Intel Xeon W-2150B vs E5-2690 v4

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Games supported 100%
Intel Xeon W-2150B
Intel Xeon W-2150B
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Intel Xeon E5-2690 v4
Intel Xeon E5-2690 v4
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Price now 321$
Games supported 100%

General info

Comparing Xeon W-2150B and Xeon E5-2690 v4 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating298310
Value for moneyno data14.18
Market segmentServerServer
SeriesIntel Xeon WIntel Xeon E5
Architecture codenameSkylake (server) (2017−2019)Broadwell (2015−2019)
Release date5 June 2017 (5 years ago)20 June 2016 (6 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)no data$2,090
Current priceno data$321 (0.2x MSRP)
Value for money

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Technical specs

Xeon W-2150B and Xeon E5-2690 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 cores10 (Deca-Core)14 (Tetradeca-Core)
Base clock speedno data2.6 GHz
Boost clock speed3 GHz3.5 GHz
Bus support4 × 8 GT/s2 × 9.6 GT/s
L1 cache640 KBno data
L2 cache10 MB3.5 MB
L3 cache13.75 MB35 MB
Chip lithography14 nm14 nm
Die sizeno data306.18 mm2
Maximum core temperatureno data89 °C
Number of transistorsno data4700 Million
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility--
Unlocked multiplier--


Information on Xeon W-2150B and Xeon E5-2690 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 configuration1 (Uniprocessor)2
SocketSocket R4FCLGA2011-3
Thermal design power (TDP)no data135 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon W-2150B and Xeon E5-2690 v4. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsno dataIntel® AVX2
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)no data+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)++
Turbo Boost Technologyno data2.0
Hyper-Threading Technologyno data+
TSXno data+
Idle Statesno data+
Thermal Monitoringno data+
Flex Memory Accessno data-
Demand Based Switchingno data+
PAEno data46 Bit

Security technologies

Xeon W-2150B and Xeon E5-2690 v4 technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

EDBno data+
Secure Keyno data+
Identity Protectionno data-
OS Guardno data+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon W-2150B and Xeon E5-2690 v4 are enumerated here.

EPTno data+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Xeon W-2150B and Xeon E5-2690 v4. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4-2666DDR4-1600, DDR4-1866, DDR4-2133, DDR4-2400
Maximum memory size512 GB1.5 TB
Max memory channels44
Maximum memory bandwidth85.33 GB/s76.8 GB/s
ECC memory support++


Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Xeon W-2150B and Xeon E5-2690 v4.

PCIe versionno data3.0
PCI Express lanesno data40

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 W-2150B 20.28
Xeon E5-2690 v4 19.96
  • 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: 68%

Xeon W-2150B 20442
Xeon E5-2690 v4 20127

Benchmark coverage: 37%

Xeon W-2150B 1073
Xeon E5-2690 v4 804

Benchmark coverage: 37%

Xeon W-2150B 9027
Xeon E5-2690 v4 9560

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages

Performance rating 20.28 19.96
Novelty 5 June 2017 20 June 2016
Boost clock speed 3000 2600

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Intel Xeon W-2150B
Intel Xeon W-2150B


Intel Xeon E5-2690 v4
Intel Xeon E5-2690 v4

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