CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of E3-1270 v2 vs 3770 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

No winner declared

Too close to call

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon E3-1270 v2

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon E3-1270 v2

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Slightly higher clock speed 3.5 GHz vs 3.4 GHz Around 5% higher clock speed
Slightly lower typical power consumption 56.06W vs 62.56W More than 10% lower typical power consumption
Slightly lower annual commercial energy cost 60.44 $/year vs 67.45 $/year More than 10% lower annual commercial energy cost
Slightly lower annual home energy cost 16.62 $/year vs 18.55 $/year More than 10% lower annual home energy cost
Newer May, 2012 vs Apr, 2012 Release date 2 weeks later
Front view of Intel Core i7 3770

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Intel Core i7 3770

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Much better geekbench 3 AES single core score 2,660,000 MB/s vs 2,620 MB/s More than 1015.2x better geekbench 3 AES single core score
Many more number of displays supported 3 vs 0 3 more number of displays supported
Much better performance per dollar 2.33 pt/$ vs 0.68 pt/$ Around 3.5x better performance per dollar
Significantly better performance per watt 7.25 pt/W vs 3.52 pt/W More than 2x better performance per watt

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon E3-1270 v2 vs Core i7 3770

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E3-1270 v2
2,620 MB/s
Core i7 3770
2,660,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E3-1270 v2  vs
Core i7 3770 
Clock speed 3.5 GHz 3.4 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.9 GHz 3.9 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Socket type
LGA 1155

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes 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 69W 77W
Annual home energy cost 16.62 $/year 18.55 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 60.44 $/year 67.45 $/year
Performance per watt 3.52 pt/W 7.25 pt/W
Typical power consumption 56.06W 62.56W

bus

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

details

Xeon E3-1270 v2  vs
Core i7 3770 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 8 8
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 8 MB 8 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 35 34

overclocking

Overclock popularity 0 8

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Number of displays supported 0 3

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes No
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 33,556.48 MB 32,768 MB
Intel Xeon E3-1270 v2
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