Xeon E5-1650 v3 vs Xeon E5-2640 v4 specs and performance
Our benchmark analysis concludes that the Xeon E5-1650 v3 performs better than the Xeon E5-2640 v4. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Xeon E5-2640 v4 in all gaming tests too.
With info from our database, we find that the Xeon E5-2640 v4 has significantly more cores with 10 cores whereas the Xeon E5-1650 v3 has 6 cores. It also has more threads than the Xeon E5-1650 v3. These CPUs have different clock speeds. Indeed, the Xeon E5-1650 v3 has a significantly higher clock speed compared to the Xeon E5-2640 v4. Also, the Xeon E5-1650 v3 has a slightly higher turbo speed. The Xeon E5-2640 v4 outputs less heat than Xeon E5-1650 v3 thanks to a 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 Xeon E5-1650 v3 has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.