Intel Core i3-1125G4: specs and benchmarks

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Intel Core i3-1125G4
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Year of release 2020
Performance 7.96

Summary

Intel started Intel Core i3-1125G4 sales 1 September 2020. This is a Tiger Lake UP3 architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 4 cores and 8 threads, and is based on 10 nm SuperFin manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3700 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is FCBGA1449 processor with a TDP of 28 Watt and a maximum temperature of 72 °C. It supports DDR4, DDR4 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at

7.96%

of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 9654.

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General info

Core i3-1125G4 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in performance rating769
Market segmentLaptop
SeriesIntel Tiger Lake
Architecture codenameTiger Lake UP3 (2020−2021)
Release date1 September 2020
(2 years old)

Technical specs

Basic microprocessor parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters can generally indicate CPU performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.

Physical cores4 (Quad-Core)
Threads8
Base clock speed2 GHzof 4.7 (Ryzen 9 7900X)
Boost clock speed3.7 GHzof 6 (Core i9-13900KS)
L1 cache96K (per core)of 1536 (EPYC Embedded 3401)
L2 cache1.25 MB (per core)of 12 (Core 2 Quad Q9550)
L3 cache8 MB (shared)of 32 (Ryzen Threadripper 1998)
Chip lithography10 nm SuperFinof 4 (Ryzen 9 7940HS)
Maximum core temperature100 °Cof 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Maximum case temperature (TCase)72 °Cof 105 (Core i7-5950HQ)
64 bit support+
Windows 11 compatibility+
Unlocked multiplier-

Compatibility

Information on Core i3-1125G4 compatibility with other computer components and devices: motherboard (look for socket type), power supply unit (look for power consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. Note that power consumption of some processors can well exceed their nominal TDP, even without overclocking. Some can even double their declared thermals given that the motherboard allows to tune the CPU power parameters.

Number of CPUs in a configuration1of 8 (Xeon Platinum 8160M)
SocketFCBGA1449
Thermal design power (TDP)28 Wattof 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

Technologies and extensions

Technological capabilities and additional instructions supported by Core i3-1125G4. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2, Intel® AVX-512
AES-NI+
AVX+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)+
Speed Shift+
Turbo Boost Technology2.0
Hyper-Threading Technology+
TSX+
Idle States+
Thermal Monitoring+
SIPP-

Security technologies

Processor technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXT+
SGX-
OS Guard+

Virtualization technologies

Supported virtual machine optimization technologies. Some are specific to Intel only, some to AMD.

VT-d+
VT-x+
EPT+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i3-1125G4's memory controller. Depending on the motherboard, higher memory frequency may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4, DDR4of 5600 (Ryzen 9 7940HS)
Maximum memory size64 GBof 786 (Xeon E5-2670 v3)
Max memory channels2of 12 (Xeon Platinum 9221)
ECC memory support-

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Core i3-1125G4.

Integrated graphics cardIntel® UHD Graphics for 11th Gen Intel® Processors
Quick Sync Video+
Clear Video HD+
Graphics max frequency1.25 GHz
Execution Units48

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Core i3-1125G4's integrated GPU.

Number of displays supported4

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Core i3-1125G4's integrated GPU, including resolutions over different interfaces.

Max resolution over HDMI 1.44096x2304@60Hz
Max resolution over eDP4096x2304@60Hz
Max resolution over DisplayPort7680x4320@60Hz

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Core i3-1125G4's integrated GPU, sometimes API versions are included.

DirectX12.1
OpenGL4.6

Peripherals

Specifications and connection types of supported peripherals.

PCIe version4.0of 5 (EPYC 9654)

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Core i3-1125G4. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.


Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

i3-1125G4 7.96
  • Passmark
  • GeekBench 5 Single-Core
  • GeekBench 5 Multi-Core

Passmark

Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different types of workload, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario measuring single-core performance.

Benchmark coverage: 67%

i3-1125G4 9884

GeekBench 5 Single-Core

GeekBench 5 Single-Core is a cross-platform application developed in the form of CPU tests that independently recreate certain real-world tasks with which to accurately measure performance. This version uses only a single CPU core.

Benchmark coverage: 37%

i3-1125G4 1102

GeekBench 5 Multi-Core

GeekBench 5 Multi-Core is a cross-platform application developed in the form of CPU tests that independently recreate certain real-world tasks with which to accurately measure performance. This version uses all available CPU cores.

Benchmark coverage: 37%

i3-1125G4 3646

Is Core i3-1125G4 good for gaming?

Relative perfomance

Overall Core i3-1125G4 performance compared to nearest competitors among notebook CPUs.


Core i3-1125G4 AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i3-1125G4 from AMD is Ryzen 3 5300U, which is faster by 1% and higher by 9 positions in our rating.

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Best GPUs for Core i3-1125G4

People consider these graphics cards to be good for Core i3-1125G4, according to our PC configuration statistics.

These are the fastest graphics cards for Core i3-1125G4 in our user configuration statistics. There is a total of 1218 configurations based on Core i3-1125G4 in our database.

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 GeForce RTX 4090
0.2% (2/1218)
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 Ti GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
0.2% (2/1218)
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
0.08% (1/1218)
AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT Radeon RX 6900 XT
0.08% (1/1218)
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 GeForce RTX 3080
0.08% (1/1218)
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 GeForce RTX 3070
0.08% (1/1218)
AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT Radeon RX 6700 XT
0.08% (1/1218)
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 GeForce RTX 3060
0.3% (4/1218)
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 GeForce RTX 2060
0.2% (2/1218)

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