Intel Core i5-11300H vs Intel Xeon E5-2696 v2

Compare Intel 11th Generation Core i5 4 core CPU vs Intel 12 core processor, specs and benchmark score. Which is the better CPU for gaming?

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Benchmark Score

Overall Score

A combined score of all workloads

49 %
51 %
4% slightly better overall score

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

80 %
110% significantly better gaming score
38 %

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

40 %
56 %
40% slightly better multitasking score

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

39 %
58 %
48% significantly better heavy workload score

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Other Benchmarks

Geekbench (multi) score

Multi threaded benchmark

64% significantly higher Geekbench (multi) score

Geekbench (single) score

Single threaded benchmark

96% significantly higher Geekbench (single) score



Number of physical processing units

200% significantly more cores


Number of logical processing units

200% significantly more threads

Other details


Ranking in the hardwareDB database

345th of 1,337
326th of 1,337


The product line

11th Generation Core i5

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

February 2021

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip


Supports ECC memory

Does this CPU support error correcting memory


Core i5-11300H vs Xeon E5-2696 v2 comparison

In our benchmarks, the Xeon E5-2696 v2 beats the Core i5-11300H in overall performance. Despite this, the Core i5-11300H has the advantage in our gaming benchmark.

With info from our database, we find that the Xeon E5-2696 v2 has significantly more cores with 12 cores whereas the Core i5-11300H has 4 cores. It also has more threads than the Core i5-11300H.

The more cores a CPU has, the better the overall performance will be in parallel workloads such as multitasking. Many CPUs have more threads than cores, this means that each physical core is split into multiple logical cores, making them more efficient. Indeed, the Core i5-11300H has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.


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