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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon E3-1235L v5

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Intel Xeon E3-1235L v5

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Much newer manufacturing process 14 nm vs 32 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much lower typical power consumption 20.31W vs 77.19W 3.8x lower typical power consumption
More number of displays supported 3 vs 2 1 more number of displays supported
Slightly 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 Oct, 2015 vs Jan, 2011 Release date over 4 years later
More l3 cache per core 2 MB/core vs 1.5 MB/core Around 35% more l3 cache per core
Much lower annual home energy cost 6.02 $/year vs 22.89 $/year 3.8x lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 21.9 $/year vs 83.22 $/year 3.8x lower annual commercial energy cost
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Much higher clock speed 3.3 GHz vs 2 GHz Around 65% higher clock speed
Higher turbo clock speed 3.7 GHz vs 3 GHz Around 25% higher turbo clock speed
Much better performance per dollar 2.86 pt/$ vs 0.87 pt/$ More than 3.2x better performance per dollar
Much higher GPU clock speed 850 MHz vs 400 MHz Around 2.2x higher GPU clock speed
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.7 GHz vs 3 GHz Around 25% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better PassMark (Single core) score 1,857 vs 1,584 More than 15% better PassMark (Single core) score
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.21 GHz vs 3 GHz More than 40% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon E3-1235L v5 vs Core i5 2500

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E3-1235L v5  vs
Core i5 2500 
Clock speed 2 GHz 3.3 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3 GHz 3.7 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 25W 95W
Annual home energy cost 6.02 $/year 22.89 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 21.9 $/year 83.22 $/year
Performance per watt 8.74 pt/W 9.04 pt/W
Typical power consumption 20.31W 77.19W

bus

Architecture FSB DMI
Number of links 1 1
Transfer rate 8,000 MT/s 5,000 MT/s

details

Xeon E3-1235L v5  vs
Core i5 2500 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
L3 cache 8 MB 6 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 14 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3 GHz 3.7 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3 GHz 4.21 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3 GHz 3.7 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics P530 Intel® HD Graphics 2000
Number of displays supported 3 2
GPU clock speed 400 MHz 850 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3L-1333
DDR3
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes No
Maximum bandwidth 12,800 MB/s 21,333.32 MB/s
Maximum memory size 65,536 MB 32,768 MB
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