CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 3070 vs 3470S among all CPUs

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

6.9

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i5 3470S 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core i5 3470S  based on its performance and single-core performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon 3070

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon 3070

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Much more l2 cache 4 MB vs 1 MB 4x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much more l2 cache per core 2 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 8x more l2 cache per core
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.79 GHz vs 3.58 GHz More than 5% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Front view of Intel Core i5 3470S

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Intel Core i5 3470S

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Much newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 65 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Higher clock speed 2.9 GHz vs 2.66 GHz Around 10% higher clock speed
Much better performance per watt 8.97 pt/W vs 1.7 pt/W More than 5.2x better performance per watt
Significantly better PassMark (Single core) score 1,848 vs 1,024 More than 80% better PassMark (Single core) score
Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
Significantly better PassMark score 6,278 vs 1,776 More than 3.5x better PassMark score
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Higher Maximum operating temperature 69.1 °C vs 60.1 °C Around 15% higher Maximum operating temperature
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.9 GHz vs 2.67 GHz Around 10% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon 3070 vs Core i5 3470S

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon 3070
2,576

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon 3070
1,414

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon 3070
111,100 MB/s
Core i5 3470S
2,450,000 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Xeon 3070
1,776

PassMark (Single Core)

Xeon 3070
1,024

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon 3070  vs
Core i5 3470S 
Clock speed 2.66 GHz 2.9 GHz
Cores Dual core Quad core
Socket type
LGA 775
LGA 1155

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 65W 65W
Annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year 15.66 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year 56.94 $/year
Performance per watt 1.7 pt/W 8.97 pt/W
Typical power consumption 52.81W 52.81W

bus

Architecture FSB DMI 2.0
Number of links 1 1

details

Xeon 3070  vs
Core i5 3470S 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 4
L2 cache 4 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 2 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
Manufacture process 65 nm 22 nm
Transistor count 291,000,000 1,400,000,000
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 10 29
Operating temperature Unknown - 60.1°C Unknown - 69.1°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.79 GHz 3.58 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.67 GHz 2.9 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.79 GHz 3.58 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None GPU
Label N/A Intel® HD Graphics 2500
Latest DirectX N/A 11.0
Number of displays supported N/A 3
GPU clock speed N/A 650 MHz
Turbo clock speed N/A 1,100 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Supports ECC No No
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