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

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon E5 2658L v2

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon E5 2658L v2

Report a correction
Much more l2 cache 2.5 MB vs 1 MB 2.5x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
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 CPUs in SMP configuration 2 vs 1 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration
More l3 cache per core 2.5 MB/core vs 2 MB/core 25% more l3 cache per core
Front view of Intel Core i7 6700K

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i7 6700K

Report a correction
Is unlocked Yes vs No Somewhat common; An unlocked multiplier allows for easier overclocking
Much higher clock speed 4 GHz vs 2.4 GHz More than 65% higher clock speed
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Significantly newer manufacturing process 14 nm vs 22 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor

Features Key features of the Xeon E5 2658L v2  vs Core i7 6700K 

clock speed

L2 cache

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E5 2658L v2  vs
Core i7 6700K 
Clock speed 2.4 GHz 4 GHz
Cores Deca core Quad core
Is unlocked No Yes

features

Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0

power consumption

TDP 95W 91W
Annual home energy cost 22.89 $/year 21.92 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 83.22 $/year 79.72 $/year
Typical power consumption 77.19W 73.94W

bus

Architecture QPI FSB
Transfer rate 8,000 MT/s 8,000 MT/s

details

Xeon E5 2658L v2  vs
Core i7 6700K 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 20 8
L2 cache 2.5 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 25 MB 8 MB
L3 cache per core 2.5 MB/core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 14 nm
Max CPUs 2 1

integrated graphics

GPU None GPU
Label N/A Intel® HD Graphics 530
Number of displays supported N/A 3
GPU clock speed N/A 350 MHz
Turbo clock speed N/A 1,150 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3L-1600
DDR3
Channels Quad Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No No
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Intel Xeon E5 2658L v2
Report a correction
Intel Core i7 6700K
Report a correction

Comments

comments powered by Disqus