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: ForumXeon E3 vs Valencia vs Xeon E5 1600 ForumIntel Xeon E3 vs E5 ForumXeon vs . i-series ForumI7 or XEON Any Suggestions? ForumXeon vs . i7 vs . i5 ForumWhich Xeon CPU? HPC - FEM3D - Parallel Computing ForumCL9 vs CL11: what's the difference? ForumHaswell: News, Rumors & Reviews ForumIntel E5-2670 x2 not doing it for us! ForumXenon processor help ForumHelping a friend build a pc instead of buying a laptop ForumQuestions about Higher-end Intel-based Gaming PC ForumSearching for the right CPU for me ForumBuying a custom PC through Micro Center, Looking for Advice ForumECC Memory for running short simulations ForumSystem for Motion Graphics - budget: 4k ForumIs this compatible? ForumAny 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) ForumXeon x5460 More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !