Intel Xeon E5-2620 v2: specs and benchmarks

Intel Xeon E5-2620 v2

Summary

Intel started Intel Xeon E5-2620 v2 sales on September 2013 at a recommended price of $417. This is Ivy Bridge-EP architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 6 cores and 12 threads, and is based on 22 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2.60 GHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is FCLGA2011 processor with a TDP of 80 Watt. It supports DDR3-800, DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333, DDR3-1600 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 18.16 percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7742.

General info

Of Xeon E5-2620 v2 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
59.76
 
Type
Server
 
Achitecture codename
Ivy Bridge-EP
 
Release date
on September 2013
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$417
 
Price now
$43
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

Xeon E5-2620 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 E5-2620 v2's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
6
 
Number of threads
12
 
Maximum frequency
2.6 GHz
 
of 5 (FX-9590)
L1 cache
64 KB (per core)
 
of 896 (Core i9-7940X)
L2 cache
256 KB (per core)
 
of 8192 (FX-8350)
L3 cache
15 MB (shared)
 
Manufacturing process technology
22 nm
 
Die size
160 mm2
 
Maximum core temperature
71 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Transistor count
1,400 million
 
of 19200 (EPYC 7551P)
64 bit support
+
 
VID voltage range
0.65–1.3V
 

Compatibility

Information on Xeon E5-2620 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
2
 
Socket
FCLGA2011
 
Power consumption (TDP)
80 Watt
 
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon E5-2620 v2. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® AVX
 
AES-NI
+
 
AVX
+
 
vPro
+
 
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
Turbo Boost
2.0
 
Hyper-Threading
+
 
Idle States
+
 
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
Flex Memory Access
-
 
Demand Based Switching
+
 
PAE
46 Bit
 

Security technologies

Xeon E5-2620 v2 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
+
 
EDB
+
 
Secure Key
+
 
OS Guard
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon E5-2620 v2 are enumerated here.
VT-d
+
 
VT-x
+
 
EPT
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon E5-2620 v2.
Supported memory types
DDR3-800, DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333, DDR3-1600
 
Maximum memory size
768 GB
 
Max memory channels
4
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
51.2 GB / s
 
of 262.26 (Xeon Platinum 9221)
ECC memory support
+
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Xeon E5-2620 v2's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
3.0
 
Max number of PCIe lanes
40
 
of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Xeon E5-2620 v2. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

18.16

Passmark

8600

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Xeon E5-2620 v2 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Xeon E5-2620 v2 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

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