CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of E7-2850 vs E5-2640 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

5.4

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Xeon E5-2640 v3 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Xeon E5-2640 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 E7-2850

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon E7-2850

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Much more l3 cache 24 MB vs 20 MB 20% more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Supports more RAM 1,048,576 MB vs 786,432 MB Supports around 35% more RAM
More threads 20 vs 16 4 more threads
Front view of Intel Xeon E5-2640 v3

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Intel Xeon E5-2640 v3

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Much higher clock speed 2.6 GHz vs 2 GHz More than 30% higher clock speed
Much higher turbo clock speed 3.4 GHz vs 2.4 GHz More than 40% higher turbo clock speed
Much better performance per dollar 2.22 pt/$ vs 0.24 pt/$ More than 9x better performance per dollar
Significantly lower typical power consumption 73.13W vs 105.63W More than 30% lower typical power consumption
Newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 32 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 78.84 $/year vs 113.88 $/year More than 30% lower annual commercial energy cost
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 21.68 $/year vs 31.32 $/year More than 30% lower annual home energy cost
Newer Jul, 2014 vs Apr, 2011 Release date over 3 years later

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon E7-2850 vs E5-2640 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 E7-2850
962,300 MB/s
Xeon E5-2640 v3
3,450,000 MB/s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E7-2850  vs
E5-2640 v3 
Clock speed 2 GHz 2.6 GHz
Turbo clock speed 2.4 GHz 3.4 GHz
Cores Deca core Octa 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
DDR3
DDR
Channels Quad Channel Quad Channel
Supports ECC Yes Yes
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 6,400 MB/s
Maximum memory size 1,048,576 MB 786,432 MB

details

Xeon E7-2850  vs
E5-2640 v3 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 20 16
L3 cache 24 MB 20 MB
L3 cache per core 2.4 MB/core 2.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 2 2
Operating temperature Unknown - 69°C Unknown - 74.3°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 130W 90W
Annual home energy cost 31.32 $/year 21.68 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 113.88 $/year 78.84 $/year
Performance per watt 4.8 pt/W 24.65 pt/W
Typical power consumption 105.63W 73.13W

bus

Architecture QPI QPI
Number of links 1 2
Data rate 25,600 MB/s 64,000 MB/s
Transfer rate 6,400 MT/s 8,000 MT/s
Clock speed 3,200 MHz 4,000 MHz
Intel Xeon E7-2850
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