Average Bench: 53.2% (325th of 1214)

more Based on 2,754 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206D6, 0FABFBFF000206D2, 1FABFBFF000206D2, 1FABFBFF00010676, 0FABFBFF000206D7, 1FABFBFF000206D6, 1FABFBFF000206D7, 1F8BFBFF000206D7, BFEBFBFF000206D7, 1789FBFF000206D7, 0F8BFBFF000206D7, 1F8BFBFF000206D6, 1FABFBFF00020651 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2670 0 @ 2.60GHz

Average average bench

The Intel Xeon E5-2670 averaged 46.8% 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.


Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 303Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 75.9Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E5-2670 is just 18.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon E5-2670 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 740Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 549Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 2,754 samples)
Min Avg Max
60 1-Core 75.9 86.6
117 2-Core 153 172
53.8% 114 Pts
Min Avg Max
219 4-Core 303 335
336 8-Core 549 632
53.2% 426 Pts
Min Avg Max
382 64-Core 740 816
49.6% 740 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
1-Core 86.6
2-Core 173
61% 130 Pts
4-Core 334
8-Core 625
60% 479 Pts
64-Core 803
54% 803 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 82
2-Core 159
57% 120 Pts
4-Core 315
8-Core 528
53% 421 Pts
64-Core 594
40% 594 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
1-Core 68.7
2-Core 166
54% 118 Pts
4-Core 319
8-Core 626
58% 473 Pts
64-Core 802
54% 802 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
1-Core 66.7
2-Core 162
52% 114 Pts
4-Core 316
8-Core 542
54% 429 Pts
64-Core 617
41% 617 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 68.7
2-Core 137
48% 103 Pts
4-Core 303
8-Core 616
56% 459 Pts
64-Core 766
51% 766 Pts
Proc 1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz
1-Core 60.1
2-Core 128
44% 93.9 Pts
4-Core 314
8-Core 582
56% 448 Pts
64-Core 765
51% 765 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 26,442,881 CPUs tested.


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Gaming 16%
Desktop 52%
Workstation 45%

Motherboard: Dell Precision T3600

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $165

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DescriptionIntel® Xeon® Processor E5-2670 (20M Cache, 2.60 GHz, 8.00 GT/s Intel® QPI)
Code NameSandy Bridge EP
Launch DateQ1'12
Processor NumberE5-2670
# of Cores8
# of Threads16
Cache20 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsAVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
VID Voltage Range0.60V-1.35V
Recommended Price$1552.00 - $1556.00
Clock Speed2.6 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.3 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s QPI
QPI Links2
Scalability2S Only
Max TDP115 W
Expected DiscontinuanceQ2'15


Max Memory Size384 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 800/1066/1333/1600
Memory Channels4
Memory Bandwidth51.2 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedYes

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
Max # of PCI Express Lanes40

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Demand Based SwitchingYes
vPro TechYes
Identity Protection TechNo
Flex Memory AccessNo


Package Size52.5mm x 45.0mm
Max CPU Configuration2
Sockets SupportedFCLGA2011

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes


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What FX-9590 should of been. If you blck this xeon to 3.5 ghz, it'll give the single cores speeds of the i5 4440 a run for it's money while offering extremely good multicore performance for rendering or 720p streaming.

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