Core i7-1185G7 vs Xeon E5-2430 v2 comparison
In our benchmarks, the Core i7-1185G7 beats the Xeon E5-2430 v2 in overall performance. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Xeon E5-2430 v2 in all gaming tests too.
When comparing core counts for these CPUs, we notice that the Xeon E5-2430 v2 has significantly more cores with 6 cores compared to the Core i7-1185G7 that has 4 cores. It also has more threads than the Core i7-1185G7. A Core i7-1185G7 CPU outputs less heat than a Xeon E5-2430 v2 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 i7-1185G7 has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.