Core i7-12700H vs Xeon W-11955M specs and performance
In our benchmarks, the Xeon W-11955M beats the Core i7-12700H in overall performance. Despite this, the Core i7-12700H has the advantage in our gaming benchmark.
With info from our database, we find that the Core i7-12700H has significantly more cores with 14 cores whereas the Xeon W-11955M has 8 cores. It also has more threads than the Xeon W-11955M. These CPUs have different clock speeds. Indeed, the Xeon W-11955M has a slightly higher clock speed compared to the Core i7-12700H. Also, the Xeon W-11955M has a slightly higher turbo speed. Both these chips have an identical TDP (Thermal Design Power). 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 i7-12700H has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.