Average Bench: 62.7% (219th of 1144)

more Based on 1,678 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
Poor: 43%Average: 62.7% Great: 70%
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Above average average bench

The Intel Xeon E5-2670 averaged 37.2% 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

Multi Core Integer Speed 714Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 741Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E5-2670 is 27.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon E5-2670 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Single Core Integer Speed 74.5Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 75.8Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,678 samples)
Min Avg Max
52.9 SC Int 74.5 85.9
59 SC Float 75.8 86.9
55.9 SC Mixed 75.5 86.6
60.2% 75.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
196 QC Int 300 334
204 QC Float 301 335
198 QC Mixed 300 334
68% 300 Pts
Min Avg Max
328 MC Int 714 788
330 MC Float 738 812
343 MC Mixed 741 817
110% 731 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 84.8
SC Float 84.3
SC Mixed 84.3
68% 84.5 Pts
QC Int 324
QC Float 322
QC Mixed 324
73% 323 Pts
MC Int 782
MC Float 802
MC Mixed 813
120% 799 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
SC Int 82.4
SC Float 85.8
SC Mixed 83.6
67% 83.9 Pts
QC Int 322
QC Float 313
QC Mixed 322
72% 319 Pts
MC Int 781
MC Float 762
MC Mixed 801
117% 781 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 5.9 GHz, turbo 6.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 68.3
SC Float 78.7
SC Mixed 79.5
60% 75.5 Pts
QC Int 317
QC Float 319
QC Mixed 318
72% 318 Pts
MC Int 767
MC Float 807
MC Mixed 818
119% 797 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 5.9 GHz, turbo 6.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 74.1
SC Float 79.8
SC Mixed 79.2
62% 77.7 Pts
QC Int 317
QC Float 319
QC Mixed 316
72% 317 Pts
MC Int 780
MC Float 804
MC Mixed 815
120% 799 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz
SC Int 78.3
SC Float 80.3
SC Mixed 79.6
64% 79.4 Pts
QC Int 317
QC Float 317
QC Mixed 310
71% 315 Pts
MC Int 777
MC Float 806
MC Mixed 809
119% 797 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 68.2
SC Float 68.5
SC Mixed 68.1
55% 68.3 Pts
QC Int 272
QC Float 283
QC Mixed 316
66% 291 Pts
MC Int 745
MC Float 756
MC Mixed 762
113% 754 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 66.5
SC Float 65.4
SC Mixed 75.5
55% 69.1 Pts
QC Int 310
QC Float 317
QC Mixed 311
71% 313 Pts
MC Int 602
MC Float 583
MC Mixed 586
89% 590 Pts
CPU 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 73.3
SC Float 74.9
SC Mixed 76.6
60% 74.9 Pts
QC Int 284
QC Float 274
QC Mixed 289
64% 282 Pts
MC Int 494
MC Float 576
MC Mixed 530
80% 534 Pts
CPU 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 74.5
SC Float 78.6
SC Mixed 76.4
61% 76.5 Pts
QC Int 272
QC Float 289
QC Mixed 267
63% 276 Pts
MC Int 555
MC Float 665
MC Mixed 651
93% 624 Pts
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Gaming 19%
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Desktop
Desktop 58%
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Workstation
Workstation 53%
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Motherboard: Dell Precision T3600

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $240

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 Specifications

Essentials

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

Memory

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

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

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

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