CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of E5-2620 vs 6272 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

5.3

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Xeon E5-2620 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Xeon E5-2620  based on its performance, single-core performance and cost to run.

See full details

Cast your vote Do you agree or disagree with CPUBoss?

Thanks for adding your opinion. Follow us on Facebook to stay up to date with the latest news!
VS

Intel Xeon E5-2620

CPUBoss Winner
Front view of Intel Xeon E5-2620

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon E5-2620

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon E5-2620

Report a correction
Much better performance per dollar 6.26 pt/$ vs 2.24 pt/$ More than 2.8x better performance per dollar
Much more l3 cache per core 2.5 MB/core vs 1 MB/core 2.5x more l3 cache per core
Significantly lower typical power consumption 77.19W vs 93.44W More than 15% lower typical power consumption
Significantly better PassMark (Single core) score 1,231 vs 695 More than 75% better PassMark (Single core) score
Better PassMark score 7,957 vs 6,748 Around 20% better PassMark score
Better performance per watt 6.58 pt/W vs 6.13 pt/W More than 5% better performance per watt
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 83.22 $/year vs 100.74 $/year More than 15% lower annual commercial energy cost
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 22.89 $/year vs 27.7 $/year More than 15% lower annual home energy cost
Newer Mar, 2012 vs Nov, 2011 Release date 3 months later
Front view of AMD Opteron 6272

Reasons to consider the
AMD Opteron 6272

Report a correction
Much more l2 cache 16 MB vs 2 MB 8x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
More cores 16 vs 6 10 more cores; run more applications at once
Higher turbo clock speed 3 GHz vs 2.5 GHz 20% higher turbo clock speed
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.33 MB/core More than 3x more l2 cache per core
More l3 cache 16 MB vs 15 MB More than 5% more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
More threads 16 vs 12 4 more threads
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 4 vs 2 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.9 GHz vs 2.22 GHz More than 30% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.4 GHz vs 2 GHz Around 20% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon E5-2620 vs Opteron 6272

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E5-2620
10,510
Opteron 6272
26,707

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E5-2620
1,315,000 MB/s
Opteron 6272
1,350,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E5-2620
12,059
Opteron 6272
9,635

GeekBench

Xeon E5-2620
13,391
Opteron 6272
9,635

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E5-2620  vs
Opteron 6272 
Clock speed 2 GHz 2.1 GHz
Turbo clock speed 2.5 GHz 3 GHz
Cores Hexa core 16 core
Socket type
LGA 2011
G34

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES

power consumption

TDP 95W 115W
Annual home energy cost 22.89 $/year 27.7 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 83.22 $/year 100.74 $/year
Performance per watt 6.58 pt/W 6.13 pt/W
Typical power consumption 77.19W 93.44W

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3-800
DDR3

details

Xeon E5-2620  vs
Opteron 6272 
Threads 12 16
L2 cache 2 MB 16 MB
L2 cache per core 0.33 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 15 MB 16 MB
L3 cache per core 2.5 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 2 4
Clock multiplier 25 15
Operating temperature Unknown - 77.4°C Unknown - 55°C

overclocking

Overclock popularity 4 2
Overclocked clock speed 2.22 GHz 2.9 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2 GHz 2.4 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.22 GHz 2.9 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 HyperTransport 3.0
Number of links 2 4
Transfer rate 7,200 MT/s 6,400 MT/s
Clock speed 3,600 MHz 3,200 MHz
Intel Xeon E5-2620
Report a correction
AMD Opteron 6272
Report a correction

Comments

comments powered by Disqus