Intel Xeon E3-1270: specs and benchmarks

Intel Xeon E3-1270

Summary

Intel started Intel Xeon E3-1270 sales 3 April 2011 at a recommended price of $369. This is Sandy Bridge architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 4 cores and 8 threads, and is based on 32 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3800 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is LGA1155 processor with a TDP of 80 Watt. It supports DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 6.61 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.

General info

Of Xeon E3-1270 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
8.75
 
Type
Server
 
Architecture codename
Sandy Bridge
 
Release date
3 April 2011
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$369
 
Price now
$317
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

Xeon E3-1270's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Xeon E3-1270's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
4
 
Number of threads
8
 
Base frequency
3.4 GHz
 
of 4.7 (FX-9590)
Maximum frequency
3.8 GHz
 
L1 cache
64 KB (per core)
 
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
256 KB (per core)
 
of 8192 (Opteron 3380)
L3 cache
8 MB (shared)
 
Manufacturing process technology
32 nm
 
Die size
216 mm2
 
Maximum core temperature
69 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Transistor count
1,160 million
 
of 19200 (Ryzen 7 3700)
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Xeon E3-1270 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1
 
Socket
LGA1155
 
Power consumption (TDP)
80 Watt
 
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon E3-1270. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX
 
AES-NI
+
 
AVX
+
 
vPro
+
 
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
Turbo Boost
2.0
 
Hyper-Threading
+
 
Idle States
+
 
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
Flex Memory Access
+
 
Demand Based Switching
+
 
FDI
-
 
Fast Memory Access
+
 

Security technologies

Xeon E3-1270 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
+
 
EDB
+
 
Identity Protection
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon E3-1270 are enumerated here.
VT-d
+
 
VT-x
+
 
EPT
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon E3-1270.
Supported memory types
DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333
 
of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)
Maximum memory size
32 GB
 
Max memory channels
2
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
21 GB/s
 
of 262.26 (Xeon Platinum 9221)
ECC memory support
+
 

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Xeon E3-1270.
Clear Video HD
-
 
InTru 3D
-
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Xeon E3-1270's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
2.0
 
Max number of PCIe lanes
20
 
of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Xeon E3-1270. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

6.61

Passmark

5374

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Xeon E3-1270 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Xeon E3-1270 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

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