Intel Xeon E7-8890 v2 

Released February, 2014
  • 2.8 GHz
  • Pentadeca 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 below.
by hassan-mujtaba (Feb, 2014)
As for specifications, the lineup is split into three tiers – Xeon E7-8800 V2/ E7-4800 V2/ E7-2800 V2.
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Features Key features of the Intel Xeon E7-8890 v2

clock speed

Xeon E7-8890 v2
2.8 GHz
Core i7 4960X
3.6 GHz

turbo clock speed

Xeon E7-8890 v2
3.4 GHz
Core i7 5960X
3.5 GHz

L2 cache

Xeon E7-8890 v2
3.5 MB

L3 cache

Xeon E7-8890 v2
37.5 MB

overclocked clock speed (air)

Xeon E7-8890 v2
3.2 GHz
Core i7 4960X
4.49 GHz
Core i7 5960X
4.47 GHz

overclocked clock speed (water)

Xeon E7-8890 v2
3.2 GHz
Core i7 5960X
4.6 GHz
Core i7 4960X
4.33 GHz

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In an 8 Socket environment, eight of these chips would amount to 120 cores and 240 threads with a 300 MB cache shared via QPI v1.
Last year at IDF13, Intel launched their Xeon E5 ‘Ivy Bridge-EP’ parts enabling 2-socket platform designs in the server market.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Clock speed 2.8 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.4 GHz
Cores Pentadeca 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 155W
Annual home energy cost 37.34 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 135.78 $/year
Typical power consumption 125.94W


Architecture QPI
Data rate 96,000 MB/s
Transfer rate 8,000 MT/s
Clock speed 4,000 MHz


Architecture x86-64
Threads 30 threads
L2 cache 3.5 MB
L2 cache per core 0.23 MB/core
L3 cache 37.5 MB
L3 cache per core 2.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm
Max CPUs 8
Clock multiplier 28
Operating temperature Unknown - 77°C


Overclocked clock speed 3.2 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.2 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.2 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in
Memory type
  1. DDR3-1600
  2. DDR3-1333
  3. DDR3-1066
Channels Quad Channel
Supports ECC Yes
Maximum bandwidth 51,200 MB/s
Maximum memory size 1,572,864 MB
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