CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of W3520 vs 4570 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

9.1

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i5 4570 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core i5 4570  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 W3520

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon W3520

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Slightly more l3 cache 8 MB vs 6 MB Around 35% more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
More threads 8 vs 4 Twice as many threads
More l3 cache per core 2 MB/core vs 1.5 MB/core Around 35% more l3 cache per core
Front view of Intel Core i5 4570

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Much better performance per dollar 5.3 pt/$ vs 0.59 pt/$ More than 9x 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
Higher turbo clock speed 3.6 GHz vs 2.93 GHz Around 25% higher turbo clock speed
Higher clock speed 3.2 GHz vs 2.66 GHz More than 20% higher clock speed
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Much lower typical power consumption 68.25W vs 105.63W More than 35% lower typical power consumption
Much better performance per watt 10.1 pt/W vs 1.38 pt/W More than 7.2x better performance per watt
Significantly better PassMark (Single core) score 2,068 vs 1,196 Around 75% better PassMark (Single core) score
Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
Newer Apr, 2013 vs Mar, 2009 Release date over 4 years later
Better PassMark score 7,068 vs 5,061 Around 40% better PassMark score
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
Higher Maximum operating temperature 72.72 °C vs 67.9 °C More than 5% higher Maximum operating temperature

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon W3520 vs Core i5 4570

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon W3520
7,257
Core i5 4570
10,343

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon W3520
1,935
Core i5 4570
3,274

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon W3520
117,600 MB/s
Core i5 4570
4,540,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon W3520
6,599
Core i5 4570
10,014

GeekBench (64-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon W3520
7,836
Core i5 4570
10,583

GeekBench

Xeon W3520
9,166
Core i5 4570
10,583

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Xeon W3520
5,061
Core i5 4570
7,068

PassMark (Single Core)

Xeon W3520
1,196
Core i5 4570
2,068

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon W3520  vs
Core i5 4570 
Clock speed 2.66 GHz 3.2 GHz
Turbo clock speed 2.93 GHz 3.6 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No 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 1.38 pt/W 10.1 pt/W
Typical power consumption 105.63W 68.25W

bus

Architecture QPI DMI 2.0
Number of links 1 0
Transfer rate 4,800 MT/s 5,000 MT/s

details

Xeon W3520  vs
Core i5 4570 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 8 4
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 8 MB 6 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 67.9°C Unknown - 72.72°C

overclocking

Overclock popularity 6 0

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 1,150 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3L-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3
DDR3-800
Channels Triple Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes No
Maximum bandwidth 25,599.99 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 24,576 MB 32,768 MB
Intel Xeon W3520
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