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Intel Xeon E7-8867L
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Intel Xeon E7-8867L
Intel Core i7-3960X
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Intel Xeon E7-8867L vs Intel Core i7-3960X: 29 facts in comparison

1. total clock speed

7.58% faster CPU clock speed.
10 x 2.13GHz
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970X: 24 x 3.5GHz
6 x 3.3GHz

2. RAM speed

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
1333MHz
AMD Ryzen 5 2400GE: 2933MHz
1600MHz

3. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
20
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990X: 64
12

4. semiconductor size

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

5. L2 cache

A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
2.56MB
Intel Xeon Phi 7235: 32MB
1.5MB

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.
105W
Intel Atom E3805: 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 Xeon E7-8867L
Intel Core i7-3960X
96% have it

8. 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.
2.53GHz
Intel Core i5-7200U: 3100GHz
3.9GHz

9. L2 core

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

10. maximum memory bandwidth

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

11. Has AES

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.
Intel Xeon E7-8867L
Intel Core i7-3960X
79% 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 Xeon E7-8867L
Intel Core i7-3960X
10% have it

13. 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 Xeon E7-8867L
Intel Core i7-3960X
88% have it

14. L3 cache

A larger L3 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
30MB
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990X: 65.54MB
15MB

15. Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
Intel Xeon E7-8867L
Intel Core i7-3960X
95% have it

16. 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

17. 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 Xeon E7-8867L
Intel Core i7-3960X
57% have it

18. number of transistors

A higher transistor count generally indicates a newer, more powerful processor.
2600 million
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990X: 9600 million
2270 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.
3MB/core
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1940X: 2340.57MB/core
2.5MB/core

21. Has NX bit

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
Intel Xeon E7-8867L
Intel Core i7-3960X
94% have it

22. maximum memory size

The maximum amount of memory (RAM) supported.
4096GB
Intel Xeon E7-8830: 4096GB
64GB

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 MMX

MMX is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
Intel Xeon E7-8867L
Intel Core i7-3960X
95% have it

25. 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 Xeon E7-8867L
Intel Core i7-3960X
78% have it

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