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Front view of Intel Xeon E5-4603 v2

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Intel Xeon E5-4603 v2

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Supports more RAM 786,432 MB vs 32,768 MB Supports 24x more RAM
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 threads 8 vs 4 Twice as many threads
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 4 vs 1 3 supports more CPUs in SMP configuration
Newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 32 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
More l3 cache per core 2.5 MB/core vs 2 MB/core 25% more l3 cache per core
Newer Jan, 2014 vs Apr, 2011 Release date over 2 years later
Front view of Intel Xeon E3-1220

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Intel Xeon E3-1220

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Much higher clock speed 3.1 GHz vs 2.2 GHz More than 40% higher clock speed
Much higher turbo clock speed 3.4 GHz vs 2.2 GHz Around 55% higher turbo clock speed
Lower typical power consumption 65W vs 77.19W More than 15% lower typical power consumption
Lower annual commercial energy cost 70.08 $/year vs 83.22 $/year More than 15% lower annual commercial energy cost
Lower annual home energy cost 19.27 $/year vs 22.89 $/year More than 15% lower annual home energy cost

Features Key features of the Xeon E5-4603 v2  vs E3-1220 

clock speed

Xeon E5-4603 v2
2.2 GHz
Xeon E3-1220
3.1 GHz

turbo clock speed

Xeon E5-4603 v2
2.2 GHz
Xeon E3-1220
3.4 GHz

L3 cache

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E5-4603 v2  vs
E3-1220 
Clock speed 2.2 GHz 3.1 GHz
Turbo clock speed 2.2 GHz 3.4 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
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3-800
DDR3
Channels Quad Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes Yes
Maximum bandwidth 42,666.64 MB/s 21,333.32 MB/s
Maximum memory size 786,432 MB 32,768 MB

details

Xeon E5-4603 v2  vs
E3-1220 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 8 4
L3 cache 10 MB 8 MB
L3 cache per core 2.5 MB/core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 4 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 77°C Unknown - 69.1°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 95W 80W
Annual home energy cost 22.89 $/year 19.27 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 83.22 $/year 70.08 $/year
Typical power consumption 77.19W 65W

bus

Architecture QPI DMI
Number of links 2 1
Transfer rate 6,400 MT/s 5,000 MT/s
Intel Xeon E5-4603 v2
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