CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of E5-2418L vs 6500U among all CPUs

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

8.5

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i7 6500U 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core i7 6500U  based on its single-core performance and power consumption.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon E5-2418L

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon E5-2418L

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More l2 cache 1 MB vs 0.5 MB 2x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
More l3 cache 10 MB vs 4 MB 2.5x more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 2 vs 1 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration
Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Supports more RAM 393,216 MB vs 32,768 MB Supports 12x more RAM
More threads 8 vs 4 Twice as many threads
More l3 cache per core 2.5 MB/core vs 2 MB/core 25% more l3 cache per core
Front view of Intel Core i7 6500U

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Intel Core i7 6500U

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Significantly higher turbo clock speed 3.1 GHz vs 2.1 GHz Around 50% higher turbo clock speed
Much newer manufacturing process 14 nm vs 32 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Higher clock speed 2.5 GHz vs 2 GHz 25% higher clock speed
Significantly lower typical power consumption 12.19W vs 40.63W 3.3x lower typical power consumption
Much better performance per watt 9.95 pt/W vs 3.35 pt/W Around 3x better performance per watt
Better PassMark (Single core) score 1,637 vs 1,090 More than 50% better PassMark (Single core) score
Newer Jul, 2015 vs May, 2012 Release date over 3 years later
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 3.61 $/year vs 12.04 $/year 3.3x lower annual home energy cost
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 13.14 $/year vs 43.8 $/year 3.3x lower annual commercial energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon E5-2418L vs Core i7 6500U

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E5-2418L  vs
Core i7 6500U 
Clock speed 2 GHz 2.5 GHz
Turbo clock speed 2.1 GHz 3.1 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes No
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3L-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3
DDR3-800
Channels Triple Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes No
Maximum bandwidth 31,999.98 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 393,216 MB 32,768 MB

details

Xeon E5-2418L  vs
Core i7 6500U 
Threads 8 4
L2 cache 1 MB 0.5 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 10 MB 4 MB
L3 cache per core 2.5 MB/core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 14 nm
Max CPUs 2 1

integrated graphics

GPU None GPU
Label N/A Intel® HD Graphics 520
Number of displays supported N/A 3
GPU clock speed N/A 300 MHz
Turbo clock speed N/A 1,050 MHz

power consumption

TDP 50W 15W
Annual home energy cost 12.04 $/year 3.61 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 43.8 $/year 13.14 $/year
Performance per watt 3.35 pt/W 9.95 pt/W
Typical power consumption 40.63W 12.19W

bus

Architecture QPI FSB
Number of links 1 1
Transfer rate 6,400 MT/s 4,000 MT/s
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