Intel Xeon E5-2630L vs Intel Xeon X5690

Physical Specifications

Socket Intel Socket 2011 Intel Socket 1366
Foundry Intel Intel
Process size 32 nm 32 nm
Transistors 2,270 million 1,170 million
Die size 435 mm² 239 mm²
Package FC-LGA10 FC-LGA10


Frequency 2000 MHz 3.466 GHz
Turbo clock up to 2.5 GHz up to 3.733 GHz
Base clock 100 MHz 133 MHz
Multiplier 20.0x 26.0x
Multiplier unlocked No No
Voltage 1.35 V 1.35 V
TDP 60 W 130 W

Architecture Details

Vertical Segment Server/Workstation Server/Workstation
Production status unknown End-of-life
Release date Mar 6th, 2012 Feb 14th, 2011
Codename Sandy Bridge-EP Westmere-EP
Generation Xeon E5 Xeon
Memory support DDR3 Quad-channel DDR3 Triple-channel
ECC memory Yes Yes
PCI Express Gen 3 Gen 2


Total Cores 6 6
Total Threads 12 12
SMP # CPUs 2 2
Integrated graphics


Cache L1 64K (per core) 64K (per core)
Cache L2 256K (per core) 256K (per core)
Cache L3 15MB (shared) 12MB (shared)

Features & Technologies

6.4GT/s QPI Yes
8.0GT/s QPI Yes
AES-NI Yes Yes
EIST Yes 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
VT-x Yes Yes
XD bit Yes
XD-Bit Yes


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