Average Bench: 63.1% (216th of 1146)

more Based on 1,924 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: 45%Average: 63.1% Great: 70%
Gaming 63%
Desktop 61%
Workstation 63%

Above average average bench

The Intel Xeon E5-2670 averaged 36.8% 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.


Multi Core Integer Speed 721Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 749Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E5-2670 is 25.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon E5-2670 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Single Core Integer Speed 74.8Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 76.3Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 1,924 samples)
Min Avg Max
59.3 SC Int 74.8 85.8
61.6 SC Float 76.3 87
59.7 SC Mixed 76 86.5
60.6% 75.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
216 QC Int 302 334
223 QC Float 302 335
217 QC Mixed 301 334
68.4% 302 Pts
Min Avg Max
387 MC Int 721 786
414 MC Float 745 811
420 MC Mixed 749 816
111% 739 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 83.7
SC Float 85.5
SC Mixed 78.6
66% 82.6 Pts
QC Int 328
QC Float 324
QC Mixed 326
74% 326 Pts
MC Int 764
MC Float 790
MC Mixed 793
117% 782 Pts
CPU #000, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz
SC Int 67.5
SC Float 63.1
SC Mixed 67.7
53% 66.1 Pts
QC Int 270
QC Float 273
QC Mixed 267
61% 270 Pts
MC Int 628
MC Float 623
MC Mixed 627
94% 626 Pts
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 1.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 31.6
SC Float 31.7
SC Mixed 31.5
25% 31.6 Pts
QC Int 125
QC Float 122
QC Mixed 134
29% 127 Pts
MC Int 459
MC Float 634
MC Mixed 686
88% 593 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,742,810 CPUs tested.


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Gaming 19%
Desktop 58%
Workstation 53%

Motherboard: Dell Precision T3600

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $232

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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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19 days ago.

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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