AMD Opteron 3320 EE vs Intel Xeon E5-2687W

Comparative analysis of AMD Opteron 3320 EE and Intel Xeon E5-2687W processors for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Performance, Memory, Compatibility, Advanced Technologies, Virtualization, Peripherals, Security & Reliability. Benchmark processor performance analysis: PassMark - Single thread mark, PassMark - CPU mark, Geekbench 4 - Single Core, Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core, 3DMark Fire Strike - Physics Score, CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s).

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the AMD Opteron 3320 EE

  • CPU is newer: launch date 8 year(s) 2 month(s) later
  • Around 4% higher maximum core temperature: 70°C vs 67°C
  • 2x more L2 cache, more data can be stored in the L2 cache for quick access later
  • 6x lower typical power consumption: 25 Watt vs 150 Watt
Launch date 2012 vs March 2012
Maximum core temperature 70°C vs 67°C
L2 cache 4 MB vs 256 KB (per core)
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 25 Watt vs 150 Watt

Reasons to consider the Intel Xeon E5-2687W

  • 4 more cores, run more applications at once: 8 vs 4
  • 12 more threads: 16 vs 4
  • Around 52% higher clock speed: 3.80 GHz vs 2.5 GHz
  • 2.7x more L1 cache, more data can be stored in the L1 cache for quick access later
  • 2.5x more L3 cache, more data can be stored in the L3 cache for quick access later
  • 2.2x better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 1670 vs 774
  • 2.8x better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 7526 vs 2675
Specifications (specs)
Number of cores 8 vs 4
Number of threads 16 vs 4
Maximum frequency 3.80 GHz vs 2.5 GHz
L1 cache 64 KB (per core) vs 192 KB
L3 cache 20480 KB (shared) vs 8 MB
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 2 vs 1
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 1670 vs 774
PassMark - CPU mark 7526 vs 2675

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: AMD Opteron 3320 EE
CPU 2: Intel Xeon E5-2687W

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
774
1670
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
2675
7526
Name AMD Opteron 3320 EE Intel Xeon E5-2687W
PassMark - Single thread mark 774 1670
PassMark - CPU mark 2675 7526
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 699
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 5632
3DMark Fire Strike - Physics Score 12747
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 56.606
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 269.627
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 2.336
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 12.708
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 78.498

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD Opteron 3320 EE Intel Xeon E5-2687W

Essentials

Architecture codename Delhi Sandy Bridge EP
Family AMD Opteron
Launch date 2012 March 2012
OPN Tray OS3320SJW4KHK
Place in performance rating 1313 157
Series AMD Opteron 3300 Series Processor Intel® Xeon® Processor E5 Family
Vertical segment Server Server
Launch price (MSRP) $815
Price now $2,636.50
Processor Number E5-2687W
Status Discontinued
Value for money (0-100) 1.61

Performance

64 bit support
Base frequency 1.9 GHz 3.10 GHz
Die size 315 mm 435 mm
L1 cache 192 KB 64 KB (per core)
L2 cache 4 MB 256 KB (per core)
L3 cache 8 MB 20480 KB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology 32 nm 32 nm
Maximum core temperature 70°C 67°C
Maximum frequency 2.5 GHz 3.80 GHz
Number of cores 4 8
Number of threads 4 16
Transistor count 1200 million 2270 million
Unlocked
Bus Speed 8 GT/s QPI
Number of QPI Links 2
VID voltage range 0.60V - 1.35V

Memory

Supported memory frequency 1400 MHz
Supported memory types DDR3 DDR3 800/1066/1333/1600
ECC memory support
Max memory channels 4
Maximum memory bandwidth 51.2 GB/s
Maximum memory size 256 GB

Compatibility

Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1 2
Sockets supported AM3+ FCLGA2011
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 25 Watt 150 Watt
Low Halogen Options Available
Package Size 52.5mm x 45.0 mm

Advanced Technologies

Fused Multiply-Add (FMA)
Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX)
Intel® AES New Instructions
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® technology
Idle States
Instruction set extensions Intel® AVX
Intel 64
Intel® Demand Based Switching
Intel® Flex Memory Access
Intel® Hyper-Threading technology
Intel® Turbo Boost technology
Intel® vPro™ Platform Eligibility
Thermal Monitoring

Virtualization

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

Peripherals

Max number of PCIe lanes 40
PCI Express revision 3.0
Scalability 2S Only

Security & Reliability

Execute Disable Bit (EDB)
Intel® Identity Protection technology
Intel® Trusted Execution technology (TXT)