CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 1620 v2 vs 4334 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
AMD Opteron 4334 

CPUBoss recommends the AMD Opteron 4334  based on its cost to run.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon E5 1620 v2

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon E5 1620 v2

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Much higher clock speed 3.7 GHz vs 3.1 GHz Around 20% higher clock speed
Significantly higher turbo clock speed 3.9 GHz vs 3.5 GHz More than 10% higher turbo clock speed
More l3 cache 10 MB vs 8 MB 25% more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.21 GHz vs 3.3 GHz Around 30% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Much more l3 cache per core 2.5 MB/core vs 1.33 MB/core Around 90% more l3 cache per core
More threads 8 vs 6 2 more threads
Newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 32 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.03 GHz vs 3.1 GHz Around 30% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Newer Jul, 2013 vs Dec, 2012 Release date 6 months later
Front view of AMD Opteron 4334

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AMD Opteron 4334

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Much more l2 cache 6 MB vs 1 MB 6x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for maximum performance when needed, while conserving power and minimizing heat production when not needed
More cores 6 vs 4 2 more cores; run more applications at once
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 4x more l2 cache per core
Significantly lower typical power consumption 77.19W vs 105.63W More than 25% lower typical power consumption
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 2 vs 1 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 83.22 $/year vs 113.88 $/year More than 25% lower annual commercial energy cost
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 22.89 $/year vs 31.32 $/year More than 25% lower annual home energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon E5 1620 v2 vs Opteron 4334

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 E5 1620 v2
2,650,000 MB/s
Opteron 4334
2,050,000 MB/s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E5 1620 v2  vs
Opteron 4334 
Clock speed 3.7 GHz 3.1 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.9 GHz 3.5 GHz
Cores Quad core Hexa core
Socket type
LGA 2011
C32
Is unlocked No No

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 No Yes

power consumption

TDP 130W 95W
Annual home energy cost 31.32 $/year 22.89 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 113.88 $/year 83.22 $/year
Performance per watt 13.06 pt/W 13.7 pt/W
Typical power consumption 105.63W 77.19W

details

Xeon E5 1620 v2  vs
Opteron 4334 
Threads 8 6
L2 cache 1 MB 6 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 10 MB 8 MB
L3 cache per core 2.5 MB/core 1.33 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 2
Clock multiplier 37 17
Operating temperature Unknown - 70°C Unknown - 67.7°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 4.21 GHz 3.3 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.03 GHz 3.1 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.21 GHz 3.3 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
DDR3-1866
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3
DDR3-800
Channels Quad Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes Yes
Maximum bandwidth 59,733.32 MB/s 12,800 MB/s
Intel Xeon E5 1620 v2
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