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Intel Xeon E5-2690v3 2.6GHz Socket 2011-3 Box vs. AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 3.6GHz Socket AM4 Box + 8

64-bit processor
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ECC
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
Instructions
AVX2
MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, SSE4a, AVX, AES-NI, AVX2, FMA3, ABM, BMI1, BMI2, F16C, AES
MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, SSE4a, AVX, AES-NI, AVX2, FMA3, ABM, BMI1, BMI2, F16C, AES
MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, SSE4a, AVX, AES-NI, AVX2, FMA3, ABM, BMI1, BMI2, F16C, AES
MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, SSE4a, AVX, AES-NI, AVX2, FMA3, ABM, BMI1, BMI2, F16C, AES
MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, AES-NI, AVX2, FMA3, ABM, BMI1, BMI2, F16C, AES, MPX, SGX, TSX
MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, SSE4a, AVX, AES-NI, AVX2, FMA3, ABM, BMI1, BMI2, F16C, AES
MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSE4, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, AES-NI, AVX2, FMA3, ABM, BMI1, BMI2, F16C, AES, SGX, TSX
MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSE4, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, AES-NI, AVX2, FMA3, ABM, BMI1, BMI2, F16C, AES, SGX, TSX
CPU throttling
Intel SpeedStep
AMD Pure Power
AMD Pure Power
AMD Pure Power
AMD Pure Power
Intel SpeedStep
AMD Pure Power
Intel SpeedStep
Intel SpeedStep
Integrated graphics
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Frequency
350 MHz
1250 MHz
350 MHz
350 MHz
Graphics processor
Intel UHD Graphics 630
AMD Radeon Vega 8
Intel UHD Graphics 630
Intel UHD Graphics 630
Tubro frequency
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Frequency (turbo)
1200 MHz
1250 MHz
1200 MHz
1200 MHz
Turbo Boost/Core
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Max frequency
3.5 GHz
4.4 GHz
4.3 GHz
4.2 GHz
4.6 GHz
4.4 GHz
5 GHz
4 GHz
5.1 GHz
5.3 GHz
Virtualization
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Technology type
Intel VT-x, Intel VT-d, Intel EPT
AMD-V, AMD-Vi, AMD RVI
AMD-V, AMD-Vi, AMD RVI
AMD-V, AMD-Vi, AMD RVI
AMD-V, AMD-Vi, AMD RVI
Intel VT-x, Intel VT-d, Intel EPT
AMD-V, AMD-Vi, AMD RVI
Intel VT-x, Intel VT-d, Intel EPT
Intel VT-x, Intel VT-d, Intel EPT
Boxed
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Box version
with fan
with fan
with fan
with fan
with fan
without fan/cooler
with fan
without fan/cooler
without fan/cooler
Clock frequency
2.6 GHz
3.6 GHz
3.8 GHz
3.6 GHz
3.8 GHz
3.8 GHz
3.6 GHz
3.6 GHz
3.8 GHz
3.7 GHz
CPU type
Intel Xeon E5 v3
AMD Ryzen 7 3000 Series
AMD Ryzen 3 3000 Series
AMD Ryzen 5 3000 Series
AMD Ryzen 9 3000 Series
AMD Ryzen 5 3000 Series
Intel Core i9 Gen 9
AMD Ryzen 3 3000G Series
Intel Core i7 Gen 10
Intel Core i9 Gen 10
Max number of PCI Express lanes
40
20
20
20
20
16
20
16
16
Micron technology
22 nm
7 nm
7 nm
7 nm
7 nm
7 nm
14 nm
12 nm
14 nm
14 nm
Number of cores
12 ​
8 ​
4 ​
6 ​
12 ​
6 ​
8 ​
4 ​
8 ​
10 ​
Number of threads
24 ​
16 ​
8 ​
12 ​
24 ​
12 ​
16 ​
4 ​
16 ​
20 ​
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
135 W
65 W
65 W
65 W
105 W
95 W
95 W
65 W
125 W
125 W
L2 cache (total)
4 MB
2 MB
3 MB
6 MB
3 MB
2 MB
2 MB
L3 cache (total)
30 MB
32 MB
16 MB
32 MB
64 MB
32 MB
16 MB
4 MB
16 MB
20 MB
Release year
2014
2019
2020
2019
2019
2019
2018
2019
2020
2020
Socket
Intel Socket 2011-3
AMD Socket AM4
AMD Socket AM4
AMD Socket AM4
AMD Socket AM4
AMD Socket AM4
Intel Socket 1151-2
AMD Socket AM4
Intel Socket 1200
Intel Socket 1200