Tiger Lake

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Tiger Lake
General information
LaunchedChip-only availibility: September 2, 2020;12 months ago (September 2, 2020) [1]
Pre-installed-availability: October 2020;11 months ago (October 2020)
Product code80690
Performance
Max. CPU clock rate 5.0 GHz
Cache
L1 cache 80 KB [2] per core (32 instructions + 48 data)
L2 cache1.25 MB per core
L3 cacheUp to 24 MB, shared
Architecture and classification
Min. feature size Intel 10 nm SuperFin (10SF) process
Architecture x86-64
Microarchitecture Willow Cove
Instructions x86-64
Physical specifications
Cores
  • 2–8
GPU(s) Intel Xe-based integrated graphics
Socket(s)
  • FCBGA1449, FCBGA1787
Products, models, variants
Brand name(s)
    • Celeron
    • Pentium Gold
    • Core i3
    • Core i5
    • Core i7
    • Core i9
    • Xeon W
History
PredecessorMobile: Ice Lake
Mobile and desktop: Comet Lake
Successor Alder Lake

Tiger Lake is Intel's codename for the 11th generation Intel Core mobile processors based on the new Willow Cove Core microarchitecture, manufactured using Intel's third-generation 10 nm process node known as 10SF ("10 nm SuperFin"). Tiger Lake replaces the Ice Lake family of mobile processors, [3] representing an Optimization step in Intel's process–architecture–optimization model.

Contents

Tiger Lake processors launched on September 2, 2020 are part of the Tiger Lake-U family and include dual-core and quad-core 9 W (7–15 W) TDP and 15 W (12–28 W) TDP models. [4] They power 2020 "Project Athena" laptops. [5] [6] [7] The quad-core 96 EU die measures 13.6 × 10.7 mm (146.1 mm2), which is 19.2% wider than the 11.4 × 10.7 mm (122.5 mm2) quad-core 64 EU Ice Lake die. According to Yehuda Nissan and his team, the architecture is named after a lake across Puget Sound, Washington. [8] Laptops based on Tiger Lake started to sell in October 2020. [9]

The Tiger Lake-H35 processors were launched on January 11, 2021. These quad-core processors are designed for "ultraportable gaming" laptops with 28-35 W TDP. [10] Intel also announced that the Tiger Lake-H processors with 45 W TDP and up to eight cores will become available in Q1 2021. [11] Intel officially launched 11th Gen Intel Core-H series on May 11, 2021 [12] and announced 11th Gen Intel Core Tiger Lake Refresh series on May 30, 2021. [13]

Features

CPU

GPU

IPU

I/O

Hardware telemetry

List of Tiger Lake CPUs

Mobile processors (Tiger Lake-H)

Processor

branding

ModelCores

(threads)

Base freq at TDPMax Turbo freq, active cores UHD Graphics Smart

cache

TDPPrice
@35 W@45 W@65 W1 or 246All EUs Max freq
Core i9 11980HK 8 (16)N/A2.6 GHz3.3 GHz5.0 GHz4.9 GHz4.7 GHz4.5 GHz321.45 GHz24 MB45-65 W$583
Xeon W 11955M vPro 2.1 GHzN/A35-45 W$623
Core i9 11950H vPro$556
11900H 2.5 GHz4.9 GHz4.8 GHz4.6 GHz4.4 GHz$546
Core i7 11850H vPro4.8 GHz4.8 GHz4.6 GHz4.3 GHz$395
11800H 1.9 GHz2.3 GHz4.6 GHz4.5 GHz4.4 GHz4.2 GHz
Xeon W 11855M vPro6 (12)2.6 GHz3.2 GHz4.9 GHz4.7 GHz4.4 GHz18 MB$450
Core i5 11500H vPro2.4 GHz2.9 GHz4.6 GHz4.4 GHz4.2 GHz12 MB$250
11400H 2.2 GHz2.7 GHz4.5 GHz4.3 GHz4.1 GHz16
11260H 2.1 GHz2.6 GHz4.4 GHz4.2 GHz4.0 GHz1.40 GHz

Mobile processors (Tiger Lake-H35)

Processor

branding

ModelCores

(threads)

