Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2
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Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2 vs Intel Xeon E5-2620 v2. Specifications, performance, tests

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Released
Q3/2013
Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2
Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2
Released
Q3/2013
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Intel Xeon E5-2620 v2
Intel Xeon E5-2620 v2

What's the best choice Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2 or Intel Xeon E5-2620 v2?

We have prepared a comparison to help you choose the best processor. Compare their specifications and benchmarks.

Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2 has a maximum frequency of 3.70 GHz. 6 Cores. Power consumption of 130 W. Released in Q3/2013.

Intel Xeon E5-2620 v2 has a maximum frequency of 2.10 GHz. 6 Cores. Power consumption of 80 W. Released in Q3/2013.

Differences

  • Place in the overall ranking

    (based on several benchmarks)

    548 left arrow score
  • Higher clock speed

    Around 43% better clock speed

    3.70 GHz left arrow 2.10 GHz
  • Higher turbo clock speed

    Around 35% better overclocked clock speed

    4.00 GHz left arrow 2.60 GHz

Positions in all rankings

Common positions Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2 CPU in popular benchmarks, for comparison with other models.

  • Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)
    418 place
  • Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)
    289 place
  • Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)
    619 place
  • Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)
    365 place
  • Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)
    389 place
  • Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)
    189 place
  • Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)
    168 place
  • Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)
    154 place
  • Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark
    256 place
  • Place in the overall ranking

    (based on several benchmarks)

    822 left arrow score
  • Performance per watt

    About 0.62 times less performance per watt

    80 W left arrow 130 W

Positions in all rankings

Common positions Intel Xeon E5-2620 v2 CPU in popular benchmarks, for comparison with other models.

  • Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)
    801 place
  • Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)
    417 place
  • Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)
    985 place
  • Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)
    561 place
  • Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)
    560 place
  • Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)
    132 place
  • Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)
    122 place
  • Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)
    256 place
  • Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark
    460 place

Specifications

Technical data
Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2 Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2
Intel Xeon E5-2620 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2620 v2
CPU family and group

Background information about the processors being compared, series, generation and market segment.

  • Segment
    Desktop / Server left arrow Desktop / Server
  • Family
    Intel Xeon E5 left arrow Intel Xeon E5
  • Generation
    4 left arrow 4
  • CPU group
    Intel Xeon E5 v2 left arrow Intel Xeon E5 v2
  • Successor
    Intel Xeon E5-1660 v3 left arrow --
CPU Technical specs

Basic parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base and turbo frequency, and cache size. These parameters indirectly tell about the speed of the processor, the higher they are the better.

  • Frequency
    3.70 GHz left arrow 2.10 GHz
  • CPU Cores
    6 left arrow 6
  • Turbo (1 Core)
    4.00 GHz left arrow 2.60 GHz
  • CPU Threads
    12 left arrow 12
  • Turbo (6 Cores)
    3.80 GHz left arrow 2.30 GHz
  • Hyperthreading
    Yes left arrow Yes
  • Overclocking
    No left arrow No
  • Core architecture
    normal left arrow normal
IGPU

Internal Graphics does not affect the performance of the CPU, performs the work of the graphics card in its absence or on mobile devices.

  • GPU name
    no iGPU left arrow no iGPU
  • GPU (Turbo)
    No turbo left arrow No turbo
Hardware codec support

Built-in codecs used to encode and decode content. Significantly speeds up the required operations.

  • h265 / HEVC (8 bit)
    No left arrow No
  • h265 / HEVC (10 bit)
    No left arrow No
  • h264
    No left arrow No
  • VP9
    No left arrow No
  • VP8
    No left arrow No
  • AV1
    No left arrow No
  • AVC
    No left arrow No
  • VC-1
    No left arrow No
  • JPEG
    No left arrow No
Memory specs & PCI

Types, channel quantity of RAM supported by Intel Xeon E5-2620 v2 and Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2. Depending on the motherboards, higher or lower memory frequencies may be supported.

  • Memory type
    DDR3-1866 left arrow DDR3-1600
  • ECC
    Yes left arrow Yes
  • Memory channels
    4 left arrow 4
  • PCIe version
    3.0 left arrow 3.0
  • PCIe lanes
    40 left arrow 40
Encryption
  • AES-NI
    Yes left arrow Yes
Thermal Management

Compare the TDP requirements of TDP Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2 and Intel Xeon E5-2620 v2 to select a cooling system. Note, the TDP value refers to thermal watts, not electrical watts.

  • TDP (PL1)
    130 W left arrow 80 W
Technologies and extensions

Architecture, interfaces, additional instructions supported by Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2 and Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2, virtual machine technologies and process technology.

  • Instruction set (ISA)
    x86-64 (64 bit) left arrow x86-64 (64 bit)
  • Virtualization
    VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d left arrow VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
  • ISA extensions
    SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX left arrow SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX
  • L3-Cache
    12.00 MB left arrow 15.00 MB
  • Architecture
    Ivy Bridge EP left arrow Ivy Bridge EP
  • Technology
    22 nm left arrow 22 nm
  • Socket
    LGA 2011 left arrow LGA 2011
  • Release date
    Q3/2013 left arrow Q3/2013

Benchmarks

Performance tests CPUs

Based on the results of several benchmarks, you can more accurately estimate the difference in performance between Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2 and Intel Xeon E5-2620 v2.

Compare the synthetic test values and choose the best processor!

Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)
The Cinebench R15 SC stresses the computing modules of a desktop or laptop computer to their limits and accurately determines the key performance parameters of the hardware
Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)
The Cinebench R15 MC stresses the computing modules of a desktop or laptop computer to their limits and accurately determines the key performance parameters of the hardware
Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 SC is a popular cross-platform performance test for desktop or mobile processors that uses system memory intensively
Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)
Geekbench 5 MC is a popular cross-platform performance test for desktop or mobile processors that uses system memory intensively
Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)
Geekbench 3 SC for one CPU core, includes stress tests simulating real 3D scenarios for Windows, Mac, Linux, Ansroid, iOS
Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)
Geekbench 3 MC using a multi-core and hyperthreading, includes stress tests simulating real 3D scenarios for Windows, Mac, Linux, Ansroid, iOS
Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)
The PC CPU and GPU test involves rendering a specific 3D scene in single-core mode, based on CINEMA 4D
Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)
The PC CPU and GPU test involves rendering a specific 3D scene in multi-core mode and hyperthreading, based on CINEMA 4D
Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark
PassMark is a test suite that performs complex mathematical calculations to determine CPU performance on file compression, encryption and physics-related tasks

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