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Front view of Intel Xeon E7-8850 v2

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Significantly higher clock speed 2.3 GHz vs 2.1 GHz Around 10% higher clock speed
Higher turbo clock speed 2.8 GHz vs 2.7 GHz Around 5% higher turbo clock speed
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 8 vs 4 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration
Lower typical power consumption 85.31W vs 93.44W Around 10% lower typical power consumption
Lower annual commercial energy cost 91.98 $/year vs 100.74 $/year Around 10% lower annual commercial energy cost
Lower annual home energy cost 25.29 $/year vs 27.7 $/year Around 10% lower annual home energy cost
Front view of Intel Xeon E7-4830 v3

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Intel Xeon E7-4830 v3

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Newer Apr, 2015 vs Feb, 2014 Release date over 1 years later

Features Key features of the Xeon E7-8850 v2  vs E7-4830 v3 

clock speed

turbo clock speed

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Xeon E7-8850 v2  vs
E7-4830 v3 
Clock speed 2.3 GHz 2.1 GHz
Turbo clock speed 2.8 GHz 2.7 GHz
Cores Dodeca core Duodeca core


Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
AVX 2.0
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 51,200 MB/s
Maximum memory size 1,572,864 MB 1,572,864 MB


Xeon E7-8850 v2  vs
E7-4830 v3 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 24 24
Manufacture process 22 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 8 4
Operating temperature Unknown - 68°C Unknown - 70°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 105W 115W
Annual home energy cost 25.29 $/year 27.7 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 91.98 $/year 100.74 $/year
Typical power consumption 85.31W 93.44W


Architecture QPI QPI
Number of links 3 3
Data rate 86,400 MB/s 96,000 MB/s
Transfer rate 7,200 MT/s 8,000 MT/s
Clock speed 3,600 MHz 4,000 MHz
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