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Intel Core i5-1230U

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i5-1230U can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

  • The first graph shows the relative performance of the CPU compared to the 10 other common (single) CPUs in terms of PassMark CPU Mark.
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Is the Intel Core i5-1230U Good for Gaming?

This is relatively new CPU that contains 10 Cores and 12 Threads. Paired with a good videocard, is this CPU Good for Gaming? This CPU should be able to play most games. [More ...]

Intel Core i5-1230U

Description: Intel Iris Xe Graphics

Class: Laptop

Socket: FCBGA1781

Total Cores: 10 Cores, 12 Threads

Performance Cores: 2 Cores, 4 Threads, 1.0 GHz Base, 4.4 GHz Turbo

Efficient Cores: 8 Cores, 8 Threads, 0.7 GHz Base, 3.3 GHz Turbo

Typical TDP: 9 W

TDP Up: 29 W

Cache per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 2 x 32 KB
L1 Data Cache: 2 x 48 KB
L2 Cache: 2 x 1280 KB
L3 Cache: 12 MB

Cache per Eff. CPU Package:
Eff. L1 Instruction Cache: 8 x 64 KB
Eff. L1 Data Cache: 8 x 32 KB
Eff. L2 Cache: 2 x 2048 KB

Memory Support: Max. Memory Size: 64 GB (Up to LPDDR5 5200 MT/s, Up to LPDDR4x 4267 MT/s)

Other names: 12th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-1230U, 12th Gen Intel Core i5-1230U

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q2 2022

CPUmark/$Price: 35.16

Overall Rank: 970

Last Price Change: $309.00 USD (2022-01-01)

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 2728
Samples: 30*
*Margin for error: Low

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i5-1230U

Integer Math38,262 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math25,153 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers55 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting12,801 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption7,027 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression113,060 KBytes/Sec
Physics847 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions6,355 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread2,728 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 24th of February 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i5-1230U

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 19th of February 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 19th of February 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

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Pricing History

Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i5-1230U
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2023866 - Feb 14 2024 [Excluded]
BL2008926 - Jan 28 2024
BL1982719 - Dec 30 2023
BL1975375 - Dec 21 2023
BL1974599 - Dec 20 2023
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i5-1230U
As of 24th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i5-1230U
Intel Core i5-1235U vs Intel Core i5-1230U
13,571 (+24.9%)
Intel Core i5-1245U vs Intel Core i5-1230U
13,541 (+24.6%)
Intel Core i3-1315U vs Intel Core i5-1230U
12,696 (+16.9%)
Intel Core i3-1220P vs Intel Core i5-1230U
14,493 (+33.4%)
Intel Core i7-1250U vs Intel Core i5-1230U
12,237 (+12.6%)
Intel Core i5-1135G7 @ 2.40GHz vs Intel Core i5-1230U
9,867 (-9.2%)
Intel Core i3-1115G4 @ 3.00GHz vs Intel Core i5-1230U
6,121 (-43.7%)
Intel Core i7-1250U vs Intel Core i5-1230U
12,237 (+12.6%)
Intel Core i5-1345U vs Intel Core i5-1230U
15,278 (+40.6%)
Intel Core i5-11320H @ 3.20GHz vs Intel Core i5-1230U
10,999 (+1.2%)
Intel Core i3-1215U vs Intel Core i5-1230U
10,890 (+0.2%)
Intel Core i5-1155G7 @ 2.50GHz vs Intel Core i5-1230U
10,234 (-5.8%)

Is the Intel Core i5-1230U Good for Gaming?
As of 24th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
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