CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of E5-2680 v3 vs E5-2640V4 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

No winner declared

Too close to call

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon E5-2680 v3

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Intel Xeon E5-2680 v3

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More l3 cache 30 MB vs 25 MB 20% more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Much better performance per watt 12.03 pt/W vs 4.64 pt/W More than 2.5x better performance per watt
Better PassMark score 18,779 vs 15,348 More than 20% better PassMark score
Significantly better performance per dollar 0.76 pt/$ vs 0.44 pt/$ More than 70% better performance per dollar
More cores 12 vs 10 2 more cores; run more applications at once
More threads 24 vs 20 4 more threads
Higher Maximum operating temperature 84.5 °C vs 76 °C More than 10% higher Maximum operating temperature
Slightly better overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.57 GHz vs 2.4 GHz More than 5% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Front view of Intel E5-2640V4

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Intel E5-2640V4

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Significantly newer manufacturing process 14 nm vs 22 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Significantly lower typical power consumption 73.13W vs 97.5W 25% lower typical power consumption
Supports more RAM 1,572,864 MB vs 786,432 MB Supports 2x more RAM
Newer Jan, 2016 vs Jul, 2014 Release date over 1 years later
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 21.68 $/year vs 28.91 $/year 25% lower annual home energy cost
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 78.84 $/year vs 105.12 $/year 25% lower annual commercial energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon E5-2680 v3 vs E5-2640V4

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

E5-2640V4
15,348

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E5-2680 v3  vs
E5-2640V4 
Clock speed 2.5 GHz 2.4 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.3 GHz 3.4 GHz
Cores Duodeca core Deca core

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
AES
AVX
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 120W 90W
Annual home energy cost 28.91 $/year 21.68 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 105.12 $/year 78.84 $/year
Performance per watt 12.03 pt/W 4.64 pt/W
Typical power consumption 97.5W 73.13W

bus

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

details

Xeon E5-2680 v3  vs
E5-2640V4 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 24 20
L3 cache 30 MB 25 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 - 84.5°C Unknown - 76°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.57 GHz 2.4 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.5 GHz 2.4 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.57 GHz 2.4 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
Maximum memory size 786,432 MB 1,572,864 MB
Intel Xeon E5-2680 v3
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