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Intel Xeon E-2278GE vs Intel Core i5-8600K. Specifications, performance, tests

Overall score
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Released
Q2/2019
Intel Xeon E-2278GE
Intel Xeon E-2278GE
Released
Q4/2017
Overall score
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Intel Core i5-8600K
Intel Core i5-8600K

What's the best choice Intel Xeon E-2278GE or Intel Core i5-8600K?

We have prepared a comparison to help you choose the best processor. Compare their specifications and benchmarks.

Intel Xeon E-2278GE has a maximum frequency of 3.30 GHz. 8 Cores. Power consumption of 80 W. Released in Q2/2019.

Intel Core i5-8600K has a maximum frequency of 3.60 GHz. 6 Cores. Power consumption of 95 W. Released in Q4/2017.

Differences

  • Place in the overall ranking

    (based on several benchmarks)

    454 left arrow score
  • More number of cores

    2 times more cores

    8 left arrow 6
  • Higher turbo clock speed

    Around 9% better overclocked clock speed

    4.70 GHz left arrow 4.30 GHz
  • Performance per watt

    times less performance per watt

    80 W left arrow 95 W

Positions in all rankings

Common positions Intel Xeon E-2278GE CPU in popular benchmarks, for comparison with other models.

  • Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)
    192 place
  • Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)
    87 place
  • Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)
    237 place
  • iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)
    560 place
  • Place in the overall ranking

    (based on several benchmarks)

    336 left arrow score
  • Higher clock speed

    Around 8% better clock speed

    3.60 GHz left arrow 3.30 GHz

Positions in all rankings

Common positions Intel Core i5-8600K CPU in popular benchmarks, for comparison with other models.

  • Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
    155 place
  • Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
    215 place
  • Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)
    299 place
  • Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)
    262 place
  • Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)
    201 place
  • Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)
    301 place
  • Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)
    233 place
  • Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)
    333 place
  • iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)
    653 place
  • Blender 2.81 (bmw27)
    93 place
  • Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)
    50 place
  • Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)
    173 place
  • Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)
    55 place
  • Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)
    148 place
  • Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU, OpenGL)
    18 place
  • Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark
    289 place

Specifications

Technical data
Intel Xeon E-2278GE Intel Xeon E-2278GE
Intel Core i5-8600K Intel Core i5-8600K
CPU family and group

Background information about the processors being compared, series, generation and market segment.

  • Segment
    Desktop / Server left arrow Desktop / Server
  • Family
    Intel Xeon E left arrow Intel Core i5
  • Generation
    8 left arrow 8
  • CPU group
    Intel Xeon E left arrow Intel Core i 8000
  • Predecessor
    -- left arrow Intel Core i5-7600K
  • Successor
    -- left arrow Intel Core i5-9600K
CPU Technical specs

Basic parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base and turbo frequency, and cache size. These parameters indirectly tell about the speed of the processor, the higher they are the better.

  • Frequency
    3.30 GHz left arrow 3.60 GHz
  • CPU Cores
    8 left arrow 6
  • Turbo (1 Core)
    4.70 GHz left arrow 4.30 GHz
  • CPU Threads
    16 left arrow 6
  • Hyperthreading
    Yes left arrow No
  • Overclocking
    No left arrow Yes
  • Core architecture
    normal left arrow normal
IGPU

Internal Graphics does not affect the performance of the CPU, performs the work of the graphics card in its absence or on mobile devices.

  • GPU name
    Intel UHD Graphics P630 left arrow Intel UHD Graphics 630
  • GPU frequency
    0.35 GHz left arrow 0.35 GHz
  • GPU (Turbo)
    1.20 GHz left arrow 1.15 GHz
  • Execution units
    24 left arrow 24
  • Shader
    192 left arrow 192
  • Max. GPU Memory
    64 GB left arrow 64 GB
  • Max. displays
    3 left arrow 3
  • Generation
    9.5 left arrow 9.5
  • DirectX Version
    12 left arrow 12
  • Technology
    14 nm left arrow 14 nm
  • Release date
    Q4/2017 left arrow Q4/2017
Hardware codec support

Built-in codecs used to encode and decode content. Significantly speeds up the required operations.

  • h265 / HEVC (8 bit)
    Decode / Encode left arrow Decode / Encode
  • h265 / HEVC (10 bit)
    Decode / Encode left arrow Decode / Encode
  • h264
    Decode / Encode left arrow Decode / Encode
  • VP9
    Decode / Encode left arrow Decode / Encode
  • VP8
    Decode / Encode left arrow Decode / Encode
  • AV1
    No left arrow No
  • AVC
    Decode / Encode left arrow Decode / Encode
  • VC-1
    Decode left arrow Decode
  • JPEG
    Decode / Encode left arrow Decode / Encode
Memory specs & PCI

Types, channel quantity of RAM supported by Intel Core i5-8600K and Intel Xeon E-2278GE. Depending on the motherboards, higher or lower memory frequencies may be supported.

  • Memory type
    DDR4-2666 left arrow DDR4-2666
  • Max. Memory
    128 GB left arrow 128 GB
  • ECC
    Yes left arrow No
  • Memory channels
    2 left arrow 2
  • PCIe version
    3.0 left arrow 3.0
  • PCIe lanes
    16 left arrow 16
Encryption
  • AES-NI
    Yes left arrow Yes
Thermal Management

Compare the TDP requirements of TDP Intel Xeon E-2278GE and Intel Core i5-8600K to select a cooling system. Note, the TDP value refers to thermal watts, not electrical watts.

  • TDP (PL1)
    80 W left arrow 95 W
  • Tjunction max.
    100 °C left arrow --
Technologies and extensions

Architecture, interfaces, additional instructions supported by Intel Xeon E-2278GE and Intel Xeon E-2278GE, virtual machine technologies and process technology.

  • Instruction set (ISA)
    x86-64 (64 bit) left arrow x86-64 (64 bit)
  • Virtualization
    VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d left arrow VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
  • ISA extensions
    SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2 left arrow SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2
  • L3-Cache
    16.00 MB left arrow 9.00 MB
  • Architecture
    Coffee Lake S left arrow Coffee Lake S
  • Technology
    14 nm left arrow 14 nm
  • Socket
    LGA 1151 left arrow LGA 1151-2
  • Release date
    Q2/2019 left arrow Q4/2017

Benchmarks

Performance tests CPUs

Based on the results of several benchmarks, you can more accurately estimate the difference in performance between Intel Xeon E-2278GE and Intel Core i5-8600K.

Compare the synthetic test values and choose the best processor!

Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R20 SC is a high load CPU test for long tasks on a desktop or notebook PC, uses one CPU core, with no hypetrading
Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)
The Cinebench R15 SC stresses the computing modules of a desktop or laptop computer to their limits and accurately determines the key performance parameters of the hardware
Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 SC is a popular cross-platform performance test for desktop or mobile processors that uses system memory intensively
iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)
The performance of the iGPU - the internal GPU in games

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