Intel Xeon E5-2660 v2: specs and benchmarks

Intel Xeon E5-2660 v2

Summary

Intel started Xeon E5-2660 v2 sales on September 2013 at a recommended price of $850. This is Ivy Bridge-EP architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at professional systems. It has 10 cores and 20 threads, and is based on 22 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3.00 GHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is a FCLGA2011 processor with a TDP of 95 Watt. It supports DDR3-800, DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333, DDR3-1600, DDR3-1866 memory.

It provides good benchmark performance at 41.09 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen 9 3900X.

General info

Of Xeon E5-2660 v2 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
20.44
 
Type
Server
 
Achitecture codename
Ivy Bridge-EP
 
Release date
September 2013
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$850
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)
Price now
$190
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

Xeon E5-2660 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 E5-2660 v2's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
10
 
Number of threads
20
 
Maximum frequency
3 GHz
 
of 5
L1 cache
64 KB (per core)
 
of 768
L2 cache
256 KB (per core)
 
of 16384
L3 cache
25600 KB (shared)
 
of 65536
Manufacturing process technology
22 nm
 
of 7
Die size
160 mm2
 
Maximum core temperature
75 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Transistor count
1400 million
 
of 19200
64 bit support
+
 
VID voltage range
0.65–1.3V
 

Compatibility

Information on Xeon E5-2660 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
 
of 8
Socket
FCLGA2011
 
Power consumption (TDP)
95 Watt
 
of 1055 (Core i9-10900KF)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon E5-2660 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 E5-2660 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 E5-2660 v2 are enumerated here.
VT-d
+
 
VT-x
+
 
EPT
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon E5-2660 v2.
Supported memory types
DDR3-800, DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333, DDR3-1600, DDR3-1866
 
Maximum memory size
768 GB
 
Max memory channels
4
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
59.7 GB / s
 
ECC memory support
+
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Xeon E5-2660 v2's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
3.0
 
Max number of PCIe lanes
40
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Xeon E5-2660 v2. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

41.09

Passmark

13186

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Xeon E5-2660 v2 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Xeon E5-2660 v2 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

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