Intel Xeon E5-2692 v2 vs Silver 4210

General info

Comparing Xeon E5-2692 v2 and Xeon Silver 4210 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
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Intel Xeon Silver
Architecture codename
Ivy Bridge-EP
Cascade Lake
Release date
1 September 2013
2 April 2019
Launch price (MSRP)
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Technical specs

Xeon E5-2692 v2 and Xeon Silver 4210 quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Xeon E5-2692 v2 and Xeon Silver 4210 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
Base frequency
2.2 GHz
2.2 GHz
Maximum frequency
3 GHz
3.2 GHz
L1 cache
64 KB (per core)
640 KB
L2 cache
256 KB (per core)
10 MB
L3 cache
30 MB (shared)
13.75 MB
Manufacturing process technology
22 nm
14 nm
Die size
160 mm2
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Maximum core temperature
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78 °C
Transistor count
1,400 million
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64 bit support


Information on Xeon E5-2692 v2 and Xeon Silver 4210 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)
100 Watt
85 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon E5-2692 v2 and Xeon Silver 4210. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
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Intel® AVX-512
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Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
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Speed Shift
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Turbo Boost
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Turbo Boost Max 3.0
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Security technologies

Xeon E5-2692 v2 and Xeon Silver 4210 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
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Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon E5-2692 v2 and Xeon Silver 4210 are enumerated here.
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Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon E5-2692 v2 and Xeon Silver 4210.
Supported memory types
DDR3 Quad-channel
Maximum memory size
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1 TB
Max memory channels
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Maximum memory bandwidth
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107.3 GB/s
ECC memory support


Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Xeon E5-2692 v2 and Xeon Silver 4210.
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Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Xeon E5-2692 v2 and Xeon Silver 4210. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Xeon E5-2692 v2 13.66
Xeon Silver 4210 18.38 +34.6%


Xeon E5-2692 v2 10910
Xeon Silver 4210 14682 +34.6%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Xeon E5-2692 v2 and Xeon Silver 4210 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of Intel Xeon E5-2692 v2

Higher maximum frequency (3000 vs 2200 MHz)
Intel 64 (64-bit Intel CPU architecture. Almost identical to AMD64, except small and rarely used nuances)
AES-NI (Advanced Encryption Standard New Instructions - additional instructions for hardware acceleration of AES encryption and decryption)

Advantages of Intel Xeon Silver 4210

34.6% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (2 April 2019 vs 1 September 2013)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 22 nm)
Less power hungry (85 vs 100 watts)
AVX2 (Advanced Vector Extensions 2 - an extension to AVX, the set of SIMD instructions working with 128- and 256-bit registers)
AES (Advanced Encryption Standard instructions set - hardware acceleration of AES encryption and decryption. Speeds up encryption software, e.g. Veracrypt)
x86-64 (a general name for 64-bit extension of x86 instruction set. There are AMD64 and Intel 64 versions that differ very little)
vPro (a marketing umbrella term for several Intel technologies: AMT, TXT, EDB, VT, Anti-Theft and some others)

So, Xeon E5-2692 v2 or Silver 4210?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends Intel Xeon Silver 4210.
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