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Front view of Intel Xeon E5 4657L v2

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Intel Xeon E5 4657L v2

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Much more l3 cache 30 MB vs 8 MB 3.8x more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 4 vs 1 3 supports more CPUs in SMP configuration
More threads 24 vs 8 Three times as many threads
Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
Front view of Intel Core i7 6700K

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Is unlocked Yes vs No Somewhat common; An unlocked multiplier allows for easier overclocking
Much higher clock speed 4 GHz vs 2.4 GHz More than 65% higher clock speed
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for maximum performance when needed, while conserving power and minimizing heat production when not needed
Significantly newer manufacturing process 14 nm vs 22 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.61 GHz vs 2.4 GHz More than 90% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Significantly lower typical power consumption 73.94W vs 93.44W More than 20% lower typical power consumption
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.77 GHz vs 2.4 GHz Around 2x better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Newer Jul, 2015 vs Jan, 2014 Release date over 1 years later
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 79.72 $/year vs 100.74 $/year More than 20% lower annual commercial energy cost
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 21.92 $/year vs 27.7 $/year More than 20% lower annual home energy cost

Features Key features of the Xeon E5 4657L v2  vs Core i7 6700K 

clock speed

L3 cache

overclocked clock speed (air)

Core i7 6700K
4.61 GHz

overclocked clock speed (water)

Core i7 6700K
4.77 GHz

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E5 4657L v2  vs
Core i7 6700K 
Clock speed 2.4 GHz 4 GHz
Cores Dodeca core Quad core
Is unlocked No Yes

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes No
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
F16C
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
EM64T
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling No Yes

power consumption

TDP 115W 91W
Annual home energy cost 27.7 $/year 21.92 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 100.74 $/year 79.72 $/year
Typical power consumption 93.44W 73.94W

details

Xeon E5 4657L v2  vs
Core i7 6700K 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 24 8
L3 cache 30 MB 8 MB
Manufacture process 22 nm 14 nm
Max CPUs 4 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.4 GHz 4.61 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.4 GHz 4.77 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.4 GHz 4.61 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None GPU
Label N/A Intel® HD Graphics 530
Number of displays supported N/A 3
GPU clock speed N/A 350 MHz
Turbo clock speed N/A 1,150 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3L-1600
DDR3
Channels Quad Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes No
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Intel Xeon E5 4657L v2
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