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Front view of Intel Xeon E3-1220 v3

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon E3-1220 v3

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Much higher clock speed 3.1 GHz vs 2.1 GHz Around 50% higher clock speed
Much better performance per watt 30.47 pt/W vs 2.14 pt/W Around 14.2x better performance per watt
More l3 cache 8 MB vs 6 MB Around 35% more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 45 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much more l3 cache per core 2 MB/core vs 1 MB/core 2x more l3 cache per core
Front view of AMD Opteron 4171 HE

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AMD Opteron 4171 HE

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Much more l2 cache 3 MB vs 1 MB 3x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
More cores 6 vs 4 2 more cores; run more applications at once
Significantly lower typical power consumption 40.63W vs 65W Around 40% lower typical power consumption
More threads 6 vs 4 2 more 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 2 vs 1 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 43.8 $/year vs 70.08 $/year Around 40% lower annual commercial energy cost
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 12.04 $/year vs 19.27 $/year More than 35% lower annual home energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon E3-1220 v3 vs Opteron 4171 HE

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E3-1220 v3
4,030,000 MB/s
Opteron 4171 HE
79,700 MB/s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E3-1220 v3  vs
Opteron 4171 HE 
Clock speed 3.1 GHz 2.1 GHz
Cores Quad core Hexa core

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
AVX 2.0

bus

Architecture DMI HyperTransport 3.0

details

Xeon E3-1220 v3  vs
Opteron 4171 HE 
Threads 4 6
L2 cache 1 MB 3 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache 8 MB 6 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 45 nm
Max CPUs 1 2

power consumption

TDP 80W 50W
Annual home energy cost 19.27 $/year 12.04 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 70.08 $/year 43.8 $/year
Performance per watt 30.47 pt/W 2.14 pt/W
Typical power consumption 65W 40.63W
Intel Xeon E3-1220 v3
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