Intel Core i7-3770T vs Intel Xeon E5-2440

Compare Intel Core 4 core CPU vs Intel Xeon E5 Family 6 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

28 %
3% slightly better overall score
27 %

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

39 %
30% slightly better gaming score
30 %

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

25 %
26 %
4% slightly better multitasking score

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

24 %
26 %
8% slightly better heavy workload score

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Number of physical processing units

49% significantly more cores


Number of logical processing units

49% significantly more threads

Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

3 GHz
4% slightly higher clock speed
2 GHz

Turbo Speed

Higher frequency used for heavy workloads

4 GHz
27% slightly higher turbo speed
3 GHz


Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

45 W
111% significantly lower TDP
95 W

Memory Channels

Lanes for simultaneous memory access

49% significantly more memory channels

Supported Memory

Maximum amount of RAM supported by this CPU

32 GiB
384 GiB
1100% significantly more supported memory

Other details


Ranking in the hardwareDB database

630th of 1,337
654th of 1,337


The product line

Xeon E5 Family

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

May 2012
May 2012

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip


Supports ECC memory

Does this CPU support error correcting memory


Core i7-3770T vs Xeon E5-2440 specs and performance

According to the hardwareDB Benchmark tool, the Core i7-3770T is faster than the Xeon E5-2440. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Xeon E5-2440 in all gaming tests too.

With info from our database, we find that the Xeon E5-2440 has significantly more cores with 6 cores whereas the Core i7-3770T has 4 cores. It also has more threads than the Core i7-3770T. These CPUs have different clock speeds. Indeed, the Core i7-3770T has a slightly higher clock speed compared to the Xeon E5-2440. Also, the Core i7-3770T has a slightly higher turbo speed. A Core i7-3770T CPU outputs less heat than a Xeon E5-2440 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 i7-3770T has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.


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