CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 1650 v2 vs 4930K 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

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon E5 1650 v2

Reasons to consider the
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Much better performance per dollar 3.02 pt/$ vs 2.37 pt/$ Around 30% better performance per dollar
Much better performance per watt 13.53 pt/W vs 7.92 pt/W More than 70% better performance per watt
Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
Supports more RAM 262,144 MB vs 65,536 MB Supports 4x more RAM
Slightly higher Maximum operating temperature 70 °C vs 66.8 °C Around 5% higher Maximum operating temperature
Front view of Intel Core i7 4930K

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Is unlocked Yes vs No Somewhat common; An unlocked multiplier allows for easier overclocking
More l2 cache 2 MB vs 1.5 MB Around 35% more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score 19,954 vs 18,512 Around 10% better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.5 GHz vs 4.21 GHz More than 5% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
More l2 cache per core 0.33 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core Around 35% more l2 cache per core
Slightly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.62 GHz vs 4.45 GHz Around 5% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon E5 1650 v2 vs Core i7 4930K

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 1650 v2
2,660,000 MB/s
Core i7 4930K
2,430,000 MB/s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E5 1650 v2  vs
Core i7 4930K 
Clock speed 3.5 GHz 3.4 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.9 GHz 3.9 GHz
Cores Hexa core Hexa core
Is unlocked No Yes

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes No
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
F16C
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
EM64T
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 130W 130W
Annual home energy cost 31.32 $/year 31.32 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 113.88 $/year 113.88 $/year
Performance per watt 13.53 pt/W 7.92 pt/W
Typical power consumption 105.63W 105.63W

bus

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

details

Xeon E5 1650 v2  vs
Core i7 4930K 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 12 12
L2 cache 1.5 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.33 MB/core
L3 cache 12 MB 12 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 70°C Unknown - 66.8°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 4.21 GHz 4.5 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.45 GHz 4.62 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 7,097.9 8,128.1
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.21 GHz 4.5 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 Quad Channel
Supports ECC Yes No
Maximum bandwidth 59,733.32 MB/s 59,733.32 MB/s
Maximum memory size 262,144 MB 65,536 MB
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