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Intel Core i7-3930K vs Intel Xeon E7-8850: 30 facts in comparison

1. total clock speed

4.17% faster CPU clock speed.
6 x 3.2GHz
Intel Xeon Platinum 8180: 28 x 2.5GHz
10 x 2GHz

2. RAM speed

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
1600MHz
Intel Xeon Gold 5122: 2670MHz
1333MHz

3. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
32nm
Intel Atom C3958: 14nm
32nm

4. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
12
Intel Xeon Platinum 8176: 56
20

5. L2 cache

A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
1.5MB
Intel Xeon Platinum 8176: 28MB
2.56MB

6. thermal design power (TDP)

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.
130W
Intel Atom Z650: 3W
130W

7. Supports 64-bit

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.
Intel Core i7-3930K
Intel Xeon E7-8850
96% have it

8. L2 core

More data can be stored in the L2 cache for access by each core of the CPU.
0.25MB/core
Intel Core i5-4200Y: 2.5MB/core
0.26MB/core

9. maximum memory bandwidth

This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.
51.2GB/s
Intel Xeon E5504: 192.2GB/s
102GB/s

10. turbo clock speed

When the CPU is running below its limitations, it can boost to a higher clock speed in order to give increased performance.
3.8GHz
Intel Core i5-7200U: 3100GHz
2.4GHz

11. Has AES

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.
Intel Core i7-3930K
Intel Xeon E7-8850
78% have it

12. Has an unlocked multiplier

Some processors come with an unlocked multiplier which makes them easy to overclock, allowing you to gain increased performance in games and other applications.
Intel Core i7-3930K
Intel Xeon E7-8850
8% have it

13. Uses hyperthreading technology

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.
Intel Core i7-3930K
Intel Xeon E7-8850
57% have it

14. Has dynamic frequency scaling

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.
Intel Core i7-3930K
Intel Xeon E7-8850
93% have it

16. memory channels

More memory channels increases the speed of data transfer between the memory and the CPU.
4
Intel Xeon Gold 5115: 6
4

17. L3 cache

A larger L3 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
12MB
Intel Xeon E7-8893 v4: 60MB
24MB

18. number of transistors

A higher transistor count generally indicates a newer, more powerful processor.
2270 million
Intel Xeon E5-2699 v4: 7200 million
2600 million

19. PCI Express (PCIe) version

PCI Express (PCIe) is a high speed expansion card standard, that connects the computer to it's peripherals. Newer versions can support more bandwidth and deliver better performance.
2
Intel Core i9-7920X: 44
2

20. L3 core

More data can be stored in the L3 cache for access by each core of the CPU.
2MB/core
Intel Core i9-7960X: 22MB/core
2.4MB/core

21. Has NX bit

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
Intel Core i7-3930K
Intel Xeon E7-8850
94% have it

22. Supports ECC memory

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.
Intel Core i7-3930K
Intel Xeon E7-8850
39% have it

23. Has MMX

MMX is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
Intel Core i7-3930K
Intel Xeon E7-8850
95% have it

24. height

3.97mm shorter.
52.5mm
Samsung Exynos 5 Dual: 11mm
56.47mm

25. SSE version

SSE is used to speed up multimedia tasks such as editing an image or adjusting audio volume. Each new version contains new instructions and improvements.
4.2
Intel Xeon E3-1285 v6: 4.2
4.2

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