Intel Xeon E5-2673 v4: specs and benchmarks

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Intel Xeon E5-2673 v4
Intel Xeon E5-2673 v4
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Year of release 2016
Performance 19.71


Intel started Intel Xeon E5-2673 v4 sales 20 June 2016. This is Broadwell architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 20 cores and 40 threads, and is based on 14 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2300 MHz - 3600 MHz (1 core)3600 MHz (2 cores)3400 MHz (3 cores)3300 MHz (4 cores)3200 MHz (5 cores)3100 MHz (6 cores)3000 MHz (7 cores)2900 MHz (8 cores)2800 MHz (9 cores)2700 MHz (10 cores)2600 MHz (11 cores)2600 MHz (12 cores)2600 MHz (13 cores)2600 MHz (14 cores)2600 MHz (15 cores)2600 MHz (16 cores)2600 MHz (17 cores)2600 MHz (18 cores)2600 MHz (19 cores)2600 MHz (20 cores) and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is processor with a TDP of 135 Watt.

It provides poor benchmark performance at


of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7H12.

General info

Xeon E5-2673 v4 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in performance rating325
Value for money8.69
Market segmentServer
SeriesIntel Xeon E5
Architecture codenameBroadwell (2015−2019)
Release date20 June 2016 (6 years ago)
Current price$499 of 14999 (Xeon Platinum 9282)
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Technical specs

Basic microprocessor parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters can generally indicate CPU performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.

Physical cores20 (Icosa-Core)
Boost clock speed2.3 GHzof 5.8 (Core i9-13900K)
Bus support2 × 9.6 GT/s
L2 cache5 MBof 12 (Core 2 Quad Q9550)
L3 cache50 MBof 32 (Ryzen Threadripper 1998)
Chip lithography14 nmof 5 (Apple M1)
Die size456.12 mm2
Number of transistors7200 Millionof 57000 (Apple M1 Max)
64 bit support+
Windows 11 compatibility-
Unlocked multiplier-


Information on Xeon E5-2673 v4 compatibility with other computer components and devices: motherboard (look for socket type), power supply unit (look for power consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. Note that power consumption of some processors can well exceed their nominal TDP, even without overclocking. Some can even double their declared thermals given that the motherboard allows to tune the CPU power parameters.

Number of CPUs in a configuration2 (Multiprocessor)of 8 (Opteron 842)
Thermal design power (TDP)135 Wattof 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

Technologies and extensions

Technological capabilities and additional instructions supported by Xeon E5-2673 v4. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)+

Security technologies

Processor technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.


Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon E5-2673 v4's memory controller. Depending on the motherboard, higher memory frequency may be supported.

Maximum memory size1,536 GBof 786 (Xeon E5-2670 v3)


Specifications and connection types of supported peripherals.

PCIe version3.0of 5 (Core i9-12900K)
PCI Express lanes40of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Xeon E5-2673 v4. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.

Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

Xeon E5-2673 v4 19.71
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Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different types of workload, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario measuring single-core performance.

Benchmark coverage: 68%

Xeon E5-2673 v4 19868

Game benchmarks

Relative perfomance

Overall Xeon E5-2673 v4 performance compared to nearest competitors among server CPUs.

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