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Front view of Intel Xeon E5 2658L v2

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Intel Xeon E5 2658L v2

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Significantly more l3 cache 25 MB vs 12 MB More than 2x more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
More l2 cache 2.5 MB vs 2 MB 25% more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Significantly lower typical power consumption 77.19W vs 105.63W More than 25% lower typical power consumption
More cores 10 vs 6 4 more cores; run more applications at once
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 2 vs 1 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration
More threads 20 vs 12 8 more threads
More l3 cache per core 2.5 MB/core vs 2 MB/core 25% more l3 cache per core
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 22.89 $/year vs 31.32 $/year More than 25% lower annual home energy cost
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 83.22 $/year vs 113.88 $/year More than 25% lower annual commercial energy cost
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Is unlocked Yes vs No Somewhat common; An unlocked multiplier allows for easier overclocking
Significantly higher clock speed 3.4 GHz vs 2.4 GHz More than 40% higher clock speed
More l2 cache per core 0.33 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core Around 35% more l2 cache per core

Features Key features of the Xeon E5 2658L v2  vs Core i7 4930K 

clock speed

L2 cache

L3 cache

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E5 2658L v2  vs
Core i7 4930K 
Clock speed 2.4 GHz 3.4 GHz
Cores Deca core Hexa core
Is unlocked No Yes

features

Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES

power consumption

TDP 95W 130W
Annual home energy cost 22.89 $/year 31.32 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 83.22 $/year 113.88 $/year
Typical power consumption 77.19W 105.63W

bus

Architecture QPI DMI 2.0
Transfer rate 8,000 MT/s 5,000 MT/s

details

Xeon E5 2658L v2  vs
Core i7 4930K 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 20 12
L2 cache 2.5 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.33 MB/core
L3 cache 25 MB 12 MB
L3 cache per core 2.5 MB/core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 2 1

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
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3
Channels Quad Channel Quad Channel
Supports ECC No No
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 59,733.32 MB/s
Intel Xeon E5 2658L v2
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