Intel Xeon E5-2678 v3: specs and benchmarks

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Intel Xeon E5-2678 v3
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Performance 15.04

Summary

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 °C. It supports DDR3, DDR4 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at

15.04%

of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen 9 7900X.

General info

Xeon E5-2678 v3 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in performance rating715
Value for money6.87
Market segmentServer
SeriesXeon
Architecture codenameHaswell (2013−2015)
Release dateno data
Current price$149 of 14999 (Xeon Platinum 9282)
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Technical specs

Basic microprocessor parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters can generally indicate CPU performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.

Physical cores12 (Dodeca-Core)
Threads24
Base clock speed2.5 GHzof 4.7 (FX-9590)
Boost clock speed3.3 GHzof 5.5 (Core i9-12900KS)
L1 cache384 KBof 1536 (EPYC Embedded 3401)
L2 cache3072 KBof 12288 (Core 2 Quad Q9550)
L3 cache30 MBof 32 (Ryzen Threadripper 1998)
Chip lithography22 nmof 5 (Apple M1)
Die size356 mm2
Maximum case temperature (TCase)84 °Cof 105 (Core i7-5950HQ)
Number of transistors5,560 millionof 57000 (Apple M1 Max)
64 bit support+
Windows 11 compatibility-
Unlocked multiplier-

Compatibility

Information on Xeon E5-2678 v3 compatibility with other computer components and devices: motherboard (look for socket type), power supply unit (look for power consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. Note that power consumption of some processors can well exceed their nominal TDP, even without overclocking. Some can even double their declared thermals given that the motherboard allows to tune the CPU power parameters.

Number of CPUs in a configuration2of 8 (Opteron 842)
SocketLGA2011-3
Thermal design power (TDP)120 Wattof 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

Technologies and extensions

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

AES-NI+
AVX+
vPro+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)+
TSX+

Security technologies

Processor technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXT+

Virtualization technologies

Supported virtual machine optimization technologies. Some are specific to Intel only, some to AMD.

VT-d+
VT-x+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon E5-2678 v3's memory controller. Depending on the motherboard, higher memory frequency may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR3, DDR4of 5200 (Ryzen 5 7600X)

Peripherals

Specifications and connection types of supported peripherals.

PCIe version3.0of 5 (Core i9-12900K)

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Xeon E5-2678 v3. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.


Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

Xeon E5-2678 v3 15.04
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  • GeekBench 5 Single-Core
  • GeekBench 5 Multi-Core

Passmark

Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different types of workload, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario measuring single-core performance.

Benchmark coverage: 68%

Xeon E5-2678 v3 14662

GeekBench 5 Single-Core

GeekBench 5 Single-Core is a cross-platform application developed in the form of CPU tests that independently recreate certain real-world tasks with which to accurately measure performance. This version uses only a single CPU core.

Benchmark coverage: 37%

Xeon E5-2678 v3 788

GeekBench 5 Multi-Core

GeekBench 5 Multi-Core is a cross-platform application developed in the form of CPU tests that independently recreate certain real-world tasks with which to accurately measure performance. This version uses all available CPU cores.

Benchmark coverage: 37%

Xeon E5-2678 v3 7921

Game benchmarks

Relative perfomance

Overall Xeon E5-2678 v3 performance compared to nearest competitors among server CPUs.


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