CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of E5-2630L v3 vs 8320 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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CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
AMD FX 8320 

CPUBoss recommends the AMD FX 8320  based on its performance and value.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

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Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon E5-2630L v3

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Significantly more l3 cache 20 MB vs 8 MB 2.5x more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Much lower typical power consumption 44.69W vs 101.56W 2.3x lower typical power consumption
Significantly newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 32 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much more l3 cache per core 2.5 MB/core vs 1 MB/core 2.5x more l3 cache per core
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 2 vs 1 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration
More threads 16 vs 8 Twice as many threads
Better PassMark (Single core) score 1,650 vs 1,402 Around 20% better PassMark (Single core) score
Much lower annual home energy cost 13.25 $/year vs 30.11 $/year 2.3x lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 48.18 $/year vs 109.5 $/year 2.3x lower annual commercial energy cost
Newer Jul, 2014 vs Oct, 2012 Release date over 1 years later
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Much better performance per dollar 6.95 pt/$ vs 0.45 pt/$ More than 15.2x better performance per dollar
Much higher clock speed 3.5 GHz vs 1.8 GHz Around 95% higher clock speed
Significantly higher turbo clock speed 4 GHz vs 2.9 GHz Around 40% higher turbo clock speed
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.56 GHz vs 2.07 GHz Around 2.2x better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better performance per watt 7.79 pt/W vs 5.04 pt/W Around 55% better performance per watt
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.75 GHz vs 1.8 GHz Around 2.8x better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon E5-2630L v3 vs FX 8320

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 8320
10,352

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E5-2630L v3
1,730 MB/s
FX 8320
2,320,000 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E5-2630L v3  vs
FX 8320 
Clock speed 1.8 GHz 3.5 GHz
Turbo clock speed 2.9 GHz 4 GHz
Cores Octa core Octa core

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
AVX 1.1
SSE2
F16C
MMX
XOP
AVX
SSE3
SSE
ABM
BMI1
CLMUL
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
FMA3
SSE4.2
CVT16
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
TBM
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 55W 125W
Annual home energy cost 13.25 $/year 30.11 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 48.18 $/year 109.5 $/year
Performance per watt 5.04 pt/W 7.79 pt/W
Typical power consumption 44.69W 101.56W

bus

Clock speed 4,000 MHz 2,600 MHz

details

Xeon E5-2630L v3  vs
FX 8320 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 16 8
L3 cache 20 MB 8 MB
L3 cache per core 2.5 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 2 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 60.4°C Unknown - 61.1°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.07 GHz 4.56 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 1.8 GHz 4.75 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.07 GHz 4.56 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
DDR
Channels Quad Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes Yes
Maximum bandwidth 6,400 MB/s 29,866.66 MB/s
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