Intel Xeon E5-2679 v4 vs W-2175

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Games supported 100%
Intel Xeon E5-2679 v4
Intel Xeon E5-2679 v4
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Intel Xeon W-2175
Intel Xeon W-2175
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Price now 899$
Games supported 100%

General info

Comparing Xeon E5-2679 v4 and Xeon W-2175 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating220229
Value for moneyno data7.95
Market segmentServerServer
SeriesIntel Xeon E5Intel Xeon W
Architecture codenameBroadwell (2015−2019)Skylake (server) (2017−2019)
Release date20 June 2016 (6 years ago)29 August 2017 (4 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)no data$1,947
Current priceno data$899 (0.5x MSRP)
Value for money

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Technical specs

Xeon E5-2679 v4 and Xeon W-2175 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)
Base clock speed2.5 GHz2.5 GHz
Boost clock speed3.3 GHz4.3 GHz
Bus support2 × 9.6 GT/s4 × 8 GT/s
L1 cacheno data896 KB
L2 cache5 MB14 MB
L3 cache50 MB19.25 MB
Chip lithography14 nm14 nm
Die size456.12 mm2no data
Maximum core temperature53 °Cno data
Number of transistors7200 Millionno data
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility-+
Unlocked multiplier--


Information on Xeon E5-2679 v4 and Xeon W-2175 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 configuration21
Thermal design power (TDP)200 Watt140 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon E5-2679 v4 and Xeon W-2175. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsIntel® AVX2Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX, Intel® AVX2, Intel® AVX-512
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)++
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)++
Speed Shiftno data+
Turbo Boost Technology2.02.0
Hyper-Threading Technology++
Idle States++
Thermal Monitoring++
Flex Memory Access--
Demand Based Switching++
PAE46 Bit46 Bit
Turbo Boost Max 3.0no data-

Security technologies

Xeon E5-2679 v4 and Xeon W-2175 technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

Secure Key++
MPXno data+
Identity Protection-+
SGXno data-
OS Guard++

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon E5-2679 v4 and Xeon W-2175 are enumerated here.


Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Xeon E5-2679 v4 and Xeon W-2175. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4-1600, DDR4-1866, DDR4-2133, DDR4-2400DDR4-1600, DDR4-1866, DDR4-2133, DDR4-2400, DDR4-2666
Maximum memory size1.5 TB512 GB
Max memory channels44
Maximum memory bandwidth76.8 GB/s85.3 GB/s
ECC memory support++


Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Xeon E5-2679 v4 and Xeon W-2175.

PCIe version3.03.0
PCI Express lanes4048

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 E5-2679 v4 23.32
Xeon W-2175 22.97
  • Passmark

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 E5-2679 v4 23512
Xeon W-2175 23161

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages

Performance rating 23.32 22.97
Novelty 20 June 2016 29 August 2017
Thermal design power (TDP) 200 Watt 140 Watt

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Intel Xeon E5-2679 v4
Intel Xeon E5-2679 v4


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Intel Xeon W-2175

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