Intel Xeon E5-2687W v4 vs Intel Xeon E5-2687W

Comparative analysis of Intel Xeon E5-2687W v4 and Intel Xeon E5-2687W processors for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Performance, Memory, 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 E5-2687W v4

  • 4 more cores, run more applications at once: 12 vs 8
  • 8 more threads: 24 vs 16
  • Around 13% higher maximum core temperature: 76°C vs 67°C
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor: 14 nm vs 32 nm
  • 6x more maximum memory size: 1.5 TB vs 256 GB
  • Around 28% better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 2137 vs 1670
  • 2.3x better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 17066 vs 7526
  • Around 24% better performance in Geekbench 4 - Single Core: 870 vs 699
  • 2x better performance in Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core: 11425 vs 5632
Specifications (specs)
Number of cores 12 vs 8
Number of threads 24 vs 16
Maximum core temperature 76°C vs 67°C
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm vs 32 nm
Maximum memory size 1.5 TB vs 256 GB
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 2137 vs 1670
PassMark - CPU mark 17066 vs 7526
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 870 vs 699
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 11425 vs 5632

Reasons to consider the Intel Xeon E5-2687W

  • Around 9% higher clock speed: 3.80 GHz vs 3.50 GHz
  • Around 7% lower typical power consumption: 150 Watt vs 160 Watt
Maximum frequency 3.80 GHz vs 3.50 GHz
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 150 Watt vs 160 Watt

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: Intel Xeon E5-2687W v4
CPU 2: Intel Xeon E5-2687W

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
2137
1670
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
17066
7526
Geekbench 4 - Single Core
CPU 1
CPU 2
870
699
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core
CPU 1
CPU 2
11425
5632
Name Intel Xeon E5-2687W v4 Intel Xeon E5-2687W
PassMark - Single thread mark 2137 1670
PassMark - CPU mark 17066 7526
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 870 699
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 11425 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 E5-2687W v4 Intel Xeon E5-2687W

Essentials

Architecture codename Broadwell Sandy Bridge EP
Launch date Q1'16 March 2012
Place in performance rating 296 157
Processor Number E5-2687WV4 E5-2687W
Series Intel® Xeon® Processor E5 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 3.00 GHz 3.10 GHz
Bus Speed 9.6 GT/s QPI 8 GT/s QPI
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm 32 nm
Maximum core temperature 76°C 67°C
Maximum frequency 3.50 GHz 3.80 GHz
Number of cores 12 8
Number of QPI Links 2 2
Number of threads 24 16
VID voltage range 0 0.60V - 1.35V
Die size 435 mm
L1 cache 64 KB (per core)
L2 cache 256 KB (per core)
L3 cache 20480 KB (shared)
Transistor count 2270 million

Memory

Max memory channels 4 4
Maximum memory bandwidth 76.8 GB/s 51.2 GB/s
Maximum memory size 1.5 TB 256 GB
Supported memory types DDR4 1600/1866/2133/2400 DDR3 800/1066/1333/1600
ECC memory support

Compatibility

Low Halogen Options Available
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 2 2
Package Size 45mm x 52.5mm 52.5mm x 45.0 mm
Sockets supported FCLGA2011-3 FCLGA2011
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 160 Watt 150 Watt

Peripherals

Max number of PCIe lanes 40 40
PCI Express revision 3.0 3.0
PCIe configurations x4, x8, x16
Scalability 2S 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® AVX2 Intel® AVX
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)

Virtualization

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