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Front view of Intel E5-2687WV4

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Higher clock speed 3 GHz vs 2.4 GHz More than 25% higher clock speed
More l3 cache 30 MB vs 25 MB 20% more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
More cores 12 vs 10 2 more cores; run more applications at once
More threads 24 vs 20 4 more threads
Front view of Intel E5-2640V4

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Much lower typical power consumption 73.13W vs 130W Around 45% lower typical power consumption
Much lower annual home energy cost 21.68 $/year vs 38.54 $/year Around 45% lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 78.84 $/year vs 140.16 $/year Around 45% lower annual commercial energy cost

Features Key features of the E5-2687WV4  vs E5-2640V4 

clock speed

3 GHz
2.4 GHz

turbo clock speed

3.5 GHz
3.4 GHz

L3 cache

30 MB
25 MB


Specifications Full list of technical specs


E5-2687WV4  vs
Clock speed 3 GHz 2.4 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.5 GHz 3.4 GHz
Cores Duodeca core Deca core


Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes Yes
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 Quad Channel
Supports ECC Yes Yes
Maximum memory size 1,572,864 MB 1,572,864 MB


E5-2687WV4  vs
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 24 20
L3 cache 30 MB 25 MB
L3 cache per core 2.5 MB/core 2.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 14 nm 14 nm
Max CPUs 2 2
Operating temperature Unknown - 76°C Unknown - 76°C

integrated graphics

GPU None None
Label N/A N/A
Latest DirectX N/A N/A
Number of displays supported N/A N/A
GPU clock speed N/A N/A
Turbo clock speed N/A N/A
3DMark06 N/A N/A

power consumption

TDP 160W 90W
Annual home energy cost 38.54 $/year 21.68 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 140.16 $/year 78.84 $/year
Typical power consumption 130W 73.13W


Architecture QPI QPI
Number of links 2 2
Data rate 76,800 MB/s 64,000 MB/s
Transfer rate 9,600 MT/s 8,000 MT/s
Clock speed 4,800 MHz 4,000 MHz
Intel E5-2687WV4
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