High Core, Low Frequency VS Low Core, High Frequency
Lets use these cpus as examples :
E3-1270 v6 (4 core, 8 threads, 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz) - passmark 11374
E5-2620 v4 (8 core, 16 threads, 2.1 GHz , turbo 3.0 GHz) - passmark 11373
Ignoring power consumption and price, what is the advantage of each processor vs the other. If you had to choose one of them for web hosting which one would you pick, and why?