Core i9-9820X vs Xeon E5-2690 v4 benchmarks
In our benchmarks, the Core i9-9820X beats the Xeon E5-2690 v4 in overall performance. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Xeon E5-2690 v4 in all gaming tests too.
When comparing core counts for these CPUs, we notice that the Xeon E5-2690 v4 has slightly more cores with 14 cores compared to the Core i9-9820X that has 10 cores. It also has more threads than the Core i9-9820X. These CPUs have different clock speeds. Indeed, the Core i9-9820X has a slightly higher clock speed compared to the Xeon E5-2690 v4. Also, the Core i9-9820X has a slightly higher turbo speed. The Xeon E5-2690 v4 outputs less heat than Core i9-9820X thanks to a slightly 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 i9-9820X has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.