Intel Xeon E5-2695 v4 processor review

Xeon E5-2695 v4 processor released by Intel; release date: Q1'16. The processor is designed for server-computers and based on Broadwell microarchitecture.

CPU is locked to prevent overclocking. Total number of cores - 18, threads - 36. Maximum CPU clock speed - 3.30 GHz. Maximum operating temperature - 84°C. Manufacturing process technology - 14 nm.

Supported memory types: DDR4 1600/1866/2133/2400. Maximum memory size: 1.5 TB.

Supported socket types: FCLGA2011-3. Maximum number of processors in a configuration - 2. Power consumption (TDP): 120 Watt.

Benchmarks

PassMark
Single thread mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
2979
1628
PassMark
CPU mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
31890
20258
Geekbench 4
Single Core
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
6265
3294
Geekbench 4
Multi-Core
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
49962
29615
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Face Detection
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
56.680 mPixels/s
52.064 mPixels/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Ocean Surface Simulation
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
484.771 Frames/s
403.170 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
T-Rex
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
3.237 Frames/s
2.650 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Video Composition
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
49.002 Frames/s
16.165 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Bitcoin Mining
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
218.231 mHash/s
162.162 mHash/s
Name Value
PassMark - Single thread mark 1628
PassMark - CPU mark 20258
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 3294
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 29615
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection 52.064 mPixels/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation 403.170 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex 2.650 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition 16.165 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining 162.162 mHash/s

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture codename Broadwell
Launch date Q1'16
Place in performance rating 44
Processor Number E5-2695V4
Series Intel® Xeon® Processor E5 v4 Family
Status Launched
Vertical segment Server

Performance

64 bit support
Base frequency 2.10 GHz
Bus Speed 9.6 GT/s QPI
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm
Maximum core temperature 84°C
Maximum frequency 3.30 GHz
Number of cores 18
Number of QPI Links 2
Number of threads 36
VID voltage range 0

Memory

Max memory channels 4
Maximum memory bandwidth 76.8 GB/s
Maximum memory size 1.5 TB
Supported memory types DDR4 1600/1866/2133/2400

Compatibility

Low Halogen Options Available
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 2
Package Size 45mm x 52.5mm
Sockets supported FCLGA2011-3
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 120 Watt

Peripherals

Max number of PCIe lanes 40
PCI Express revision 3.0
PCIe configurations x4, x8, x16
Scalability 2S

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

Virtualization

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