CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of E5-2699V4 vs 6950X among all CPUs

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

E5-2699V4
n.d.
6950X
n.d.
Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

E5-2699V4
n.d.
6950X
n.d.
Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

6.5

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel 6950X 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel 6950X  based on its single-core performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel E5-2699V4

Reasons to consider the
Intel E5-2699V4

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More cores 22 vs 10 12 more cores; run more applications at once
More threads 44 vs 20 24 more threads
Supports more RAM 1,572,864 MB vs 131,072 MB Supports 12x 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
Better PassMark score 23,362 vs 20,013 More than 15% better PassMark score
Better performance per watt 6.25 pt/W vs 3.64 pt/W More than 70% better performance per watt
Front view of Intel 6950X

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Intel 6950X

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Significantly higher clock speed 3 GHz vs 2.2 GHz More than 35% higher clock speed
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.22 GHz vs 2.56 GHz Around 65% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better PassMark (Single core) score 2,143 vs 1,766 More than 20% better PassMark (Single core) score
Slightly lower typical power consumption 113.75W vs 117.81W Around 5% lower typical power consumption
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.3 GHz vs 2.83 GHz More than 50% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Newer Apr, 2016 vs Jan, 2016 Release date 3 months later
Slightly lower annual home energy cost 33.73 $/year vs 34.93 $/year Around 5% lower annual home energy cost
Slightly lower annual commercial energy cost 122.64 $/year vs 127.02 $/year Around 5% lower annual commercial energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of E5-2699V4 vs 6950X

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

E5-2699V4
103,800
6950X
39,590

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

E5-2699V4
3,842
6950X
4,218

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

E5-2699V4
4,740 MB/s
6950X
5,040 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

E5-2699V4
23,362
6950X
20,013

PassMark (Single Core)

E5-2699V4
1,766
6950X
2,143

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

E5-2699V4  vs
6950X 
Clock speed 2.2 GHz 3 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.6 GHz 3.5 GHz
Cores Processing Cores Deca core

features

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

power consumption

TDP 145W 140W
Annual home energy cost 34.93 $/year 33.73 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 127.02 $/year 122.64 $/year
Performance per watt 6.25 pt/W 3.64 pt/W
Typical power consumption 117.81W 113.75W

bus

Architecture QPI FSB
Number of links 2 1

details

E5-2699V4  vs
6950X 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 44 20
Manufacture process 14 nm 14 nm
Max CPUs 2 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.56 GHz 4.22 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.83 GHz 4.3 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.56 GHz 4.22 GHz

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

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Channels Quad Channel Quad Channel
Supports ECC Yes No
Maximum memory size 1,572,864 MB 131,072 MB
Intel E5-2699V4
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