Intel Xeon E5-2450 v2 processor review

Xeon E5-2450 v2 processor released by Intel; release date: September 2013. The processor is designed for server-computers and based on Ivy Bridge EN microarchitecture.

CPU is locked to prevent overclocking. Total number of cores - 8, threads - 16. Maximum CPU clock speed - 3.30 GHz. Maximum operating temperature - 80°C. Manufacturing process technology - 22 nm. Cache size: L1 - 64 KB (per core), L2 - 256 KB (per core), L3 - 20480 KB (shared).

Supported memory types: DDR3 800/1066/1333/1600. Maximum memory size: 384 GB.

Supported socket types: FCLGA1356. Maximum number of processors in a configuration - 2. Power consumption (TDP): 95 Watt.


Geekbench 4
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Name Value
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 2856
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 17874

Specifications (specs)


Architecture codename Ivy Bridge EN
Launch date September 2013
Place in performance rating 101
Processor Number E5-2450V2
Series Intel® Xeon® Processor E5 v2 Family
Status Launched
Vertical segment Server


64 bit support
Base frequency 2.50 GHz
Bus Speed 8 GT/s QPI
Die size 160 mm
L1 cache 64 KB (per core)
L2 cache 256 KB (per core)
L3 cache 20480 KB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology 22 nm
Maximum core temperature 80°C
Maximum frequency 3.30 GHz
Number of cores 8
Number of QPI Links 1
Number of threads 16
Transistor count 1400 million
VID voltage range 0.65-1.30V


ECC memory support
Max memory channels 3
Maximum memory bandwidth 38.4 GB/s
Maximum memory size 384 GB
Supported memory types DDR3 800/1066/1333/1600


Low Halogen Options Available
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 2
Package Size 45mm x 42.5mm
Sockets supported FCLGA1356
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 95 Watt


Max number of PCIe lanes 24
PCI Express revision 3.0
PCIe configurations x4, x8, x16
Scalability 2S 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® AVX
Intel 64
Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX)
Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Demand Based Switching
Intel® Flex Memory Access
Intel® Hyper-Threading technology
Intel® TSX-NI
Intel® Turbo Boost technology
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)