Xeon E5-2630 v2 vs Xeon E5-2637 v4 specs and performance
In our benchmarks, the Xeon E5-2637 v4 beats the Xeon E5-2630 v2 in overall performance. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Xeon E5-2630 v2 in all gaming tests too.
With info from our database, we find that the Xeon E5-2630 v2 has significantly more cores with 6 cores whereas the Xeon E5-2637 v4 has 4 cores. It also has more threads than the Xeon E5-2637 v4. With our hardware info, we find that the Xeon E5-2637 v4 has a slightly higher clock speed than the Xeon E5-2630 v2. Also, the Xeon E5-2637 v4 has a slightly higher turbo speed. A Xeon E5-2630 v2 CPU outputs less heat than a Xeon E5-2637 v4 CPU because of its significantly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption.
Most CPUs have more threads than cores. This technology, colloquially called hyperthreading, improves performance by splitting a core into multiple virtual ones. This provides more efficient utilisation of a core. Indeed, the Xeon E5-2630 v2 has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.