Core i3-7100U vs Xeon E3-1265L comparison
Our benchmark analysis concludes that the Xeon E3-1265L performs better than the Core i3-7100U. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Core i3-7100U in all gaming tests too.
With info from our database, we find that the Xeon E3-1265L has significantly more cores with 4 cores whereas the Core i3-7100U has 2 cores. It also has more threads than the Core i3-7100U. A Core i3-7100U CPU outputs less heat than a Xeon E3-1265L CPU because of its significantly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption.
Modern CPUs generally have more logical cores than physical cores, this means that each core is split into multiple virtual cores, improving efficiency for parallel workloads. Indeed, the Core i3-7100U has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.