CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of E5-4620 vs E3-1220 v3 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

5.7

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Xeon E3-1220 v3 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Xeon E3-1220 v3  based on its cost to run and value.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon E5-4620

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon E5-4620

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Much more l3 cache 16 MB vs 8 MB 2x more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Much more l2 cache 2 MB vs 1 MB 2x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
More threads 16 vs 4 12 more threads
More cores 8 vs 4 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Supports more RAM 393,216 MB vs 32,768 MB Supports 12x more RAM
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 4 vs 1 3 supports more CPUs in SMP configuration
Front view of Intel Xeon E3-1220 v3

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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 3.5 GHz vs 2.6 GHz Around 35% higher turbo clock speed
Much better performance per dollar 11.89 pt/$ vs 0.27 pt/$ More than 43.5x better performance per dollar
Newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 32 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
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
Newer Apr, 2013 vs May, 2012 Release date 10 months later

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon E5-4620 vs E3-1220 v3

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E5-4620
1,830 MB/s
Xeon E3-1220 v3
4,030,000 MB/s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E5-4620  vs
E3-1220 v3 
Clock speed 2.2 GHz 3.1 GHz
Turbo clock speed 2.6 GHz 3.5 GHz
Cores Octa 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
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

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
Performance per watt 5.25 pt/W 30.47 pt/W
Typical power consumption 77.19W 65W

bus

Architecture QPI DMI
Number of links 2 0
Transfer rate 7,200 MT/s 5,000 MT/s

details

Xeon E5-4620  vs
E3-1220 v3 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 16 4
L2 cache 2 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 16 MB 8 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 4 1

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
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3
DDR3-800
Channels Quad Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes Yes
Maximum bandwidth 42,666.64 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 393,216 MB 32,768 MB
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