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Front view of Intel Xeon E5-2670

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Much more l3 cache 20 MB vs 12 MB More than 65% more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
More cores 8 vs 2 6 more cores; run more applications at once
Much more l2 cache 2 MB vs 1 MB 2x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much better PassMark score 12,270 vs 4,272 More than 2.8x better PassMark score
More threads 16 vs 4 12 more threads
Much better performance per watt 7.31 pt/W vs 1.47 pt/W Around 5x better performance per watt
Lower typical power consumption 93.44W vs 105.63W More than 10% lower typical power consumption
Lower annual commercial energy cost 100.74 $/year vs 113.88 $/year More than 10% lower annual commercial energy cost
Lower annual home energy cost 27.7 $/year vs 31.32 $/year More than 10% lower annual home energy cost
Newer Mar, 2012 vs Feb, 2011 Release date over 1 years later
Front view of Intel Xeon 5600 X5698

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Much higher clock speed 4.4 GHz vs 2.6 GHz Around 70% higher clock speed
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.66 GHz vs 3.13 GHz Around 50% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Much more l3 cache per core 6 MB/core vs 2.5 MB/core Around 2.5x more l3 cache per core
Much more l2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.4 GHz vs 3.08 GHz Around 45% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon E5-2670 vs 5600 X5698

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E5-2670  vs
5600 X5698 
Clock speed 2.6 GHz 4.4 GHz
Cores Octa core Dual core
Socket type
LGA 2011
LGA 1366

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

bus

Architecture QPI QPI
Number of links 2 2

details

Xeon E5-2670  vs
5600 X5698 
Threads 16 4
L2 cache 2 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache 20 MB 12 MB
L3 cache per core 2.5 MB/core 6 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 2 2

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.13 GHz 4.66 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.08 GHz 4.4 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.13 GHz 4.66 GHz

power consumption

TDP 115W 130W
Annual home energy cost 27.7 $/year 31.32 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 100.74 $/year 113.88 $/year
Performance per watt 7.31 pt/W 1.47 pt/W
Typical power consumption 93.44W 105.63W
Intel Xeon E5-2670
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