Intel Xeon E-2246G vs Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4

Comparative analysis of Intel Xeon E-2246G and Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4 processors for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Performance, Memory, Graphics, Graphics interfaces, Graphics image quality, Graphics API support, Compatibility, Peripherals, Security & Reliability, Advanced Technologies, Virtualization. Benchmark processor performance analysis: PassMark - Single thread mark, PassMark - CPU mark, Geekbench 4 - Single Core, Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the Intel Xeon E-2246G

  • CPU is newer: launch date 3 year(s) 2 month(s) later
  • Around 45% higher clock speed: 4.80 GHz vs 3.30 GHz
  • Around 50% lower typical power consumption: 80 Watt vs 120 Watt
  • Around 45% better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 2884 vs 1985
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 27 May 2019 vs 10 March 2016
Maximum frequency 4.80 GHz vs 3.30 GHz
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 80 Watt vs 120 Watt
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 2884 vs 1985

Reasons to consider the Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4

  • 8 more cores, run more applications at once: 14 vs 6
  • 16 more threads: 28 vs 12
  • Around 18% higher maximum core temperature: 86°C vs 73 °C
  • Around 17% more L1 cache; more data can be stored in the L1 cache for quick access later
  • 2.3x more L2 cache, more data can be stored in the L2 cache for quick access later
  • 2.9x more L3 cache, more data can be stored in the L3 cache for quick access later
  • 12x more maximum memory size: 1.5 TB vs 128 GB
  • Around 22% better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 17253 vs 14135
Specifications (specs)
Number of cores 14 vs 6
Number of threads 28 vs 12
Maximum core temperature 86°C vs 73 °C
L1 cache 448 KB vs 384 KB
L2 cache 3.5 MB vs 1.5 MB
L3 cache 35 MB vs 12 MB
Maximum memory size 1.5 TB vs 128 GB
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 2 vs 1
Benchmarks
PassMark - CPU mark 17253 vs 14135

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: Intel Xeon E-2246G
CPU 2: Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
2884
1985
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
14135
17253
Name Intel Xeon E-2246G Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4
PassMark - Single thread mark 2884 1985
PassMark - CPU mark 14135 17253
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 3508
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 30097

Compare specifications (specs)

Intel Xeon E-2246G Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4

Essentials

Architecture codename Coffee Lake Broadwell
Launch date 27 May 2019 10 March 2016
Launch price (MSRP) $311 $1,745
Place in performance rating 69 43
Processor Number E-2246G E5-2680V4
Vertical segment Server Server
Price now $1,762.90
Series Intel® Xeon® Processor E5 v4 Family
Status Launched
Value for money (0-100) 3.32

Performance

Base frequency 3.60 GHz 2.40 GHz
L1 cache 384 KB 448 KB
L2 cache 1.5 MB 3.5 MB
L3 cache 12 MB 35 MB
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum core temperature 73 °C 86°C
Maximum frequency 4.80 GHz 3.30 GHz
Number of cores 6 14
Number of threads 12 28
64 bit support
Bus Speed 9.6 GT/s QPI
Die size 306 mm
Front-side bus (FSB) 9.6 GT / s / QPI
Number of QPI Links 2
Transistor count 4700 Million
VID voltage range 0

Memory

ECC memory support
Max memory channels 2 4
Maximum memory bandwidth 39.74 GB/s 76.8 GB/s
Maximum memory size 128 GB 1.5 TB
Supported memory types DDR4-2666 DDR4 1600/1866/2133/2400

Graphics

Device ID 0x3E96
Graphics base frequency 350 MHz
Graphics max dynamic frequency 1.20 GHz
Intel® Clear Video HD technology
Intel® Clear Video technology
Intel® InTru™ 3D technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video
Max video memory 128 GB
Processor graphics Intel UHD Graphics P630 None

Graphics interfaces

Number of displays supported 3

Graphics image quality

4K resolution support
Max resolution over DisplayPort 4096x2304@60Hz
Max resolution over eDP 4096x2304@60Hz
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4 4096x2160@24Hz

Graphics API support

DirectX 12
OpenGL 4.5

Compatibility

Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1 2
Sockets supported FCLGA1151 FCLGA2011-3
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 80 Watt 120 Watt
Low Halogen Options Available
Package Size 45mm x 52.5mm

Peripherals

Max number of PCIe lanes 16 40
PCI Express revision 3.0 3.0
PCIe configurations 1x16,2x8,1x8+2x4 x4, x8, x16
Scalability 1S Only 2S

Security & Reliability

Execute Disable Bit (EDB)
Intel® Memory Protection Extensions (Intel® MPX)
Intel® OS Guard
Intel® Secure Key technology
Intel® Software Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX)
Intel® Trusted Execution technology (TXT)
Intel® Identity Protection technology

Advanced Technologies

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® technology
Idle States
Instruction set extensions Intel SSE4.1, Intel SSE4.2, Intel AVX2 Intel® AVX2
Intel 64
Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Hyper-Threading technology
Intel® Optane™ Memory Supported
Intel® TSX-NI
Intel® Turbo Boost technology
Intel® vPro™ Platform Eligibility
Thermal Monitoring
Intel® Demand Based Switching
Intel® Flex Memory Access
Physical Address Extensions (PAE) 46-bit

Virtualization

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