CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of E5-1650 vs 3930K 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 Core i7 3930K 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core i7 3930K  based on its single-core performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon E5-1650

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon E5-1650

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Much lower typical power consumption 105.63W vs 172.6W Around 40% lower typical power consumption
Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
Much lower annual home energy cost 31.32 $/year vs 56.96 $/year More than 45% lower annual home energy cost
Better performance per watt 7.9 pt/W vs 5.5 pt/W Around 45% better performance per watt
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 113.88 $/year vs 177.83 $/year More than 35% lower annual commercial energy cost
Supports more RAM 262,144 MB vs 65,771.52 MB Supports around 4x more RAM
Newer Mar, 2012 vs Nov, 2011 Release date 3 months later
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Intel Core i7 3930K

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Much better performance per dollar 2.45 pt/$ vs 1.76 pt/$ Around 40% better performance per dollar
Better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score 18,254 vs 16,658 Around 10% better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score
Better geekbench 3 single core score 3,146 vs 2,937 More than 5% better geekbench 3 single core score

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon E5-1650 vs Core i7 3930K

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E5-1650
16,658
Core i7 3930K
18,254

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E5-1650
2,210,000 MB/s
Core i7 3930K
2,430,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E5-1650
18,198
Core i7 3930K
18,893

GeekBench (64-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E5-1650
19,270
Core i7 3930K
20,842

GeekBench

Xeon E5-1650
19,270
Core i7 3930K
22,340

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Xeon E5-1650
11,790
Core i7 3930K
12,084

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E5-1650  vs
Core i7 3930K 
Clock speed 3.2 GHz 3.2 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.8 GHz 3.8 GHz
Cores Hexa core Hexa core
Socket type
LGA 2011

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes No
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
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 56.96 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 113.88 $/year 177.83 $/year
Performance per watt 7.9 pt/W 5.5 pt/W
Typical power consumption 105.63W 172.6W

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3
DDR3-800
Channels Quad Channel Quad Channel
Supports ECC Yes No
Maximum bandwidth 51,200 MB/s 51,200 MB/s
Maximum memory size 262,144 MB 65,771.52 MB

details

Xeon E5-1650  vs
Core i7 3930K 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 12 12
L2 cache 2 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 0.33 MB/core 0.33 MB/core
L3 cache 12 MB 12 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 38 32
Voltage range 0.6 - 1.35V 0.6 - 1.35V
Operating temperature Unknown - 64°C Unknown - 66.8°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 4.53 GHz 4.67 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.7 GHz 4.67 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.53 GHz 4.67 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

bus

Architecture QPI DMI 2.0
Number of links 0 1
Transfer rate 0 MT/s 5,000 MT/s
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