CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of E5-2450L vs E5-2430L among all CPUs


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


Are you paying a premium for performance?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more


CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Intel Xeon E5-2450L 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Xeon E5-2450L  based on its single-core performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon E5-2450L

Reasons to consider the
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Much more l3 cache 20 MB vs 15 MB Around 35% more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
More threads 16 vs 12 4 more threads
Front view of Intel Xeon E5-2430L

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Significantly higher clock speed 2 GHz vs 1.8 GHz More than 10% higher clock speed
Higher turbo clock speed 2.5 GHz vs 2.3 GHz Around 10% higher turbo clock speed
Lower typical power consumption 48.75W vs 56.88W Around 15% lower typical power consumption
More l2 cache per core 0.33 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core Around 35% more l2 cache per core
Lower annual commercial energy cost 52.56 $/year vs 61.32 $/year Around 15% lower annual commercial energy cost
Lower annual home energy cost 14.45 $/year vs 16.86 $/year Around 15% lower annual home energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon E5-2450L vs E5-2430L

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Xeon E5-2450L  vs
Clock speed 1.8 GHz 2 GHz
Turbo clock speed 2.3 GHz 2.5 GHz
Cores Octa core Hexa core


Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
Supplemental SSE3
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 70W 60W
Annual home energy cost 16.86 $/year 14.45 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 61.32 $/year 52.56 $/year
Performance per watt 3.29 pt/W 2.89 pt/W
Typical power consumption 56.88W 48.75W


Architecture QPI QPI
Number of links 1 1
Data rate 32,000 MB/s 28,800 MB/s
Transfer rate 8,000 MT/s 7,200 MT/s
Clock speed 4,000 MHz 3,600 MHz


Xeon E5-2450L  vs
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 16 12
L2 cache 2 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.33 MB/core
L3 cache 20 MB 15 MB
L3 cache per core 2.5 MB/core 2.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 2 2
Voltage range 0.6 - 1.35V 0.6 - 1.35V

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
Channels Triple Channel Triple Channel
Supports ECC Yes Yes
Maximum bandwidth 38,400 MB/s 31,999.98 MB/s
Maximum memory size 393,216 MB 393,216 MB
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