Intel Xeon E5-2660 v3 vs Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4

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Intel Xeon E5-2660 v3 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4
Intel Xeon E5-2660 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4
Intel Xeon E5 Family Intel Xeon E5
Intel Xeon E5 v3 CPU group Intel Xeon E5 v4
5 Generation 6
Haswell E Architecture Broadwell E
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
Intel Xeon E5-2660 v2 Predecessor Intel Xeon E5-2680 v3
Intel Xeon E5-2660 v4 Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

In addition to the number of CPU cores and threads, you can see here whether the Intel Xeon E5-2660 v3 or Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4 can be overclocked. You will also find the clock frequencies of the processor (single-core and multi-core) here. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor.

10 Cores 14
20 Threads 28
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No
2.60 GHz Frequency 2.40 GHz
3.30 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 3.30 GHz
3.00 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 2.70 GHz

Internal Graphics

The Intel Xeon E5-2660 v3 or Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4 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. A processor with integrated graphics is also called APU (Accelerated Processing Unit).

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 memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the processor. The memory bandwidth depends on several factors and is given in gigabytes per second.

DDR4-2133 Memory DDR4-2400
Max. Memory
4 Memory channels 4
-- Bandwidth --
Yes ECC Yes
L2 Cache
25.00 MB L3 Cache 35.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version 3.0
40 PCIe lanes 40

Thermal Management

The Thermal Design Power (TDP for short) specifies the necessary cooling solution to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually only gives a rough idea of the real consumption of a CPU.

105 W TDP (PL1) 120 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical details

Here you will find information on the size of the level 2 and level 3 cache of the Intel Xeon E5-2660 v3 or Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4 as well as a list of the processors ISA extensions. We have documented the architecture and the manufacturing technology for you as well as the release date.

22 nm Technology 14 nm
Monolithic Chip design Monolithic
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2 ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2
LGA 2011-3 Socket LGA 2011-3
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
Q3/2014 Release date Q1/2016
-- Release price --
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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 E5-2660 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2660 v3
10C 20T @ 3.30 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4
14C 28T @ 3.30 GHz
213 (100%)
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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 E5-2660 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2660 v3
10C 20T @ 3.00 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4
14C 28T @ 2.70 GHz
3107 (100%)
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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 E5-2660 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2660 v3
10C 20T @ 3.30 GHz
734 (100%)
Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4
14C 28T @ 3.30 GHz
0 (0%)
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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 E5-2660 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2660 v3
10C 20T @ 3.00 GHz
6121 (100%)
Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4
14C 28T @ 2.70 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 E5-2660 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2660 v3
10C 20T @ 2.60 GHz
3967 (100%)
Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4
14C 28T @ 2.40 GHz
0 (0%)
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Blender 3.1 Benchmark

In the Blender Benchmark 3.1, the scenes "monster", "junkshop" and "classroom" are rendered and the time required by the system is measured. In our benchmark we test the CPU and not the graphics card. Blender 3.1 was presented as a standalone version in March 2022.

Intel Xeon E5-2660 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2660 v3
10C 20T @ 3.00 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4
14C 28T @ 2.70 GHz
230 (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 E5-2660 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2660 v3
10C 20T @ 3.00 GHz
16429 (83%)
Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4
14C 28T @ 2.70 GHz
19864 (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 E5-2660 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2660 v3
10C 20T @ 3.30 GHz
127 (92%)
Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4
14C 28T @ 3.30 GHz
138 (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 E5-2660 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2660 v3
10C 20T @ 3.00 GHz
1593 (79%)
Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4
14C 28T @ 2.70 GHz
2004 (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 E5-2660 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2660 v3
10C 20T @ 3.30 GHz
3429 (88%)
Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4
14C 28T @ 3.30 GHz
3887 (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 E5-2660 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2660 v3
10C 20T @ 3.00 GHz
33900 (67%)
Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4
14C 28T @ 2.70 GHz
50246 (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 E5-2660 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2660 v3
10C 20T @ 3.30 GHz
1.58 (94%)
Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4
14C 28T @ 3.30 GHz
1.68 (100%)
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core) results



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 E5-2660 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2660 v3
10C 20T @ 3.00 GHz
16.25 (66%)
Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4
14C 28T @ 2.70 GHz
24.68 (100%)
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



Devices using this processor

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