CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of L5639 vs 4770K 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

8.8

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i7 4770K 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core i7 4770K  based on its performance and single-core performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon L5639

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon L5639

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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
More l3 cache 12 MB vs 8 MB 50% more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 2 vs 1 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration
Significantly lower typical power consumption 48.75W vs 68.25W Around 30% lower typical power consumption
Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
More cores 6 vs 4 2 more cores; run more applications at once
More threads 12 vs 8 4 more threads
More l2 cache per core 0.33 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core Around 35% more l2 cache per core
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 14.45 $/year vs 20.24 $/year Around 30% lower annual home energy cost
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 52.56 $/year vs 73.58 $/year Around 30% lower annual commercial energy cost
Front view of Intel Core i7 4770K

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Intel Core i7 4770K

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Much higher clock speed 3.5 GHz vs 2.13 GHz Around 65% higher clock speed
Much better performance per dollar 3.83 pt/$ vs 2.23 pt/$ More than 70% better performance per dollar
Significantly newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 32 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much better PassMark (Single core) score 2,165 vs 1,125 More than 90% better PassMark (Single core) score
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.48 GHz vs 3.46 GHz Around 30% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better PassMark score 10,016 vs 7,021 Around 45% better PassMark score
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.55 GHz vs 2.13 GHz Around 2.2x better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon L5639 vs Core i7 4770K

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon L5639
14,645
Core i7 4770K
14,184

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon L5639
1,390,000 MB/s
Core i7 4770K
4,810,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon L5639
9,881
Core i7 4770K
14,351

GeekBench (64-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon L5639
13,956
Core i7 4770K
15,778

GeekBench

Xeon L5639
13,956
Core i7 4770K
18,498

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Xeon L5639
7,021
Core i7 4770K
10,016

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon L5639  vs
Core i7 4770K 
Clock speed 2.13 GHz 3.5 GHz
Cores Hexa core Quad core

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes 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

bus

Architecture QPI DMI 2.0
Number of links 2 0
Transfer rate 5,860 MT/s 5,000 MT/s

details

Xeon L5639  vs
Core i7 4770K 
Threads 12 8
L2 cache 2 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.33 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 12 MB 8 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 2 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.46 GHz 4.48 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.13 GHz 4.55 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.46 GHz 4.48 GHz

power consumption

TDP 60W 84W
Annual home energy cost 14.45 $/year 20.24 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 52.56 $/year 73.58 $/year
Performance per watt 11.16 pt/W 11.31 pt/W
Typical power consumption 48.75W 68.25W
Intel Xeon L5639
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