Intel Xeon E5-2658A v3 vs Intel Xeon E3-1545M v5

Comparative analysis of Intel Xeon E5-2658A v3 and Intel Xeon E3-1545M v5 processors for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Performance, Memory, Compatibility, Peripherals, Security & Reliability, Advanced Technologies, Virtualization, Graphics, Graphics interfaces, Graphics image quality, Graphics API support. Benchmark processor performance analysis: Geekbench 4 - Single Core, Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core, PassMark - Single thread mark, PassMark - CPU mark, GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps).

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the Intel Xeon E5-2658A v3

  • 8 more cores, run more applications at once: 12 vs 4
  • 16 more threads: 24 vs 8
  • 12x more maximum memory size: 768 GB vs 64 GB
  • 3.1x better performance in Geekbench 4 - Single Core: 2959 vs 944
  • 5.4x better performance in Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core: 20447 vs 3804
Specifications (specs)
Number of cores 12 vs 4
Number of threads 24 vs 8
Maximum memory size 768 GB vs 64 GB
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 2 vs 1
Benchmarks
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 2959 vs 944
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 20447 vs 3804

Reasons to consider the Intel Xeon E3-1545M v5

  • Around 31% higher clock speed: 3.80 GHz vs 2.90 GHz
  • Around 10% higher maximum core temperature: 100°C vs 91
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor: 14 nm vs 22 nm
  • 2.3x lower typical power consumption: 45 Watt vs 105 Watt
Maximum frequency 3.80 GHz vs 2.90 GHz
Maximum core temperature 100°C vs 91
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm vs 22 nm
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 45 Watt vs 105 Watt

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: Intel Xeon E5-2658A v3
CPU 2: Intel Xeon E3-1545M v5

Geekbench 4 - Single Core
CPU 1
CPU 2
2959
944
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core
CPU 1
CPU 2
20447
3804
Name Intel Xeon E5-2658A v3 Intel Xeon E3-1545M v5
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 2959 944
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 20447 3804
PassMark - Single thread mark 2233
PassMark - CPU mark 8068
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 3438
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 6399
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 12887
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 3438
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 6399
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 12887

Compare specifications (specs)

Intel Xeon E5-2658A v3 Intel Xeon E3-1545M v5

Essentials

Architecture codename Haswell Skylake
Launch date Q1'15 24 January 2016
Place in performance rating 57 49
Processor Number E5-2658AV3 E3-1545MV5
Series Intel® Xeon® Processor E5 v3 Family Intel® Xeon® Processor E3 v5 Family
Status Launched Launched
Vertical segment Embedded Mobile
Launch price (MSRP) $679

Performance

64 bit support
Base frequency 2.20 GHz 2.90 GHz
Bus Speed 9.6 GT/s QPI 8 GT/s DMI3
Manufacturing process technology 22 nm 14 nm
Maximum core temperature 91 100°C
Maximum frequency 2.90 GHz 3.80 GHz
Number of cores 12 4
Number of QPI Links 2
Number of threads 24 8
VID voltage range 0.65V–1.30V
L1 cache 256 KB
L2 cache 1 MB
L3 cache 8 MB

Memory

Max memory channels 4 2
Maximum memory bandwidth 68 GB/s 34.1 GB/s
Maximum memory size 768 GB 64 GB
Supported memory types DDR4 1600/1866/2133 DDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600
ECC memory support

Compatibility

Low Halogen Options Available
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 2 1
Package Size 52.5mm x 45mm 42mm x 28mm
Sockets supported FCLGA2011-3 FCBGA1440
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 105 Watt 45 Watt
Configurable TDP-down 35 W

Peripherals

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

Security & Reliability

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

Advanced Technologies

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

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™)

Graphics

Device ID 0x193D
eDRAM 128 MB
Graphics base frequency 350 MHz
Graphics max dynamic frequency 1.05 GHz
Graphics max frequency 1.05 GHz
Intel® Clear Video HD technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video
Max video memory 64 GB
Processor graphics Intel® Iris® Pro Graphics P580

Graphics interfaces

DisplayPort
DVI
eDP
HDMI
Number of displays supported 3
Wireless Display (WiDi) support

Graphics image quality

4K resolution support
Max resolution over DisplayPort 4096x2304@60Hz
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4 4096x2304@24Hz
Max resolution over WiDi Up to 4096x2304@30Hz

Graphics API support

DirectX 12
OpenGL 4.4