Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2: specs and benchmarks

Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2


Intel started Xeon E5-1650 v2 sales on September 2013 at a recommended price of $917. This is Ivy Bridge-E architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at professional systems. It has 6 cores and 12 threads, and is based on 22 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3.90 GHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is a FCLGA2011 processor with a TDP of 130 Watt. It supports DDR3-800, DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333, DDR3-1600, DDR3-1866 memory.

It provides good benchmark performance at 40.01 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen 9 3900X.

General info

Of Xeon E5-1650 v2 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
Value for money (0-100)
Achitecture codename
Ivy Bridge-E
Release date
September 2013
Launch price (MSRP)
of 999 (Xeon W3530)
Price now
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

Xeon E5-1650 v2's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Xeon E5-1650 v2's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
Maximum frequency
3.9 GHz
of 5 (FX-9590)
L1 cache
64 KB (per core)
of 4096 (EPYC 7702)
L2 cache
256 KB (per core)
of 32768 (EPYC 7702)
L3 cache
12 MB (shared)
of 256 (EPYC 7702)
Manufacturing process technology
22 nm
of 7 (Ryzen 3 3300)
Die size
160 mm2
Maximum core temperature
70 °C
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Transistor count
1,400 million
of 19200 (Ryzen 7 3700)
64 bit support
VID voltage range


Information on Xeon E5-1650 v2 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
Power consumption (TDP)
130 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon E5-1650 v2. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® AVX
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
Turbo Boost
Idle States
Thermal Monitoring
Flex Memory Access
Demand Based Switching

Security technologies

Xeon E5-1650 v2 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
Secure Key
OS Guard

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon E5-1650 v2 are enumerated here.

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon E5-1650 v2.
Supported memory types
DDR3-800, DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333, DDR3-1600, DDR3-1866
Maximum memory size
256 GB
of 786 (Xeon E5-2670 v3)
Max memory channels
Maximum memory bandwidth
59.7 GB / s
of 262.26 (Xeon Platinum 9221)
ECC memory support


Specifications and connection of Xeon E5-1650 v2's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
Max number of PCIe lanes
of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Xeon E5-1650 v2. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance




Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Xeon E5-1650 v2. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
9 Mh/s

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Xeon E5-1650 v2 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Xeon E5-1650 v2 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

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