Core i7-6920HQ vs Xeon E3-1285L v3 benchmarks
Our benchmark analysis concludes that the Xeon E3-1285L v3 performs better than the Core i7-6920HQ. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Core i7-6920HQ in all gaming tests too.
Our spec comparison shows that they have an identical amount of cores and the same number of threads. With our hardware info, we find that the Xeon E3-1285L v3 has a slightly higher clock speed than the Core i7-6920HQ. Also, the Xeon E3-1285L v3 has a slightly higher turbo speed. A Core i7-6920HQ CPU outputs less heat than a Xeon E3-1285L v3 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 i7-6920HQ has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.