Intel Xeon E5-2698 v4 vs Intel Pentium Gold 5405U

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CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Xeon E5-2698 v4 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Pentium Gold 5405U
Intel Xeon E5-2698 v4 Intel Pentium Gold 5405U

CPU comparison

In this CPU comparison, we compare the Intel Xeon E5-2698 v4 and the Intel Pentium Gold 5405U and use benchmarks to check which processor is faster.

We compare the Intel Xeon E5-2698 v4 20 core processor released in Q1/2016 with the Intel Pentium Gold 5405U which has 2 CPU cores and was introduced in Q1/2019.
Intel Xeon E5 (71) Family Intel Pentium (150)
Intel Xeon E5 v4 (24) CPU group Intel Pentium 5000 (1)
6 Generation 8
Broadwell E Architecture Whiskey Lake U
Desktop / Server Segment Mobile
Intel Xeon E5-2698 v3 Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Xeon E5-2698 v4 is a 20 core processor with a clock frequency of 2.20 GHz (3.60 GHz). The processor can compute 40 threads at the same time. The Intel Pentium Gold 5405U clocks with 2.30 GHz, has 2 CPU cores and can calculate 4 threads in parallel.

Intel Xeon E5-2698 v4 Characteristic Intel Pentium Gold 5405U
20 Cores 2
40 Threads 4
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No
2.20 GHz Frequency 2.30 GHz
3.60 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) --
2.80 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) --

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 E5-2698 v4 Characteristic Intel Pentium Gold 5405U
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --

Internal Graphics

Graphics (iGPU) integrated into the processor not only enable image output without having to rely on a dedicated graphics solution, but can also efficiently accelerate video playback.

no iGPU GPU Intel UHD Graphics 610
GPU frequency 0.30 GHz
-- GPU (Turbo) 0.95 GHz
-- GPU Generation 9.5
Technology 14 nm
Max. displays 3
-- Compute units 12
-- Shader 96
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
-- Max. GPU Memory 32 GB
-- 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.

no iGPU GPU Intel UHD Graphics 610
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 / Encode
No Codec AV1 No
No Codec AVC Decode / Encode
No Codec VC-1 Decode
No Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

Up to 1536 GB of memory in a maximum of 4 memory channels is supported by the Intel Xeon E5-2698 v4, while the Intel Pentium Gold 5405U supports a maximum of 64 GB of memory with a maximum memory bandwidth of 34.1 GB/s enabled.

Intel Xeon E5-2698 v4 Characteristic Intel Pentium Gold 5405U
DDR4-2400 Memory LPDDR3-1866, DDR4-2133
1536 GB Max. Memory 64 GB
4 (Quad Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
76.8 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 34.1 GB/s
Yes ECC No
-- L2 Cache --
50.00 MB L3 Cache 2.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version 2.0
40 PCIe lanes 12
39.4 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 6.0 GB/s

Thermal Management

The Intel Xeon E5-2698 v4 has a TDP of 135 W. The TDP of the Intel Pentium Gold 5405U is 15 W. System integrators use the TDP of the processor as a guide when dimensioning the cooling solution.

Intel Xeon E5-2698 v4 Characteristic Intel Pentium Gold 5405U
135 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 15 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down 12.5 W
-- Tjunction max. 100 °C

Technical details

The Intel Xeon E5-2698 v4 has 50.00 MB cache and is manufactured in 14 nm. The cache of Intel Pentium Gold 5405U is at 2.00 MB. The processor is manufactured in 14 nm.

Intel Xeon E5-2698 v4 Characteristic Intel Pentium Gold 5405U
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
LGA 2011-3 Socket BGA 1528
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
Q1/2016 Release date Q1/2019
3220 $ Release price 161 $
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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 E5-2698 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2698 v4
20C 40T @ 3.60 GHz
702 (100%)
Intel Pentium Gold 5405U Intel Pentium Gold 5405U
2C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
579 (82%)

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 E5-2698 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2698 v4
20C 40T @ 2.80 GHz
11389 (100%)
Intel Pentium Gold 5405U Intel Pentium Gold 5405U
2C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
1325 (12%)

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 E5-2698 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2698 v4
20C 40T @ 2.80 GHz
23061 (100%)
Intel Pentium Gold 5405U Intel Pentium Gold 5405U
2C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
2270 (10%)

Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 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 E5-2698 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2698 v4
20C 40T @ 3.60 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Pentium Gold 5405U Intel Pentium Gold 5405U
2C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
535 (100%)

Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 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 E5-2698 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2698 v4
20C 40T @ 2.80 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Pentium Gold 5405U Intel Pentium Gold 5405U
2C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
1395 (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 E5-2698 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2698 v4
20C 40T @ 3.60 GHz
1086 (100%)
Intel Pentium Gold 5405U Intel Pentium Gold 5405U
2C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
0 (0%)

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 E5-2698 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2698 v4
20C 40T @ 2.80 GHz
8824 (100%)
Intel Pentium Gold 5405U Intel Pentium Gold 5405U
2C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
0 (0%)

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 E5-2698 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2698 v4
@ 0.00 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Pentium Gold 5405U Intel Pentium Gold 5405U
Intel UHD Graphics 610 @ 0.95 GHz
182 (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 E5-2698 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2698 v4
20C 40T @ 2.20 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Pentium Gold 5405U Intel Pentium Gold 5405U
2C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
666 (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 E5-2698 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2698 v4
20C 40T @ 3.60 GHz
150 (100%)
Intel Pentium Gold 5405U Intel Pentium Gold 5405U
2C 4T @ 2.30 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 E5-2698 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2698 v4
20C 40T @ 2.80 GHz
2940 (100%)
Intel Pentium Gold 5405U Intel Pentium Gold 5405U
2C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
0 (0%)

Devices using this processor

Intel Xeon E5-2698 v4 Intel Pentium Gold 5405U
Unknown Lenovo V340
Lenovo IdeaPad C340
Lenovo IdeaPad L340
DELL Inspiron 15 3583

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