Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4: specs and benchmarks

Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4

Summary

Intel started Xeon E5-2680 v4 sales 10 March 2016 at a recommended price of $1,745. This is high-end 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 a 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 68.27 percent of a leader's which is Intel Core i9-9980XE.

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)
3.27
 
Type
Workstation
 
Series
Intel Xeon (Desktop)
 
Achitecture codename
Broadwell-EP
 
Release date
10 March 2016
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$1,745
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)
Price now
$1792
 
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
FSB
9.6 GT / s / QPI
 
of 6400 (Core i7-990X EE)
L1 cache
448 KB
 
of 768
L2 cache
3.5 MB
 
of 16384
L3 cache
35 MB
 
of 65536
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
of 7
Die size
306 mm2
 
Maximum core temperature
86 °C
 
of 105
Transistor count
4700 Million
 
of 19200
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
 
of 8
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
AVX 2.0
 
AES-NI
+
 
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
1.54 TB
 
Max memory channels
4
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
76.8 GB / s
 
ECC memory support
+
 

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Xeon E5-2680 v4.
Integrated graphics
None
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Xeon E5-2680 v4's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
3.0
 
Max number of PCIe lanes
40
 

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

68.27

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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