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Front view of Intel Xeon E5-2650 v3

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Is unlocked Yes vs No Somewhat common; An unlocked multiplier allows for easier overclocking
Much more l3 cache 25 MB vs 8 MB Around 3.2x more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
More cores 10 vs 4 6 more cores; run more applications at once
More threads 20 vs 8 12 more threads
Supports more RAM 786,432 MB vs 32,768 MB Supports 24x more RAM
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 2 vs 1 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration
Significantly better PassMark score 14,951 vs 9,449 Around 60% better PassMark score
More l3 cache per core 2.5 MB/core vs 2 MB/core 25% more l3 cache per core
Higher Maximum operating temperature 78.9 °C vs 67.4 °C More than 15% higher Maximum operating temperature
Newer Jul, 2014 vs Apr, 2012 Release date over 2 years later
Slightly better performance per watt 7.93 pt/W vs 7.25 pt/W Around 10% better performance per watt
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Significantly higher clock speed 3.4 GHz vs 2.3 GHz Around 50% higher clock speed
Significantly higher turbo clock speed 3.9 GHz vs 3 GHz 30% higher turbo clock speed
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Much better performance per dollar 2.33 pt/$ vs 0.69 pt/$ More than 3.2x better performance per dollar
Significantly lower typical power consumption 62.56W vs 85.31W More than 25% lower typical power consumption
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.03 GHz vs 2.44 GHz More than 65% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better PassMark (Single core) score 2,072 vs 1,691 Around 25% better PassMark (Single core) score
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.32 GHz vs 2.3 GHz Around 90% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 18.55 $/year vs 25.29 $/year More than 25% lower annual home energy cost
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 67.45 $/year vs 91.98 $/year More than 25% lower annual commercial energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon E5-2650 v3 vs Core i7 3770

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E5-2650 v3
1,565,000 MB/s
Core i7 3770
2,660,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E5-2650 v3  vs
Core i7 3770 
Clock speed 2.3 GHz 3.4 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3 GHz 3.9 GHz
Cores Deca core Quad core
Is unlocked Yes No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 105W 77W
Annual home energy cost 25.29 $/year 18.55 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 91.98 $/year 67.45 $/year
Performance per watt 7.93 pt/W 7.25 pt/W
Typical power consumption 85.31W 62.56W

bus

Architecture QPI DMI
Number of links 2 1
Transfer rate 9,600 MT/s 5,000 MT/s

details

Xeon E5-2650 v3  vs
Core i7 3770 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 20 8
L3 cache 25 MB 8 MB
L3 cache per core 2.5 MB/core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 2 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 78.9°C Unknown - 67.4°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.44 GHz 4.03 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.3 GHz 4.32 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.44 GHz 4.03 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None GPU
Label N/A Intel® HD Graphics 4000
Latest DirectX N/A 11.x
Number of displays supported N/A 3
GPU clock speed N/A 650 MHz
Turbo clock speed N/A 1,150 MHz
3DMark06 N/A 5,339.9

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3
DDR
Channels Quad Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes No
Maximum bandwidth 6,400 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 786,432 MB 32,768 MB
Intel Xeon E5-2650 v3
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