CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 1607 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

8.3

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i7 3770 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core i7 3770  based on its performance, single-core performance, power consumption and value.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon E5 1607 v2

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Intel Xeon E5 1607 v2

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Slightly more l3 cache 10 MB vs 8 MB 25% more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
More l3 cache per core 2.5 MB/core vs 2 MB/core 25% more l3 cache per core
Supports more RAM 262,144 MB vs 32,768 MB Supports 8x more RAM
Front view of Intel Core i7 3770

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Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Much better performance per dollar 2.33 pt/$ vs 0.88 pt/$ Around 2.8x better performance per dollar
Higher clock speed 3.4 GHz vs 3 GHz Around 15% higher clock speed
Much lower typical power consumption 62.56W vs 105.63W More than 40% lower typical power consumption
Much better performance per watt 7.25 pt/W vs 1.65 pt/W Around 4.5x better performance per watt
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.03 GHz vs 3 GHz Around 35% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better PassMark score 9,449 vs 6,063 More than 55% better PassMark score
Better PassMark (Single core) score 2,072 vs 1,611 Around 30% better PassMark (Single core) score
More threads 8 vs 4 Twice as many threads
Much lower annual home energy cost 18.55 $/year vs 31.32 $/year More than 40% lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 67.45 $/year vs 113.88 $/year More than 40% lower annual commercial energy cost
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.32 GHz vs 3 GHz Around 45% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon E5 1607 v2 vs Core i7 3770

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E5 1607 v2  vs
Core i7 3770 
Clock speed 3 GHz 3.4 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Socket type
LGA 2011
LGA 1155
Is unlocked No No

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 130W 77W
Annual home energy cost 31.32 $/year 18.55 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 113.88 $/year 67.45 $/year
Performance per watt 1.65 pt/W 7.25 pt/W
Typical power consumption 105.63W 62.56W

bus

Architecture QPI DMI
Number of links 0 1
Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s 5,000 MT/s

details

Xeon E5 1607 v2  vs
Core i7 3770 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 8
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 10 MB 8 MB
L3 cache per core 2.5 MB/core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 30 34
Operating temperature Unknown - 70°C Unknown - 67.4°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3 GHz 4.03 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3 GHz 4.32 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3 GHz 4.03 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None GPU
Label N/A Intel® HD Graphics 4000
Latest DirectX N/A 11.x
Number of displays supported N/A 3
GPU clock speed N/A 650 MHz
Turbo clock speed N/A 1,150 MHz
3DMark06 N/A 5,339.9

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3
DDR3-800
Channels Quad Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes No
Maximum bandwidth 51,200 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 262,144 MB 32,768 MB
Intel Xeon E5 1607 v2
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