Intel Xeon E5-2686 v4: specs and benchmarks

Intel Xeon E5-2686 v4

Summary

Intel started Intel Xeon E5-2686 v4 sales 20 June 2016. This is Broadwell architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at professional systems. It has 18 cores and 36 threads, and is based on 14 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2300 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is processor with a TDP of 145 Watt.

It provides good benchmark performance at 41.81 percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7742.

General info

Of Xeon E5-2686 v4 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Server
 
Series
Intel Xeon E5
 
Achitecture codename
Broadwell
 
Release date
20 June 2016
 

Technical specs

Xeon E5-2686 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 E5-2686 v4's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
18
 
Number of threads
36
 
Maximum frequency
2.3 GHz
 
of 5 (FX-9590)
Bus support
2 × 9.6 GT / s
 
L2 cache
4.5 MB
 
of 8 (FX-8350)
L3 cache
45 MB
 
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
Die size
456.12 mm2
 
Transistor count
7200 Million
 
of 19200 (EPYC 7551P)
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Xeon E5-2686 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 (Multiprocessor)
 
Power consumption (TDP)
145 Watt
 
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon E5-2686 v4. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
AES-NI
+
 
AVX
+
 
vPro
+
 

Security technologies

Xeon E5-2686 v4 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon E5-2686 v4.
Maximum memory size
1,536 GB
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Xeon E5-2686 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 E5-2686 v4. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

41.81

Passmark

19801

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Xeon E5-2686 v4 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Xeon E5-2686 v4 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

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