Average Bench: 68.5% (325th of 1276)

more Based on 3,221 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: 54%Average: 68.5% Great: 75%
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Above average average bench

The Intel Xeon E5-2670 averaged 31.4% 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

Avg. Memory Latency 80.9Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 304Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E5-2670 is 21.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon E5-2670 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 756Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 551Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,221 samples)
Min Avg Max
62.7 Memory 80.9 90.7
61.1 1-Core 76 86.5
118 2-Core 153 172
62.8% 103 Pts
Min Avg Max
232 4-Core 304 335
376 8-Core 551 632
53.3% 427 Pts
Min Avg Max
414 64-Core 756 816
50.7% 756 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.1
1-Core 84.8
2-Core 162
66% 109 Pts
4-Core 328
8-Core 586
57% 457 Pts
64-Core 807
54% 807 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.8
1-Core 79.5
2-Core 157
63% 105 Pts
4-Core 317
8-Core 623
58% 470 Pts
64-Core 811
54% 811 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.6
1-Core 83.4
2-Core 162
66% 109 Pts
4-Core 305
8-Core 521
52% 413 Pts
64-Core 796
53% 796 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.7
1-Core 79.8
2-Core 158
63% 105 Pts
4-Core 312
8-Core 482
51% 397 Pts
64-Core 759
51% 759 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.1
1-Core 87.2
2-Core 174
66% 112 Pts
4-Core 328
8-Core 633
60% 481 Pts
64-Core 798
54% 798 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.9
1-Core 58.8
2-Core 132
55% 89 Pts
4-Core 305
8-Core 555
54% 430 Pts
64-Core 806
54% 806 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.1
1-Core 82.4
2-Core 155
63% 104 Pts
4-Core 300
8-Core 536
52% 418 Pts
64-Core 801
54% 801 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.5
1-Core 68.9
2-Core 137
59% 95.5 Pts
4-Core 274
8-Core 546
50% 410 Pts
64-Core 697
47% 697 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.5
1-Core 68.8
2-Core 134
59% 94.3 Pts
4-Core 274
8-Core 534
50% 404 Pts
64-Core 697
47% 697 Pts
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Gaming 40%
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Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 37%
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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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28 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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