Intel Xeon E7-8895 v2 vs E7-4880 v2

Price now 765$
Games supported 100%
Intel Xeon E7-4880 v2
Intel Xeon E7-4880 v2
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Intel Xeon E7-8895 v2
Intel Xeon E7-8895 v2
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Price now 45$
Games supported 100%

General info

Comparing Xeon E7-4880 v2 and Xeon E7-8895 v2 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating6539
Value for money32.12100.00
Market segmentServerServer
Release date1 January 2014 (9 years old)1 January 2014 (9 years old)
Current price$765 $45
Value for money

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Technical specs

Xeon E7-4880 v2 and Xeon E7-8895 v2 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 cores15 (Pentadeca-Core)15 (Pentadeca-Core)
Base clock speed2.5 GHz2.8 GHz
Boost clock speed3.1 GHz3.6 GHz
L3 cache37.5 MB37.5 MB
Chip lithography22 nm22 nm
Maximum core temperature73 °C67 °C
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility--
Unlocked multiplier--


Information on Xeon E7-4880 v2 and Xeon E7-8895 v2 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 configuration48
SocketFCLGA2011no data
Thermal design power (TDP)130 Watt155 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon E7-4880 v2 and Xeon E7-8895 v2. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsIntel® AVXIntel® AVX
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)++
Turbo Boost Technology2.02.0
Hyper-Threading Technology++
Idle States++
Thermal Monitoring++
PAE46 Bit46 Bit
Instruction Replay--

Security technologies

Xeon E7-4880 v2 and Xeon E7-8895 v2 technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

Secure Key++
OS Guard+no data

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon E7-4880 v2 and Xeon E7-8895 v2 are enumerated here.

VT-x+no data

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Xeon E7-4880 v2 and Xeon E7-8895 v2. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR3-1066, DDR3-1333, DDR3-1600DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333, DDR3-1600
Maximum memory size1.5 TB1.5 TB
Max memory channels44
Maximum memory bandwidth85 GB/s85 GB/s
ECC memory support++


Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Xeon E7-4880 v2 and Xeon E7-8895 v2.

PCIe version3.03.0
PCI Express lanes3232

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 E7-4880 v2 38.43
Xeon E7-8895 v2 45.35
  • Passmark


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: 67%

Xeon E7-4880 v2 48435
Xeon E7-8895 v2 57165

Xeon E7-8895 v2 outperforms Xeon E7-4880 v2 by 18% in Passmark.

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages

Performance rating 38.43 45.35
Thermal design power (TDP) 130 Watt 155 Watt

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends

Intel Xeon E7-8895 v2
Xeon E7-8895 v2

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