CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of E3-1220LV2 vs 3320 EE 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

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?

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

5.3

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Xeon E3-1220LV2 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Xeon E3-1220LV2  based on its performance and single-core performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon E3-1220LV2

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon E3-1220LV2

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Much higher turbo clock speed 3.5 GHz vs 2.5 GHz 40% higher turbo clock speed
Much higher clock speed 2.3 GHz vs 1.9 GHz More than 20% higher clock speed
Much better PassMark (Single core) score 1,708 vs 774 Around 2.2x better PassMark (Single core) score
Much better performance per watt 8.68 pt/W vs 3.92 pt/W Around 2.2x better performance per watt
Newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 32 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Lower typical power consumption 13.81W vs 20.31W More than 30% lower typical power consumption
Lower annual commercial energy cost 14.89 $/year vs 21.9 $/year More than 30% lower annual commercial energy cost
Lower annual home energy cost 4.1 $/year vs 6.02 $/year More than 30% lower annual home energy cost
Front view of AMD Opteron 3320 EE

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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 8 MB vs 3 MB Around 2.8x more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.5 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.11 GHz vs 1.8 GHz More than 15% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
More l3 cache per core 2 MB/core vs 1.5 MB/core Around 35% more l3 cache per core
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 1.9 GHz vs 1.8 GHz More than 5% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Newer Dec, 2012 vs May, 2012 Release date 6 months later

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon E3-1220LV2 vs Opteron 3320 EE

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E3-1220LV2  vs
Opteron 3320 EE 
Clock speed 2.3 GHz 1.9 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.5 GHz 2.5 GHz
Cores Dual core Quad core
Socket type
LGA 1155
C32
AM3+

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
AVX 1.1
SSE2
F16C
MMX
SSE4
XOP
AVX
SSE3
SSE
CLMUL
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
FMA3
SSE4.2
CVT16
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 17W 25W
Annual home energy cost 4.1 $/year 6.02 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 14.89 $/year 21.9 $/year
Performance per watt 8.68 pt/W 3.92 pt/W
Typical power consumption 13.81W 20.31W

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes Yes
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 12,800 MB/s

details

Xeon E3-1220LV2  vs
Opteron 3320 EE 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 1 MB 4 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 3 MB 8 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 22 9
Operating temperature Unknown - 77.5°C Unknown - 70°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 1.8 GHz 2.11 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 1.8 GHz 1.9 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 1.8 GHz 2.11 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

bus

Architecture DMI HyperTransport 3.0
Intel Xeon E3-1220LV2
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AMD Opteron 3320 EE
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