Intel Core i3-1115G4 (11th Gen) Laptop Processor

The 11th Generation Intel Core i3-1115G4 is a lower-mid-range processor. It’s typically used in the mainstream laptop category, as a cheaper choice than the faster and pricier i5-1135G7 and i7-1165G7 chips from the same 11th Gen Intel Core G-series lineup.

As the main difference, the Core i3-1115G4 has two processor cores, as opposed to four cores in the 11th Gen i5 and i7 counterparts. That’s not a huge difference in routine day-to-day computing tasks of the average laptop user. However, if your laptop oftentimes does heavier lifting like video editing or professional-grade picture editing, the i5 and i7 will show off their specs advantages.

The i3 incorporates the Intel UHD G4 graphics. It can be used for light gaming only and is weaker than the Intel Iris Xe graphics of the i5 and i7.

Intel Core i3-1115G4 CPU Benchmark

Here’s how performance the Intel Core i3-1115G4 compares to performance of other commonly used laptop processors:

Intel Core i3-1115G4 Benchmark

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 i3-1115G4 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 i3-1115G4

Here are the most important specs of the Intel Core i3-1115G4:

Processor Name

Intel Core i3-1115G4

CPU Family

11th Generation Intel Core "Tiger Lake"

Number of Cores

Dual-core / 2 computing threads per core

CPU Clock Speed

Up to 4.1 GHz

Cache Size

6MB

Memory Support

DDR4 (3200 MHz max. speed)
LPDDR4 (3733 MHz max. speed)

Integrated Graphics

Intel UHD G4

Power Consumption

12 Watts – 28 Watts

Production Technology

10-nanometer

Typical Use

Affordable laptops & 2-in-1 PCs
Mainstream laptops & 2-in-1 PCs

Notable Technologies

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 operating systems simultaneously using virtual platforms

Year of Release

2020

Published on November 6, 2020

User Reviews and Q&A on the Intel Core i3-1115G4

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

Current rating: 4 out of 5 stars
  1. Question

    Keinth

    Hello. Please advice if this specs of lenovo ideapad 3 is good & fast enough for multitasking, coding, office works, movies & browsing?

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    • Dan

      The tasks you mentioned aren’t too heavy, so the laptop with its i3 CPU and 8GB RAM will handle them easily, although it isn’t as fast as the pricier i5 or higher variants.

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  2. Question

    Joel Mensah

    Please how many hours should I charge Dell my 11th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-1115G4 @ 3.00GHz 3.00 GHz for the first time before using it?

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    • Dan

      I assume your laptop model has a li-ion battery like the most laptop models. The first charge doesn’t matter to a li-ion battery, so you don’t have to keep it on a charger long after the battery is fully charged. By the way, the processor doesn’t matter regarding this question, but rather the battery type. As opposed to li-ion, ni-mah batteries are usually recommended to be fully charged and emptied for the first time and kept on the charger for hours, for instance 8 hours.

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    • Mad Mada

      Hi Joel, You should target 5 hours 47 minutes and 10 seconds. You should also use a 100V adapter so that your laptop cooks. It will make it heat resistant for the future.

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  3. 4 out of 5 Mistake

    Harshit

    There is a some mistake in first paragraph in second last line 1tth is mistake (11th)

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    • Dan

      Thanks, it’s corrected now.

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  4. Question

    Hance Joyce Pugales

    How can I upgrade my cores into 4? I am using 11th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-1115G4

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    • Dan

      Hi, it’s not possible to upgrade the processor. The same applies to almost all laptop processors, since they are soldered onto the motherboards.

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    • Mad Mada

      Just fill a syringe with two cores and inject them into the current processor.

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  5. Question

    Nicola

    I want to increase the RAM on my 11th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-1115G4 @ 3.00GHz 3.00 GHz as much as possible. What is the maximum RAM I can upgrade to and what type of RAM should I buy?

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    • Golu Singh

      I want to increase the RAM on my 11th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-1115G4 @ 3.00GHz 3.00 GHz as much as possible. What is the maximum RAM I can upgrade to and what type of RAM should I buy?

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    • ryland

      the max amount is 64gbs but keep it around 3200mgz for your speed and 1rx 8 2rx 8 1rx 16 2rx 16 are all compatible

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  6. Question

    matt morris

    what is the 1 L cache on the dell inspiron 15 3000 with Intel Pentium Silver N5030

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