CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of E5-2667 vs 8350 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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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon E5-2667

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon E5-2667

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Much lower typical power consumption 105.63W vs 159.66W Around 35% lower typical power consumption
More l3 cache 15 MB vs 8 MB Around 90% more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Significantly better PassMark score 16,389 vs 9,134 Around 80% better PassMark score
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
Significantly higher Maximum operating temperature 85 °C vs 61 °C Around 40% higher Maximum operating temperature
More threads 12 vs 8 4 more threads
Better PassMark (Single core) score 1,882 vs 1,525 Around 25% better PassMark (Single core) score
Much lower annual home energy cost 31.32 $/year vs 56.1 $/year Around 45% lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 113.88 $/year vs 159.62 $/year Around 30% lower annual commercial energy cost
Front view of AMD FX 8350

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AMD FX 8350

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Much more l2 cache 8 MB vs 2 MB 4x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much better performance per dollar 8.15 pt/$ vs 0.3 pt/$ Around 27.2x better performance per dollar
Significantly higher clock speed 4 GHz vs 2.9 GHz Around 40% higher clock speed
Higher turbo clock speed 4.2 GHz vs 3.5 GHz More than 20% higher turbo clock speed
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.33 MB/core More than 3x more l2 cache per core
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.69 GHz vs 3.22 GHz More than 45% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 8.79 GHz vs 2.9 GHz More than 3x better overclocked clock speed (Water)
More cores 8 vs 6 2 more cores; run more applications at once
Better performance per watt 5.72 pt/W vs 3.58 pt/W Around 60% better performance per watt
Newer Oct, 2012 vs Mar, 2012 Release date 7 months later

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon E5-2667 vs FX 8350

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E5-2667
40,990.5
FX 8350
11,483

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E5-2667
3,054.5
FX 8350
2,193

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E5-2667
2,580 MB/s
FX 8350
2,470,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E5-2667
19,787
FX 8350
10,956

GeekBench (64-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E5-2667
26,818
FX 8350
12,126

GeekBench

Xeon E5-2667
26,818
FX 8350
12,796

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Xeon E5-2667
16,389
FX 8350
9,134

PassMark (Single Core)

Xeon E5-2667
1,882
FX 8350
1,525

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E5-2667  vs
FX 8350 
Clock speed 2.9 GHz 4 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.5 GHz 4.2 GHz
Cores Hexa core Octa core
Socket type
LGA 2011
AM3+

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
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 130W 125W
Annual home energy cost 31.32 $/year 56.1 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 113.88 $/year 159.62 $/year
Performance per watt 3.58 pt/W 5.72 pt/W
Typical power consumption 105.63W 159.66W

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1866
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3
DDR3-800
Channels Quad Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes Yes
Maximum bandwidth 51,200 MB/s 29,866.66 MB/s

details

Xeon E5-2667  vs
FX 8350 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 12 8
L2 cache 2 MB 8 MB
L2 cache per core 0.33 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 15 MB 8 MB
L3 cache per core 2.5 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 2 1
Clock multiplier 35 21
Voltage range 0.6 - 1.35V 0.81 - 1.45V
Operating temperature Unknown - 85°C Unknown - 61°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.22 GHz 4.69 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.9 GHz 8.79 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.22 GHz 4.69 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

bus

Clock speed 4,000 MHz 2,600 MHz
Intel Xeon E5-2667
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AMD FX 8350
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