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.