Intel Xeon E5-2697 v4 vs Gold 6132

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Intel Xeon Gold 6132
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General info

Comparing Xeon Gold 6132 and Xeon E5-2697 v4 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating291338
Value for money4.4734.25
Market segmentServerServer
SeriesIntel Xeon GoldIntel Xeon E5
Architecture codenameSkylake (server) (2017−2019)Broadwell (2015−2019)
Release date25 April 2017
(5 years old)
20 June 2016
(6 years old)
Launch price (MSRP)$2,111$2,702
Current price$1157 (0.5x MSRP)$107 (0x MSRP)
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Technical specs

Xeon Gold 6132 and Xeon E5-2697 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 cores14 (Tetradeca-Core)18 (Octadeca-Core)
Threads2836
Base clock speed2.6 GHz2.3 GHz
Boost clock speed3.7 GHz3.6 GHz
Bus support4 × 8 GT/s2 × 9.6 GT/s
L1 cache896 KBno data
L2 cache14 MB4.5 MB
L3 cache19.25 MB45 MB
Chip lithography14 nm14 nm
Die sizeno data456.12 mm2
Maximum core temperature86 °C79 °C
Number of transistorsno data7200 Million
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility+-
Unlocked multiplier--

Compatibility

Information on Xeon Gold 6132 and Xeon E5-2697 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 configuration4 (Multiprocessor)2
SocketFCLGA3647FCLGA2011-3
Thermal design power (TDP)140 Watt145 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon Gold 6132 and Xeon E5-2697 v4. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsIntel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX, Intel® AVX2, Intel® AVX-512Intel® AVX2
AES-NI++
AVX++
vPro++
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)++
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)++
Speed Shift+no data
Turbo Boost Technology2.02.0
Hyper-Threading Technology++
TSX++
TSX++
Idle Statesno data+
Thermal Monitoringno data+
Flex Memory Accessno data-
Demand Based Switchingno data+
PAEno data46 Bit
Turbo Boost Max 3.0-no data

Security technologies

Xeon Gold 6132 and Xeon E5-2697 v4 technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXT++
EDB++
Secure Keyno data+
Identity Protectionno data-
OS Guardno data+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon Gold 6132 and Xeon E5-2697 v4 are enumerated here.

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

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Xeon Gold 6132 and Xeon E5-2697 v4. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4-2666DDR4-1600, DDR4-1866, DDR4-2133, DDR4-2400
Maximum memory size768 GB1.5 TB
Max memory channels64
Maximum memory bandwidth128.001 GB/s76.8 GB/s
ECC memory support++

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Xeon Gold 6132 and Xeon E5-2697 v4.

PCIe version3.03.0
PCI Express lanes4840

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 Gold 6132 17.91
+8.6%
Xeon E5-2697 v4 16.49
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  • GeekBench 5 Single-Core
  • GeekBench 5 Multi-Core

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 Gold 6132 22225
+8.6%
Xeon E5-2697 v4 20472

Xeon Gold 6132 outperforms Xeon E5-2697 v4 by 9% in Passmark.

GeekBench 5 Single-Core

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: 37%

Xeon Gold 6132 896
+6.8%
Xeon E5-2697 v4 839

Xeon Gold 6132 outperforms Xeon E5-2697 v4 by 7% in GeekBench 5 Single-Core.

GeekBench 5 Multi-Core

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: 37%

Xeon Gold 6132 11523
+4.9%
Xeon E5-2697 v4 10981

Xeon Gold 6132 outperforms Xeon E5-2697 v4 by 5% in GeekBench 5 Multi-Core.

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages


Performance rating 17.91 16.49
Recency 25 April 2017 20 June 2016
Cost $2111 $2702
Boost clock speed 2600 2300
Thermal design power (TDP) 140 Watt 145 Watt

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Intel Xeon Gold 6132
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Xeon E5-2697 v4

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