Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2 vs Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2

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Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2
Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2 Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2

CPU comparison

Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2 or Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2 - which processor is faster? In this comparison we look at the differences and analyze which of these two CPUs is better. We compare the technical data and benchmark results.

The Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2 has 6 cores with 12 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.90 GHz. Up to 256 GB of memory is supported in 4 memory channels. The Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2 was released in Q3/2013.

The Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2 has 6 cores with 12 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 4.00 GHz. The CPU supports up to 256 GB of memory in 4 memory channels. The Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2 was released in Q3/2013.
Intel Xeon E5 Family Intel Xeon E5
Intel Xeon E5 v2 CPU group Intel Xeon E5 v2
4 Generation 4
Ivy Bridge EP Architecture Ivy Bridge EP
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor --
Intel Xeon E5-1650 v3 Successor Intel Xeon E5-1660 v3

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2 has 6 CPU cores and can calculate 12 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2 is 3.50 GHz (3.90 GHz) while the Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2 has 6 CPU cores and 12 threads can calculate simultaneously. The clock frequency of the Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2 is at --.

6 Cores 6
12 Threads 12
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No
3.50 GHz Frequency 3.70 GHz
3.90 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 4.00 GHz
3.70 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 3.80 GHz

Internal Graphics

The Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2 or Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2 has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die.

no iGPU GPU no iGPU
GPU frequency
GPU (Turbo)
GPU Generation
Technology
Max. displays
Execution units
Shader
Max. GPU Memory
DirectX Version

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
No Codec h264 No
No Codec VP9 No
No Codec VP8 No
No Codec AV1 No
No Codec AVC No
No Codec VC-1 No
No Codec JPEG No

Memory & PCIe

The Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2 can use up to 256 GB of memory in 4 memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 59.7 GB/s. The Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2 supports up to 256 GB of memory in 4 memory channels and achieves a memory bandwidth of up to 59.7 GB/s.

DDR3-1866 Memory DDR3-1866
256 GB Max. Memory 256 GB
4 (Quad Channel) Memory channels 4 (Quad Channel)
59.7 GB/s Bandwidth 59.7 GB/s
Yes ECC Yes
L2 Cache
12.00 MB L3 Cache 12.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version 3.0
40 PCIe lanes 40

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2 is 130 W, while the Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2 has a TDP of 130 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently.

130 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 130 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical details

The Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2 is manufactured in 22 nm and has 12.00 MB cache. The Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2 is manufactured in 22 nm and has a 12.00 MB cache.

22 nm Technology 22 nm
Monolithic Chip design Monolithic
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX
LGA 2011 Socket LGA 2011
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
Q3/2013 Release date Q3/2013
570 $ Release price 570 $
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Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2 Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2
6C 12T @ 3.90 GHz
209 (100%)
Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2 Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
0 (0%)
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Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2 Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
2053 (100%)
Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2 Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2
6C 12T @ 3.80 GHz
0 (0%)
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Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The single-core benchmark only evaluates the performance of the fastest CPU core, the number of CPU cores in a processor is irrelevant here.

Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2 Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2
6C 12T @ 3.90 GHz
784 (100%)
Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2 Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
726 (93%)
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Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The multi-core benchmark evaluates the performance of all of the processor's CPU cores. Virtual thread improvements such as AMD SMT or Intel's Hyper-Threading have a positive impact on the benchmark result.

Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2 Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
3824 (100%)
Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2 Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2
6C 12T @ 3.80 GHz
3428 (90%)
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2 Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2
6C 12T @ 3.90 GHz
853 (93%)
Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2 Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
921 (100%)
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2 Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
5221 (95%)
Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2 Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2
6C 12T @ 3.80 GHz
5503 (100%)
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Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.

Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2 Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
12750 (92%)
Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2 Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2
6C 12T @ 3.80 GHz
13919 (100%)
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Blender 2.81 (bmw27)

Blender is a free 3D graphics software for rendering (creating) 3D bodies, which can also be textured and animated in the software. The Blender benchmark creates predefined scenes and measures the time (s) required for the entire scene. The shorter the time required, the better. We selected bmw27 as the benchmark scene.

Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2 Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
403.8 (100%)
Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2 Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2
6C 12T @ 3.80 GHz
0 (0%)
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CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.

Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2 Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2
6C 12T @ 3.50 GHz
2719 (96%)
Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2 Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
2838 (100%)
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Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2 Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2
6C 12T @ 3.90 GHz
145 (96%)
Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2 Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
151 (100%)
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Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2 Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
1065 (98%)
Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2 Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2
6C 12T @ 3.80 GHz
1092 (100%)
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Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2 Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2
6C 12T @ 3.90 GHz
3240 (98%)
Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2 Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
3295 (100%)
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Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2 Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
18570 (99%)
Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2 Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2
6C 12T @ 3.80 GHz
18720 (100%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2 Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2
6C 12T @ 3.90 GHz
1.76 (97%)
Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2 Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
1.82 (100%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2 Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
11.37 (97%)
Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2 Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2
6C 12T @ 3.80 GHz
11.71 (100%)
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Devices using this processor

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