Intel's Tiger Lake-H Family Leaks: Five 8-Core and 6-Core Models

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Two Twitter leakers — @9550pro and @OneRaichu — have published a slide that purportedly covers the specifications for Intel's upcoming Tiger Lake-H family of processors for notebooks (which was then re-published by VideoCardz). The lineup seems to be rather small as it contains three eight-core models and two six-core SKUs, and the frequency range of the new CPUs is rather moderate. 

As expected, the Core i9-11980HK will be the flagship processor in the family with an unlocked multiplier. The CPU features eight cores clocked at 2.60 GHz by default (at a 45W TDP), but that frequency can be increased to 3.30 GHz when the TDP is configured at 65 W. The chip is equipped with a massive 24 MB LLC and an Intel UHD Graphics based on the Xe architecture, and a dual-channel DDR4 memory controller that is certified to work with DDR4-3200 modules. Apart from a 65 W configurable TDP, the Core i9-11980HK also features Intel's Turbo Boost Max 3.0 technology (ITBM3.0) that can increase clocks of up to two cores to 5.0 GHz. Meanwhile, its maximum eight-core turbo frequency is 4.50 GHz.

(Image credit: VideoCardz, @9550pro, @OneRaichu)

The Core i9-11900H sits slightly below the Core i9-11980HK. This part has a base clock of 2.50 GHz (at 45W), a 4.40 GHz eight-core turbo, and a 4.90 GHz ITBM 3.0 frequency. The CPU is also equipped with a large 24 MB cache and an integrated UHD Graphics core.

The Core i7-11800H is the third eight-core model. This chip has a default clock of 2.40 GHz (at 45W) and an eight-core turbo of 4.20 GHz, but doesn't support Turbo Boost Max 3.0 technology. 

The remaining CPUs in the Tiger Lake-H family — the Core i5-11260H and the Core i5-11400H — feature six cores clocked at 2.60 GHz – 2.70 GHz by default that can boost to 4.0 GHz – 4.10 GHz when possible. The six-core chips are also certified to work with DDR4-2933 memory. 

At this point, we cannot confirm whether the slide is legitimate and up to date. Frequencies of the Core i5-11400H, Core i7-11800H, and Core i9-11900H processors at 35W corroborate with the information published earlier, so the slide is likely legitimate. Meanwhile, Intel will not confirm any details about its Tiger Lake-H CPUs before their official launch in the second quarter.

Anton Shilov
Freelance News Writer

Anton Shilov is a Freelance News Writer at Tom’s Hardware US. Over the past couple of decades, he has covered everything from CPUs and GPUs to supercomputers and from modern process technologies and latest fab tools to high-tech industry trends.