Intel Unveils New 11th-gen Tiger Lake Processors, Iris Xe Graphics

Intel Unveils New 11th-gen Tiger Lake Processors, Iris Xe Graphics

Intel reveals its latest processor lineup, introducing the 11th-gen Tiger Lake chips boasting Thunderbolt 4 support, WiFi 6, and more. The focus of today’s announcement is on laptop processors, specifically the U-series targeting thin and light laptops.

The announcement showcases 9 new processors, with the Core i7-1185G7 leading the pack. Featuring 4 cores/8 threads and a base frequency of 3.0GHz, the i7-1185G7 also integrates Intel’s new Iris Xe graphics, scaling up to 1.35GHz.

Tiger Lake, built on a 10nm process similar to Intel’s Ice Lake chips, has been upgraded to the Willow Core architecture with a new ’10nm SuperFIN’ design. Intel claims this upgrade provides better speeds at lower power consumption, essential for laptop processors.

Here are the processors announced today:

Intel Unveils New 11th-gen Tiger Lake Processors, Iris Xe Graphics
Processor Cores/Threads Base Clock Boost Clock Boost Clock (Single Core) Graphics TDP
Core i7-1185G7 4/8 3.0GHz 4.3GHz 4.8GHz Iris Xe 12-28W
Core i7-1165G7 4/8 2.8GHz 4.1GHz 4.7GHz Iris Xe 12-28W
Core i5-1135G7 4/8 2.4GHz 3.8GHz 4.2GHz Iris Xe 12-28W
Core i3-1125G4 4/8 2.0GHz 3.3GHz 3.7GHz Intel UHD 12-28W
Core i3-1115G4 2/4 3.0GHz 4.1GHz 4.1GHz Intel UHD 12-28W
Core i7-1160G7 4/8 1.2GHz 3.6GHz 4.4GHz Iris Xe 7-15W
Core i5-1130G7 4/8 1.1GHz 3.4GHz 4.0GHz Iris Xe 7-15W
Core i3-1120G4 4/8 1.1GHz 3.0GHz 3.5GHz Intel UHD 7-15W
Core i3-1110G4 2/4 1.8GHz 3.9GHz 3.9GHz Intel UHD 7-15W

New Intel Iris Xe Graphics

Intel announced new Iris Xe graphics with the Tiger Lake processors. These graphics are available in the new Core i5 and i7 processors, while the i3 processors retain Intel UHD graphics.

According to Intel, the new graphics deliver up to double the performance of the previous generation. They showcased a demo where Iris Xe graphics outperformed a 10th-gen processor paired with an MX350 GPU.

Intel EVO Platform

Intel announced a new platform of PCs, expanding on Project Athena. Intel’s Evo platform assures buyers of high quality standards. To earn Evo branding, a laptop must meet requirements such as WiFi 6 support, Thunderbolt 4, 9-hour battery life, and fast system wakes in under a second.

Over 20 Evo verified designs will be available by year-end.