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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon E5-2620 v3

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Intel Xeon E5-2620 v3

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Much higher clock speed 2.4 GHz vs 1.8 GHz Around 35% higher clock speed
Much higher turbo clock speed 3.2 GHz vs 2 GHz More than 60% higher turbo clock speed
Supports more RAM 786,432 MB vs 393,216 MB Supports 2x more RAM
Newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 32 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Newer Jul, 2014 vs May, 2012 Release date over 2 years later
Front view of Intel Xeon E5-2428L

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Much higher Maximum operating temperature 89 °C vs 72.6 °C Around 25% higher Maximum operating temperature
Lower typical power consumption 48.75W vs 69.06W Around 30% lower typical power consumption
Lower annual commercial energy cost 52.56 $/year vs 74.46 $/year Around 30% lower annual commercial energy cost
Lower annual home energy cost 14.45 $/year vs 20.48 $/year Around 30% lower annual home energy cost

Features Key features of the Xeon E5-2620 v3  vs E5-2428L 

clock speed

Xeon E5-2620 v3
2.4 GHz
Xeon E5-2428L
1.8 GHz

turbo clock speed

L3 cache

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Xeon E5-2620 v3  vs
Clock speed 2.4 GHz 1.8 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.2 GHz 2 GHz
Cores Hexa core Hexa core


Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
Supplemental SSE3
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
Channels Quad Channel Triple Channel
Supports ECC Yes Yes
Maximum bandwidth 6,400 MB/s 31,999.98 MB/s
Maximum memory size 786,432 MB 393,216 MB


Xeon E5-2620 v3  vs
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 12 12
L3 cache 15 MB 15 MB
L3 cache per core 2.5 MB/core 2.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 2 2
Operating temperature Unknown - 72.6°C Unknown - 89°C

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 85W 60W
Annual home energy cost 20.48 $/year 14.45 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 74.46 $/year 52.56 $/year
Typical power consumption 69.06W 48.75W


Architecture QPI QPI
Number of links 2 1
Data rate 64,000 MB/s 28,800 MB/s
Transfer rate 8,000 MT/s 7,200 MT/s
Clock speed 4,000 MHz 3,600 MHz
Intel Xeon E5-2620 v3
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