Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4: specs and benchmarks

Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4

Summary

Intel started Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4 sales 10 March 2016 at a recommended price of $1,745. This is Broadwell-EP architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at professional systems. It has 14 cores and 28 threads, and is based on 14 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3.30 GHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is FCLGA2011-3 processor with a TDP of 120 Watt. It supports DDR4-1600, DDR4-1866, DDR4-2133, DDR4-2400 memory.

It provides good benchmark performance at 41.98 percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7742.

General info

Of Xeon E5-2680 v4 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
3.31
 
Type
Workstation
 
Series
Intel Xeon (Desktop)
 
Achitecture codename
Broadwell-EP
 
Release date
10 March 2016
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$1,745
 
of 999 (Xeon W3530)
Price now
$1795
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

Xeon E5-2680 v4's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Xeon E5-2680 v4's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
14
 
Number of threads
28
 
Maximum frequency
3.3 GHz
 
of 5 (FX-9590)
Bus support
9.6 GT / s / QPI
 
L1 cache
448 KB
 
of 4096 (EPYC 7702)
L2 cache
3.5 MB
 
of 32 (EPYC 7702)
L3 cache
35 MB
 
of 256 (EPYC 7702)
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
Die size
306 mm2
 
Maximum core temperature
86 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Transistor count
4700 Million
 
of 19200 (Ryzen 7 3700)
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Xeon E5-2680 v4 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
 
Socket
FCLGA2011-3
 
Power consumption (TDP)
120 Watt
 

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon E5-2680 v4. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® AVX2
 
AES-NI
+
 
AVX
+
 
vPro
+
 
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
Turbo Boost
2.0
 
Hyper-Threading
+
 
TSX
+
 
Idle States
+
 
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
Flex Memory Access
-
 
Demand Based Switching
+
 
PAE
46 Bit
 

Security technologies

Xeon E5-2680 v4 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 E5-2680 v4 are enumerated here.
VT-d
+
 
VT-x
+
 
EPT
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon E5-2680 v4.
Supported memory types
DDR4-1600, DDR4-1866, DDR4-2133, DDR4-2400
 
Maximum memory size
1.5 TB
 
Max memory channels
4
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
76.8 GB / s
 
of 262.26 (Xeon Platinum 9221)
ECC memory support
+
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Xeon E5-2680 v4's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
3.0
 
Max number of PCIe lanes
40
 
of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Xeon E5-2680 v4. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

41.98

3DMark06 CPU

8286

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

3707

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

30922

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core

1.13

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

17.7

Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

100

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

1657

WinRAR 4.0

6323

x264 encoding pass 1

137

x264 encoding pass 2

79

TrueCrypt AES

9.4

Geekbench 3 32-bit single-core

2275

Geekbench 3 32-bit multi-core

26961

Geekbench 4.0 64-bit single-core

2961

Geekbench 4.0 64-bit multi-core

21194

Passmark

19886

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Xeon E5-2680 v4 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Xeon E5-2680 v4 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

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