CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of E5-4660 v3 vs E5-2695 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

5.8

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Xeon E5-2695 v3 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Xeon E5-2695 v3  based on its single-core performance and value.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon E5-4660 v3

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon E5-4660 v3

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Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 4 vs 2 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration
Newer Apr, 2015 vs Jul, 2014 Release date 9 months later
Front view of Intel Xeon E5-2695 v3

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Intel Xeon E5-2695 v3

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Higher turbo clock speed 3.3 GHz vs 2.9 GHz Around 15% higher turbo clock speed
Higher clock speed 2.3 GHz vs 2.1 GHz Around 10% higher clock speed
Better PassMark score 20,431 vs 18,007 Around 15% better PassMark score
Better performance per dollar 0.25 pt/$ vs 0.1 pt/$ More than 2.5x better performance per dollar
Better PassMark (Single core) score 1,930 vs 1,728 More than 10% better PassMark (Single core) score
Better performance per watt 5.19 pt/W vs 3.87 pt/W Around 35% better performance per watt

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon E5-4660 v3 vs E5-2695 v3

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E5-4660 v3  vs
E5-2695 v3 
Clock speed 2.1 GHz 2.3 GHz
Turbo clock speed 2.9 GHz 3.3 GHz
Cores Processing Cores Processing Cores

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
AES
AVX
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 786,432 MB

details

Xeon E5-4660 v3  vs
E5-2695 v3 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 28 28
Manufacture process 22 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 4 2
Operating temperature Unknown - 82.5°C Unknown - 82.6°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 120W 120W
Annual home energy cost 28.91 $/year 28.91 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 105.12 $/year 105.12 $/year
Performance per watt 3.87 pt/W 5.19 pt/W
Typical power consumption 97.5W 97.5W

bus

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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