Intel Xeon X5675 vs W3670

Intel Xeon X5675
Intel Xeon W3670

General info

Comparing Xeon X5675 and Xeon W3670 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
29.86
 
4.24
Type
Server
 
Server
Achitecture codename
Westmere-EP
 
Gulftown
Release date
on February 2011
 
on August 2010
Launch price (MSRP)
$162
 
$295
Price now
$80
 
$565

Technical specs

Xeon X5675 and Xeon W3670 quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Xeon X5675 and Xeon W3670 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
6
 
6
Number of threads
12
 
12
Maximum frequency
3.46 GHz
 
3.46 GHz
L1 cache
64 KB (per core)
 
64 KB (per core)
L2 cache
256 KB (per core)
 
256 KB (per core)
L3 cache
12288 KB (shared)
 
12 MB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology
32 nm
 
32 nm
Die size
239 mm2
 
239 mm2
Maximum core temperature
81 °C
 
68 °C
Transistor count
1170 million
 
1170 million
64 bit support
+
 
+
VID voltage range
0.75V-1.35V
 
0.8V-1.375V

Compatibility

Information on Xeon X5675 and Xeon W3670 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
 
1
Socket
FCLGA1366
 
FCLGA1366
Power consumption (TDP)
95 Watt
 
130 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon X5675 and Xeon W3670. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.2
 
Intel® SSE4.2
AES-NI
+
 
+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
+
Turbo Boost
1.0
 
1.0
Hyper-Threading
+
 
+
Idle States
+
 
+
Demand Based Switching
+
 
+
PAE
40 Bit
 
36 Bit

Security technologies

Xeon X5675 and Xeon W3670 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
+
 
+
EDB
+
 
+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon X5675 and Xeon W3670 are enumerated here.
VT-d
+
 
n/d
VT-x
+
 
+
EPT
+
 
+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon X5675 and Xeon W3670.
Supported memory types
DDR3-800, DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333
 
DDR3-800, DDR3-1066
Maximum memory size
288 GB
 
24 GB
Max memory channels
3
 
3
Maximum memory bandwidth
32 GB / s
 
25.6 GB / s
ECC memory support
+
 
+

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Xeon X5675 and Xeon W3670. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Xeon X5675 16.88
Xeon W3670 16.93 +0.3%

Passmark

Xeon X5675 7994
Xeon W3670 8021 +0.3%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Xeon X5675 and Xeon W3670. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
22 Mh/s +201.4%
 
7.3 Mh/s −201.4%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Xeon X5675 and Xeon W3670 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of Intel Xeon X5675

Cheaper ($162 vs $295)
Less power hungry (95 vs 130 watts)

Advantages of Intel Xeon W3670

0.3% faster in synthetic tests

So, Xeon X5675 or W3670?

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