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Front view of Intel E5-2648LV4

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Much more l3 cache 35 MB vs 8 MB Around 4.5x more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
More cores 14 vs 4 10 more cores; run more applications at once
More threads 28 vs 8 20 more threads
Supports more RAM 1,572,864 MB vs 65,536 MB Supports 24x more RAM
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
Significantly higher Maximum operating temperature 87 °C vs 64 °C More than 35% higher Maximum operating temperature
Lower typical power consumption 60.94W vs 73.94W Around 20% lower typical power consumption
More l3 cache per core 2.5 MB/core vs 2 MB/core 25% more l3 cache per core
Lower annual home energy cost 18.07 $/year vs 21.92 $/year Around 20% lower annual home energy cost
Lower annual commercial energy cost 65.7 $/year vs 79.72 $/year Around 20% lower annual commercial energy cost
Newer Jan, 2016 vs Jul, 2015 Release date 6 months later
Front view of Intel Core i7 6700K

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Much higher clock speed 4 GHz vs 1.8 GHz Around 2.2x higher clock speed
Much higher turbo clock speed 4.2 GHz vs 2.5 GHz Around 70% 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 E5-2648LV4  vs Core i7 6700K 

clock speed

1.8 GHz

turbo clock speed

2.5 GHz
Core i7 6700K
4.2 GHz

L3 cache

Specifications Full list of technical specs


E5-2648LV4  vs
Core i7 6700K 
Clock speed 1.8 GHz 4 GHz
Turbo clock speed 2.5 GHz 4.2 GHz
Cores Processing Cores Quad core


Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes No
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
Supplemental SSE3
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 65,536 MB


E5-2648LV4  vs
Core i7 6700K 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 28 8
L3 cache 35 MB 8 MB
L3 cache per core 2.5 MB/core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 14 nm 14 nm
Max CPUs 2 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 87°C Unknown - 64°C

integrated graphics

Label N/A Intel® HD Graphics 530
Number of displays supported N/A 3
GPU clock speed N/A 350 MHz
Turbo clock speed N/A 1,150 MHz

power consumption

TDP 75W 91W
Annual home energy cost 18.07 $/year 21.92 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 65.7 $/year 79.72 $/year
Typical power consumption 60.94W 73.94W


Architecture QPI FSB
Number of links 2 0
Transfer rate 9,600 MT/s 8,000 MT/s
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