Average Bench: 57.6% (270th of 1202)

Based on 3,070 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000206C2 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU X5670 @ 2.93GHz
Poor: 46%Average: 57.6% Great: 74%
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Average average bench

The Intel Xeon X5670 averaged 42.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 83.9Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 166Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon X5670 is 27.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon X5670 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 596Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 501Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,070 samples)
Min Avg Max
69.4 1-Core 83.9 107
136 2-Core 166 211
59% 125 Pts
Min Avg Max
244 4-Core 324 422
379 8-Core 501 656
52.8% 413 Pts
Min Avg Max
431 64-Core 596 791
40% 596 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 108
2-Core 215
76% 162 Pts
4-Core 430
8-Core 682
71% 556 Pts
64-Core 811
54% 811 Pts
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 105
2-Core 210
74% 158 Pts
4-Core 422
8-Core 632
68% 527 Pts
64-Core 735
49% 735 Pts
Socket 1366, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 99.3
2-Core 199
70% 149 Pts
4-Core 398
8-Core 642
66% 520 Pts
64-Core 745
50% 745 Pts
Socket 1366, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.65 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 84.8
2-Core 179
61% 132 Pts
4-Core 346
8-Core 510
55% 428 Pts
64-Core 671
45% 671 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 71.5
2-Core 135
49% 103 Pts
4-Core 310
8-Core 380
46% 345 Pts
64-Core 520
35% 520 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 71.8
2-Core 144
51% 108 Pts
4-Core 256
8-Core 481
46% 369 Pts
64-Core 550
37% 550 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,381,479 CPUs tested.

Typical Xeon X5670 Builds (Compare 8,892 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 41%
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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Xeon® Processor X5670 (12M Cache, 2.93 GHz, 6.40 GT/s Intel® QPI)
Code NameWestmere EP
Launch DateQ1'10
Processor NumberX5670
# of Cores6
# of Threads12
Cache12 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
VID Voltage Range0.750V-1.350V
Recommended Price$1440.00 - $1443.00
Clock Speed2.93 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.33 GHz
Bus Speed6.4 GT/s QPI
QPI Links2
Max TDP95 W

Memory

Max Memory Size288 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 800/1066/1333
Memory Channels3
Memory Bandwidth32 GB/s
Physical Address Extensions40-bit
ECC Memory SupportedYes

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesNo
Turbo Boost Tech1.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Demand Based SwitchingYes

Package

Package Size42.5mm X 45mm
Max CPU Configuration2
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1366

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

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2 months ago.

amazon doesn't even say what socket type it is


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