Intel Core i7-4722HQ vs Intel Xeon E5-2637 v2

Compare Intel 4th Generation Core i7 4 core CPU vs Intel Xeon E5 v2 Family 4 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

29 %
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Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

39 %
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0 %

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

25 %
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0 %

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

24 %
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0 %

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Other Benchmarks

Geekbench (multi) score

Multi threaded benchmark

10% slightly higher Geekbench (multi) score

Geekbench (single) score

Single threaded benchmark

24% slightly higher Geekbench (single) score



Number of physical processing units



Number of logical processing units


Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

2 GHz
4 GHz
45% significantly higher clock speed

Turbo Speed

Higher frequency used for heavy workloads

3 GHz
4 GHz
11% slightly higher turbo speed


Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

37 W
251% significantly lower TDP
130 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

32 GiB
768 GiB
2299% significantly more supported memory

Other details


Ranking in the hardwareDB database

626th of 1,337
1,335th of 1,337


The product line

4th Generation Core i7
Xeon E5 v2 Family

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

February 2015
August 2013

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip


Supports ECC memory

Does this CPU support error correcting memory


Core i7-4722HQ vs Xeon E5-2637 v2 comparison

In our benchmarks, the Core i7-4722HQ beats the Xeon E5-2637 v2 in overall performance. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Xeon E5-2637 v2 in all gaming tests too.

Our spec comparison shows that they have an identical amount of cores and the same number of threads. Our comparison shows that the Xeon E5-2637 v2 has a significantly higher clock speed compared to the Core i7-4722HQ. Also, the Xeon E5-2637 v2 has a slightly higher turbo speed. A Core i7-4722HQ CPU outputs less heat than a Xeon E5-2637 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 i7-4722HQ has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.


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