256GB SSD.
    The lap top will be used for home, school stuff.

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    • kiran kumar

      i prefer u that u buy this 8GB DDR4 RAM
      256GB SSD or Intel® Core™ i5-1035G1 Processor (6M Cache
      up to 3.60 GHz) OR this RAM 8 GB or – AMD Ryzen 5 3500U (4M Cache
      up to 3.7 GHz). it is my suggestion for u.

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  3. Question

    Juan C

    Does it work well with roblox

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  4. Question

    Adi

    I have a i3 1005G1 but the 1.20 is not at all enough for a student in my view . I usually use discord,chrome and a pdf of my notes. the processor is taking a bit too long to retrieve the files. So i need to refresh it every now and then even when i typing this question it was frozen so i had to refresh it again. Will this laptop be faster after adding an ssd and a ram? even though it has a base frequency of 1.20 Ghz …My friend has a 8th gen i3 8145U it has a base frequency of 2.40 Ghz so i think the adding ssd or ram wont make a change?

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    • scfisher

      I actually bought an Acer laptop with this processor, ssd and 8gb of ram. It is working flawlessly so your problem is definetly that slow hdd that you got. I use also an acer laptop with only i3-6006u with 4gb ram and an ssd. it is also working flawlessly using discord and chrome tabs. I highly recommend that you install windows on an ssd, they are pretty affordable starting from 15 euros

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  5. 1 out of 5 NOOOOO

    Me

    It’s a whole bunch of rubbish if u ask me, buy a laptop that’s worth of today. I’ve seen posts saying they had to buy additional extras when the fact of the matter is use that extra money to get a laptop that will last a few good years not something that’s outdated.
    Just saying

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    • Adi

      True true

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  6. Question

    Pirate

    I bought a laptop with this processor and 8Gig of RAM and 256SDD.

    I am so sick of windows s mode and want to change out of it.

    Does anyone have experience of this processor and the above specs running in windows 10 home mode?

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    • jimhowerts

      hey, Just go to your search bar in the bottom right and you can find it by typing s mode.

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    • Rich

      I too was sick of Windows S and switched to a Linux OS. Thanks to MS for Windows 3.1.1 et seq. but it’s now farewell from me.

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  7. Question

    E Sharon Edwards

    Does this laptop have a built in Ethernet

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    • Nick

      No

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    • Rich

      No, you need a USB-C to Ethernet adapter.

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  8. Question

    Kp

    Can we add ext graphics card?

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    • Vegeta_lhz

      Yea, but it’s difficult. Here is a video from Linus Tech Tips about this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GDyL2tPyXFA

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    • E S Edwards

      Doe it have built in Ethernet

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  9. Question

    RedGreen

    Basic graphics design and video editing works….will it support? Thanks.

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    • Ahmed Raza

      Yes, works good.

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  10. Question

    Dee

    Is the i3 1005 G1 a good processor for a college student who will be mostly web browsing, using Office and having video chats? Perhaps all at the same time?

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    • Dan

      These aren’t generally heavy tasks, so the i3-1005G1 is sufficient and is able to deliver smooth operation. You wouldn’t benefit much from getting a faster 10th Gen i5 instead of the i3-1005G1 if you stick to these tasks and don’t do heavier stuff like video editing.

      But, I would make sure the processor is paired with at least 8GB of RAM. If you use many web browser tabs at the same time plus many opened Office docs and video chat, I would recommend at least 12GB.

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    • Dee

      Thank you. I bought a computer for my son with an i3-10005G1 and purchased additional RAM to get him up to 12 GB

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  11. Question

    Parag Puranik

    Which chipset is compatible with this processor ?

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  12. Question

    Sravanth

    Does Acer Aspire 5 A514-53 (Magic Purple Colour) having backlit for keyboard?

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  13. Question

    Deb

    Where is the power button on can’t get my screen to come on it’s plug in an the light indicates it is on..

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  14. Question

    aaron

    will this laptop run football manager 20?

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    • hey there

      if u pair this with a powerful discrete gpu, yes u can

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  15. Question

    Rudy

    How do i type in a “?”?

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    • Ryan

      You hold down the shift key and press the “/” button.

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    • Goodguys alwayswin

      I agree with Ryan on this matter

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  16. Question

    Ashley

    Why isn’t my touch screen working

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    • Kelp

      Are you sure it is a touchscreen?

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