CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of X3470 vs E3-1270 v3

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

Passmark

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

Passmark (Single Core)

Cost to Run

Commercial Energy Cost

Value

Performance Per Dollar

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon X3470

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon X3470

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Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.25 GHz vs 3.5 GHz More than 20% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Front view of Intel Xeon E3-1270 v3

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Higher clock speed 3.5 GHz vs 2.93 GHz Around 20% higher clock speed
Significantly 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 3.9 GHz vs 3.6 GHz Around 10% higher turbo clock speed
Significantly better PassMark (Single core) score 2,186 vs 1,219 Around 80% better PassMark (Single core) score
Much better performance per dollar 5.74 pt/$ vs 1.47 pt/$ Around 4x better performance per dollar
Better performance per watt 18.99 pt/W vs 8.27 pt/W More than 2.2x better performance per watt
Better PassMark score 9,957 vs 5,147 Around 95% better PassMark score
Newer Apr, 2013 vs Sep, 2009 Release date over 3 years later
Lower typical power consumption 65W vs 77.19W More than 15% lower typical power consumption
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.5 GHz vs 2.93 GHz Around 20% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Lower annual commercial energy cost 70.08 $/year vs 83.22 $/year More than 15% lower annual commercial energy cost
Lower annual home energy cost 19.27 $/year vs 22.89 $/year More than 15% lower annual home energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon X3470 vs E3-1270 v3

Passmark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon X3470  vs
E3-1270 v3 
Clock speed 2.93 GHz 3.5 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.6 GHz 3.9 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Is hyperthreaded Yes Yes

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
EM64T
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 95W 80W
Annual home energy cost 22.89 $/year 19.27 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 83.22 $/year 70.08 $/year
Performance per watt 8.27 pt/W 18.99 pt/W
Typical power consumption 77.19W 65W

bus

Architecture DMI DMI
Number of links 1 0
Transfer rate 2,500 MT/s 5,000 MT/s

details

Xeon X3470  vs
E3-1270 v3 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 8 8
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 8 MB 8 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 4.25 GHz 3.5 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.93 GHz 3.5 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.25 GHz 3.5 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None None
Label N/A N/A
Latest DirectX N/A N/A
Number of displays supported N/A N/A
GPU clock speed N/A N/A
Turbo clock speed N/A N/A
3DMark06 N/A N/A

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3
DDR3-800
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes Yes
Maximum bandwidth 21,333.32 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 32,768 MB 32,768 MB
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