Intel Xeon E5 1607 v2 

Released March, 2012
  • 3 GHz
  • Quad core
5.4 Out of 10

Dual processor system capable Xeons are E5-26xx v2, and quad processor system capable Xeons are E5-46xx v2.
by Ian-Cutress (Mar, 2014)
The principle today is still the same, primarily as an output for H.264 + AAC/MP3 audio within an MKV container.
by Ian-Cutress (Mar, 2014)

CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of the Intel Xeon E5 1607 v2 among all CPUs


Benchmark performance using all cores

Xeon E5 1607 v2
PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

Xeon E5 1607 v2
PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Xeon E5 1607 v2
Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

Xeon E5 1607 v2
CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Xeon E5 1607 v2
Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more


Are you paying a premium for performance?

Xeon E5 1607 v2
Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more


CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Xeon E5 1607 v2

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Intel Xeon E5 1607 v2

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Xeon E5 1607 v2
Core i7 3770

PassMark (Single Core)

Xeon E5 1607 v2
Core i7 3770

In The News From around the web


Intel Xeon E5-2697 v2 and Xeon E5-2687W v2 Review: 12 and 8 Cores

by Ian Cutress |
The ultra-high-end enthusiast also wants all the bells and whistles, such as overclockability, a good range of DRAM speed support and top quality construction materials.
My goal was to find out where these two CPUs stand in what I consider ‘an enthusiast user’s scenario’, and as such we used the same benchmarks as in the AMD Kaveri launch article, involving gaming, compression, rendering, video conversion and 2D image to 3D modeling creation.

Xeon E5-2600 V2 Price List: Server Ivy Bridge-EP

by Ian Cutress |
With any luck we should be getting a couple of Ivy Bridge-E based server motherboards in to test, along with Xeon processors.
> Haswell Xeons, these processors, destined for 2P systems, will take on the E5 26xx naming scheme with V2 on the end, with L designating low power versions.

Intel Planning 10-core Xeon E5-2600 V2 Ivy Bridge-EP CPU

by Tim Verry |
Each physical core has access to 256KB L2 cache and the chip has a total of 30MB L3 cache.
The E5-2600 V2 has 10 physical cores, and with HyperThreading it can handle a maximum of 20 threads.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Clock speed 3 GHz
Cores Quad core
Socket type LGA 2011
Is unlocked No


Has a NX bit Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes
Has virtualization support Yes
Instruction set extensions
  1. AES
  2. AVX
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes

power consumption

TDP 130W
Annual home energy cost 31.32 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 113.88 $/year
Performance per watt 2 pt/W
Typical power consumption 105.63W

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in
Memory type
  1. DDR3-1600
  2. DDR3-1333
  3. DDR3-1066
  4. DDR3-800
Channels Quad Channel
Supports ECC Yes
Maximum bandwidth 51,200 MB/s
Maximum memory size 262,144 MB


Architecture x86-64
Threads 4 threads
L2 cache 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 10 MB
L3 cache per core 2.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm
Max CPUs 1
Clock multiplier 30
Voltage range 0.65 - 1.3V
Operating temperature Unknown - 70°C


Overclocked clock speed 3 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None


Architecture QPI
Data rate 0 MB/s
Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s
Clock speed 2,500 MHz
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