Xeon E5 1620 vs Xeon E3 1240 Tags: CPUs Xeon Workstations Virtualization Last response: December 15, 2012 12:28 AM in CPUs Share boelraty December 13, 2012 3:33:29 PM Hi, I'm buying a workstation for environment virtualization (between 2 and 4 virtual machines). Between the Xeon E5 1620 and the Xeon E3 1240, which one is the best ? They seem to be quite similar, but I'm a bit scared in regards to the E5 consumption compared to the E3. Thank you Best More about : xeon 1620 xeon 1240 battlefieldhazard December 15, 2012 12:28:15 AM e3 faster but e5 has better performance in general Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Xeon E3 vs Valencia vs Xeon E5 1600 Forum Intel Xeon E3 vs E5 Forum Xeon vs . i-series Forum I7 or XEON Any Suggestions? Forum Xeon vs . i7 vs . i5 Forum Which Xeon CPU? HPC - FEM3D - Parallel Computing Forum CL9 vs CL11: what's the difference? Forum Haswell: News, Rumors & Reviews Forum Intel E5-2670 x2 not doing it for us! Forum Xenon processor help Forum Helping a friend build a pc instead of buying a laptop Forum Questions about Higher-end Intel-based Gaming PC Forum Searching for the right CPU for me Forum Buying a custom PC through Micro Center, Looking for Advice Forum ECC Memory for running short simulations Forum System for Motion Graphics - budget: 4k Forum Is this compatible? Forum Any owners of HP Z420 here? (Xeon E5-1650, 8GB) Forum [Solved] Intel Core 2 Quad Q9650 SLB8V 2.83 12M 1333 Quad Core (Xeon X3370 SLB8X) Forum Xeon x5460 Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !