Intel Xeon E5-2620 v2 vs E5-2623 v4
Comparing Xeon E5-2620 v2 and Xeon E5-2623 v4 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Xeon E5-2620 v2 and Xeon E5-2623 v4 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 and Xeon E5-2623 v4 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
2 × 8 GT/s
64 KB (per core)
256 KB (per core)
15 MB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology
Maximum core temperature
64 bit support
VID voltage range
Information on Xeon E5-2620 v2 and Xeon E5-2623 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
Power consumption (TDP)
Technologies and extensions
Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon E5-2620 v2 and Xeon E5-2623 v4. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
Flex Memory Access
Demand Based Switching
Xeon E5-2620 v2 and Xeon E5-2623 v4 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon E5-2620 v2 and Xeon E5-2623 v4 are enumerated here.
Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon E5-2620 v2 and Xeon E5-2623 v4.
Supported memory types
DDR3-800, DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333, DDR3-1600
DDR4-1600, DDR4-1866, DDR4-2133
Maximum memory size
Max memory channels
Maximum memory bandwidth
ECC memory support
Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Xeon E5-2620 v2 and Xeon E5-2623 v4.
Max number of PCIe lanes
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Xeon E5-2620 v2 and Xeon E5-2623 v4. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
Xeon E5-2620 v2 7.62
Xeon E5-2623 v4 8.56 +12.3%
Xeon E5-2620 v2 6090
Xeon E5-2623 v4 6842 +12.3%
Let's see how good Xeon E5-2620 v2 and Xeon E5-2623 v4 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.
Advantages of Intel Xeon E5-2620 v2
Cheaper ($417 vs $444)
Less power hungry (80 vs 85 watts)
Intel 64 (64-bit Intel CPU architecture. Almost identical to AMD64, except small and rarely used nuances)
AES-NI (Advanced Encryption Standard New Instructions - additional instructions for hardware acceleration of AES encryption and decryption)
Advantages of Intel Xeon E5-2623 v4
12.3% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (20 June 2016 vs 1 September 2013)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 22 nm)
AVX2 (Advanced Vector Extensions 2 - an extension to AVX, the set of SIMD instructions working with 128- and 256-bit registers)
AES (Advanced Encryption Standard instructions set - hardware acceleration of AES encryption and decryption. Speeds up encryption software, e.g. Veracrypt)
vPro (a marketing umbrella term for several Intel technologies: AMT, TXT, EDB, VT, Anti-Theft and some others)
So, Xeon E5-2620 v2 or E5-2623 v4?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends Intel Xeon E5-2623 v4.
Should you still have questions on choice between Xeon E5-2620 v2 and Xeon E5-2623 v4, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.