Intel Core i7-10610U vs Intel Xeon E5-2630L v3

Compare Intel 10th Generation Core i7 4 core CPU vs Intel Xeon E5 v3 Family 8 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

37 %
37 %

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

58 %
65% significantly better gaming score
35 %

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

30 %
38 %
26% slightly better multitasking score

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

29 %
38 %
31% slightly better heavy workload score

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Number of physical processing units

100% significantly more cores


Number of logical processing units

100% significantly more threads

Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

2 GHz
2 GHz

Turbo Speed

Higher frequency used for heavy workloads

5 GHz
68% significantly higher turbo speed
3 GHz


Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

15 W
266% significantly lower TDP
55 W

PCIe Lanes

Number of physical connections between the CPU and expansion slots

150% significantly more pcie lanes

Memory Channels

Lanes for simultaneous memory access

100% significantly more memory channels

Supported Memory

Maximum amount of RAM supported by this CPU

64 GiB
768 GiB
1100% significantly more supported memory

Other details


Ranking in the hardwareDB database

495th of 1,337
488th of 1,337


The product line

10th Generation Core i7
Xeon E5 v3 Family

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

May 2020
August 2014

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip


Is Unlocked

Can this CPU can be overclocked


Supports ECC memory

Does this CPU support error correcting memory


Core i7-10610U vs Xeon E5-2630L v3 benchmarks

In our benchmarks, the Xeon E5-2630L v3 beats the Core i7-10610U in overall performance. Despite this, the Core i7-10610U has the advantage in our gaming benchmark.

In terms of the number of cores of each of these CPUs, the Xeon E5-2630L v3 has significantly more cores than the Core i7-10610U. Indeed, the Xeon E5-2630L v3 has 8 cores compared to 4 cores found in the Core i7-10610U. It also has more threads than the Core i7-10610U. Both the Core i7-10610U and Xeon E5-2630L v3 have the same clock speed. Despite this, the Core i7-10610U has a significantly higher turbo speed. A Core i7-10610U CPU outputs less heat than a Xeon E5-2630L v3 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 i7-10610U has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.


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