Intel Xeon X5670: specs and benchmarks

Intel Xeon X5670

Summary

Intel started Xeon X5670 sales on March 2010 at a recommended price of $67. This is Westmere-EP architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at professional systems. It has 6 cores and 12 threads, and is based on 32 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3.33 GHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is a FCLGA1366 processor with a TDP of 95 Watt. It supports DDR3-800, DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 24.68 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen 9 3900X.

General info

Of Xeon X5670 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
34.51
 
Type
Workstation
 
Series
Xeon (Desktop)
 
Achitecture codename
Westmere-EP
 
Release date
March 2010
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$67
 
of 999 (Xeon W3530)
Price now
$67
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

Xeon X5670's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Xeon X5670's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
6
 
Number of threads
12
 
Maximum frequency
3.33 GHz
 
of 5 (FX-9590)
FSB
6400 MHz
 
L1 cache
64 KB (per core)
 
L2 cache
256 KB (per core)
 
L3 cache
12 MB (shared)
 
Manufacturing process technology
32 nm
 
of 7 (Ryzen 3 3300)
Die size
239 mm2
 
Maximum core temperature
81 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Transistor count
1170 million
 
of 19200 (Ryzen 7 3700)
64 bit support
+
 
VID voltage range
0.75V-1.35V
 

Compatibility

Information on Xeon X5670 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
FCLGA1366
 
Power consumption (TDP)
95 Watt
 
of 1055 (Core i9-10900KF)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon X5670. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.2
 
AES-NI
+
 
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
Turbo Boost
1.0
 
Hyper-Threading
+
 
Idle States
+
 
Demand Based Switching
+
 
PAE
40 Bit
 

Security technologies

Xeon X5670 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
+
 
EDB
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon X5670 are enumerated here.
VT-d
+
 
VT-x
+
 
EPT
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon X5670.
Supported memory types
DDR3-800, DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333
 
Maximum memory size
288 GB
 
Max memory channels
3
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
32 GB / s
 
ECC memory support
+
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Xeon X5670. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

24.68

3DMark06 CPU

5794

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

3698

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

19954

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

7.6

Passmark

7849

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Xeon X5670. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
18 Mh/s
 
 

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Xeon X5670 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Xeon X5670 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

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