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 v2 Intel Socket 2011
Type: Server

Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2
3500 MHz / Cores: 6 / Sep 2013
Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2 Intel 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 v2 Intel 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 v2 Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2
Architecture Intel_IvyBridge vs Intel_IvyBridge
Market Server vs Server
Memory Support DDR3 vs DDR3
Codename Ivy Bridge-EP vs Ivy Bridge-E
Release Date Sep 2013 vs Sep 2013

Cores

Intel Xeon E5-2643 v2 Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2
Cores 6 vs 6
Threads 12 vs 12
SMPs 2 vs 1
Integrated Graphics No vs No

Cache

Intel Xeon E5-2643 v2 Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2
L1 Cache 64 KB (per core) vs 64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache 256 KB (per core) vs 256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache 15360 KB (shared) vs 15360 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Xeon E5-2643 v2 Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2
Socket Intel Socket 2011 vs Intel Socket 2011
Max Case Temp unknown vs unknown
Package vs
Die Size 160 mm² vs 160 mm²
Process 22 nm vs 22 nm

Performance

Intel Xeon E5-2643 v2 Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2
Cpu Frequency 3500 MHz vs 3700 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed none vs none
Base Clock 100 MHz vs 100 MHz
Voltage unknown vs unknown
TDP 130 W vs 130 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