Intel Xeon E5-2673 v4 vs E5-2690 v4

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Intel Xeon E5-2673 v4
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General info

Comparing Xeon E5-2673 v4 and Xeon E5-2690 v4 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating335328
Value for money8.3521.33
Market segmentServerServer
SeriesIntel Xeon E5Intel Xeon E5
Architecture codenameBroadwell (2015−2019)Broadwell (2015−2019)
Release date20 June 2016 (6 years ago)20 June 2016 (6 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)no data$2,090
Current price$499 $199 (0.1x MSRP)
Value for money

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Technical specs

Xeon E5-2673 v4 and Xeon E5-2690 v4 basic parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of CPU speed, though for more precise assessment you have to consider their test results.

Physical cores20 (Icosa-Core)14 (Tetradeca-Core)
Threads4028
Base clock speedno data2.6 GHz
Boost clock speed2.3 GHz3.5 GHz
Bus support2 × 9.6 GT/s2 × 9.6 GT/s
L2 cache5 MB3.5 MB
L3 cache50 MB35 MB
Chip lithography14 nm14 nm
Die size456.12 mm2306.18 mm2
Maximum core temperatureno data89 °C
Number of transistors7200 Million4700 Million
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility--
Unlocked multiplier--

Compatibility

Information on Xeon E5-2673 v4 and Xeon E5-2690 v4 compatibility with other computer components: 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)2
Socketno dataFCLGA2011-3
Thermal design power (TDP)135 Watt135 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon E5-2673 v4 and Xeon E5-2690 v4. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsno dataIntel® AVX2
AES-NI++
AVX++
vPro++
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)no data+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)++
Turbo Boost Technologyno data2.0
Hyper-Threading Technologyno data+
TSXno data+
TSX++
Idle Statesno data+
Thermal Monitoringno data+
Flex Memory Accessno data-
Demand Based Switchingno data+
PAEno data46 Bit

Security technologies

Xeon E5-2673 v4 and Xeon E5-2690 v4 technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXT++
EDBno data+
Secure Keyno data+
Identity Protectionno data-
OS Guardno data+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon E5-2673 v4 and Xeon E5-2690 v4 are enumerated here.

VT-dno data+
VT-xno data+
EPTno data+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Xeon E5-2673 v4 and Xeon E5-2690 v4. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesno dataDDR4-1600, DDR4-1866, DDR4-2133, DDR4-2400
Maximum memory size1,536 GB1.5 TB
Max memory channelsno data4
Maximum memory bandwidthno data76.8 GB/s
ECC memory supportno data+

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Xeon E5-2673 v4 and Xeon E5-2690 v4.

PCIe version3.03.0
PCI Express lanes4040

Benchmark performance

Various benchmark results of the processors in comparison. Overall score 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
Xeon E5-2690 v4 19.94
+1.2%
  • Passmark
  • GeekBench 5 Single-Core
  • GeekBench 5 Multi-Core

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: 69%

Xeon E5-2673 v4 19868
Xeon E5-2690 v4 20098
+1.2%

GeekBench 5 Single-Core is a cross-platform application developed in the form of CPU tests that independently recreate certain real-world tasks with which to accurately measure performance. This version uses only a single CPU core.

Benchmark coverage: 38%

Xeon E5-2673 v4 744
Xeon E5-2690 v4 806
+8.3%

GeekBench 5 Multi-Core is a cross-platform application developed in the form of CPU tests that independently recreate certain real-world tasks with which to accurately measure performance. This version uses all available CPU cores.

Benchmark coverage: 38%

Xeon E5-2673 v4 12214
+26.7%
Xeon E5-2690 v4 9643

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages


Performance rating 19.71 19.94
Boost clock speed 2300 2600

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