Intel Xeon E5-2695 v4 vs Intel Xeon E3-1285 v6

Comparative analysis of Intel Xeon E5-2695 v4 and Intel Xeon E3-1285 v6 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: PassMark - Single thread mark, PassMark - CPU mark, Geekbench 4 - Single Core, Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core, 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 E5-2695 v4

  • 14 more cores, run more applications at once: 18 vs 4
  • 28 more threads: 36 vs 8
  • 24x more maximum memory size: 1.5 TB vs 64 GB
  • 2x better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 18723 vs 9313
  • Around 63% better performance in Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core: 29615 vs 18224
Specifications (specs)
Number of cores 18 vs 4
Number of threads 36 vs 8
Maximum memory size 1.5 TB vs 64 GB
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 2 vs 1
Benchmarks
PassMark - CPU mark 18723 vs 9313
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 29615 vs 18224

Reasons to consider the Intel Xeon E3-1285 v6

  • Around 36% higher clock speed: 4.50 GHz vs 3.30 GHz
  • Around 52% lower typical power consumption: 79 Watt vs 120 Watt
  • Around 44% better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 2686 vs 1871
  • Around 61% better performance in Geekbench 4 - Single Core: 5311 vs 3294
Specifications (specs)
Maximum frequency 4.50 GHz vs 3.30 GHz
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 79 Watt vs 120 Watt
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 2686 vs 1871
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 5311 vs 3294

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: Intel Xeon E5-2695 v4
CPU 2: Intel Xeon E3-1285 v6

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
1871
2686
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
18723
9313
Geekbench 4 - Single Core
CPU 1
CPU 2
3294
5311
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core
CPU 1
CPU 2
29615
18224
Name Intel Xeon E5-2695 v4 Intel Xeon E3-1285 v6
PassMark - Single thread mark 1871 2686
PassMark - CPU mark 18723 9313
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 3294 5311
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 29615 18224
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 52.064
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 403.17
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 2.65
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 16.165
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 162.162

Compare specifications (specs)

Intel Xeon E5-2695 v4 Intel Xeon E3-1285 v6

Essentials

Architecture codename Broadwell Kaby Lake
Launch date Q1'16 August 2017
Place in performance rating 23 26
Processor Number E5-2695V4 E3-1285V6
Series Intel® Xeon® Processor E5 v4 Family Intel® Xeon® Processor E3 v6 Family
Status Launched Launched
Vertical segment Server Server
Price now $450
Value for money (0-100) 7.82

Performance

64 bit support
Base frequency 2.10 GHz 4.10 GHz
Bus Speed 9.6 GT/s QPI 8 GT/s DMI3
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum core temperature 84°C
Maximum frequency 3.30 GHz 4.50 GHz
Number of cores 18 4
Number of QPI Links 2
Number of threads 36 8
VID voltage range 0 0.55V-1.52V
Die size 160 mm
L1 cache 64 KB (per core)
L2 cache 256 KB (per core)
L3 cache 8192 KB (shared)
Transistor count 1400 million

Memory

Max memory channels 4 2
Maximum memory bandwidth 76.8 GB/s 37.5 GB/s
Maximum memory size 1.5 TB 64 GB
Supported memory types DDR4 1600/1866/2133/2400 DDR4-2400, DDR3L-1866

Compatibility

Low Halogen Options Available
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 2 1
Package Size 45mm x 52.5mm 37.5mm x 37.5mm
Sockets supported FCLGA2011-3 FCLGA1151
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 120 Watt 79 Watt

Peripherals

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

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)
Secure Boot

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® Optane™ Memory Supported

Virtualization

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

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