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Intel Xeon E3-1505M v6

Intel E3-1505M v6

The Intel Xeon E3-1505M v6 is a fast quad-core processor notebooks based on the Kaby Lake architecture and was announced in January 2017. It is the second fastest mobile Xeon model and the performance is slightly better tha the 100 MHz slower clocked consumer Core i7-7820HQ. Compared to the Core processors, the chip also supports ECC-RAM (error correction). Besides four cores including Hyper-Threading support running at 3 - 4 GHz (4 cores up to 3.6 GHz, 2 cores up to 3.8 GHz), the processor is also equipped with the professional HD Graphics P630 GPU as well as a dual-channel memory controller (DDR3L-1600/DDR4-2400). It is manufactured in a 14nm process with FinFET transistors.

Architecture

Intel basically uses the same micro architecture compared to Skylake, so the per-MHz performance does not differ. The manufacturer only reworked the Speed Shift technology for faster dynamic adjustments of voltages and clocks, and the improved 14nm process allows much higher frequencies combined with better efficiency than before.

Performance

Thanks to the higher clocks, even the smaller model of the mobile Xeons is ahead of the fastest Skylake models (Xeon E3-1575M v6) and is therefore als powerful enough for very demanding applications.

Graphics

The integrated professional Intel HD Graphics P630 has 24 Execution Units (similar to previous HD Graphics 530) running at 350 - 1100 MHz. The performance depends a lot on the memory configuration; it should be comparable to a dedicated Nvidia GeForce 920M in combination with fast DDR4-2133 dual-channel memory. It offers certified drivers for 15 professional and CAD applications.

Contrary to Skylake, Kaby Lake now supports hardware decoding for H.265/HEVC Main 10 with a 10-bit color depth as well as Google's VP9 codec. The dual-core Kaby Lake processors, which were announced in January, should also support HDCP 2.2.

Power Consumption

The chip is manufactured in an improved 14nm process with FinFET transistors, which improves the efficiency even further. Intel still specifies the TDP with 45 Watts, but it can also be reduced to 35 Watts by the notebook manufacturers (cTDP down). This will obviously affect the performance, because the Turbo Boost cannot be maintained for longer periods.

 

SeriesIntel Xeon
CodenameKaby Lake
Clock Rate3000 - 4000 MHz
Level 1 Cache256 KB
Level 2 Cache1024 KB
Level 3 Cache8192 KB
Number of Cores / Threads4 / 8
Max. Power Consumption (TDP = Thermal Design Power)45 Watt
Manufacturing Technology14 nm
Max. Temperature100 °C
FeaturesDual-Channel DDR4 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, AES-NI, SIPP, vPro, TXT
GPUIntel HD Graphics P630 (300 - 1150 MHz)
64 Bit64 Bit support
Hardware VirtualizationVT-x, VT-d
Starting Price $623 U.S.
Announcement Date01/03/2017
Product Link (external)Intel Xeon E3-1505M v6

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Other CPUs of the series Intel Xeon

» Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
   3.1 GHz / 1 MB + 8 MB
» Intel Xeon E3-1505M v6
   3 GHz / 1 MB + 8 MB
» Intel Xeon E3-1575M v5
   3 GHz / 1 MB + 8 MB
» Intel Xeon E3-1545M v5
   2.9 GHz / 1 MB + 8 MB
» Intel Xeon E3-1535M v5
   2.9 GHz / 1 MB + 8 MB
» Intel Xeon E3-1515M v5
   2.8 GHz / 1 MB + 8 MB
» Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5
   2.8 GHz / 1 MB + 8 MB

Surrounding CPUs

- Intel Core i7 (Desktop) 4790
   3.6 GHz / 1 MB + 8 MB
- Intel Core i5 (Desktop) 7600K
   3.8 GHz / 1 MB + 8 MB
- Intel Core i7 (Desktop) 5775C
   3.3 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
- Intel Core i7 (Desktop) 4770K
   3.5 GHz / 1 MB + 8 MB
- Intel Core i7 (Desktop) 4790S
   3.2 GHz / 1 MB + 8 MB
» Intel Xeon E3-1505M v6
   3 GHz / 1 MB + 8 MB
+ Intel Xeon E3-1575M v5
   3 GHz / 1024 KB + 8192 KB
+ Intel Core i7 4940MX
   3.1 GHz / 1024 KB + 8192 KB
+ Intel Core i7 7820HQ
   2.9 GHz / 1024 KB + 8192 KB
+ Intel Core i7 7820HK
   2.9 GHz / 1024 KB + 8192 KB
+ Intel Core i7 (Desktop) 990X EE
   3.47 GHz / 1536 KB + 12288 KB
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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2017-01- 5)