Base freq at TDPMax Turbo freq

active cores

Iris Xe Graphics Smart

cache

TDPPrice
@28 W@35 W12All EUs Max freq
Core i7 11390H 4 (8)2.9 GHz3.4 GHz5.0 GHz4.6 GHz961.40 GHz12 MB28-35 W$426
11375H 3.0 GHz3.3 GHz5.0 GHz4.8 GHz4.3 GHz1.35 GHz$482
11370H 4.8 GHz$426
Core i5 11320H 2.5 GHz3.2 GHz4.5 GHz8 MB$309
11300H 2.6 GHz3.1 GHz4.4 GHz4.0 GHz801.30 GHz

Mobile processors (UP3-class)

Processor

branding

ModelCores

(threads)

Base freq at TDPMax Turbo freqGPUSmart

cache

TDPMemory

support

Price
@12 W@15 W@28 W1 CoreAll CoresSeries EUs Max freq
Core i7 1195G7 4 (8)1.3 GHz2.9 GHz5.0 GHz4.6 GHzIris Xe961.40 GHz12 MB12-28 WDDR4-3200

LPDDR4X-4267

$426
1185G7 vPro1.2 GHz1.8 GHz [33] 3.0 GHz4.8 GHz4.3 GHz1.35 GHz
1165G7 1.2 GHz1.7 GHz2.8 GHz4.7 GHz4.1 GHz1.30 GHz
Core i5 1155G7 1.0 GHz2.5 GHz4.5 GHz4.3 GHz801.35 GHz8 MB$309
1145G7 vPro1.1 GHz1.5 GHz2.6 GHz4.4 GHz3.8 GHz1.30 GHz
1135G7 0.9 GHz1.4 GHz2.4 GHz4.2 GHz3.8 GHz
Core i3 1125G4 2.0 GHz3.7 GHz3.3 GHzUHD481.25 GHzDDR4-3200

LPDDR4X-3733

$281
1115G4 2 (4)1.7 GHz2.2 GHz3.0 GHz4.1 GHz6 MB
Pentium Gold 7505 N/A2.0 GHzN/A3.5 GHz4 MB15 W$161
Celeron 6305 2 (2)1.8 GHzN/A$107

Embedded mobile processors (UP3-class)

Processor

branding

ModelCores

(threads)

Base freq at TDPMax

Turbo freq

GPUSmart

cache

TDPMemory supportPrice
@12 W@15 W@28 WSeries EUs Max freqTypeECC
Core i7 1185GRE vPro4 (8)1.2 GHz1.8 GHz2.8 GHz4.4 GHzIris Xe961.35 GHz12 MB15 WDDR4-3200

LPDDR4X-4267

Yes$490
1185G7E vProNo$431
Core i5 1145GRE vPro1.1 GHz1.5 GHz2.6 GHz4.1 GHz801.30 GHz8 MBYes$362
1145G7E vProNo$312
Core i3 1115GRE 2 (4)1.7 GHz2.2 GHz3.0 GHz3.9 GHzUHD481.25 GHz6 MBDDR4-3200

LPDDR4X-3733

Yes$338
1115G4E No$285
Celeron 6305E 2 (2)N/A1.8 GHzN/AN/A4 MBNo$107

Mobile processors (UP4-class)

Processor

branding

ModelCores

(threads)

Base freq at TDPMax Turbo freqGPUSmart

cache

TDPMemory

support

Price
@7 W@9 W@15 W1 CoreAll CoresSeries EUs Max freq
Core i7 1180G7 vPro4 (8)0.9 GHz2.2 GHz4.6 GHzIris Xe961.10 GHz12 MB7-15 WLPDDR4X-4267$426
1160G7 1.2 GHz2.1 GHz4.4 GHz3.6 GHz
Core i5 1140G7 vPro0.8 GHz1.8 GHz4.2 GHz808 MB$309
1130G7 1.1 GHz4.0 GHz3.4 GHz
Core i3 1120G4 1.5 GHz3.5 GHz3.0 GHzUHD48$281
1110G4 2 (4)1.5 GHz1.8 GHz2.5 GHz3.9 GHz6 MB

Desktop/tablet processors (Tiger Lake-B)

Processsor

branding

ModelCores

(threads)

Base / Boost / TVB Clocks (GHz)L3 Cache

(MB)

TDPGPU

EU

GPU

Max freq

Price
Core i9 11900KB 8 (16)3.3 / 4.9 / 5.32465 W321.45 GHz$539
Core i7 11700B 3.2 / 4.8 / 5.3
Core i5 11500B 6 (12)3.3 / 4.6 / 5.312
Core i3 11100B 4 (8)3.6 / 4.4 / 5.3161.4 GHz

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