Intel Core i7-2820QM vs Intel Xeon E5-2603 v2

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Physical Specifications

Socket Intel Socket G2 (988B) Intel Socket 2011
Foundry Intel Intel
Process size 32 nm 22 nm
Transistors 1,160 million 1,400 million
Die size 216 mm² 160 mm²
Package rPGA


Frequency 2.3 GHz 1800 MHz
Turbo clock up to 3.4 GHz
Base clock 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 23.0x 18.0x
Multiplier unlocked No No
TDP 45 W 80 W

Architecture Details

Vertical Segment Mobile Server/Workstation
Production status End-of-life unknown
Release date Jan 3rd, 2011 Sep 1st, 2013
Codename Sandy Bridge Ivy Bridge-EP
Generation Core i7 Xeon E5
Part SR012 SR1AY
Memory support unknown Dual-channel DDR3 Quad-channel
ECC memory No Yes
PCI Express Gen 3


Total Cores 4 4
Total Threads 8 4
SMP # CPUs 1 2
Integrated graphics Intel HD 3000


Cache L1 64K (per core) 64K (per core)
Cache L2 256K (per core) 256K (per core)
Cache L3 8MB (shared) 10MB (shared)

Features & Technologies

AES-NI Yes Yes
AVX Yes Yes
EIST Yes Yes
F16C Yes
Intel 64 Yes Yes
MMX Yes Yes
SSE Yes Yes
SSE2 Yes Yes
SSE3 Yes Yes
SSE4.2 Yes Yes
SSSE3 Yes Yes
TXT Yes Yes
VT-d Yes Yes
VT-x Yes Yes
XD bit Yes Yes


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