Intel Xeon E5-2673 v3 vs Intel Xeon E5-2678 v3

Compare Intel 12 core CPU vs Intel 12 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

61 %
66 %
8% slightly better overall score

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

59 %
64 %
8% slightly better gaming score

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

62 %
67 %
8% slightly better multitasking score

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

62 %
67 %
8% slightly better heavy workload score

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Other Benchmarks

Geekbench (multi) score

Multi threaded benchmark

1,487
7,930
433% significantly higher Geekbench (multi) score

Geekbench (single) score

Single threaded benchmark

461
788
70% significantly higher Geekbench (single) score

Specifications

Cores

Number of physical processing units

12
Identical
12

Threads

Number of logical processing units

24
Identical
24

TDP

Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

110 W
9% slightly lower TDP
120 W

Other details

Rank

Ranking in the hardwareDB database

238th of 1,337
186th of 1,337

Xeon E5-2673 v3 vs Xeon E5-2678 v3 specs and performance

Our benchmark analysis concludes that the Xeon E5-2678 v3 performs better than the Xeon E5-2673 v3. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Xeon E5-2673 v3 in all gaming tests too.

Our spec comparison shows that they have an identical amount of cores and the same number of threads. A Xeon E5-2673 v3 CPU outputs less heat than a Xeon E5-2678 v3 CPU because of its 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 Xeon E5-2673 v3 has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.

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