CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of E3-1230 v2 vs D-1521 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

5.5

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Xeon E3-1230 v2 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Xeon E3-1230 v2  based on its performance, single-core performance and value.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon E3-1230 v2

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon E3-1230 v2

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Much better performance per dollar 4.25 pt/$ vs 0.81 pt/$ More than 5.2x better performance per dollar
Significantly higher clock speed 3.3 GHz vs 2.4 GHz Around 40% higher clock speed
Significantly higher turbo clock speed 3.7 GHz vs 2.7 GHz More than 35% higher turbo clock speed
Much better performance per watt 13.85 pt/W vs 3.57 pt/W More than 3.8x better performance per watt
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.67 GHz vs 2.4 GHz Around 55% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better PassMark (Single core) score 1,945 vs 1,441 Around 35% better PassMark (Single core) score
Better PassMark score 8,890 vs 6,980 More than 25% better PassMark score
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.5 GHz vs 2.4 GHz More than 45% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Front view of Intel Xeon D-1521

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Intel Xeon D-1521

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Significantly newer manufacturing process 14 nm vs 22 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Significantly lower typical power consumption 36.56W vs 56.06W Around 35% lower typical power consumption
Newer Oct, 2015 vs May, 2012 Release date over 3 years later
Supports more RAM 131,072 MB vs 33,556.48 MB Supports around 4x more RAM
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 10.84 $/year vs 16.62 $/year Around 35% lower annual home energy cost
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 39.42 $/year vs 60.44 $/year Around 35% lower annual commercial energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon E3-1230 v2 vs D-1521

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 E3-1230 v2
2,450,000 MB/s
Xeon D-1521
3,140 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E3-1230 v2  vs
D-1521 
Clock speed 3.3 GHz 2.4 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.7 GHz 2.7 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 69W 45W
Annual home energy cost 16.62 $/year 10.84 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 60.44 $/year 39.42 $/year
Performance per watt 13.85 pt/W 3.57 pt/W
Typical power consumption 56.06W 36.56W

bus

Architecture DMI FSB
Number of links 1 1

details

Xeon E3-1230 v2  vs
D-1521 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 8 8
Manufacture process 22 nm 14 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.67 GHz 2.4 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.5 GHz 2.4 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.67 GHz 2.4 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
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes Yes
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 12,800 MB/s
Maximum memory size 33,556.48 MB 131,072 MB
Intel Xeon E3-1230 v2
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