Intel Xeon E-2288G vs Intel Core i7-2629M

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Intel Xeon E-2288G CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i7-2629M
Intel Xeon E-2288G Intel Core i7-2629M

CPU comparison

In this CPU comparison, we compare the Intel Xeon E-2288G and the Intel Core i7-2629M and use benchmarks to check which processor is faster.

We compare the Intel Xeon E-2288G 8 core processor released in Q2/2019 with the Intel Core i7-2629M which has 2 CPU cores and was introduced in Q1/2011.
Intel Xeon E (44) Family Intel Core i7 (298)
Intel Xeon E-2200 (19) CPU group Intel Core i 2000M (46)
2 Generation 2
Coffee Lake S Architecture Sandy Bridge H
Desktop / Server Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor --
Intel Xeon E-2388G Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Xeon E-2288G is a 8 core processor with a clock frequency of 3.70 GHz (5.00 GHz). The processor can compute 16 threads at the same time. The Intel Core i7-2629M clocks with 2.10 GHz (3.00 GHz), has 2 CPU cores and can calculate 4 threads in parallel.

Intel Xeon E-2288G Characteristic Intel Core i7-2629M
8 Cores 2
16 Threads 4
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No
3.70 GHz Frequency 2.10 GHz
5.00 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 3.00 GHz
-- Turbo Frequency (All Cores) --

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 E-2288G Characteristic Intel Core i7-2629M
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --
-- NPU + CPU + iGPU --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

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.

Intel UHD Graphics P630 GPU Intel HD Graphics 3000
0.35 GHz GPU frequency 0.50 GHz
1.20 GHz GPU (Turbo) 1.10 GHz
9.5 GPU Generation 6
14 nm Technology 32 nm
3 Max. displays 2
24 Compute units 12
192 Shader 96
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
64 GB Max. GPU Memory 2 GB
12 DirectX Version 10.1

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.

Intel UHD Graphics P630 GPU Intel HD Graphics 3000
Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec VP9 No
Decode / Encode Codec VP8 No
No Codec AV1 No
Decode / Encode Codec AVC Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG No

Memory & PCIe

Up to 128 GB of memory in a maximum of 2 memory channels is supported by the Intel Xeon E-2288G, while the Intel Core i7-2629M supports a maximum of 8 GB of memory with a maximum memory bandwidth of 21.3 GB/s enabled.

Intel Xeon E-2288G Characteristic Intel Core i7-2629M
DDR4-2666 Memory DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333
128 GB Max. Memory 8 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
42.7 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 21.3 GB/s
Yes ECC No
-- L2 Cache --
16.00 MB L3 Cache 4.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version 2.0
16 PCIe lanes 16
15.8 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 8.0 GB/s

Thermal Management

The Intel Xeon E-2288G has a TDP of 95 W. The TDP of the Intel Core i7-2629M is 25 W. System integrators use the TDP of the processor as a guide when dimensioning the cooling solution.

Intel Xeon E-2288G Characteristic Intel Core i7-2629M
95 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 25 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
100 °C Tjunction max. 100 °C

Technical details

The Intel Xeon E-2288G has 16.00 MB cache and is manufactured in 14 nm. The cache of Intel Core i7-2629M is at 4.00 MB. The processor is manufactured in 32 nm.

Intel Xeon E-2288G Characteristic Intel Core i7-2629M
14 nm Technology 32 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, AVX
LGA 1151 Socket BGA 1023
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
Q2/2019 Release date Q1/2011
539 $ Release price 270 $
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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 E-2288G Intel Xeon E-2288G
Intel UHD Graphics P630 @ 1.20 GHz
461 (100%)
Intel Core i7-2629M Intel Core i7-2629M
Intel HD Graphics 3000 @ 1.10 GHz
211 (46%)

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 E-2288G Intel Xeon E-2288G
8C 16T @ 5.00 GHz
1422 (100%)
Intel Core i7-2629M Intel Core i7-2629M
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
0 (0%)

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 E-2288G Intel Xeon E-2288G
8C 16T @ 3.70 GHz
8996 (100%)
Intel Core i7-2629M Intel Core i7-2629M
2C 4T @ 2.10 GHz
0 (0%)

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 E-2288G Intel Xeon E-2288G
8C 16T @ 5.00 GHz
1732 (100%)
Intel Core i7-2629M Intel Core i7-2629M
2C 4T @ 3.00 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 E-2288G Intel Xeon E-2288G
8C 16T @ 3.70 GHz
8136 (100%)
Intel Core i7-2629M Intel Core i7-2629M
2C 4T @ 2.10 GHz
0 (0%)

Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 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 E-2288G Intel Xeon E-2288G
8C 16T @ 5.00 GHz
493 (100%)
Intel Core i7-2629M Intel Core i7-2629M
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
0 (0%)

Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 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 E-2288G Intel Xeon E-2288G
8C 16T @ 3.70 GHz
4277 (100%)
Intel Core i7-2629M Intel Core i7-2629M
2C 4T @ 2.10 GHz
0 (0%)

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 E-2288G Intel Xeon E-2288G
8C 16T @ 3.70 GHz
17428 (100%)
Intel Core i7-2629M Intel Core i7-2629M
2C 4T @ 2.10 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 E-2288G Intel Xeon E-2288G
8C 16T @ 3.70 GHz
5368 (100%)
Intel Core i7-2629M Intel Core i7-2629M
2C 4T @ 2.10 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 E-2288G Intel Xeon E-2288G
8C 16T @ 5.00 GHz
207 (100%)
Intel Core i7-2629M Intel Core i7-2629M
2C 4T @ 3.00 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 E-2288G Intel Xeon E-2288G
8C 16T @ 3.70 GHz
1859 (100%)
Intel Core i7-2629M Intel Core i7-2629M
2C 4T @ 2.10 GHz
0 (0%)

Devices using this processor

Intel Xeon E-2288G Intel Core i7-2629M
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