Intel Xeon E5-2440 vs E5-4620

Intel Xeon E5-2440
Intel Xeon E5-4620

General info

Comparing Xeon E5-2440 and Xeon E5-4620 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
62.62
 
14.62
Type
Server
 
Server
Achitecture codename
Sandy Bridge-EN
 
Sandy Bridge-EP
Release date
on May 2012
 
on May 2012
Launch price (MSRP)
$295
 
$400
Price now
$44
 
$189

Technical specs

Xeon E5-2440 and Xeon E5-4620 quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Xeon E5-2440 and Xeon E5-4620 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
6
 
8
Number of threads
12
 
16
Maximum frequency
2.9 GHz
 
2.6 GHz
L1 cache
64 KB (per core)
 
64 KB (per core)
L2 cache
256 KB (per core)
 
256 KB (per core)
L3 cache
15360 KB (shared)
 
16384 KB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology
32 nm
 
32 nm
Die size
294 mm2
 
435 mm2
Transistor count
1270 million
 
2270 million
64 bit support
+
 
+
VID voltage range
0.6V-1.35V
 
0.6V-1.35V

Compatibility

Information on Xeon E5-2440 and Xeon E5-4620 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
2
 
4
Socket
FCLGA1356
 
FCLGA2011
Power consumption (TDP)
95 Watt
 
130 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon E5-2440 and Xeon E5-4620. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® AVX
 
Intel® AVX
AES-NI
+
 
+
AVX
+
 
+
vPro
n/d
 
-
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
+
Turbo Boost
1.0
 
2.0
Hyper-Threading
+
 
+
Idle States
+
 
+
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
+
Flex Memory Access
-
 
-
Demand Based Switching
+
 
+

Security technologies

Xeon E5-2440 and Xeon E5-4620 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
+
 
+
EDB
+
 
+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon E5-2440 and Xeon E5-4620 are enumerated here.
VT-d
+
 
+
VT-x
+
 
+
EPT
+
 
+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon E5-2440 and Xeon E5-4620.
Supported memory types
DDR3-800, DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333
 
DDR3-800, DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333
Maximum memory size
384 GB
 
384 GB
Max memory channels
3
 
4
Maximum memory bandwidth
32 GB / s
 
42.6 GB / s
ECC memory support
+
 
+

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Xeon E5-2440 and Xeon E5-4620.
PCIe revision
3.0
 
3.0
Max number of PCIe lanes
24
 
40

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Xeon E5-2440 and Xeon E5-4620. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Xeon E5-2440 19.47
Xeon E5-4620 19.52 +0.3%

Passmark

Xeon E5-2440 9221
Xeon E5-4620 9248 +0.3%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Xeon E5-2440 and Xeon E5-4620 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of Intel Xeon E5-2440

Cheaper ($295 vs $400)
Less power hungry (95 vs 130 watts)

Advantages of Intel Xeon E5-4620

0.3% faster in synthetic tests

So, Xeon E5-2440 or E5-4620?

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