CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of E7-8857 v2 vs 2697 v2 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

5.8

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Xeon E5 2697 v2 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Xeon E5 2697 v2  based on its value.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon E7-8857 v2

Reasons to consider the
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Much higher clock speed 3 GHz vs 2.7 GHz More than 10% higher clock speed
Supports more RAM 1,572,864 MB vs 786,432 MB Supports 2x more RAM
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 8 vs 2 6 supports more CPUs in SMP configuration
Higher turbo clock speed 3.6 GHz vs 3.5 GHz Around 5% higher turbo clock speed
Newer Feb, 2014 vs Jul, 2013 Release date 7 months later
Front view of Intel Xeon E5 2697 v2

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More threads 24 vs 12 Twice as many threads
Much better performance per watt 9.11 pt/W vs 1.7 pt/W More than 5.2x better performance per watt
Much higher Maximum operating temperature 86 °C vs 73 °C Around 20% higher Maximum operating temperature

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon E7-8857 v2 vs E5 2697 v2

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 E7-8857 v2
871.2 MB/s
Xeon E5 2697 v2
2,320,000 MB/s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E7-8857 v2  vs
E5 2697 v2 
Clock speed 3 GHz 2.7 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.6 GHz 3.5 GHz
Cores Duodeca core Dodeca core
Socket type
LGA 2011
Is unlocked No No

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

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1866
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3-800
Channels Quad Channel Quad Channel
Supports ECC Yes Yes
Maximum bandwidth 42,666.64 MB/s 59,733.32 MB/s
Maximum memory size 1,572,864 MB 786,432 MB

details

Xeon E7-8857 v2  vs
E5 2697 v2 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 12 24
L2 cache 3 MB 3 MB
L3 cache 30 MB 30 MB
Manufacture process 22 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 8 2
Clock multiplier 30 27
Operating temperature Unknown - 73°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
Performance per watt 1.7 pt/W 9.11 pt/W
Typical power consumption 105.63W 105.63W

bus

Architecture QPI QPI
Number of links 3 2
Data rate 96,000 MB/s 64,000 MB/s
Transfer rate 8,000 MT/s 8,000 MT/s
Clock speed 4,000 MHz 4,000 MHz
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