Intel Xeon E5-2687W v4 vs E5-2683 v4

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General info

Comparing Xeon E5-2687W v4 and Xeon E5-2683 v4 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating395410
Value for money19.2530.67
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)$2,141$1,846
Current price$180 (0.1x MSRP)$109 (0.1x MSRP)
Value for money

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Technical specs

Xeon E5-2687W v4 and Xeon E5-2683 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 cores12 (Dodeca-Core)16 (Hexadeca-Core)
Threads2432
Base clock speed3 GHz2.1 GHz
Boost clock speed3.5 GHz3 GHz
Bus support2 × 9.6 GT/s2 × 9.6 GT/s
L2 cache3 MB4 MB
L3 cache30 MB40 MB
Chip lithography14 nm14 nm
Die size306.18 mm2456.12 mm2
Maximum core temperature76 °C84 °C
Number of transistors4700 Million7200 Million
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility--
Unlocked multiplier--

Compatibility

Information on Xeon E5-2687W v4 and Xeon E5-2683 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 configuration22
SocketFCLGA2011-3FCLGA2011-3
Thermal design power (TDP)160 Watt120 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon E5-2687W v4 and Xeon E5-2683 v4. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsIntel® AVX2Intel® AVX2
AES-NI++
AVX++
vPro++
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)++
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)++
Turbo Boost Technology2.02.0
Hyper-Threading Technology++
TSX++
TSX++
Idle States++
Thermal Monitoring++
Flex Memory Access--
Demand Based Switching++
PAE46 Bit46 Bit

Security technologies

Xeon E5-2687W v4 and Xeon E5-2683 v4 technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXT++
EDB++
Secure Key++
Identity Protection--
OS Guard++

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon E5-2687W v4 and Xeon E5-2683 v4 are enumerated here.

VT-d++
VT-x++
EPT++

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Xeon E5-2687W v4 and Xeon E5-2683 v4. 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
Maximum memory size1.5 TB1.5 TB
Max memory channels44
Maximum memory bandwidth76.8 GB/s76.8 GB/s
ECC memory support++

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Xeon E5-2687W v4 and Xeon E5-2683 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 E5-2687W v4 17.58
+2.3%
Xeon E5-2683 v4 17.19
  • 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 E5-2687W v4 17721
+2.3%
Xeon E5-2683 v4 17327

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 E5-2687W v4 818
+14.2%
Xeon E5-2683 v4 716

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 E5-2687W v4 9062
+4.6%
Xeon E5-2683 v4 8660

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Xeon E5-2687W v4 and Xeon E5-2683 v4. Usually measured in megahashes per second.

Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256) no data 207 Mh/s

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages


Performance rating 17.58 17.19
Cost $2141 $1846
Boost clock speed 3000 2100
Thermal design power (TDP) 160 Watt 120 Watt

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