Intel Xeon E5-2670 v2 vs Intel Core i5-3570K

Intel Xeon E5-2670 v2
Intel Socket 2011 SERVER
2500 MHz / Cores: 10 / Sep 2013
Intel Xeon E5-2670 v2

Intel Core i5-3570K
Intel Socket 1155 DESKTOP
3400 MHz / Cores: 4 / Apr 2012
Intel Core i5-3570K

Summary

Reasons to consider Intel Xeon E5-2670 v2

This is a newer product, it might have better application compatibility/performance (check features chart below).
Higher theoretical multi-threaded performance, based on specifications plus core architecture.

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-3570K

Has an integrated GPU, which allows to run the system without a dedicated graphics card, unlike the Intel Xeon E5-2670 v2.
Higher theoretical gaming performance, based on raw specifications plus core architecture.

Intel Core i5-3570K

Gaming

HWBench recommends Intel Core i5-3570K

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

Intel Xeon E5-2670 v2

Productivity

HWBench recommends Intel Xeon E5-2670 v2

Based on productivity benchmarks, overall multithreaded performance and theoretical specifications.

Specifications

Features

Intel Xeon E5-2670 v2 Intel Core i5-3570K
MMX
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSSE3
SSE4.2
AVX
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
TXT
Intel VT-x
Intel VT-d
AES-NI
F16C
EPT
ECC
VT-x

Architecture

Intel Xeon E5-2670 v2 Intel Core i5-3570K
Architecture Intel_IvyBridge vs Intel_IvyBridge
Market Server vs Desktop
Memory Support DDR3 vs DDR3
Codename Ivy Bridge-EP vs Ivy Bridge
Release Date Sep 2013 vs Apr 2012

Cores

Intel Xeon E5-2670 v2 Intel Core i5-3570K
Cores 10 vs 4
Threads 20 vs 4
SMPs 2 vs 1
Integrated Graphics No vs Intel HD 4000

Cache

Intel Xeon E5-2670 v2 Intel Core i5-3570K
L1 Cache 64 KB (per core) vs 64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache 256 KB (per core) vs 256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache 25600 KB (shared) vs 6144 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Xeon E5-2670 v2 Intel Core i5-3570K
Socket Intel Socket 2011 vs Intel Socket 1155
Max Case Temp unknown vs 67°C
Package vs FC-LGA12C
Die Size 160 mm² vs 160 mm²
Process 22 nm vs 22 nm

Performance

Intel Xeon E5-2670 v2 Intel Core i5-3570K
Cpu Frequency 2500 MHz vs 3400 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed 3300 MHz vs 3800 MHz
Base Clock 100 MHz vs 100 MHz
Voltage unknown vs 1.2 V
TDP 115 W vs 77 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Xeon E5-2670 v2
    3399 points
  • Intel Core i5-3570K
    3914 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Xeon E5-2670 v2
    30900 points
  • Intel Core i5-3570K
    14008 points

Points - higher is better