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Intel Xeon E3-1260L v5: specs and benchmarks
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Intel Xeon E3-1260L v5
Intel started Intel Xeon E3-1260L v5 sales 19 October 2015 at a recommended price of $294. This is Skylake architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 4 cores and 8 threads, and is based on 14 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2900 MHz - 3900 MHz (1 core) and a locked multiplier.
Compatibility-wise, this is LGA-1151 processor with a TDP of 45 Watt and a maximum temperature of °C. It supports DDR3L-1600 memory.
It provides poor benchmark performance at
percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7763.
Of Xeon E3-1260L v5 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.
|Place in performance rating||659|
|Value for money||14.35|
|Series||Intel Xeon E3|
|Release date||19 October 2015 (6 years ago)|
|Launch price (MSRP)||$294||of 305 (Core i7-870)|
|Price now||$332 (1.1x MSRP)||of 16595 (Xeon E7-4850)|
Basic microprocessor parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters can generally indicate CPU performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
|Physical cores||4 (Quad-Core)|
|Boost clock speed||2.9 GHz||of 5.3 (Core i9-10900KF)|
|Bus support||4 × 8 GT/s|
|L1 cache||256 KB||of 896 (Atom C3950)|
|L2 cache||1 MB||of 12 (Core 2 Quad Q9550)|
|L3 cache||8 MB||of 32 (Ryzen Threadripper 1998)|
|Chip lithography||14 nm||of 5 (Apple M1)|
|Die size||122 mm2|
|64 bit support||+|
Information on Xeon E3-1260L v5 compatibility with other computer components and devices: motherboard (look for socket type), power supply unit (look for power consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. Note that power consumption of some processors can well exceed their nominal TDP, even without overclocking. Some can even double their declared thermals given that the motherboard allows to tune the CPU power parameters.
|Number of CPUs in a configuration||1 (Uniprocessor)||of 8 (Opteron 842)|
|Thermal design power (TDP)||45 Watt||of 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)|
Technologies and extensions
Technological capabilities and additional instructions supported by Xeon E3-1260L v5. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Processor technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
Supported virtual machine optimization technologies. Some are specific to Intel only, some to AMD.
Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon E3-1260L v5's memory controller. Depending on the motherboard, higher memory frequency may be supported.
|Supported memory types||DDR3L-1600||of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)|
|Maximum memory size||64 GB||of 786 (Xeon E5-2670 v3)|
|Max memory channels||2||of 12 (Xeon Platinum 9221)|
|Maximum memory bandwidth||34.134 GB/s||of 281.6 (Xeon Platinum 9221)|
|ECC memory support||+|
Specifications and connection types of supported peripherals.
|PCI Express lanes||16||of 128 (EPYC 7551P)|
Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Xeon E3-1260L v5. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.
This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.
Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different types of workload, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario measuring single-core performance.
Let's see how good Xeon E3-1260L v5 is for a gaming PC, compared with system requirements of some popular titles. Remember that sometimes official hardware requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.
Overall Xeon E3-1260L v5 performance compared to nearest competitors among server CPUs.
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