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Intel Core i7-4960X
Intel Xeon E5-2603
Top 23%1,616 points
Top 23%
Top 73%559 points
Top 73%
Intel Core i7-4960X
Intel Xeon E5-2603
Top specs and features

Intel Core i7-4960X vs Intel Xeon E5-2603: 29 facts in comparison

1. total clock speed

3x faster CPU clock speed.
6 x 3.6GHz
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970X: 24 x 3.5GHz
4 x 1.8GHz

2. RAM speed

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
1866MHz
AMD Ryzen 5 2400GE: 2933MHz
1066MHz

3. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
12
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990X: 64
4

4. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
22nm
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990X: 12nm
32nm

5. L2 cache

A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
1.5MB
Intel Xeon Phi 7235: 32MB
1MB

6. L1 cache

A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
384KB
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990X: 3072KB
256KB

7. PassMark result

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using multiple threads.
14162
Intel Xeon W-2195: 26470
3510

8. 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 E3805: 3W
80W

9. 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 i7-4960X
Intel Xeon E5-2603
96% have it

10. 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
0.25MB/core

11. Has AES

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.
Intel Core i7-4960X
Intel Xeon E5-2603
79% have it

12. 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 i7-4960X
Intel Xeon E5-2603
88% have it

13. L3 cache

A larger L3 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
15MB
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990X: 65.54MB
10MB

14. Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
Intel Core i7-4960X
Intel Xeon E5-2603
95% have it

15. memory channels

More memory channels increases the speed of data transfer between the memory and the CPU.
4
Intel Atom x5-Z8350: 12.8
4

16. 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 i7-4960X
Intel Xeon E5-2603
57% have it

17. number of transistors

A higher transistor count generally indicates a newer, more powerful processor.
1860 million
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990X: 9600 million
2270 million

18. Has Tri-Gate transistors

An advanced transistor technology developed by Intel that allows lower power consumption and higher speeds.
Intel Core i7-4960X
Intel Xeon E5-2603
32% have it

19. L3 core

More data can be stored in the L3 cache for access by each core of the CPU.
2.5MB/core
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1940X: 2340.57MB/core
2.5MB/core

20. PassMark result (single)

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using a single thread.
2093
Intel Core i3-7350K: 2625
960

21. Has NX bit

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
Intel Core i7-4960X
Intel Xeon E5-2603
94% have it

22. Has MMX

MMX is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
Intel Core i7-4960X
Intel Xeon E5-2603
95% have it

23. 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
AMD Athlon Pro 200GE: 4.2
4.2

24. Has AVX

AVX is used to help speed up calculations in multimedia, scientific and financial applications, as well as improving Linux RAID software performance.
Intel Core i7-4960X
Intel Xeon E5-2603
78% have it

25. Has RdRand

RdRand is an instruction set used for cryptography.
Intel Core i7-4960X
Intel Xeon E5-2603
23% have it

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