Intel Core i7-8750H vs Intel Xeon E5-2689

Compare Intel 8th Generation Core i7 6 core CPU vs Intel 8 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

41 %
53 %
29% slightly better overall score

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

58 %
1% slightly better gaming score
57 %

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

36 %
51 %
41% slightly better multitasking score

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

35 %
50 %
42% much better heavy workload score

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Number of physical processing units

33% slightly more cores


Number of logical processing units

33% slightly more threads


Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

45 W
155% significantly lower TDP
115 W

Other details


Ranking in the hardwareDB database

439th of 1,327
304th of 1,327


The product line

8th Generation Core i7

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

May 2018

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip


Is Unlocked

Can this CPU can be overclocked


Supports ECC memory

Does this CPU support error correcting memory


Core i7-8750H vs Xeon E5-2689 benchmarks

In our benchmarks, the Xeon E5-2689 beats the Core i7-8750H in overall performance. Despite this, the Core i7-8750H has the advantage in our gaming benchmark.

With info from our database, we find that the Xeon E5-2689 has slightly more cores with 8 cores whereas the Core i7-8750H has 6 cores. It also has more threads than the Core i7-8750H. A Core i7-8750H CPU outputs less heat than a Xeon E5-2689 CPU because of its significantly lower TDP. 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 i7-8750H has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.


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