CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 2680 v2 vs E5-2680V4 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

5.4

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Xeon E5 2680 v2 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Xeon E5 2680 v2  based on its value.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon E5 2680 v2

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Higher clock speed 2.8 GHz vs 2.4 GHz More than 15% higher clock speed
Higher turbo clock speed 3.6 GHz vs 3.3 GHz Around 10% higher turbo clock speed
Much better performance per watt 12.45 pt/W vs 2.88 pt/W More than 4.2x better performance per watt
Much better performance per dollar 0.84 pt/$ vs 0.2 pt/$ Around 4.2x better performance per dollar
Slightly lower typical power consumption 93.44W vs 97.5W Around 5% lower typical power consumption
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.16 GHz vs 2.82 GHz More than 10% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.49 GHz vs 2.4 GHz More than 45% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Slightly lower annual home energy cost 27.7 $/year vs 28.91 $/year Around 5% lower annual home energy cost
Slightly lower annual commercial energy cost 100.74 $/year vs 105.12 $/year Around 5% lower annual commercial energy cost
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Significantly more l2 cache 3.5 MB vs 2.5 MB 40% more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much newer manufacturing process 14 nm vs 22 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Significantly more l3 cache 35 MB vs 25 MB 40% more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Significantly better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score 17,418 vs 14,412 More than 20% better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score
More cores 14 vs 10 4 more cores; run more applications at once
More threads 28 vs 20 8 more threads
Newer Jan, 2016 vs Jul, 2013 Release date over 2 years later
Higher Maximum operating temperature 86 °C vs 82 °C Around 5% higher Maximum operating temperature

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon E5 2680 v2 vs E5-2680V4

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

E5-2680V4
17,418

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E5 2680 v2
2,170,000 MB/s
E5-2680V4
3,370 MB/s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E5 2680 v2  vs
E5-2680V4 
Clock speed 2.8 GHz 2.4 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.6 GHz 3.3 GHz
Cores Deca core Single core

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 115W 120W
Annual home energy cost 27.7 $/year 28.91 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 100.74 $/year 105.12 $/year
Performance per watt 12.45 pt/W 2.88 pt/W
Typical power consumption 93.44W 97.5W

bus

Architecture QPI QPI
Number of links 2 2
Data rate 64,000 MB/s 76,800 MB/s
Transfer rate 8,000 MT/s 9,600 MT/s
Clock speed 4,000 MHz 4,800 MHz

details

Xeon E5 2680 v2  vs
E5-2680V4 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 20 28
L2 cache 2.5 MB 3.5 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 25 MB 35 MB
L3 cache per core 2.5 MB/core 2.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 14 nm
Max CPUs 2 2
Operating temperature Unknown - 82°C Unknown - 86°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.16 GHz 2.82 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.49 GHz 2.4 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.16 GHz 2.82 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
Channels Quad Channel Quad Channel
Supports ECC Yes Yes
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