Intel Xeon E3-1285 v6 vs Intel Xeon E5-2687W

Comparative analysis of Intel Xeon E3-1285 v6 and Intel Xeon E5-2687W 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, 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 Intel Xeon E3-1285 v6

  • CPU is newer: launch date 5 year(s) 5 month(s) later
  • Around 18% higher clock speed: 4.50 GHz vs 3.80 GHz
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor: 14 nm vs 32 nm
  • Around 90% lower typical power consumption: 79 Watt vs 150 Watt
  • Around 61% better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 2686 vs 1670
  • Around 24% better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 9313 vs 7526
  • 7.6x better performance in Geekbench 4 - Single Core: 5311 vs 699
  • 3.2x better performance in Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core: 18224 vs 5632
Specifications (specs)
Launch date August 2017 vs March 2012
Maximum frequency 4.50 GHz vs 3.80 GHz
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm vs 32 nm
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 79 Watt vs 150 Watt
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 2686 vs 1670
PassMark - CPU mark 9313 vs 7526
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 5311 vs 699
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 18224 vs 5632

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
  • 2x more L1 cache, more data can be stored in the L1 cache for quick access later
  • 2x more L2 cache, more data can be stored in the L2 cache for quick access later
  • 2.5x more L3 cache, more data can be stored in the L3 cache for quick access later
  • 4x more maximum memory size: 256 GB vs 64 GB
Number of cores 8 vs 4
Number of threads 16 vs 8
L1 cache 64 KB (per core) vs 64 KB (per core)
L2 cache 256 KB (per core) vs 256 KB (per core)
L3 cache 20480 KB (shared) vs 8192 KB (shared)
Maximum memory size 256 GB vs 64 GB
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 2 vs 1

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: Intel Xeon E3-1285 v6
CPU 2: Intel Xeon E5-2687W

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
2686
1670
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
9313
7526
Geekbench 4 - Single Core
CPU 1
CPU 2
5311
699
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core
CPU 1
CPU 2
18224
5632
Name Intel Xeon E3-1285 v6 Intel Xeon E5-2687W
PassMark - Single thread mark 2686 1670
PassMark - CPU mark 9313 7526
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 5311 699
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 18224 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)

Intel Xeon E3-1285 v6 Intel Xeon E5-2687W

Essentials

Architecture codename Kaby Lake Sandy Bridge EP
Launch date August 2017 March 2012
Place in performance rating 22 157
Price now $450 $2,636.50
Processor Number E3-1285V6 E5-2687W
Series Intel® Xeon® Processor E3 v6 Family Intel® Xeon® Processor E5 Family
Status Launched Discontinued
Value for money (0-100) 7.82 1.61
Vertical segment Server Server
Launch price (MSRP) $815

Performance

64 bit support
Base frequency 4.10 GHz 3.10 GHz
Bus Speed 8 GT/s DMI3 8 GT/s QPI
Die size 160 mm 435 mm
L1 cache 64 KB (per core) 64 KB (per core)
L2 cache 256 KB (per core) 256 KB (per core)
L3 cache 8192 KB (shared) 20480 KB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm 32 nm
Maximum frequency 4.50 GHz 3.80 GHz
Number of cores 4 8
Number of threads 8 16
Transistor count 1400 million 2270 million
VID voltage range 0.55V-1.52V 0.60V - 1.35V
Maximum core temperature 67°C
Number of QPI Links 2

Memory

Max memory channels 2 4
Maximum memory bandwidth 37.5 GB/s 51.2 GB/s
Maximum memory size 64 GB 256 GB
Supported memory types DDR4-2400, DDR3L-1866 DDR3 800/1066/1333/1600
ECC memory support

Graphics

Device ID 0x191D
Graphics base frequency 350 MHz
Graphics max dynamic frequency 1.15 GHz
Intel® Clear Video HD technology
Intel® Clear Video technology
Intel® InTru™ 3D technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video
Max video memory 64 GB
Processor graphics Intel® HD Graphics P630

Graphics interfaces

DisplayPort
DVI
eDP
HDMI
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 4.4

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 FCLGA1151 FCLGA2011
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 79 Watt 150 Watt

Peripherals

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

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)
Secure Boot
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® Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX)
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

Virtualization

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