CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of E3-1281 v3 vs E3-1241 v3 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

5.7

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Xeon E3-1241 v3 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Xeon E3-1241 v3  based on its cost to run.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon E3-1281 v3

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon E3-1281 v3

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Significantly higher clock speed 3.7 GHz vs 3.5 GHz More than 5% higher clock speed
Newer May, 2014 vs Apr, 2014 Release date 1 months later
Front view of Intel Xeon E3-1241 v3

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon E3-1241 v3

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Much better performance per watt 19.79 pt/W vs 4.14 pt/W More than 4.8x better performance per watt
Much lower typical power consumption 65W vs 66.63W Almost the same
Much lower annual home energy cost 19.27 $/year vs 19.75 $/year Almost the same
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 70.08 $/year vs 71.83 $/year Almost the same

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon E3-1281 v3 vs E3-1241 v3

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E3-1281 v3  vs
E3-1241 v3 
Clock speed 3.7 GHz 3.5 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.9 GHz 3.9 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
F16C
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
EM64T
SSE
SSE4.1
FMA3
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

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 25,600 MB/s

details

Xeon E3-1281 v3  vs
E3-1241 v3 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 8 8
L3 cache 8 MB 8 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

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

power consumption

TDP 82W 80W
Annual home energy cost 19.75 $/year 19.27 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 71.83 $/year 70.08 $/year
Performance per watt 4.14 pt/W 19.79 pt/W
Typical power consumption 66.63W 65W

bus

Architecture DMI DMI 2.0
Number of links 0 0
Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s 5,000 MT/s
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