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Intel Core i5 3570

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Front view of Intel Xeon E3-1260L

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Much lower typical power consumption 36.56W vs 107.5W 2.9x lower typical power consumption
Better turbo clock speed 1,250 MHz vs 1,150 MHz Around 10% better turbo clock speed
Slightly more l3 cache 8 MB vs 6 MB Around 35% more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Much lower annual home energy cost 10.84 $/year vs 38.81 $/year 3.6x lower annual home energy cost
More threads 8 vs 4 Twice as many threads
More l3 cache per core 2 MB/core vs 1.5 MB/core Around 35% more l3 cache per core
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 39.42 $/year vs 106 $/year 2.7x lower annual commercial energy cost
Better performance per watt 5.01 pt/W vs 4.22 pt/W Around 20% better performance per watt
Front view of Intel Core i5 3570

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Significantly higher clock speed 3.4 GHz vs 2.4 GHz More than 40% higher clock speed
Much better performance per dollar 3.04 pt/$ vs 0.73 pt/$ Around 4.2x better performance per dollar
Higher turbo clock speed 3.8 GHz vs 3.3 GHz More than 15% higher turbo clock speed
Significantly newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 32 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
More number of displays supported 3 vs 2 1 more number of displays supported
Better PassMark (Single core) score 1,989 vs 1,642 More than 20% better PassMark (Single core) score
Higher Maximum operating temperature 67 °C vs 58.6 °C Around 15% higher Maximum operating temperature
Newer Jun, 2012 vs Apr, 2011 Release date over 1 years later

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon E3-1260L vs Core i5 3570

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PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Xeon E3-1260L  vs
Core i5 3570 
Clock speed 2.4 GHz 3.4 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.3 GHz 3.8 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Socket type
LGA 1155


Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
Supplemental SSE3
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes No
Maximum bandwidth 21,333.32 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 32,768 MB 32,768 MB


Xeon E3-1260L  vs
Core i5 3570 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 8 4
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 8 MB 6 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 24 34
Operating temperature Unknown - 58.6°C Unknown - 67°C

integrated graphics

Label HD Graphics 2000 Intel® HD Graphics 2500
Number of displays supported 2 3
GPU clock speed 650 MHz 650 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,250 MHz 1,150 MHz

power consumption

TDP 45W 77W
Annual home energy cost 10.84 $/year 38.81 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 39.42 $/year 106 $/year
Performance per watt 5.01 pt/W 4.22 pt/W
Typical power consumption 36.56W 107.5W


Architecture DMI DMI
Number of links 1 1
Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s 5,000 MT/s
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