Intel Xeon E3-1265L v4 vs Intel Xeon E5-2687W

Comparative analysis of Intel Xeon E3-1265L v4 and Intel Xeon E5-2687W 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), Geekbench 4 - Single Core, Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core, 3DMark Fire Strike - Physics Score.

 

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
  • 4.3x lower typical power consumption: 35 Watt vs 150 Watt
  • Around 14% better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 1899 vs 1670
  • Around 64% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s): 442.578 vs 269.627
  • Around 5% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s): 2.456 vs 2.336
  • 2x better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s): 25.79 vs 12.708
Specifications (specs)
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm vs 32 nm
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 35 Watt vs 150 Watt
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 1899 vs 1670
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 442.578 vs 269.627
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 2.456 vs 2.336
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 25.79 vs 12.708

Reasons to consider the Intel Xeon E5-2687W

  • 4 more cores, run more applications at once: 8 vs 4
  • 8 more threads: 16 vs 8
  • Around 15% higher clock speed: 3.80 GHz vs 3.30 GHz
  • 8x more maximum memory size: 256 GB vs 32 GB
  • Around 19% better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 7526 vs 6303
  • Around 89% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s): 56.606 vs 29.922
  • Around 25% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s): 78.498 vs 62.686
Specifications (specs)
Number of cores 8 vs 4
Number of threads 16 vs 8
Maximum frequency 3.80 GHz vs 3.30 GHz
Maximum memory size 256 GB vs 32 GB
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 2 vs 1
Benchmarks
PassMark - CPU mark 7526 vs 6303
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 56.606 vs 29.922
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 78.498 vs 62.686

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: Intel Xeon E3-1265L v4
CPU 2: Intel Xeon E5-2687W

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
1899
1670
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
6303
7526
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s)
CPU 1
CPU 2
29.922
56.606
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s)
CPU 1
CPU 2
442.578
269.627
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s)
CPU 1
CPU 2
2.456
2.336
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s)
CPU 1
CPU 2
25.79
12.708
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s)
CPU 1
CPU 2
62.686
78.498
Name Intel Xeon E3-1265L v4 Intel Xeon E5-2687W
PassMark - Single thread mark 1899 1670
PassMark - CPU mark 6303 7526
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 29.922 56.606
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 442.578 269.627
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 2.456 2.336
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 25.79 12.708
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 62.686 78.498
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 699
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 5632
3DMark Fire Strike - Physics Score 12747

Compare specifications (specs)

Intel Xeon E3-1265L v4 Intel Xeon E5-2687W

Essentials

Architecture codename Broadwell Sandy Bridge EP
Launch date Q2'15 March 2012
Place in performance rating 122 157
Processor Number E3-1265LV4 E5-2687W
Series Intel® Xeon® Processor E3 v4 Family Intel® Xeon® Processor E5 Family
Status Launched Discontinued
Vertical segment Server Server
Launch price (MSRP) $815
Price now $2,636.50
Value for money (0-100) 1.61

Performance

64 bit support
Base frequency 2.30 GHz 3.10 GHz
Bus Speed 5 GT/s DMI 8 GT/s QPI
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm 32 nm
Maximum frequency 3.30 GHz 3.80 GHz
Number of cores 4 8
Number of QPI Links 0 2
Number of threads 8 16
Die size 435 mm
L1 cache 64 KB (per core)
L2 cache 256 KB (per core)
L3 cache 20480 KB (shared)
Maximum core temperature 67°C
Transistor count 2270 million
VID voltage range 0.60V - 1.35V

Memory

Max memory channels 2 4
Maximum memory bandwidth 29.8 GB/s 51.2 GB/s
Maximum memory size 32 GB 256 GB
Supported memory types DDR3 and DDR3L 1333/1600/1866 at 1.5V DDR3 800/1066/1333/1600
ECC memory support

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 52.5mm x 45.0 mm
Sockets supported FCLGA1150 FCLGA2011
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 35 Watt 150 Watt
Thermal Solution PCG 2013B

Peripherals

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

Security & Reliability

Execute Disable Bit (EDB)
Intel® OS Guard
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® AVX
Intel 64
Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Hyper-Threading technology
Intel® TSX-NI
Intel® Turbo Boost technology
Intel® vPro™ Platform Eligibility
Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX)
Intel® Demand Based Switching
Intel® Flex Memory Access
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)