CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of E5240 vs 4670K 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

9.4

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i5 4670K 

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

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon E5240

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon E5240

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Much more l2 cache 6 MB vs 1 MB 6x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much more l2 cache per core 3 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 12x more l2 cache per core
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 2 vs 1 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration
Lower typical power consumption 52.81W vs 68.25W Around 25% lower typical power consumption
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.89 GHz vs 4.48 GHz Around 10% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Lower annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year vs 20.24 $/year Around 25% lower annual home energy cost
Lower annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year vs 73.58 $/year Around 25% lower annual commercial energy cost
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Much better performance per dollar 4.9 pt/$ vs 0.19 pt/$ Around 26.2x better performance per dollar
Much newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 45 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Higher clock speed 3.4 GHz vs 3 GHz Around 15% higher clock speed
Much better performance per watt 11.19 pt/W vs 1.86 pt/W More than 6x better performance per watt
Significantly better PassMark (Single core) score 2,195 vs 1,277 More than 70% better PassMark (Single core) score
Significantly better PassMark score 7,618 vs 2,424 Around 3.2x better PassMark score
Newer Apr, 2013 vs Feb, 2008 Release date over 5 years later
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Higher Maximum operating temperature 72.72 °C vs 66 °C More than 10% higher Maximum operating temperature
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.55 GHz vs 3 GHz More than 50% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon E5240 vs Core i5 4670K

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E5240  vs
Core i5 4670K 
Clock speed 3 GHz 3.4 GHz
Cores Dual core Quad core

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No No
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
F16C
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
EM64T
SSE
SSE4.1
FMA3
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 65W 84W
Annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year 20.24 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year 73.58 $/year
Performance per watt 1.86 pt/W 11.19 pt/W
Typical power consumption 52.81W 68.25W

details

Xeon E5240  vs
Core i5 4670K 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 4
L2 cache 6 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 3 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 2 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 66°C Unknown - 72.72°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 4.89 GHz 4.48 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3 GHz 4.55 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.89 GHz 4.48 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

bus

Architecture FSB DMI 2.0
Number of links 1 0
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