Intel Xeon E5-2670 v3: specs and benchmarks

Intel Xeon E5-2670 v3

Summary

Intel started Intel Xeon E5-2670 v3 sales 8 September 2014 at a recommended price of $1,589. This is Haswell architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at professional systems. It has 12 cores and 24 threads, and is based on 22 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3.10 GHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is FCLGA2011-3 processor with a TDP of 120 Watt. It supports DDR4-1600, DDR4-1866, DDR4-2133 memory.

It provides good benchmark performance at 35.15 percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7742.

General info

Of Xeon E5-2670 v3 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
5.19
 
Type
Server
 
Series
Intel Xeon E5
 
Achitecture codename
Haswell
 
Release date
8 September 2014
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$1,589
 
Price now
$958
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

Xeon E5-2670 v3's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Xeon E5-2670 v3's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
12
 
Number of threads
24
 
Maximum frequency
3.1 GHz
 
of 5 (FX-9590)
Bus support
2 × 9.6 GT / s
 
L2 cache
3 MB
 
of 8 (FX-8350)
L3 cache
30 MB
 
Manufacturing process technology
22 nm
 
Die size
306.18 mm2
 
Maximum core temperature
85 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Transistor count
4700 Million
 
of 19200 (EPYC 7551P)
64 bit support
+
 
VID voltage range
0.65V–1.3V
 

Compatibility

Information on Xeon E5-2670 v3 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
2
 
Socket
FCLGA2011-3
 
Power consumption (TDP)
120 Watt
 
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon E5-2670 v3. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® AVX2
 
AES-NI
+
 
FMA
+
 
AVX
+
 
vPro
+
 
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
Turbo Boost
2.0
 
Hyper-Threading
+
 
Idle States
+
 
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
Flex Memory Access
-
 
Demand Based Switching
+
 
PAE
46 Bit
 

Security technologies

Xeon E5-2670 v3 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
+
 
EDB
+
 
Secure Key
+
 
OS Guard
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon E5-2670 v3 are enumerated here.
VT-d
+
 
VT-x
+
 
EPT
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon E5-2670 v3.
Supported memory types
DDR4-1600, DDR4-1866, DDR4-2133
 
Maximum memory size
768 GB
 
Max memory channels
4
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
68 GB / s
 
of 262.26 (Xeon Platinum 9221)
ECC memory support
+
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Xeon E5-2670 v3's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
3.0
 
Max number of PCIe lanes
40
 
of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Xeon E5-2670 v3. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

35.15

Passmark

16647

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Xeon E5-2670 v3 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Xeon E5-2670 v3 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

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