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Intel Core i7-7920HQ VS. Intel Xenon E5-2699 v4
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Intel Core i7-7920HQ vs. Intel Xenon E5-2699 v4

September 13, 2019
                         
Bottom line: Which one is better?

The features of Intel Core i7-7920HQ are unique when we compare them against Intel Xenon E5-2699 v4 and they include; 100W lower TDP, 0.5GHz higher turbo clock speed, 0.05MB/core more L2 cache per core, has integrated graphics, has Tri-Gate transistors, 21oC higher maximum operating temperature, 9 higher clock multiplier and 23mm narrower.

GENERAL INFO

When we compare Intel E5-2699 v4 and Intel Core i7-7920HQ, the following features emerge;

Supports 64-bit; Intel Core i7-7920 HQ and Intel Xenon E5-2699 v4 support 64-bit.

Thermal Design Power (TDP); Intel Core i7-7920HQ has TDP of 45W whereas Intel Xenon E5-2699 v4 has 145W.

Semiconductor size; Intel Core i7-7920HQ and Intel Xenon E5-2699 v4 have semiconductors sizes of 14nm.

PCI Express (PCIE) version; Intel Core i7-7920HQ and Intel Xenon E5-2699 v4 have PCI Express (PCIE) versions 3.

CPU temperature; Intel Core i7-7920HQ has 100oC whereas Intel Xenon E5-2699 v4 has 79oC.

Integrated graphics; Intel Core i7-7920HQ has integrated graphics.

Bottom Line general info
Intel Core i7-7920HQ is a better processor as it has a lower TDP and higher CPU temperature.
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PERFORMANCE

When we compare Intel Core i7-7920HQ and E5-2699 v4, we get the following performance features of the two processors;

CPU speed; Intel Core i7-7920HQ has 4 ×n 3.1GHz whereas Intel Xenon E5-2699 v4 has 22 × 2.2GHz.

L2 cache; Intel Core i7-7920HQ has 1MB whereas Intel Xenon E5-2699 v4 has 5.6MB.

L3 cache; Intel Corei7-7920HQ has 8MB whereas Intel Xenon e5-2699 v4 has 55MB

CPU threads; Intel Core i7-7920HQ has 8 CPU threads while Intel Xenon E5-2699 v4 has 44.

L1 cache; Intel Core i7-7920HQ has 256KB whereas Intel Xenon E5-2699 v4 has 704KB

L2 core; Intel Core i7-7920HQ has 0.25MB/core while Intel Xenon E5-2699 v4 has 0.2MB/core.

Bottom Line performance
Intel Xenon E5-2699 v4 is a better processor in terms of performance as it supersedes Intel Core i7-7920HQ with most of the performance features.
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MEMORY

RAM speed; Intel Core i7-7920HQ and Intel xenon E5-2699 v4 have RAM speeds of 2400MHz.

Maximum memory bandwidth; Intel Core i7-7920HQ has 34.1GB/s whereas Intel Xenon E5-2699 v4 has 76.8GB/s.

Memory channels; Intel Core i7-7920HQ has 2 memory channels while Intel Xenon E5-2699 v4 has 4.

Maximum memory size; Intel Core i7-7920HQ has 64GB whereas Intel Xenon E5-2699 v4 has 1536GB.

Bus transfer rate; Intel Core i7-7920HQ has 8GT/s whereas Intel Xenon E5-2699 v4 has 9.6GT/s.

Supports ECC memory; Intel Xenon E5-2699 v4 supports ECC memory.

Bottom Line memory
Intel Xenon E5-2699 v4 is better in memory.
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KEY FEATURES

In this review of Intel Xenon E5-2699 v4 and Intel Core i7-7920HQ, we note the following similar key features; has dynamic frequency scaling, AES, supports hardware-assisted virtualization, uses hyperthreading technology and has SSE versions 4.2. In addition, Intel Core i7-7920HQ has Tri-Gate transistors.

Bottom Line key features
Intel Core i7-7920HQ is better as it has Tri-Gate transistors.
Conclusion

Intel Core i7-7920 is a better processor as it has superior features than Intel Xenon E5-2699 v4.

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