Intel Core i7-6850K vs Intel Xeon E5-2637 v2

Physical Specifications

Socket Intel Socket 2011-3 Intel Socket 2011
Foundry Intel Intel
Process size 14 nm 22 nm
Transistors unknown 1,400 million
Die size unknown 160 mm²
tCaseMax 72°C


Frequency 3.6 GHz 3.5 GHz
Turbo clock up to 3.8 GHz
Base clock 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 36.0x 35.0x
Multiplier unlocked No No
TDP 140 W 130 W

Architecture Details

Vertical Segment Desktop Server/Workstation
Production status Active unknown
Release date May 31st, 2016 Sep 1st, 2013
Codename Broadwell-E Ivy Bridge-EP
Generation Core i7 Xeon E5
Part SR2PC SR1B7
Memory support DDR4 DDR3 Quad-channel
ECC memory No Yes
PCI Express Gen 2 Gen 3


Total Cores 6 4
Total Threads 12 8
SMP # CPUs 1 2
Integrated graphics


Cache L1 32K (per core) 64K (per core)
Cache L2 256K (per core) 256K (per core)
Cache L3 15MB (shared) 10MB (shared)

Features & Technologies

AES-NI Yes Yes
AVX Yes Yes
AVX2 Yes
BMI1 Yes
BMI2 Yes
Boost 2.0 Yes
EIST Yes 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
TXT Yes Yes
VT-d Yes Yes
VT-x Yes Yes
XD bit Yes Yes


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