Intel Xeon E3-1280 v5 vs Intel Core i7-6700

Intel Xeon E3-1280 v5
3700 MHz / Cores: 4 / Oct 2015
Intel Xeon E3-1280 v5 Intel Socket 1151
Type: Server

Intel Core i7-6700
3700 MHz / Cores: 4 / Jul 2015
Intel Core i7-6700 Intel Socket 1151
Type: Desktop

Summary

Reasons to consider Intel Xeon E3-1280 v5

Higher theoretical multi-threaded performance, based on raw specifications plus core architecture.

Reasons to consider Intel Core i7-6700

None

No winner

Gaming

No clear winner declared


No winner

Productivity

No clear winner declared


Specifications

Features

Intel Xeon E3-1280 v5 Intel Core i7-6700
MMX
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSSE3
SSE4.2
AVX
AVX2
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
TXT
VT-x
VT-d
AES-NI
ECC
HTT
FMA3
F16C
BMI1
BMI2
x8 SDDC
vPro
TSX
CLMUL
Boost 2.0

Architecture

Intel Xeon E3-1280 v5 Intel Core i7-6700
Architecture Intel_Skylake vs Intel_Skylake
Market Server vs Desktop
Memory Support DDR4 vs DDR4
Codename Skylake-DT vs Skylake
Release Date Oct 2015 vs Jul 2015

Cores

Intel Xeon E3-1280 v5 Intel Core i7-6700
Cores 4 vs 4
Threads 8 vs 8
SMPs 1 vs 1
Integrated Graphics No vs No

Cache

Intel Xeon E3-1280 v5 Intel Core i7-6700
L1 Cache 64 KB (per core) vs 64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache 256 KB (per core) vs 256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache 8192 KB (shared) vs 8192 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Xeon E3-1280 v5 Intel Core i7-6700
Socket Intel Socket 1151 vs Intel Socket 1151
Max Case Temp unknown vs 72°C
Package FC-LGA12C vs
Die Size 160 mm² vs 0 mm²
Process 14 nm vs 14 nm

Performance

Intel Xeon E3-1280 v5 Intel Core i7-6700
Cpu Frequency 3700 MHz vs 3400 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed 4000 MHz vs 4000 MHz
Base Clock 100 MHz vs 100 MHz
Voltage unknown vs unknown
TDP 80 W vs 65 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Xeon E3-1280 v5
    4880 points
  • Intel Core i7-6700
    4880 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Xeon E3-1280 v5
    21667 points
  • Intel Core i7-6700
    19910 points

Points - higher is better