CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of E5-2680 vs E5-2698V4 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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Intel Xeon E5-2680

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Front view of Intel Xeon E5-2680

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon E5-2680

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Higher clock speed 2.7 GHz vs 2.2 GHz Around 25% higher clock speed
Significantly better performance per dollar 0.56 pt/$ vs 0.14 pt/$ Around 4x better performance per dollar
Significantly better performance per watt 7.63 pt/W vs 3.4 pt/W Around 2.2x better performance per watt
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.14 GHz vs 2.2 GHz Around 45% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better PassMark (Single core) score 1,774 vs 1,584 More than 10% better PassMark (Single core) score
Slightly lower typical power consumption 105.63W vs 109.69W Around 5% lower typical power consumption
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.5 GHz vs 2.37 GHz Around 50% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Slightly lower annual home energy cost 31.32 $/year vs 32.52 $/year Around 5% lower annual home energy cost
Slightly lower annual commercial energy cost 113.88 $/year vs 118.26 $/year Around 5% lower annual commercial energy cost
Front view of Intel E5-2698V4

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Much more l3 cache 50 MB vs 20 MB 2.5x more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Much newer manufacturing process 14 nm vs 32 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
More cores 20 vs 8 12 more cores; run more applications at once
More threads 40 vs 16 24 more threads
Supports more RAM 1,572,864 MB vs 393,216 MB Supports 4x more RAM
Newer Jan, 2016 vs Mar, 2012 Release date over 3 years later
Better PassMark score 21,789 vs 19,922 Around 10% better PassMark score
Higher Maximum operating temperature 90 °C vs 85 °C More than 5% higher Maximum operating temperature

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon E5-2680 vs E5-2698V4

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E5-2680
9,438
E5-2698V4
34,607.5

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E5-2680
2,569
E5-2698V4
2,672

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E5-2680
2,060,000 MB/s
E5-2698V4
3,415 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Xeon E5-2680
19,922
E5-2698V4
21,789

PassMark (Single Core)

Xeon E5-2680
1,774
E5-2698V4
1,584

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E5-2680  vs
E5-2698V4 
Clock speed 2.7 GHz 2.2 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.5 GHz 3.6 GHz
Cores Octa core Processing Cores

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 130W 135W
Annual home energy cost 31.32 $/year 32.52 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 113.88 $/year 118.26 $/year
Performance per watt 7.63 pt/W 3.4 pt/W
Typical power consumption 105.63W 109.69W

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  vs
E5-2698V4 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 16 40
L3 cache 20 MB 50 MB
L3 cache per core 2.5 MB/core 2.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 14 nm
Max CPUs 2 2
Operating temperature Unknown - 85°C Unknown - 90°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.14 GHz 2.2 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.5 GHz 2.37 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.14 GHz 2.2 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 393,216 MB 1,572,864 MB
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