CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of E5-4650 vs 4670 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

8.7

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i5 4670 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core i5 4670  based on its single-core performance and value.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

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Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon E5-4650

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Significantly 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
Significantly more l3 cache 20 MB vs 6 MB More than 3.2x more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 4 vs 1 3 supports more CPUs in SMP configuration
More threads 16 vs 4 12 more threads
More cores 8 vs 4 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Significantly better PassMark score 11,960 vs 7,381 More than 60% better PassMark score
Significantly more l3 cache per core 2.5 MB/core vs 1.5 MB/core More than 65% more l3 cache per core
Supports more RAM 393,216 MB vs 32,768 MB Supports 12x more RAM
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Much better performance per dollar 5.13 pt/$ vs 0.08 pt/$ More than 61x better performance per dollar
Higher clock speed 3.4 GHz vs 2.7 GHz More than 25% higher clock speed
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
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
Much lower typical power consumption 68.25W vs 105.63W More than 35% lower typical power consumption
Much better performance per watt 10.74 pt/W vs 2.52 pt/W More than 4.2x better performance per watt
Significantly better PassMark (Single core) score 2,152 vs 1,483 More than 45% better PassMark (Single core) score
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.76 GHz vs 2.94 GHz Around 30% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Much lower annual home energy cost 20.24 $/year vs 31.32 $/year More than 35% lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 73.58 $/year vs 113.88 $/year More than 35% lower annual commercial energy cost
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.92 GHz vs 2.7 GHz More than 45% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Newer Apr, 2013 vs May, 2012 Release date 10 months later

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon E5-4650 vs Core i5 4670

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Xeon E5-4650
11,960
Core i5 4670
7,381

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E5-4650  vs
Core i5 4670 
Clock speed 2.7 GHz 3.4 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.3 GHz 3.8 GHz
Cores Octa core Quad core

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
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 130W 84W
Annual home energy cost 31.32 $/year 20.24 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 113.88 $/year 73.58 $/year
Performance per watt 2.52 pt/W 10.74 pt/W
Typical power consumption 105.63W 68.25W

bus

Architecture QPI DMI 2.0
Number of links 2 0
Transfer rate 8,000 MT/s 5,000 MT/s

details

Xeon E5-4650  vs
Core i5 4670 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 16 4
L2 cache 2 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 20 MB 6 MB
L3 cache per core 2.5 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 4 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.94 GHz 3.76 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.7 GHz 3.92 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.94 GHz 3.76 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None GPU
Label N/A Intel® HD Graphics 4600
Number of displays supported N/A 3
GPU clock speed N/A 350 MHz
Turbo clock speed N/A 1,200 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3L-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 393,216 MB 32,768 MB
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