Intel Xeon E5-2643 v2 vs Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2

Intel Xeon E5-2643 v2
3500 MHz / Cores: 6 / Sep 2013
Intel Xeon E5-2643 v2Intel Socket 2011
Type: Server

Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2
3500 MHz / Cores: 6 / Sep 2013
Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2Intel Socket 2011
Type: Server

Summary

Reasons to consider Intel Xeon E5-2643 v2

None

Reasons to consider Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2

Higher theoretical single-threaded performance, based on raw specifications plus core architecture.
Higher theoretical multi-threaded performance, based on raw specifications plus core architecture.
Higher overall performance, based on specifications plus core architecture.

Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2

Gaming

HWBench recommends Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

No winner

Productivity

No clear winner declared


Specifications

Features

Intel Xeon E5-2643 v2Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2
MMX
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSSE3
SSE4.2
AVX
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
TXT
Intel VT-x
Intel VT-d
AES-NI
F16C
EPT
ECC

Architecture

Intel Xeon E5-2643 v2Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2
ArchitectureIntel_IvyBridgevsIntel_IvyBridge
MarketServervsServer
Memory SupportDDR3vsDDR3
CodenameIvy Bridge-EPvsIvy Bridge-E
Release DateSep 2013vsSep 2013

Cores

Intel Xeon E5-2643 v2Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2
Cores6vs6
Threads12vs12
SMPs2vs1
Integrated GraphicsNovsNo

Cache

Intel Xeon E5-2643 v2Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2
L1 Cache64 KB (per core)vs64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache256 KB (per core)vs256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache15360 KB (shared)vs15360 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Xeon E5-2643 v2Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2
SocketIntel Socket 2011vsIntel Socket 2011
Max Case Tempunknownvsunknown
Packagevs
Die Size160 mm²vs160 mm²
Process22 nmvs22 nm

Performance

Intel Xeon E5-2643 v2Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2
Cpu Frequency3500 MHzvs3700 MHz
Turbo Clock Speednonevsnone
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltageunknownvsunknown
TDP130 Wvs130 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Xeon E5-2643 v2
    3605 points
  • Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2
    3811 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Xeon E5-2643 v2
    25956 points
  • Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2
    27439 points

Points - higher is better