Average Bench: 68.3% (357th of 1314)

more Based on 3,623 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: 57%Average: 68.3% Great: 75%
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Above average average bench

The Intel Xeon E5-2670 averaged 31.7% 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.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 80.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 76.6Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E5-2670 is just 18%. 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 757Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 549Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,623 samples)
Min Avg Max
69.1 Memory 80.4 89.8
60.2 1-Core 76.6 86.6
117 2-Core 153 172
62.8% 103 Pts
Min Avg Max
236 4-Core 304 335
374 8-Core 549 631
53.3% 427 Pts
Min Avg Max
489 64-Core 757 815
50.8% 757 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.8
1-Core 86.6
2-Core 173
68% 114 Pts
4-Core 331
8-Core 599
58% 465 Pts
64-Core 815
55% 815 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.8
1-Core 79.1
2-Core 153
64% 105 Pts
4-Core 316
8-Core 619
58% 467 Pts
64-Core 804
54% 804 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.2
1-Core 78.6
2-Core 158
64% 106 Pts
4-Core 308
8-Core 609
56% 459 Pts
64-Core 792
53% 792 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.2
1-Core 79.4
2-Core 157
64% 106 Pts
4-Core 309
8-Core 632
58% 470 Pts
64-Core 816
55% 816 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.4
1-Core 68.3
2-Core 136
60% 96.4 Pts
4-Core 274
8-Core 461
46% 367 Pts
64-Core 668
45% 668 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 60.7
1-Core 51.2
2-Core 103
44% 71.6 Pts
4-Core 207
8-Core 385
37% 296 Pts
64-Core 592
40% 592 Pts
CPU 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 41.1
1-Core 28.4
2-Core 58.4
27% 42.6 Pts
4-Core 112
8-Core 180
19% 146 Pts
64-Core 268
18% 268 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 43,088,753 CPUs tested.

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Typical Xeon E5-2670 Builds (Compare 6,582 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

System: HP Z420 Workstation

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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

 Comments

Added n/a ago.

Excellent

2 months ago.

new games and windows now supports more than 4cores not unlike when it was released 2012. It is faster now on 2021


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