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Front view of Intel E5-2628LV4

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Intel E5-2628LV4

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Much more l3 cache 30 MB vs 8 MB 3.8x more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Supports more RAM 1,572,864 MB vs 32,768 MB Supports 48x more RAM
More cores 12 vs 4 Three times as many cores; run more applications at once
Significantly newer manufacturing process 14 nm vs 22 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
More threads 24 vs 8 Three times as many threads
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
Lower typical power consumption 60.94W vs 71.5W Around 15% lower typical power consumption
Higher Maximum operating temperature 87 °C vs 74.04 °C Around 20% higher Maximum operating temperature
More l3 cache per core 2.5 MB/core vs 2 MB/core 25% more l3 cache per core
Newer Jan, 2016 vs Apr, 2014 Release date over 1 years later
Lower annual home energy cost 18.07 $/year vs 21.2 $/year Around 15% lower annual home energy cost
Lower annual commercial energy cost 65.7 $/year vs 77.09 $/year Around 15% lower annual commercial energy cost
Front view of Intel Core i7 4790K

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Much higher clock speed 4 GHz vs 1.9 GHz More than 2x higher clock speed
Much higher turbo clock speed 4.4 GHz vs 2.4 GHz Around 85% higher turbo clock speed
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required

Features Key features of the E5-2628LV4  vs Core i7 4790K 

clock speed

1.9 GHz

turbo clock speed

2.4 GHz
Core i7 4790K
4.4 GHz

L3 cache

Specifications Full list of technical specs


E5-2628LV4  vs
Core i7 4790K 
Clock speed 1.9 GHz 4 GHz
Turbo clock speed 2.4 GHz 4.4 GHz
Cores Duodeca core Quad core


Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes No
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Channels Quad Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes No
Maximum memory size 1,572,864 MB 32,768 MB


E5-2628LV4  vs
Core i7 4790K 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 24 8
L3 cache 30 MB 8 MB
L3 cache per core 2.5 MB/core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 14 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 2 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 87°C Unknown - 74.04°C

integrated graphics

Label N/A Intel® HD Graphics 4600
Number of displays supported N/A 3
GPU clock speed N/A 350 MHz
Turbo clock speed N/A 1,250 MHz

power consumption

TDP 75W 88W
Annual home energy cost 18.07 $/year 21.2 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 65.7 $/year 77.09 $/year
Typical power consumption 60.94W 71.5W


Architecture QPI DMI 2.0
Number of links 2 0
Transfer rate 8,000 MT/s 5,000 MT/s
Intel E5-2628LV4
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