Intel Xeon E5-2678 v3: specs and benchmarks

Intel Xeon E5-2678 v3


This is Haswell architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 12 cores and 24 threads, and is based on 22 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3300 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is LGA2011-3 processor with a TDP of 120 Watt and a maximum temperature of 84.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 16.73 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX.

General info

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Technical specs

Xeon E5-2678 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 E5-2678 v3's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
Base frequency
2.5 GHz
of 4.7 (FX-9590)
Maximum frequency
3.3 GHz
L1 cache
384 KB
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
3072 KB
L3 cache
30 MB
Manufacturing process technology
22 nm
of 5 (Apple M1)
Maximum case temperature (TCase)
84 °C
of 105 (Core i7-5557U)
64 bit support


Information on Xeon E5-2678 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
Power consumption (TDP)
120 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon E5-2678 v3. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon E5-2678 v3 are enumerated here.

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Xeon E5-2678 v3. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance




Game benchmarks

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Relative perfomance

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