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Front view of Intel Xeon E7-8830

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon E7-8830

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Supports more RAM 4,194,304 MB vs 33,556.48 MB Supports around 125x more RAM
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
Much more l2 cache 2 MB vs 1 MB 2x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
More cores 8 vs 4 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
More threads 16 vs 8 Twice as many threads
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 8 vs 1 7 supports more CPUs in SMP configuration
Much more l3 cache per core 3 MB/core vs 2 MB/core 50% more l3 cache per core
Front view of Intel Xeon E3-1240 v2

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Intel Xeon E3-1240 v2

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Much higher clock speed 3.4 GHz vs 2.13 GHz Around 60% higher clock speed
Much higher turbo clock speed 3.8 GHz vs 2.4 GHz Around 60% higher turbo clock speed
Significantly lower typical power consumption 56.06W vs 85.31W Around 35% 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 60.44 $/year vs 91.98 $/year Around 35% lower annual commercial energy cost
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 16.62 $/year vs 25.29 $/year Around 35% lower annual home energy cost
Newer May, 2012 vs Apr, 2011 Release date over 1 years later

Features Key features of the Xeon E7-8830  vs E3-1240 v2 

clock speed

Xeon E7-8830
2.13 GHz
Xeon E3-1240 v2
3.4 GHz

turbo clock speed

Xeon E7-8830
2.4 GHz
Xeon E3-1240 v2
3.8 GHz

L2 cache

L3 cache

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E7-8830  vs
E3-1240 v2 
Clock speed 2.13 GHz 3.4 GHz
Turbo clock speed 2.4 GHz 3.8 GHz
Cores Octa core Quad core
Socket type
LGA 1567
LGA 1155

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
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 105W 69W
Annual home energy cost 25.29 $/year 16.62 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 91.98 $/year 60.44 $/year
Typical power consumption 85.31W 56.06W

bus

Architecture QPI DMI
Number of links 1 1
Transfer rate 6,400 MT/s 5,000 MT/s

details

Xeon E7-8830  vs
E3-1240 v2 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 16 8
L2 cache 2 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 24 MB 8 MB
L3 cache per core 3 MB/core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 8 1
Clock multiplier 16 34

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

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3
DDR
Channels Quad Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes Yes
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 4,194,304 MB 33,556.48 MB
Intel Xeon E7-8830
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