Intel Core i7-10875H Laptop Processor (Review & Specifications)

The Intel Core i7-10875H is a high-performance processor aimed for high-end productivity workload in laptops, including gaming laptops. This Comet Lake H-series processor was launched in the second quarter of 2020. The Core i7-10875H shares similar listed CPU specifications with Core i9-9880H; with clock frequencies ranging from 2.3 GHz base to 4.8 GHz turbo, 16MB Smart Cache, and 45W default TDP; which is similar to the default TDP on the Core i7-10875H which uses similar power consumption components. The TDP can be configured as low as 36W resulting in reduced CPU performance.

The Core i7-10875H is Intel’s 14nm “Comet Lake” processor with eight cores, 16 thread (thanks to hyper-threading support) processor running at up to 4.3 GHz base frequency with Turbo frequency that can be unlocked by adjusting the frequency curve from 4.9GHz to 5.1GHz: which is only achievable with Intel’s Thermal Velocity Boost that offers an extra 0.2GHz when the chip is running below 100oC max CPU temperature.

The Core i7-10875H integrates Intel UHD Graphics 630 iGPU which is supposed to offer similar performance as the UHD630 in the Core i9-9880H and can handle a bit of light gaming and 4K video streaming. The iGPU operates at a base frequency of 350MHZ and a maximum dynamic frequency of 1.2GHz. Other features include 4K support at 60Hz display setting, a dual DDR4-2933 memory controller that can support up to 128GB physical memory, and PCIe 3.0 with a maximum number of 16 lanes. The Core i7-10875H supports the management features vPro, TXT and SIPP.

Summarily, the performance of the Core i7-10875H should be somewhere similar to the performance of Core i9-9880H. When compared to AMD Ryzen 7 4800H which has a more powerful Radeon RX Vega 7 integrated graphics and is built on the modern 7nm TSMC process node, the Core i7-10875H still beats the Ryzen 7 4800H in single-core performance across multiple benchmark CPU tests like GeekBench 5. Furthermore, the Core i7-10875H boasts a 21% higher turbo boost frequency and consumes less power. Overall, the AMD Ryzen 7 4800H outperforms the Core i7-10875H in both multicore performance tests and in power efficiency.

Generally, the Core i7-10875H can comfortably handle most productivity tasks that do not rely heavily on the multi-core performance of the processor. However, if you are among those who heavily rely on multi-core performance, you would better opt for the Core i9-10880H which is also aimed at high-end productivity workloads.

Chris Martin is a professional tech writer. He's been covering tech tutorials, hardware reviews, and more as a professional writer for over seven years now and it doesn't look like he'll be stopping anytime soon! In addition to writing about the latest gadgets on the market, he also covers topics such as how to set up your home network or troubleshoot any computer problems you may have.

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