Intel Core i7-11800H vs Intel Xeon E5-1680 v4

Compare Intel 11th Generation Core i7 8 core CPU vs Intel Xeon E5 v4 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

78 %
36% slightly better overall score
57 %

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

102 %
88% significantly better gaming score
54 %

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

70 %
20% slightly better multitasking score
58 %

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

69 %
18% slightly better heavy workload score
58 %

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Other Benchmarks

Geekbench (multi) score

Multi threaded benchmark

7,759
21% slightly higher Geekbench (multi) score
6,388

Geekbench (single) score

Single threaded benchmark

1,454
85% significantly higher Geekbench (single) score
784

Specifications

Cores

Number of physical processing units

8
Identical
8

Threads

Number of logical processing units

16
Identical
16

Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

2 GHz
3 GHz
47% significantly higher clock speed

Turbo Speed

Higher frequency used for heavy workloads

5 GHz
15% slightly higher turbo speed
4 GHz

TDP

Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

45 W
211% significantly lower TDP
140 W

PCIe Lanes

Number of physical connections between the CPU and expansion slots

20
40
100% significantly more pcie lanes

Memory Channels

Lanes for simultaneous memory access

2
4
100% significantly more memory channels

Other details

Rank

Ranking in the hardwareDB database

131st of 1,337
261st of 1,337

Family

The product line

11th Generation Core i7
Xeon E5 v4 Family

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

May 2021
May 2016

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip

-
DDR4-1600

Is Unlocked

Can this CPU can be overclocked

No
-

Supports ECC memory

Does this CPU support error correcting memory

No
Yes

Core i7-11800H vs Xeon E5-1680 v4 specs and performance

In our benchmarks, the Core i7-11800H beats the Xeon E5-1680 v4 in overall performance. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Xeon E5-1680 v4 in all gaming tests too.

When comparing these CPUs we notice that they have the same number of cores and the same number of threads. These CPUs have different clock speeds. Indeed, the Xeon E5-1680 v4 has a significantly higher clock speed compared to the Core i7-11800H. Despite this, the Core i7-11800H has a slightly higher turbo speed. A Core i7-11800H CPU outputs less heat than a Xeon E5-1680 v4 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 i7-11800H has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.

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