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

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

Intel Core i5-3570K
Intel Socket 1155DESKTOP
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 v2Intel 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 v2Intel Core i5-3570K
ArchitectureIntel_IvyBridgevsIntel_IvyBridge
MarketServervsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR3vsDDR3
CodenameIvy Bridge-EPvsIvy Bridge
Release DateSep 2013vsApr 2012

Cores

Intel Xeon E5-2670 v2Intel Core i5-3570K
Cores10vs4
Threads20vs4
SMPs2vs1
Integrated GraphicsNovsIntel HD 4000

Cache

Intel Xeon E5-2670 v2Intel Core i5-3570K
L1 Cache64 KB (per core)vs64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache256 KB (per core)vs256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache25600 KB (shared)vs6144 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Xeon E5-2670 v2Intel Core i5-3570K
SocketIntel Socket 2011vsIntel Socket 1155
Max Case Tempunknownvs67°C
PackagevsFC-LGA12C
Die Size160 mm²vs160 mm²
Process22 nmvs22 nm

Performance

Intel Xeon E5-2670 v2Intel Core i5-3570K
Cpu Frequency2500 MHzvs3400 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed3300 MHzvs3800 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltageunknownvs1.2 V
TDP115 Wvs77 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