Xeon E5-2650 vs Xeon E3-1240 V2 benchmarks
According to the hardwareDB Benchmark tool, the Xeon E5-2650 is faster than the Xeon E3-1240 V2. Despite this, the Xeon E3-1240 V2 has the advantage in our gaming benchmark.
With info from our database, we find that the Xeon E5-2650 has significantly more cores with 8 cores whereas the Xeon E3-1240 V2 has 4 cores. It also has more threads than the Xeon E3-1240 V2. These CPUs have different clock speeds. Indeed, the Xeon E3-1240 V2 has a significantly higher clock speed compared to the Xeon E5-2650.
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 Xeon E5-2650 has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.