Intel Xeon E3-1240 vs E5-2630L

Intel Xeon E3-1240
Intel Xeon E5-2630L

General info

Comparing Xeon E3-1240 and Xeon E5-2630L processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
9.77
 
n/d
Type
Server
 
Server
Achitecture codename
Sandy Bridge
 
Sandy Bridge-EP
Release date
on April 2011
 
on March 2012
Launch price (MSRP)
$209
 
n/d
Price now
$244
 
n/d

Technical specs

Xeon E3-1240 and Xeon E5-2630L quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Xeon E3-1240 and Xeon E5-2630L performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
4
 
6
Number of threads
8
 
12
Maximum frequency
3.7 GHz
 
2.5 GHz
L1 cache
64 KB (per core)
 
64 KB (per core)
L2 cache
256 KB (per core)
 
256 KB (per core)
L3 cache
8 MB (shared)
 
15360 KB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology
32 nm
 
32 nm
Die size
216 mm2
 
435 mm2
Maximum core temperature
69 °C
 
70 °C
Transistor count
1160 million
 
2270 million
64 bit support
+
 
+
VID voltage range
n/d
 
0.6V-1.35V

Compatibility

Information on Xeon E3-1240 and Xeon E5-2630L compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1
 
2
Socket
LGA1155
 
FCLGA2011
Power consumption (TDP)
80 Watt
 
60 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon E3-1240 and Xeon E5-2630L. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX
 
Intel® AVX
AES-NI
+
 
+
AVX
+
 
+
vPro
+
 
+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
+
Turbo Boost
2.0
 
2.0
Hyper-Threading
+
 
+
Idle States
+
 
+
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
+
Flex Memory Access
+
 
-
Demand Based Switching
+
 
+
FDI
-
 
n/d
Fast Memory Access
+
 
n/d

Security technologies

Xeon E3-1240 and Xeon E5-2630L technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
+
 
+
EDB
+
 
+
Identity Protection
+
 
-

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon E3-1240 and Xeon E5-2630L are enumerated here.
VT-d
+
 
+
VT-x
+
 
+
EPT
+
 
+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon E3-1240 and Xeon E5-2630L.
Supported memory types
DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333
 
DDR3-800, DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333
Maximum memory size
32 GB
 
384 GB
Max memory channels
2
 
4
Maximum memory bandwidth
21 GB / s
 
42.6 GB / s
ECC memory support
+
 
+

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Xeon E3-1240 and Xeon E5-2630L.
PCIe revision
2.0
 
3.0
Max number of PCIe lanes
20
 
40

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Xeon E3-1240 and Xeon E5-2630L. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Xeon E3-1240 16.84
Xeon E5-2630L 16.98 +0.8%

Passmark

Xeon E3-1240 7975
Xeon E5-2630L 8041 +0.8%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Xeon E3-1240 and Xeon E5-2630L are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of Intel Xeon E3-1240

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Advantages of Intel Xeon E5-2630L

0.8% faster in synthetic tests
Less power hungry (60 vs 80 watts)

So, Xeon E3-1240 or E5-2630L?

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