Intel Xeon E5-2620 v2 vs Silver 4112
Comparing Xeon E5-2620 v2 and Xeon Silver 4112 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Xeon E5-2620 v2 and Xeon Silver 4112 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 Silver 4112 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
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 Silver 4112 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 Silver 4112. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX, Intel® AVX2, Intel® AVX-512
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
Flex Memory Access
Demand Based Switching
Turbo Boost Max 3.0
Xeon E5-2620 v2 and Xeon Silver 4112 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon E5-2620 v2 and Xeon Silver 4112 are enumerated here.
Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon E5-2620 v2 and Xeon Silver 4112.
Supported memory types
DDR3-800, DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333, DDR3-1600
Maximum memory size
Max memory channels
Maximum memory bandwidth
51.2 GB / s
107.3 GB / s
ECC memory support
Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Xeon E5-2620 v2 and Xeon Silver 4112.
Max number of PCIe lanes
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Xeon E5-2620 v2 and Xeon Silver 4112. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
Xeon E5-2620 v2 7.91
Xeon Silver 4112 10.81 +36.7%
Xeon E5-2620 v2 6197
Xeon Silver 4112 8471 +36.7%
Let's see how good Xeon E5-2620 v2 and Xeon Silver 4112 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 $473)
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)
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Advantages of Intel Xeon Silver 4112
36.7% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (11 July 2017 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)
x86-64 (a general name for 64-bit extension of x86 instruction set. There are AMD64 and Intel 64 versions that differ very little)
vPro (a marketing umbrella term for several Intel technologies: AMT, TXT, EDB, VT, Anti-Theft and some others)
So, Xeon E5-2620 v2 or Silver 4112?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends Intel Xeon Silver 4112.
Should you still have questions on choice between Xeon E5-2620 v2 and Xeon Silver 4112, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.