Intel Xeon E3-1515M v5 vs Intel Core i7-7700T

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Intel Xeon E3-1515M v5 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i7-7700T
Intel Xeon E3-1515M v5 Intel Core i7-7700T

CPU comparison

Intel Xeon E3-1515M v5 or Intel Core i7-7700T - which processor is faster? In this comparison we look at the differences and analyze which of these two CPUs is better. We compare the technical data and benchmark results.

The Intel Xeon E3-1515M v5 has 4 cores with 8 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.70 GHz. Up to 64 GB of memory is supported in 2 memory channels. The Intel Xeon E3-1515M v5 was released in Q1/2016.

The Intel Core i7-7700T has 4 cores with 8 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.80 GHz. The CPU supports up to 64 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The Intel Core i7-7700T was released in Q1/2017.
Intel Xeon E3 (43) Family Intel Core i7 (298)
Intel Xeon E3 v5 (17) CPU group Intel Core i 7000 (17)
5 Generation 7
Skylake S Architecture Kaby Lake S
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor Intel Core i7-6700T
-- Successor Intel Core i7-8700T

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Xeon E3-1515M v5 has 4 CPU cores and can calculate 8 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Intel Xeon E3-1515M v5 is 2.80 GHz (3.70 GHz) while the Intel Core i7-7700T has 4 CPU cores and 8 threads can calculate simultaneously. The clock frequency of the Intel Core i7-7700T is at 2.90 GHz (3.80 GHz).

Intel Xeon E3-1515M v5 Characteristic Intel Core i7-7700T
4 Cores 4
8 Threads 8
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No
2.80 GHz Frequency 2.90 GHz
3.70 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 3.80 GHz
3.30 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 3.60 GHz

NPU AI performance

The performance values of the processor's AI unit. The isolated NPU performance is specified here, the total AI performance (NPU+CPU+iGPU) can be higher. Processors with support for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors.

Intel Xeon E3-1515M v5 Characteristic Intel Core i7-7700T
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --
-- NPU + CPU + iGPU --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

The Intel Xeon E3-1515M v5 or Intel Core i7-7700T has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die.

Intel Iris Pro Graphics P580 GPU Intel HD Graphics 630
0.35 GHz GPU frequency 0.35 GHz
1.00 GHz GPU (Turbo) 1.15 GHz
9 GPU Generation 9.5
14 nm Technology 14 nm
3 Max. displays 3
72 Compute units 24
576 Shader 192
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
64 GB Max. GPU Memory 64 GB
12.0 DirectX Version 12

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

Intel Iris Pro Graphics P580 GPU Intel HD Graphics 630
Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) Decode / Encode
Decode Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VP9 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec VP8 Decode / Encode
No Codec AV1 No
Decode / Encode Codec AVC Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

The Intel Xeon E3-1515M v5 can use up to 64 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 34.1 GB/s. The Intel Core i7-7700T supports up to 64 GB of memory in 2 memory channels and achieves a memory bandwidth of up to 38.4 GB/s.

Intel Xeon E3-1515M v5 Characteristic Intel Core i7-7700T
LPDDR3-1866, DDR4-2133, DDR3L-1600 Memory DDR4-2400
64 GB Max. Memory 64 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
34.1 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 38.4 GB/s
Yes ECC No
-- L2 Cache --
8.00 MB L3 Cache 8.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version 3.0
16 PCIe lanes 16
15.8 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 15.8 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the Intel Xeon E3-1515M v5 is 45 W, while the Intel Core i7-7700T has a TDP of 35 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently.

Intel Xeon E3-1515M v5 Characteristic Intel Core i7-7700T
45 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 35 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
35 W TDP down --
100 °C Tjunction max. --

Technical details

The Intel Xeon E3-1515M v5 is manufactured in 14 nm and has 8.00 MB cache. The Intel Core i7-7700T is manufactured in 14 nm and has a 8.00 MB cache.

Intel Xeon E3-1515M v5 Characteristic Intel Core i7-7700T
14 nm Technology 14 nm
Monolithic Chip design Monolithic
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2 ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2
BGA 1440 Socket LGA 1151
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
Q1/2016 Release date Q1/2017
489 $ Release price 310 $
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 1 CPU benchmarks
Intel Xeon E3-1515M v5 (100%)
Intel Core i7-7700T (89%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 2 CPU benchmarks
Intel Xeon E3-1515M v5 (100%)
Intel Core i7-7700T (91%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
Intel Xeon E3-1515M v5 Intel Xeon E3-1515M v5
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
1017 (100%)
Intel Core i7-7700T Intel Core i7-7700T
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
907 (89%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Intel Xeon E3-1515M v5 Intel Xeon E3-1515M v5
4C 8T @ 3.30 GHz
4036 (100%)
Intel Core i7-7700T Intel Core i7-7700T
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
3488 (86%)

iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.
Intel Xeon E3-1515M v5 Intel Xeon E3-1515M v5
Intel Iris Pro Graphics P580 @ 1.00 GHz
1152 (100%)
Intel Core i7-7700T Intel Core i7-7700T
Intel HD Graphics 630 @ 1.15 GHz
442 (38%)

Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.
Intel Xeon E3-1515M v5 Intel Xeon E3-1515M v5
4C 8T @ 3.30 GHz
7928 (100%)
Intel Core i7-7700T Intel Core i7-7700T
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
7539 (95%)

Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The single-core benchmark only evaluates the performance of the fastest CPU core, the number of CPU cores in a processor is irrelevant here.
Intel Xeon E3-1515M v5 Intel Xeon E3-1515M v5
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-7700T Intel Core i7-7700T
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
1204 (100%)

Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The multi-core benchmark evaluates the performance of all of the processor's CPU cores. Virtual thread improvements such as AMD SMT or Intel's Hyper-Threading have a positive impact on the benchmark result.
Intel Xeon E3-1515M v5 Intel Xeon E3-1515M v5
4C 8T @ 3.30 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-7700T Intel Core i7-7700T
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
3540 (100%)

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.
Intel Xeon E3-1515M v5 Intel Xeon E3-1515M v5
4C 8T @ 2.80 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-7700T Intel Core i7-7700T
4C 8T @ 2.90 GHz
2046 (100%)

Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
Intel Xeon E3-1515M v5 Intel Xeon E3-1515M v5
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-7700T Intel Core i7-7700T
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
168 (100%)

Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Intel Xeon E3-1515M v5 Intel Xeon E3-1515M v5
4C 8T @ 3.30 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-7700T Intel Core i7-7700T
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
805 (100%)

Devices using this processor

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