Cast your vote Do you agree or disagree with CPUBoss?

Thanks for adding your opinion. Follow us on Facebook to stay up to date with the latest news!
VS

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon E5-4603 v2

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon E5-4603 v2

Report a correction
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 4 vs 1 3 supports more CPUs in SMP configuration
Supports more RAM 786,432 MB vs 32,768 MB Supports 24x more RAM
Slightly more l3 cache 10 MB vs 8 MB 25% more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
More l3 cache per core 2.5 MB/core vs 2 MB/core 25% more l3 cache per core
Higher Maximum operating temperature 77 °C vs 72.72 °C More than 5% higher Maximum operating temperature
Front view of Intel Core i7 4790

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i7 4790

Report a correction
Much higher turbo clock speed 4 GHz vs 2.2 GHz More than 80% higher turbo clock speed
Much higher clock speed 3.6 GHz vs 2.2 GHz Around 65% higher clock speed
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Lower typical power consumption 68.25W vs 77.19W More than 10% lower typical power consumption
Lower annual home energy cost 20.24 $/year vs 22.89 $/year More than 10% lower annual home energy cost
Lower annual commercial energy cost 73.58 $/year vs 83.22 $/year More than 10% lower annual commercial energy cost
Newer May, 2014 vs Jan, 2014 Release date 4 months later

Features Key features of the Xeon E5-4603 v2  vs Core i7 4790 

clock speed

Xeon E5-4603 v2
2.2 GHz
Core i7 4790
3.6 GHz

turbo clock speed

L3 cache

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E5-4603 v2  vs
Core i7 4790 
Clock speed 2.2 GHz 3.6 GHz
Turbo clock speed 2.2 GHz 4 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
F16C
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
EM64T
SSE
SSE4.1
FMA3
SSE4.2
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3L-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3
DDR3-800
Channels Quad Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes No
Maximum bandwidth 42,666.64 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 786,432 MB 32,768 MB

details

Xeon E5-4603 v2  vs
Core i7 4790 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 8 8
L3 cache 10 MB 8 MB
L3 cache per core 2.5 MB/core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 4 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 77°C Unknown - 72.72°C

integrated graphics

GPU None GPU
Label N/A Intel® HD Graphics 4600
Number of displays supported N/A 3
GPU clock speed N/A 350 MHz
Turbo clock speed N/A 1,200 MHz

power consumption

TDP 95W 84W
Annual home energy cost 22.89 $/year 20.24 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 83.22 $/year 73.58 $/year
Typical power consumption 77.19W 68.25W

bus

Architecture QPI DMI 2.0
Number of links 2 0
Transfer rate 6,400 MT/s 5,000 MT/s
Intel Xeon E5-4603 v2
Report a correction
Intel Core i7 4790
Report a correction

Comments

comments powered by Disqus