Intel Core i7-1165G7 (11th Gen) Laptop Processor

The Intel Core i7-1165G7 is a higher-end model in the 2020 11th Gen Intel Core G-series lineup. Besides the quad-core i7-1165G7, the lineup also includes the slower but more budget friendly mid-range quad-core i5-1135G7 and lower-mid-range dual-core i3-1115G4.

Overall, there are no big differences between these chips when it comes to performance in the usual daily computing tasks of the typical home and office users. But the i5-1135G7, and especially the i7-1165G7, can deliver quicker operation in heavier duties like media production.

It can be said that the i7-1165G7 is for those who want to maximize speed without entering the high-performance laptop processor category. The category is occupied by powerful chips such as the Intel Core H-series, which are pricier, more power-hungry, and run hotter than the mainstream Core G-series.

As for graphics processing, the i7-1165G7 and i5-1135G7 provide faster 3D gaming performance their i3-1115G4 sibling. That’s because they feature the Intel Iris Xe graphics instead of the weaker Intel UHD G4 of the Core i3. Nevertheless, these integrated graphics processors are good only for light gaming. They lag a lot behind the full-blown gaming-class video cards, such as those from the Nvidia GeForce GTX or RTX series.

Intel Core i7-1165G7 CPU Benchmark

Here you can take a look at a benchmark comparison of the Intel Core i7-1165G7 against other common processors for laptops:

Intel Core i7-1165G7 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 i7-1165G7 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 i7-1165G7

Here's the specs sheet of the Intel Core i7-1165G7:

Processor Name Intel Core i7-1165G7
CPU Family 11th Generation Intel Core "Tiger Lake"
Number of Cores Quad-core / 2 computing threads per core
CPU Clock Speed Up to 4.7 GHz
Cache Size 12MB
Memory Support DDR4 (3200 MHz max. speed)

LPDDR4 (4266 MHz max. speed)
Integrated Graphics Intel Iris Xe
Power Consumption 12 Watts - 28 Watts
Production Technology 10-nanometer
Typical Use 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 virtual platforms)
Year of Release 2020

Published on November 6, 2020

User Reviews and Q&A on the Intel Core i7-1165G7

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

  1. Question

    breugnot

    wich laptop use a wifi 6E card ? and use the 6GHZ band?

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  2. Question

    Akram

    11th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-1165G7 Processor (12MB Cache, up to 4.7 GHz) VS amd ryzen 7 4700u mobile processor with radeon graphics review laptop processors… Who wins?

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  3. Question

    Sia

    Why I should or should not to buy Dell
    11th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-1165G7. It has 2×8 RAM and 1 TB ssd storage but integrated batery. I read do many reviews and got confused. Is it good for photo editing. And…

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    • Dan

      The processor is excellent for photo editing. For the best performance there are faster H-series i7 and corresponding AMD Ryzen 7 H-series processors you can typically find in gaming laptops. They can primarily speed up image exports. But they consume more battery and run hotter. 16GB RAM is a very decent size, I don’t think you will need more than that. Having fast SSD storage is a plus too. The machine is definitely excellent for photo editing.

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  4. Question

    Teresa Wheeler

    Where can I order an adapter cord for this laptop?

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    • Dan

      Hi, this page is about the Core i7-1165G7 processor used in various laptop models. What power adapter / cord you need depends on the notebook model, not the processor model.

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  5. Question

    Robert

    Does this come with an optional touch screen, for the Dell Insperion i7, 11th generation, 5502?

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    • i7 generation chart

      Muchas gracias por la información, me sera de gran utilidad.

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