Intel Xeon E5-1607 v3 processor review

Xeon E5-1607 v3 processor released by Intel; release date: 8 Sep 2014. At the time of release, the processor cost $255. The processor is designed for server-computers and based on Haswell microarchitecture.

CPU is locked to prevent overclocking. Total number of cores - 4, threads - 4. Maximum operating temperature - 66°C. Manufacturing process technology - 22 nm. Cache size: L1 - 256 KB, L2 - 1 MB, L3 - 10 MB.

Supported memory types: DDR4 1333/1600/1866. Maximum memory size: 768 GB.

Supported socket types: FCLGA2011-3. Maximum number of processors in a configuration - 1. Power consumption (TDP): 140 Watt.

Benchmarks

CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Face Detection
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
56.680 mPixels/s
8.386 mPixels/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Ocean Surface Simulation
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
741.453 Frames/s
91.366 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
T-Rex
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
3.237 Frames/s
0.545 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Video Composition
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
49.002 Frames/s
1.929 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Bitcoin Mining
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
218.231 mHash/s
42.254 mHash/s
Name Value
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection 8.386 mPixels/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation 91.366 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex 0.545 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition 1.929 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining 42.254 mHash/s

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture codename Haswell
Launch date 8 Sep 2014
Launch price (MSRP) $255
Place in performance rating 1580
Processor Number E5-1607V3
Series Intel Xeon Processor E5 v3 Family
Status Launched
Vertical segment Server

Performance

64 bit support
Base frequency 3.10 GHz
Bus Speed 0 GT/s
L1 cache 256 KB
L2 cache 1 MB
L3 cache 10 MB
Manufacturing process technology 22 nm
Maximum core temperature 66°C
Number of cores 4
Number of QPI Links 0
Number of threads 4
VID voltage range 0.65–1.30V

Memory

Max memory channels 4
Maximum memory bandwidth 59 GB/s
Maximum memory size 768 GB
Supported memory types DDR4 1333/1600/1866

Compatibility

Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1
Package Size 52.5mm x 45.0 mm
Sockets supported FCLGA2011-3
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 140 Watt

Peripherals

Max number of PCIe lanes 40
PCI Express revision 3.0
PCIe configurations x4, x8, x16
Scalability 1S Only

Security & Reliability

Execute Disable Bit (EDB)
Intel® Identity Protection technology
Intel® OS Guard
Intel® Secure Key technology
Intel® Trusted Execution technology (TXT)

Advanced Technologies

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® technology
Idle States
Instruction set extensions Intel AVX2
Intel 64
Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Demand Based Switching
Intel® Flex Memory Access
Intel® Hyper-Threading technology
Intel® Turbo Boost technology
Physical Address Extensions (PAE) 46-bit
Thermal Monitoring

Virtualization

Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)