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Front view of Intel Xeon E3-1220 v2

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon E3-1220 v2

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Much higher clock speed 3.1 GHz vs 1.8 GHz More than 70% higher clock speed
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.45 GHz vs 1.8 GHz More than 90% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 45 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.1 GHz vs 1.8 GHz More than 70% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Lower typical power consumption 56.06W vs 69.06W Around 20% lower typical power consumption
More l3 cache per core 2 MB/core vs 1.5 MB/core Around 35% more l3 cache per core
Newer May, 2012 vs Mar, 2010 Release date over 2 years later
Lower annual home energy cost 16.62 $/year vs 20.48 $/year Around 20% lower annual home energy cost
Lower annual commercial energy cost 60.44 $/year vs 74.46 $/year Around 20% lower annual commercial energy cost
Front view of AMD Opteron 6124 HE

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AMD Opteron 6124 HE

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Much more l2 cache 4 MB vs 1 MB 4x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much more l3 cache 12 MB vs 8 MB 50% more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
More cores 8 vs 4 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
More threads 8 vs 4 Twice as many threads
Much more l2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 4 vs 1 3 supports more CPUs in SMP configuration

Features Key features of the Xeon E3-1220 v2  vs Opteron 6124 HE 

clock speed

L2 cache

L3 cache

overclocked clock speed (air)

Xeon E3-1220 v2
3.45 GHz
Opteron 6124 HE
1.8 GHz

overclocked clock speed (water)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E3-1220 v2  vs
Opteron 6124 HE 
Clock speed 3.1 GHz 1.8 GHz
Cores Quad core Octa core
Socket type
LGA 1155
G34

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
3DNow!
Supplemental SSE3
AES

power consumption

TDP 69W 85W
Annual home energy cost 16.62 $/year 20.48 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 60.44 $/year 74.46 $/year
Typical power consumption 56.06W 69.06W

bus

Architecture DMI HyperTransport 3.0

details

Xeon E3-1220 v2  vs
Opteron 6124 HE 
Threads 4 8
L2 cache 1 MB 4 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache 8 MB 12 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 45 nm
Max CPUs 1 4
Clock multiplier 31 9

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.45 GHz 1.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.1 GHz 1.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.45 GHz 1.8 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
Intel Xeon E3-1220 v2
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AMD Opteron 6124 HE
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