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Front view of Intel Xeon E7-4860

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Supports more RAM 2,097,152 MB vs 786,432 MB Supports around 2.8x more RAM
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 4 vs 2 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration
Front view of Intel Xeon E5 2697 v2

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Intel Xeon E5 2697 v2

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Much higher clock speed 2.7 GHz vs 2.26 GHz Around 20% higher clock speed
Much higher turbo clock speed 3.5 GHz vs 2.67 GHz More than 30% higher turbo clock speed
Much more l3 cache 30 MB vs 24 MB 25% more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Much higher Maximum operating temperature 86 °C vs 69 °C Around 25% higher Maximum operating temperature
More threads 24 vs 20 4 more threads
Newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 32 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Newer Jul, 2013 vs Apr, 2011 Release date over 2 years later

Features Key features of the Xeon E7-4860  vs E5 2697 v2 

clock speed

Xeon E7-4860
2.26 GHz
Xeon E5 2697 v2
2.7 GHz

turbo clock speed

Xeon E7-4860
2.67 GHz
Xeon E5 2697 v2
3.5 GHz

L2 cache

L3 cache

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Xeon E7-4860  vs
E5 2697 v2 
Clock speed 2.26 GHz 2.7 GHz
Turbo clock speed 2.67 GHz 3.5 GHz
Cores Deca core Dodeca core
Socket type
LGA 1567
LGA 2011


Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
Supplemental SSE3
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
Channels Quad Channel Quad Channel
Supports ECC Yes Yes
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 59,733.32 MB/s
Maximum memory size 2,097,152 MB 786,432 MB


Xeon E7-4860  vs
E5 2697 v2 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 20 24
L2 cache 3 MB 3 MB
L3 cache 24 MB 30 MB
Manufacture process 32 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 4 2
Clock multiplier 17 27
Operating temperature Unknown - 69°C Unknown - 86°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 130W
Annual home energy cost 31.32 $/year 31.32 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 113.88 $/year 113.88 $/year
Typical power consumption 105.63W 105.63W


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 E7-4860
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