Intel Xeon E5-2450 v2 vs AMD Opteron 3380

Comparative analysis of Intel Xeon E5-2450 v2 and AMD Opteron 3380 processors for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Performance, Memory, Compatibility, Peripherals, Security & Reliability, Advanced Technologies, Virtualization. Benchmark processor performance analysis: Geekbench 4 - Single Core, Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core, PassMark - Single thread mark, PassMark - CPU mark.



Reasons to consider the Intel Xeon E5-2450 v2

  • 8 more threads: 16 vs 8
  • Around 14% higher maximum core temperature: 80°C vs 70.30°C
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor: 22 nm vs 32 nm
  • Around 33% 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
Number of threads 16 vs 8
Maximum core temperature 80°C vs 70.30°C
Manufacturing process technology 22 nm vs 32 nm
L1 cache 64 KB (per core) vs 384 KB
L3 cache 20480 KB (shared) vs 8 MB
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 2 vs 1

Reasons to consider the AMD Opteron 3380

  • Around 9% higher clock speed: 3.6 GHz vs 3.30 GHz
  • 4x more L2 cache, more data can be stored in the L2 cache for quick access later
  • Around 46% lower typical power consumption: 65 Watt vs 95 Watt
Maximum frequency 3.6 GHz vs 3.30 GHz
L2 cache 8 MB vs 256 KB (per core)
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 65 Watt vs 95 Watt

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: Intel Xeon E5-2450 v2
CPU 2: AMD Opteron 3380

Name Intel Xeon E5-2450 v2 AMD Opteron 3380
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 2856
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 17874
PassMark - Single thread mark 1054
PassMark - CPU mark 6384

Compare specifications (specs)

Intel Xeon E5-2450 v2 AMD Opteron 3380


Architecture codename Ivy Bridge EN Delhi
Launch date September 2013 n/d
Place in performance rating 94 818
Processor Number E5-2450V2
Series Intel® Xeon® Processor E5 v2 Family AMD Opteron 3300 Series Processor
Status Launched
Vertical segment Server Server
Family AMD Opteron


64 bit support
Base frequency 2.50 GHz 2.6 GHz
Bus Speed 8 GT/s QPI
Die size 160 mm 315 mm
L1 cache 64 KB (per core) 384 KB
L2 cache 256 KB (per core) 8 MB
L3 cache 20480 KB (shared) 8 MB
Manufacturing process technology 22 nm 32 nm
Maximum core temperature 80°C 70.30°C
Maximum frequency 3.30 GHz 3.6 GHz
Number of cores 8 8
Number of QPI Links 1
Number of threads 16 8
Transistor count 1400 million 1200 million
VID voltage range 0.65-1.30V


ECC memory support
Max memory channels 3
Maximum memory bandwidth 38.4 GB/s
Maximum memory size 384 GB
Supported memory types DDR3 800/1066/1333/1600 DDR3
Supported memory frequency 2000 MHz


Low Halogen Options Available
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 2 1
Package Size 45mm x 42.5mm
Sockets supported FCLGA1356 AM3+
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 95 Watt 65 Watt


Max number of PCIe lanes 24
PCI Express revision 3.0
PCIe configurations x4, x8, x16
Scalability 2S Only

Security & Reliability

Execute Disable Bit (EDB)
Intel® Identity Protection technology
Intel® OS Guard
Intel® Secure Key technology
Intel® Trusted Execution technology (TXT)

Advanced Technologies

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® technology
Idle States
Instruction set extensions Intel® AVX
Intel 64
Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX)
Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Demand Based Switching
Intel® Flex Memory Access
Intel® Hyper-Threading technology
Intel® TSX-NI
Intel® Turbo Boost technology
Physical Address Extensions (PAE) 46-bit
Thermal Monitoring
Fused Multiply-Add (FMA)


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™)