Intel Xeon E5-1603 v4: specs and benchmarks

Intel Xeon E5-1603 v4


Intel started Intel Xeon E5-1603 v4 sales 20 June 2016. This is Broadwell architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 4 cores and 4 threads, and is based on 14 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2800 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is processor with a TDP of 140 Watt.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 5.45 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX.

General info

Of Xeon E5-1603 v4 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
Value for money (0-100)
Market segment
Intel Xeon E5
Architecture codename
Release date
20 June 2016
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Technical specs

Xeon E5-1603 v4's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Xeon E5-1603 v4's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
Maximum frequency
2.8 GHz
Bus support
5 GT/s
L2 cache
1 MB
L3 cache
10 MB
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
of 5 (Apple M1)
Die size
246.24 mm2
Transistor count
3200 Million
of 19200 (Ryzen 9 3800X)
64 bit support


Information on Xeon E5-1603 v4 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 (Uniprocessor)
Power consumption (TDP)
140 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon E5-1603 v4. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Security technologies

Xeon E5-1603 v4 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon E5-1603 v4.
Maximum memory size
1,536 GB


Specifications and connection of Xeon E5-1603 v4's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
Max number of PCIe lanes
of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Xeon E5-1603 v4. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance




Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Xeon E5-1603 v4 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

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