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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon E7-8860

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Supports more RAM 4,194,304 MB vs 1,572,864 MB Supports around 2.8x more RAM
Higher clock speed 2.26 GHz vs 2.2 GHz Around 5% higher clock speed
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 8 vs 4 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration
Front view of Intel Xeon E7-4850 v3

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More threads 28 vs 20 8 more threads
Higher turbo clock speed 2.8 GHz vs 2.67 GHz Around 5% higher turbo clock speed
Newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 32 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Lower typical power consumption 93.44W vs 105.63W More than 10% lower typical power consumption
Newer Apr, 2015 vs Apr, 2011 Release date over 4 years later
Lower annual commercial energy cost 100.74 $/year vs 113.88 $/year More than 10% lower annual commercial energy cost
Lower annual home energy cost 27.7 $/year vs 31.32 $/year More than 10% lower annual home energy cost

Features Key features of the Xeon E7-8860  vs E7-4850 v3 

clock speed

Xeon E7-8860
2.26 GHz
Xeon E7-4850 v3
2.2 GHz

turbo clock speed

Xeon E7-8860
2.67 GHz
Xeon E7-4850 v3
2.8 GHz

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Xeon E7-8860  vs
E7-4850 v3 
Clock speed 2.26 GHz 2.2 GHz
Turbo clock speed 2.67 GHz 2.8 GHz
Cores Deca core Processing Cores


Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
Supplemental SSE3
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 4,194,304 MB 1,572,864 MB


Xeon E7-8860  vs
E7-4850 v3 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 20 28
Manufacture process 32 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 8 4
Operating temperature Unknown - 69°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 130W 115W
Annual home energy cost 31.32 $/year 27.7 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 113.88 $/year 100.74 $/year
Typical power consumption 105.63W 93.44W


Architecture QPI QPI
Number of links 1 3
Data rate 25,600 MB/s 96,000 MB/s
Transfer rate 6,400 MT/s 8,000 MT/s
Clock speed 3,200 MHz 4,000 MHz
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