Average Bench: 53.2% (310th of 1196)

more Based on 2,496 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 46.7% 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. Dual Core Mixed Speed 153Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E5-2670 is just 18.1%. 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 748Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 553Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 2,496 samples)
Min Avg Max
59.8 1-Core 75.9 86.6
121 2-Core 153 172
53.8% 115 Pts
Min Avg Max
228 4-Core 303 335
367 8-Core 553 631
53.4% 428 Pts
Min Avg Max
486 64-Core 748 817
50.2% 748 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 68.4
2-Core 135
48% 102 Pts
4-Core 329
8-Core 558
56% 443 Pts
64-Core 808
54% 808 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 65.7
2-Core 166
52% 116 Pts
4-Core 317
8-Core 615
58% 466 Pts
64-Core 620
42% 620 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 68.7
2-Core 148
50% 108 Pts
4-Core 315
8-Core 586
56% 450 Pts
64-Core 800
54% 800 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
1-Core 67.1
2-Core 158
52% 113 Pts
4-Core 290
8-Core 512
50% 401 Pts
64-Core 797
54% 797 Pts
CPU 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 75.4
2-Core 139
51% 107 Pts
4-Core 235
8-Core 305
36% 270 Pts
64-Core 326
22% 326 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,859,541 CPUs tested.


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Gaming 16%
Desktop 52%
Workstation 46%

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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8 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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