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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon E7-8880 v3

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Intel Xeon E7-8880 v3

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Slightly higher clock speed 2.3 GHz vs 2.2 GHz Around 5% higher clock speed
Front view of Intel E7-8880V4

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Supports more RAM 3,145,728 MB vs 1,572,864 MB Supports 2x more RAM
Significantly newer manufacturing process 14 nm vs 22 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Slightly higher turbo clock speed 3.3 GHz vs 3.1 GHz More than 5% higher turbo clock speed
More cores 22 vs 18 4 more cores; run more applications at once
More threads 44 vs 36 8 more threads
Newer Apr, 2016 vs Apr, 2015 Release date a year later

Features Key features of the Xeon E7-8880 v3  vs E7-8880V4 

clock speed

Xeon E7-8880 v3
2.3 GHz
2.2 GHz

turbo clock speed

Xeon E7-8880 v3
3.1 GHz
3.3 GHz


Specifications Full list of technical specs


Xeon E7-8880 v3  vs
Clock speed 2.3 GHz 2.2 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.1 GHz 3.3 GHz
Cores Processing Cores Processing Cores


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 51,200 MB/s 51,200 MB/s
Maximum memory size 1,572,864 MB 3,145,728 MB


Xeon E7-8880 v3  vs
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 36 44
Manufacture process 22 nm 14 nm
Max CPUs 8 8
Operating temperature Unknown - 77°C Unknown - 77°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 150W 150W
Annual home energy cost 36.13 $/year 36.13 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 131.4 $/year 131.4 $/year
Typical power consumption 121.88W 121.88W


Architecture QPI FSB
Number of links 3 3
Transfer rate 9,600 MT/s 9,600 MT/s
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