Intel Xeon E5-1680 v2: specs and benchmarks

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Year of release 2013
Performance 14.14

Summary

Intel started Intel Xeon E5-1680 v2 sales 1 July 2013. This is Ivy Bridge EP architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 8 cores and 16 threads, and is based on 22 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3900 MHz and a locked multiplier.

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

It provides poor benchmark performance at

14.14%

of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7763.

General info

Of Xeon E5-1680 v2 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in performance rating437
Value for money13.22
Market segmentServer
Architecture codenameIvy Bridge EP
Release date1 July 2013 (8 years ago)
Price now$332 of 14999 (Xeon Platinum 9282)
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Technical specs

Basic microprocessor parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters can generally indicate CPU performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.

Physical cores8 (Octa-Core)
Threads16
Base clock speed3 GHzof 4.7 (FX-9590)
Boost clock speed3.9 GHzof 5.3 (Core i9-10900KF)
L3 cache25 MB Intel® Smart Cacheof 32 (Ryzen Threadripper 1998)
Chip lithography22 nmof 5 (Apple M1)
Maximum core temperature85 °Cof 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
64 bit support+
Windows 11 compatibility-
Unlocked multiplier-
VID voltage range0.65–1.3V

Compatibility

Information on Xeon E5-1680 v2 compatibility with other computer components and devices: motherboard (look for socket type), power supply unit (look for power consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. Note that power consumption of some processors can well exceed their nominal TDP, even without overclocking. Some can even double their declared thermals given that the motherboard allows to tune the CPU power parameters.

Number of CPUs in a configuration1of 8 (Opteron 842)
SocketFCLGA2011
Thermal design power (TDP)130 Wattof 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

Technologies and extensions

Technological capabilities and additional instructions supported by Xeon E5-1680 v2. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsIntel® AVX
AES-NI+
vPro+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)+
Turbo Boost Technology+
Hyper-Threading Technology+
Idle States+
Thermal Monitoring+
Flex Memory Access-
Demand Based Switching+

Security technologies

Processor technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXT+
EDB+
Identity Protection-
OS Guard+

Virtualization technologies

Supported virtual machine optimization technologies. Some are specific to Intel only, some to AMD.

VT-d+
VT-x+
EPT+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon E5-1680 v2's memory controller. Depending on the motherboard, higher memory frequency may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR3-800, DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333, DDR3-1600, DDR3-1866of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)
Maximum memory size256 GBof 786 (Xeon E5-2670 v3)
Max memory channels4of 12 (Xeon Platinum 9221)
Maximum memory bandwidth59.7 GB/sof 281.6 (Xeon Platinum 9221)
ECC memory support+

Peripherals

Specifications and connection types of supported peripherals.

PCIe version3.0
PCI Express lanes40of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Xeon E5-1680 v2. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.


Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

Xeon E5-1680 v2 14.14
  • Passmark

Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different types of workload, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario measuring single-core performance.

Xeon E5-1680 v2 12408

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Xeon E5-1680 v2. Usually measured in megahashes per second.

Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256) 11 Mh/s  

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Xeon E5-1680 v2 is for a gaming PC, compared with system requirements of some popular titles. Remember that sometimes official hardware requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Xeon E5-1680 v2 performance compared to nearest competitors among server CPUs.


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