Intel Xeon E5-2620 v3 vs Intel Core i7-12800HL

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Intel Xeon E5-2620 v3 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i7-12800HL
Intel Xeon E5-2620 v3 Intel Core i7-12800HL

CPU comparison

Intel Xeon E5-2620 v3 or Intel Core i7-12800HL - 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 E5-2620 v3 has 6 cores with 12 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.20 GHz. Up to 768 GB of memory is supported in 4 memory channels. The Intel Xeon E5-2620 v3 was released in Q3/2014.

The Intel Core i7-12800HL has 14 cores with 20 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 4.80 GHz. The CPU supports up to 64 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The Intel Core i7-12800HL was released in Q3/2022.
Intel Xeon E5 (71) Family Intel Core i7 (298)
Intel Xeon E5 v3 (32) CPU group Intel Core i 12000H (23)
5 Generation 12
Haswell E Architecture Alder Lake H
Desktop / Server Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor --
Intel Xeon E5-2620 v4 Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Xeon E5-2620 v3 is a 6 core processor with a clock frequency of 2.40 GHz (3.20 GHz). The Intel Core i7-12800HL has 14 CPU cores with a clock frequency of 2.40 GHz (4.80 GHz).

Intel Xeon E5-2620 v3 Characteristic Intel Core i7-12800HL
6 Cores 14
12 Threads 20
normal Core architecture hybrid (big.LITTLE)
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No
2.40 GHz (3.20 GHz) A-Core 2.40 GHz (4.80 GHz)
6x Golden Cove
-- B-Core 1.80 GHz (3.70 GHz)
8x Gracemont

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Processors with the support of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors. Algorithms for ML improve their performance the more data they have collected via software. ML tasks can be processed up to 10,000 times faster than with a classic processor.

Intel Xeon E5-2620 v3 Characteristic Intel Core i7-12800HL
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --

Internal Graphics

The integrated graphics unit of a processor is not only responsible for the pure image output on the system, but can also significantly increase the efficiency of the system with the support of modern video codecs.

no iGPU GPU Intel Iris Xe Graphics 96 (Alder Lake)
GPU frequency 0.40 GHz
-- GPU (Turbo) 1.40 GHz
-- GPU Generation 13
Technology 10 nm
Max. displays 4
-- Compute units 96
-- Shader 768
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
-- Max. GPU Memory 32 GB
-- DirectX Version 12.1

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.

no iGPU GPU Intel Iris Xe Graphics 96 (Alder Lake)
No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) Decode / Encode
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) Decode / Encode
No Codec h264 Decode / Encode
No Codec VP9 Decode / Encode
No Codec VP8 Decode
No Codec AV1 Decode
No Codec AVC Decode / Encode
No Codec VC-1 Decode
No Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

The Intel Xeon E5-2620 v3 supports a maximum of 768 GB of memory in 4 memory channels. The Intel Core i7-12800HL can connect up to 64 GB of memory in 2 memory channels.

Intel Xeon E5-2620 v3 Characteristic Intel Core i7-12800HL
DDR4-2133 Memory DDR5-4800, DDR4-3200
768 GB Max. Memory 64 GB
4 (Quad Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
68.2 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 76.8 GB/s
Yes ECC No
-- L2 Cache 11.50 MB
15.00 MB L3 Cache 24.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version 4.0
40 PCIe lanes 28
39.4 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 55.1 GB/s

Thermal Management

The TDP (Thermal Design Power) of a processor specifies the required cooling solution. The Intel Xeon E5-2620 v3 has a TDP of 85 W, that of the Intel Core i7-12800HL is 45 W.

Intel Xeon E5-2620 v3 Characteristic Intel Core i7-12800HL
85 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 45 W
-- TDP (PL2) 115 W
-- TDP up 60 W
-- TDP down 35 W
-- Tjunction max. 100 °C

Technical details

The Intel Xeon E5-2620 v3 has a 15.00 MB cache, while the Intel Core i7-12800HL cache has a total of 35.50 MB.

Intel Xeon E5-2620 v3 Characteristic Intel Core i7-12800HL
22 nm Technology 10 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, AVX2+
LGA 2011-3 Socket BGA 1744
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, Windows 11, Linux
Q3/2014 Release date Q3/2022
-- Release price --
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 2 CPU benchmarks
Intel Xeon E5-2620 v3 (43%)
Intel Core i7-12800HL (100%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 3 CPU benchmarks
Intel Xeon E5-2620 v3 (34%)
Intel Core i7-12800HL (100%)

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 E5-2620 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2620 v3
6C 12T @ 3.20 GHz
728 (41%)
Intel Core i7-12800HL Intel Core i7-12800HL
14C 20T @ 4.80 GHz
1784 (100%)

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 E5-2620 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2620 v3
6C 12T @ 2.80 GHz
4208 (34%)
Intel Core i7-12800HL Intel Core i7-12800HL
14C 20T @ 3.60 GHz
12465 (100%)

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 E5-2620 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2620 v3
6C 12T @ 3.20 GHz
1012 (45%)
Intel Core i7-12800HL Intel Core i7-12800HL
14C 20T @ 4.80 GHz
2235 (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 E5-2620 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2620 v3
6C 12T @ 2.80 GHz
4485 (37%)
Intel Core i7-12800HL Intel Core i7-12800HL
14C 20T @ 3.60 GHz
12167 (100%)

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 E5-2620 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2620 v3
6C 12T @ 2.80 GHz
7854 (32%)
Intel Core i7-12800HL Intel Core i7-12800HL
14C 20T @ 3.60 GHz
24605 (100%)

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 E5-2620 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2620 v3
@ 0.00 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-12800HL Intel Core i7-12800HL
Intel Iris Xe Graphics 96 (Alder Lake) @ 1.40 GHz
2146 (100%)

Blender 3.1 Benchmark

In the Blender Benchmark 3.1, the scenes "monster", "junkshop" and "classroom" are rendered and the time required by the system is measured. In our benchmark we test the CPU and not the graphics card. Blender 3.1 was presented as a standalone version in March 2022.
Intel Xeon E5-2620 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2620 v3
6C 12T @ 2.80 GHz
69 (100%)
Intel Core i7-12800HL Intel Core i7-12800HL
14C 20T @ 3.60 GHz
0 (0%)

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Single-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 E5-2620 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2620 v3
6C 12T @ 2.80 GHz
316 (100%)
Intel Core i7-12800HL Intel Core i7-12800HL
14C 20T @ 3.60 GHz
0 (0%)

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 E5-2620 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2620 v3
6C 12T @ 2.40 GHz
2115 (100%)
Intel Core i7-12800HL Intel Core i7-12800HL
14C 20T @ 2.40 GHz
0 (0%)

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 E5-2620 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2620 v3
6C 12T @ 3.20 GHz
123 (100%)
Intel Core i7-12800HL Intel Core i7-12800HL
14C 20T @ 4.80 GHz
0 (0%)

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 E5-2620 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2620 v3
6C 12T @ 2.80 GHz
894 (100%)
Intel Core i7-12800HL Intel Core i7-12800HL
14C 20T @ 3.60 GHz
0 (0%)

Devices using this processor

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