Core i7-8700T vs Xeon E5-2698 v4 comparison
In our benchmarks, the Xeon E5-2698 v4 beats the Core i7-8700T in overall performance. Despite this, the Core i7-8700T has the advantage in our gaming benchmark.
With info from our database, we find that the Xeon E5-2698 v4 has significantly more cores with 20 cores whereas the Core i7-8700T has 6 cores. It also has more threads than the Core i7-8700T. With our hardware info, we find that the Core i7-8700T has a slightly higher clock speed than the Xeon E5-2698 v4. Also, the Core i7-8700T has a slightly higher turbo speed. A Core i7-8700T CPU outputs less heat than a Xeon E5-2698 v4 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 i7-8700T has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.