Average Bench: 62.9% (226th of 1159)

more Based on 2,100 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: 42%Average: 62.9% Great: 70%
Gaming 63%
Desktop 60%
Workstation 62%

Above average average bench

The Intel Xeon E5-2670 averaged 37.0% 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 719Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 748Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E5-2670 is 28.3%. 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 74.4Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 75.9Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 2,100 samples)
Min Avg Max
52.2 SC Int 74.4 86
54.8 SC Float 75.9 87
54.9 SC Mixed 75.8 86.6
60.3% 75.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
191 QC Int 300 334
197 QC Float 301 336
186 QC Mixed 300 334
68.2% 301 Pts
Min Avg Max
415 MC Int 719 786
415 MC Float 743 811
442 MC Mixed 748 816
110% 737 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 68.3
SC Float 76.4
SC Mixed 85.4
61% 76.7 Pts
QC Int 332
QC Float 329
QC Mixed 331
75% 331 Pts
MC Int 779
MC Float 806
MC Mixed 797
119% 794 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 86.5
SC Float 86.2
SC Mixed 78.1
67% 83.6 Pts
QC Int 329
QC Float 338
QC Mixed 331
76% 333 Pts
MC Int 782
MC Float 812
MC Mixed 813
120% 802 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 82
SC Float 82.9
SC Mixed 82
66% 82.3 Pts
QC Int 316
QC Float 317
QC Mixed 318
72% 317 Pts
MC Int 760
MC Float 786
MC Mixed 790
117% 779 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 68.4
SC Float 67.5
SC Mixed 67
54% 67.6 Pts
QC Int 322
QC Float 308
QC Mixed 328
72% 319 Pts
MC Int 772
MC Float 794
MC Mixed 784
117% 784 Pts
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Gaming 19%
Desktop 58%
Workstation 53%

Motherboard: Dell Precision T3600

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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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3 months 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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