Intel Xeon E5-2689
The Xeon E5-2689 is a 8 core CPU from Intel. This chip has a very good overall score at 43% in our CPU benchmark. Our gaming benchmark shows that this CPU is a very good processor for gaming, with a score of 48%. As for multitasking and heavy workloads, the Xeon E5-2689 scores 41% and 40% respectively. Indeed, this is a very good rating for very heavy workloads.
The Xeon E5-2689 has 8 cores and 16 threads. This CPU makes use of simultaneous multithreading technology to improve performance on parallel tasks. Each physical CPU core is divided into multiple logical processors.
Power and thermals for the Intel Xeon E5-2689 CPU are a TDP (Thermal Design Power) of 115 watts. This measures the amount of heat the processor produces when running at full load. This isn't a measure of power consumption, but it's good estimate.
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