CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of E7-2850 vs 6820HQ 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

8.8

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i7 6820HQ 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core i7 6820HQ  based on its power consumption and value.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon E7-2850

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon E7-2850

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Much more l2 cache 3 MB vs 1 MB 3x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much more l3 cache 24 MB vs 8 MB 3x more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
More cores 10 vs 4 6 more cores; run more applications at once
More threads 20 vs 8 12 more threads
Supports more RAM 1,048,576 MB vs 65,536 MB Supports 16x more RAM
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 2 vs 1 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration
More l3 cache per core 2.4 MB/core vs 2 MB/core Around 20% more l3 cache per core
Front view of Intel Core i7 6820HQ

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Intel Core i7 6820HQ

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Significantly higher turbo clock speed 3.6 GHz vs 2.4 GHz More than 50% higher turbo clock speed
Higher clock speed 2.7 GHz vs 2 GHz More than 35% higher clock speed
Much newer manufacturing process 14 nm vs 32 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Much lower typical power consumption 36.56W vs 105.63W 2.9x lower typical power consumption
Much better geekbench 3 single core score 3,070.5 vs 1,391 Around 2.2x better geekbench 3 single core score
Significantly better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score 8,200 vs 4,878 Around 70% better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score
Significantly better performance per dollar 0.53 pt/$ vs 0.24 pt/$ Around 2.2x better performance per dollar
Newer Jul, 2015 vs Apr, 2011 Release date over 4 years later
Much lower annual home energy cost 10.84 $/year vs 31.32 $/year 2.9x lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 39.42 $/year vs 113.88 $/year 2.9x lower annual commercial energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon E7-2850 vs Core i7 6820HQ

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 E7-2850
962,300 MB/s
Core i7 6820HQ
4,205 MB/s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E7-2850  vs
Core i7 6820HQ 
Clock speed 2 GHz 2.7 GHz
Turbo clock speed 2.4 GHz 3.6 GHz
Cores Deca 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

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3L-1600
DDR3
DDR
Channels Quad Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes No
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 1,048,576 MB 65,536 MB

details

Xeon E7-2850  vs
Core i7 6820HQ 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 20 8
L2 cache 3 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.3 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 24 MB 8 MB
L3 cache per core 2.4 MB/core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 14 nm
Max CPUs 2 1

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 1,050 MHz

power consumption

TDP 130W 45W
Annual home energy cost 31.32 $/year 10.84 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 113.88 $/year 39.42 $/year
Performance per watt 4.8 pt/W 4.46 pt/W
Typical power consumption 105.63W 36.56W

bus

Architecture QPI FSB
Number of links 1 1
Transfer rate 6,400 MT/s 8,000 MT/s
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