Intel Xeon E7-8850 v2 

Released February, 2014
  • 2.3 GHz
  • Dodeca core

The frequency of the chip is toned down to 2.8 GHz but there are tons of models ranging in core configuration and clock speeds which can be found in the specification chart posted at the end of this article.
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Features Key features of the Intel Xeon E7-8850 v2

clock speed

Xeon E7-8850 v2
2.3 GHz
Core i7 4700MQ
2.4 GHz
Xeon L5640
2.26 GHz

turbo clock speed

Xeon E7-8850 v2
2.8 GHz
Core i7 4700MQ
3.4 GHz
Xeon L5640
2.8 GHz

L2 cache

Xeon E7-8850 v2
3 MB
Xeon L5640
2 MB

L3 cache

Xeon E7-8850 v2
24 MB
Xeon L5640
12 MB


Xeon E7-8850 v2

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Specifications Full list of technical specs


Clock speed 2.3 GHz
Turbo clock speed 2.8 GHz
Cores Dodeca 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

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in
Memory type DDR3
Channels Quad Channel
Supports ECC Yes
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 1,572,864 MB


Architecture x86-64
Threads 24 threads
L2 cache 3 MB
L3 cache 24 MB
Manufacture process 22 nm
Max CPUs 8
Clock multiplier 23
Operating temperature Unknown - 68°C

integrated graphics

GPU None

power consumption

TDP 105W
Annual home energy cost 25.29 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 91.98 $/year
Typical power consumption 85.31W


Architecture QPI
Data rate 86,400 MB/s
Transfer rate 7,200 MT/s
Clock speed 3,600 MHz
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