Intel Xeon E5-2696 v4 vs Intel Xeon E5-2695 v4

Comparative analysis of Intel Xeon E5-2696 v4 and Intel Xeon E5-2695 v4 processors for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Performance, Memory, Compatibility, Peripherals, Security & Reliability, Advanced Technologies, Virtualization. Benchmark processor performance analysis: 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), PassMark - Single thread mark, PassMark - CPU mark, Geekbench 4 - Single Core, Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core, CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s).

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the Intel Xeon E5-2696 v4

  • 4 more cores, run more applications at once: 22 vs 18
  • 8 more threads: 44 vs 36
  • Around 12% higher clock speed: 3.7 GHz vs 3.30 GHz
Number of cores 22 vs 18
Number of threads 44 vs 36
Maximum frequency 3.7 GHz vs 3.30 GHz

Reasons to consider the Intel Xeon E5-2695 v4

  • Around 25% lower typical power consumption: 120 Watt vs 150 Watt
  • Around 15% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s): 52.064 vs 45.233
  • Around 69% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s): 403.17 vs 238.37
  • Around 5% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s): 2.65 vs 2.53
Specifications (specs)
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 120 Watt vs 150 Watt
Benchmarks
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 52.064 vs 45.233
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 403.17 vs 238.37
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 2.65 vs 2.53

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: Intel Xeon E5-2696 v4
CPU 2: Intel Xeon E5-2695 v4

CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s)
CPU 1
CPU 2
45.233
52.064
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s)
CPU 1
CPU 2
238.37
403.17
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s)
CPU 1
CPU 2
2.53
2.65
Name Intel Xeon E5-2696 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2695 v4
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 45.233 52.064
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 238.37 403.17
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 2.53 2.65
PassMark - Single thread mark 1863
PassMark - CPU mark 19299
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 3294
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 29615
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 E5-2696 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2695 v4

Essentials

Architecture codename Broadwell EP Broadwell
Family Xeon E5
Launch date 20 June 2016 Q1'16
Place in performance rating 24 35
Processor Number E5-2696 v4 E5-2695V4
Series E5-2000 Intel® Xeon® Processor E5 v4 Family
Vertical segment Server Server
Status Launched

Performance

64 bit support
Base frequency 2.2 GHz 2.10 GHz
Bus Speed 9.6 GT/s QPI 4800 MHz 9.6 GT/s QPI
L1 cache 1408 KB
L2 cache 5.5 MB
L3 cache 55 MB
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum frequency 3.7 GHz 3.30 GHz
Number of cores 22 18
Number of threads 44 36
Operating Temperature Range -25 °C - 125 °C
Transistor count 7.2 billion
Unlocked
Maximum core temperature 84°C
Number of QPI Links 2
VID voltage range 0

Memory

ECC memory support
Max memory channels 4 4
Maximum memory bandwidth 71.53 GB/s 76.8 GB/s
Maximum memory size 1536 GB 1.5 TB
Supported memory types DDR4-2400 DDR4 1600/1866/2133/2400

Compatibility

Max number of CPUs in a configuration 2 2
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 150 Watt 120 Watt
Low Halogen Options Available
Package Size 45mm x 52.5mm
Sockets supported FCLGA2011-3

Peripherals

Max number of PCIe lanes 40 40
Number of USB ports 3.0
PCIe configurations 1x4, 1x16 x4, x8, x16
PCI Express revision 3.0
Scalability 2S

Security & Reliability

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

Advanced Technologies

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® technology
Fused Multiply-Add 3 (FMA3)
Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX)
Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions 2 (AVX2)
Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Hyper-Threading technology
Intel® TSX-NI
Intel® Turbo Boost technology
Intel® vPro™ Platform Eligibility
Idle States
Instruction set extensions Intel® AVX2
Intel 64
Intel® Demand Based Switching
Intel® Flex Memory Access
Physical Address Extensions (PAE) 46-bit
Thermal Monitoring

Virtualization

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