AMD Opteron 6380 vs Intel Xeon E3-1275 v3

AMD Opteron 6380
Intel Xeon E3-1275 v3

General info

Comparing Opteron 6380 and Xeon E3-1275 v3 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
33.45
 
7.48
Type
Server
 
Server
Achitecture codename
Abu Dhabi
 
Haswell-WS
Release date
November 2012
 
June 2013
Launch price (MSRP)
$1,150
 
$531
Price now
$90
 
$401

Technical specs

Opteron 6380 and Xeon E3-1275 v3 quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Opteron 6380 and Xeon E3-1275 v3 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
16
 
4
Number of threads
16
 
8
Maximum frequency
2.5 GHz
 
3.9 GHz
L1 cache
768 KB
 
64 KB (per core)
L2 cache
16 MB
 
256 KB (per core)
L3 cache
8 MB (per die)
 
8192 KB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology
32 nm
 
22 nm
Die size
315 mm2
 
160 mm2
Transistor count
2,400 million
 
1400 million
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Opteron 6380 and Xeon E3-1275 v3 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
4
 
1
Socket
G34
 
FCLGA1150
Power consumption (TDP)
115 Watt
 
84 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Opteron 6380 and Xeon E3-1275 v3. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
n/d
 
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
AES-NI
+
 
+
FMA
+
 
-
AVX
+
 
+
vPro
n/d
 
+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
n/d
 
+
Turbo Boost
n/d
 
2.0
Hyper-Threading
n/d
 
+
TSX
-
 
+
Idle States
n/d
 
+
Thermal Monitoring
-
 
+
Flex Memory Access
n/d
 
+
SIPP
-
 
+
FDI
n/d
 
+
Fast Memory Access
n/d
 
+

Security technologies

Opteron 6380 and Xeon E3-1275 v3 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
n/d
 
+
EDB
n/d
 
+
Secure Key
n/d
 
+
Identity Protection
-
 
+
OS Guard
n/d
 
+
Anti-Theft
n/d
 
+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Opteron 6380 and Xeon E3-1275 v3 are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 
-
VT-d
n/d
 
+
VT-x
n/d
 
+
EPT
n/d
 
+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Opteron 6380 and Xeon E3-1275 v3.
Supported memory types
DDR3
 
DDR3L-1333, DDR3L-1600
Maximum memory size
n/d
 
32 GB
Max memory channels
n/d
 
2
Maximum memory bandwidth
n/d
 
25.6 GB / s
ECC memory support
-
 
+

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into Opteron 6380 and Xeon E3-1275 v3.
Integrated graphics
n/d
 
Intel HD P4600
Quick Sync
-
 
+
Clear Video HD
n/d
 
+
Graphics max frequency
n/d
 
1.25 GHz
InTru 3D
n/d
 
+

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Opteron 6380 and Xeon E3-1275 v3 integrated GPUs.
Number of displays supported
n/d
 
3

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Opteron 6380 and Xeon E3-1275 v3.
PCIe revision
n/d
 
3.0
Max number of PCIe lanes
n/d
 
16

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Opteron 6380 and Xeon E3-1275 v3. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Opteron 6380 21.02 +0.3%
Xeon E3-1275 v3 20.95

Passmark

Opteron 6380 10081 +0.3%
Xeon E3-1275 v3 10048

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Opteron 6380 and Xeon E3-1275 v3 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of AMD Opteron 6380

0.3% faster in synthetic tests
AMD64 (AMD CPUs 64-bit architecture. Almost identical to Intel 64, save for some little and rarely used nuances)
Virtualization (Hardware acceleration of virtual machines)
AES (Advanced Encryption Standard instructions set - hardware acceleration of AES encryption and decryption. Speeds up encryption software, e.g. Veracrypt)
FMA4

Advantages of Intel Xeon E3-1275 v3

Cheaper ($531 vs $1150)
Finer manufacturing process technology (22 vs 32 nm)
Less power hungry (84 vs 115 watts)
AVX2 (Advanced Vector Extensions 2 - an extension to AVX, the set of SIMD instructions working with 128- and 256-bit registers)
Intel 64 (64-bit Intel CPU architecture. Almost identical to AMD64, except small and rarely used nuances)
TXT (Trusted Execution Technology - protects the system against viruses and rootkits residing in BIOS or in a boot sector)
AES-NI (Advanced Encryption Standard New Instructions - additional instructions for hardware acceleration of AES encryption and decryption)
vPro (a marketing umbrella term for several Intel technologies: AMT, TXT, EDB, VT, Anti-Theft and some others)
TransactionalSynchronizationExtensionVersion
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
SIPP
IdentityProtectionTechVersion
ECCMemory
QuickSyncVideo

So, Opteron 6380 or Xeon E3-1275 v3?

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