82points

Intel Core i7-3930K

51points

Intel Xeon E3-1280 v2

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Intel Core i7-3930K vs Intel Xeon E3-1280 v2

Intel Core i7-3930K
Intel Xeon E3-1280 v2
Intel Core i7-3930K
Intel Xeon E3-1280 v2

Why is Intel Core i7-3930K better than Intel Xeon E3-1280 v2?

  • Has an unlocked multiplier

Why is Intel Xeon E3-1280 v2 better than Intel Core i7-3930K?

  • 10nm smaller semiconductor size
    22nmvs32nm
  • 61W lower TDP
    69Wvs130W
  • 0.2GHz higher turbo clock speed
    4GHzvs3.8GHz
  • Has Tri-Gate transistors
  • 211 higher PassMark result (single)
    2160vs1949
  • Has F16C
  • Supports ECC memory
  • Has RdRand

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General info

1.Supports 64-bit
Intel Core i7-3930K
Intel Xeon E3-1280 v2

A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.

2.semiconductor size

32nm

22nm

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.

Best

AMD Ryzen 5 2500X

12nm

3.thermal design power (TDP)

130W

69W

The thermal design power (TDP) is the maximum amount of power the cooling system needs to dissipate. A lower TDP typically means that it consumes less power.

Best

Intel Atom E3805

3W

4.Has RdRand
Intel Core i7-3930K
Intel Xeon E3-1280 v2

RdRand is an instruction set used for cryptography.

5.width

45mm

37.5mm

Best

Samsung Exynos 5 Dual

11mm

6.height

52.5mm

37.5mm

Best

Samsung Exynos 5 Dual

11mm

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Performance

1.CPU speed

6 x 3.2GHz

4 x 3.6GHz

Best

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

32 x 3GHz

2.L2 cache

1.5MB

1MB

A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.

Best

Intel Xeon Phi 7235

32MB

3.CPU threads

12

8

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

64

4.L1 cache

384KB

256KB

A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.

Best

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX

2250KB

5.L2 core

0.25MB/core

0.25MB/core

More data can be stored in the L2 cache for access by each core of the CPU.

Best

Intel Core i5-4200Y

2.5MB/core

6.L3 cache

12MB

8MB

A larger L3 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.

Best

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

64MB

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Memory

1.maximum memory bandwidth

51.2GB/s

25.6GB/s

This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.

Best

Intel Xeon E5504

192.2GB/s

2.RAM speed

1600MHz

1600MHz

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

Best

AMD Ryzen 5 2500X

2933MHz

3.memory channels

4

2

More memory channels increases the speed of data transfer between the memory and the CPU.

Best

Intel Atom x5-Z8350

12.8

4.bus transfer rate

5GT/s

5GT/s

The bus is responsible for transferring data between different components of a computer or device.

Best

Intel Xeon Gold 5115

10.4GT/s

5.maximum memory size

64GB

32GB

The maximum amount of memory (RAM) supported.

Best

Intel Xeon E7-8830

4096GB

6.Supports ECC memory
Intel Core i7-3930K
Intel Xeon E3-1280 v2

Error-correcting code memory can detect and correct data corruption. It is used when is it essential to avoid corruption, such as scientific computing or when running a server.

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Features

1.Uses hyperthreading technology
Intel Core i7-3930K
Intel Xeon E3-1280 v2

Many of Intel's processors use hyperthreading, which means that each core of the processor can work on two threads at once instead of most processors which work on a single thread per core. This means you can have significant performance gains in certain applications.

2.Has dynamic frequency scaling
Intel Core i7-3930K
Intel Xeon E3-1280 v2

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.

3.Has AES
Intel Core i7-3930K
Intel Xeon E3-1280 v2

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

4.Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Intel Core i7-3930K
Intel Xeon E3-1280 v2

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.

5.Has Tri-Gate transistors
Intel Core i7-3930K
Intel Xeon E3-1280 v2

An advanced transistor technology developed by Intel that allows lower power consumption and higher speeds.

6.Has MMX
Intel Core i7-3930K
Intel Xeon E3-1280 v2

MMX is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.

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Benchmarks

1.PassMark result

12078

9861

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using multiple threads.

Best

Intel Xeon W-2195

26470

2.PassMark result (single)

1949

2160

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using a single thread.

Best

Intel Core i3-7350K

2625

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