Intel Core i7-5960X vs Intel Xeon E5-2650 v2

Physical Specifications

Socket Intel Socket 2011-3 Intel Socket 2011
Foundry Intel Intel
Process size 22 nm 22 nm
Transistors 2,600 million 1,400 million
Die size 356 mm² 160 mm²
Package

Performance

Frequency 3 GHz 2.6 GHz
Turbo clock up to 3.5 GHz up to 3.4 GHz
Base clock 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 30.0x 26.0x
Multiplier unlocked No No
TDP 140 W 95 W

Architecture Details

Vertical Segment Desktop Server/Workstation
Production status Active unknown
Release date Sep 1st, 2014 Sep 1st, 2013
Codename Haswell-E Ivy Bridge-EP
Generation Core i7 Xeon E5
Part SR20Q SR1A8
Memory support DDR4 DDR3 Quad-channel
ECC memory No Yes
PCI Express Gen 2 Gen 3

Cores

Total Cores 8 8
Total Threads 16 16
SMP # CPUs 1 2
Integrated graphics

Cache

Cache L1 64K (per core) 64K (per core)
Cache L2 256K (per core) 256K (per core)
Cache L3 20MB (shared) 20MB (shared)

Features & Technologies

AES-NI Yes Yes
AVX Yes Yes
AVX2 Yes
BMI1 Yes
BMI2 Yes
Boost 2.0 Yes
CLMUL Yes
ECC Yes
EIST Yes Yes
EPT Yes
F16C Yes Yes
FMA3 Yes
HTT Yes Yes
Intel 64 Yes Yes
MMX Yes Yes
SSE Yes Yes
SSE2 Yes Yes
SSE3 Yes Yes
SSE4.2 Yes Yes
SSSE3 Yes Yes
TSX Yes
TXT Yes Yes
VT-d Yes Yes
VT-x Yes Yes
XD bit Yes Yes

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