Intel Core i5-11400F vs Intel Xeon E5-2689 v4

Compare Intel 11th Generation Core i5 6 core CPU vs Intel 10 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

69 %
6% slightly better overall score
65 %

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

100 %
88% significantly better gaming score
53 %

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

59 %
68 %
15% slightly better multitasking score

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

57 %
70 %
22% slightly better heavy workload score

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Number of physical processing units

66% significantly more cores


Number of logical processing units

66% significantly more threads


Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

65 W
153% significantly lower TDP
165 W

Other details


Ranking in the hardwareDB database

174th of 1,337
204th 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 i5-11400F vs Xeon E5-2689 v4 benchmarks

In our benchmarks, the Core i5-11400F beats the Xeon E5-2689 v4 in overall performance. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Xeon E5-2689 v4 in all gaming tests too.

With info from our database, we find that the Xeon E5-2689 v4 has significantly more cores with 10 cores whereas the Core i5-11400F has 6 cores. It also has more threads than the Core i5-11400F. A Core i5-11400F CPU outputs less heat than a Xeon E5-2689 v4 CPU because of its significantly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption.

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 i5-11400F has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.


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