Intel Xeon E5-1680 v3 processor review

Xeon E5-1680 v3 processor released by Intel; release date: Q3'14. The processor is designed for server-computers and based on Haswell microarchitecture.

CPU is locked to prevent overclocking. Total number of cores - 8, threads - 16. Maximum CPU clock speed - 3.80 GHz. Maximum operating temperature - 66.26°C. Manufacturing process technology - 22 nm.

Supported memory types: DDR4 1333/1600/1866/2133. Maximum memory size: 768 GB.

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


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PassMark - Single thread mark 2082
PassMark - CPU mark 13080
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 930
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 7251

Specifications (specs)


Architecture codename Haswell
Launch date Q3'14
Place in performance rating 532
Processor Number E5-1680V3
Series Intel® Xeon® Processor E5 v3 Family
Status Launched
Vertical segment Server


64 bit support
Base frequency 3.20 GHz
Bus Speed 0 GT/s QPI
Manufacturing process technology 22 nm
Maximum core temperature 66.26°C
Maximum frequency 3.80 GHz
Number of cores 8
Number of QPI Links 0
Number of threads 16
VID voltage range 0.65–1.30V


Max memory channels 4
Maximum memory bandwidth 68 GB/s
Maximum memory size 768 GB
Supported memory types DDR4 1333/1600/1866/2133


Low Halogen Options Available
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


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® TSX-NI
Intel® Turbo Boost technology
Intel® vPro™ Platform Eligibility
Physical Address Extensions (PAE) 46-bit
Thermal Monitoring


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