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Front view of Intel Xeon E5-2640 v3

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Much higher clock speed 2.6 GHz vs 1.8 GHz Around 45% higher clock speed
Supports more RAM 786,432 MB vs 393,216 MB Supports 2x more RAM
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.6 GHz vs 1.8 GHz Around 45% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.6 GHz vs 1.8 GHz Around 45% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Front view of Intel Xeon E5-2438L v3

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More threads 20 vs 16 4 more threads
Lower typical power consumption 56.88W vs 73.13W More than 20% lower typical power consumption
Lower annual commercial energy cost 61.32 $/year vs 78.84 $/year More than 20% lower annual commercial energy cost
Lower annual home energy cost 16.86 $/year vs 21.68 $/year More than 20% lower annual home energy cost
Newer Jan, 2015 vs Jul, 2014 Release date 6 months later

Features Key features of the Xeon E5-2640 v3  vs E5-2438L v3 

clock speed

overclocked clock speed (air)

overclocked clock speed (water)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E5-2640 v3  vs
E5-2438L v3 
Clock speed 2.6 GHz 1.8 GHz
Cores Octa core Deca core

features

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

power consumption

TDP 90W 70W
Annual home energy cost 21.68 $/year 16.86 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 78.84 $/year 61.32 $/year
Typical power consumption 73.13W 56.88W

bus

Architecture QPI QPI
Number of links 2 1
Data rate 64,000 MB/s 32,000 MB/s
Transfer rate 8,000 MT/s 8,000 MT/s
Clock speed 4,000 MHz 4,000 MHz

details

Xeon E5-2640 v3  vs
E5-2438L v3 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 16 20
Manufacture process 22 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 2 2

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.6 GHz 1.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.6 GHz 1.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.6 GHz 1.8 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
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3
DDR3-800
DDR
Channels Quad Channel Triple Channel
Supports ECC Yes Yes
Maximum bandwidth 6,400 MB/s 38,400 MB/s
Maximum memory size 786,432 MB 393,216 MB
Intel Xeon E5-2640 v3
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