Intel Xeon E5-2696 v4 vs Intel Xeon W-2102

Compare Intel 22 core CPU vs Intel 4 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

59 %
103% significantly better overall score
29 %

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

33 %
52 %
57% significantly better gaming score

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

69 %
200% significantly better multitasking score
23 %

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

75 %
240% significantly better heavy workload score
22 %

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Number of physical processing units

450% significantly more cores


Number of logical processing units

1000% significantly more threads


Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

145 W
120 W
20% slightly lower TDP

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Ranking in the hardwareDB database

251st of 1,337
613th of 1,337

Xeon E5-2696 v4 vs Xeon W-2102 specs and performance

According to the hardwareDB Benchmark tool, the Xeon E5-2696 v4 is faster than the Xeon W-2102. Despite this, the Xeon W-2102 has the advantage in our gaming benchmark.

In terms of the number of cores of each of these CPUs, the Xeon E5-2696 v4 has significantly more cores than the Xeon W-2102. Indeed, the Xeon E5-2696 v4 has 22 cores compared to 4 cores found in the Xeon W-2102. It also has more threads than the Xeon W-2102. The Xeon W-2102 outputs less heat than Xeon E5-2696 v4 thanks to a 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 E5-2696 v4 has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.


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