Xeon E5-2678 v3 vs Ryzen 5 PRO 4650G comparison
Our benchmark analysis concludes that the Xeon E5-2678 v3 performs better than the Ryzen 5 PRO 4650G. Despite this, the Ryzen 5 PRO 4650G has the advantage in our gaming benchmark.
In terms of the number of cores of each of these CPUs, the Xeon E5-2678 v3 has significantly more cores than the Ryzen 5 PRO 4650G. Indeed, the Xeon E5-2678 v3 has 12 cores compared to 6 cores found in the Ryzen 5 PRO 4650G. It also has more threads than the Ryzen 5 PRO 4650G. The Ryzen 5 PRO 4650G outputs less heat than Xeon E5-2678 v3 thanks to a significantly 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 E5-2678 v3 has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.