Intel Xeon E3-1265L v4 vs AMD Opteron 4386

Comparative analysis of Intel Xeon E3-1265L v4 and AMD Opteron 4386 processors for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Performance, Memory, Graphics, Graphics interfaces, Compatibility, Peripherals, Security & Reliability, Advanced Technologies, Virtualization. Benchmark processor performance analysis: PassMark - Single thread mark, PassMark - CPU mark, 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 Intel Xeon E3-1265L v4

  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor: 14 nm vs 32 nm
  • 2.7x lower typical power consumption: 35 Watt vs 95 Watt
  • 3.8x better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 1899 vs 494
  • Around 16% better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 6303 vs 5419
Specifications (specs)
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm vs 32 nm
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 35 Watt vs 95 Watt
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 1899 vs 494
PassMark - CPU mark 6303 vs 5419

Reasons to consider the AMD Opteron 4386

  • 4 more cores, run more applications at once: 8 vs 4
  • Around 15% higher clock speed: 3.8 GHz vs 3.30 GHz
Number of cores 8 vs 4
Maximum frequency 3.8 GHz vs 3.30 GHz
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 2 vs 1

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: Intel Xeon E3-1265L v4
CPU 2: AMD Opteron 4386

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
1899
494
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
6303
5419
Name Intel Xeon E3-1265L v4 AMD Opteron 4386
PassMark - Single thread mark 1899 494
PassMark - CPU mark 6303 5419
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 29.922
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 442.578
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 2.456
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 25.79
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 62.686

Compare specifications (specs)

Intel Xeon E3-1265L v4 AMD Opteron 4386

Essentials

Architecture codename Broadwell Seoul
Launch date Q2'15 n/d
Place in performance rating 119 1593
Processor Number E3-1265LV4
Series Intel® Xeon® Processor E3 v4 Family AMD Opteron 4300 Series Processor
Status Launched
Vertical segment Server Server
Family AMD Opteron
OPN Tray OS4386WLU8KHK

Performance

64 bit support
Base frequency 2.30 GHz 3.1 GHz
Bus Speed 5 GT/s DMI
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm 32 nm
Maximum frequency 3.30 GHz 3.8 GHz
Number of cores 4 8
Number of QPI Links 0
Number of threads 8 8
Die size 315 mm
L1 cache 384 KB
L2 cache 8 MB
L3 cache 8 MB
Maximum core temperature 70.50°C
Transistor count 1200 million
Unlocked

Memory

Max memory channels 2
Maximum memory bandwidth 29.8 GB/s
Maximum memory size 32 GB
Supported memory types DDR3 and DDR3L 1333/1600/1866 at 1.5V DDR3
Supported memory frequency 2200 MHz

Graphics

eDRAM 128 MB
Execution Units 48
Graphics base frequency 300 MHz
Graphics max dynamic frequency 1.05 GHz
Intel® Clear Video technology
Intel® Flexible Display Interface (Intel® FDI)
Intel® Quick Sync Video
Max video memory 32 GB

Graphics interfaces

Number of displays supported 3

Compatibility

Low Halogen Options Available
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1 2
Package Size 37.5mm x 37.5mm
Sockets supported FCLGA1150 C32
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 35 Watt 95 Watt
Thermal Solution PCG 2013B

Peripherals

Max number of PCIe lanes 16
PCI Express revision 3.0
PCIe configurations 1x16
Scalability 1S Only

Security & Reliability

Execute Disable Bit (EDB)
Intel® OS Guard
Intel® Trusted Execution technology (TXT)

Advanced Technologies

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® technology
Idle States
Instruction set extensions Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
Intel 64
Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Hyper-Threading technology
Intel® TSX-NI
Intel® Turbo Boost technology
Intel® vPro™ Platform Eligibility
Fused Multiply-Add (FMA)
Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX)

Virtualization

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