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Front view of Intel Xeon E5-2687W v3

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Slightly higher clock speed 3.1 GHz vs 3 GHz Around 5% higher clock speed
Front view of Intel E5-2687WV4

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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
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
Supports more RAM 1,572,864 MB vs 786,432 MB Supports 2x more RAM
More cores 12 vs 10 2 more cores; run more applications at once
More threads 24 vs 20 4 more threads
Newer Jan, 2016 vs Jul, 2014 Release date over 1 years later

Features Key features of the Xeon E5-2687W v3  vs E5-2687WV4 

clock speed

turbo clock speed

3.5 GHz

L3 cache

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Xeon E5-2687W v3  vs
Clock speed 3.1 GHz 3 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.5 GHz 3.5 GHz
Cores Deca core Duodeca core


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

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


Xeon E5-2687W v3  vs
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 20 24
L3 cache 25 MB 30 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 - 74.7°C Unknown - 76°C

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

power consumption

TDP 160W 160W
Annual home energy cost 38.54 $/year 38.54 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 140.16 $/year 140.16 $/year
Typical power consumption 130W 130W


Architecture QPI QPI
Number of links 2 2
Data rate 76,800 MB/s 76,800 MB/s
Transfer rate 9,600 MT/s 9,600 MT/s
Clock speed 4,800 MHz 4,800 MHz
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The only things is different here is the 10 core is faster on clock per core speed. When you add it all together for all the cores is 31GHZ vs 36 GHZ the 12 core is 500MHZ better.
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