Intel Xeon W3670 vs E3-1245

Intel Xeon W3670
Intel Xeon E3-1245

General info

Comparing Xeon W3670 and Xeon E3-1245 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
4.24
 
9.24
Type
Server
 
Server
Achitecture codename
Gulftown
 
Sandy Bridge
Release date
on August 2010
 
on April 2011
Launch price (MSRP)
$295
 
$350
Price now
$565
 
$260

Technical specs

Xeon W3670 and Xeon E3-1245 quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Xeon W3670 and Xeon E3-1245 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
6
 
4
Number of threads
12
 
8
Maximum frequency
3.46 GHz
 
3.7 GHz
L1 cache
64 KB (per core)
 
64 KB (per core)
L2 cache
256 KB (per core)
 
256 KB (per core)
L3 cache
12 MB (shared)
 
8 MB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology
32 nm
 
32 nm
Die size
239 mm2
 
216 mm2
Maximum core temperature
68 °C
 
73 °C
Transistor count
1170 million
 
1160 million
64 bit support
+
 
+
VID voltage range
0.8V-1.375V
 
n/d

Compatibility

Information on Xeon W3670 and Xeon E3-1245 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
 
1
Socket
FCLGA1366
 
LGA1155
Power consumption (TDP)
130 Watt
 
95 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon W3670 and Xeon E3-1245. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.2
 
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX
AES-NI
+
 
+
AVX
-
 
+
vPro
n/d
 
+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
+
Turbo Boost
1.0
 
2.0
Hyper-Threading
+
 
+
Idle States
+
 
+
Thermal Monitoring
-
 
+
Flex Memory Access
n/d
 
+
Demand Based Switching
+
 
+
PAE
36 Bit
 
n/d
FDI
n/d
 
+
Fast Memory Access
n/d
 
+

Security technologies

Xeon W3670 and Xeon E3-1245 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 W3670 and Xeon E3-1245 are enumerated here.
VT-d
n/d
 
+
VT-x
+
 
+
EPT
+
 
+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon W3670 and Xeon E3-1245.
Supported memory types
DDR3-800, DDR3-1066
 
DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333
Maximum memory size
24 GB
 
32 GB
Max memory channels
3
 
2
Maximum memory bandwidth
25.6 GB / s
 
21 GB / s
ECC memory support
+
 
+

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into Xeon W3670 and Xeon E3-1245.
Integrated graphics
n/d
 
Intel HD P3000
Quick Sync
-
 
+
Clear Video HD
n/d
 
+
Graphics max frequency
n/d
 
1.35 GHz
InTru 3D
n/d
 
+

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Xeon W3670 and Xeon E3-1245 integrated GPUs.
Number of displays supported
n/d
 
2

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Xeon W3670 and Xeon E3-1245.
PCIe revision
n/d
 
2.0
Max number of PCIe lanes
n/d
 
20

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Xeon W3670 and Xeon E3-1245. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Xeon W3670 16.93
Xeon E3-1245 16.97 +0.2%

Passmark

Xeon W3670 8021
Xeon E3-1245 8040 +0.2%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Xeon W3670 and Xeon E3-1245. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
7.3 Mh/s
 
n/d

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Xeon W3670 and Xeon E3-1245 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of Intel Xeon W3670

Cheaper ($295 vs $350)

Advantages of Intel Xeon E3-1245

0.2% faster in synthetic tests
Less power hungry (95 vs 130 watts)
AVX (Advanced Vector Extensions - a set of SIMD instructions working with 128- and 256-bit registers)
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
IdentityProtectionTechVersion
QuickSyncVideo

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