Intel Core i7-3517U vs. Intel Xeon E5-1660 v3

CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Core i7-3517U CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Xeon E5-1660 v3
Intel Core i7-3517U Intel Xeon E5-1660 v3
Intel Core i7 Family Intel Xeon E5
Intel Core i 3000U CPU group Intel Xeon E5 v3
3 Generation 5
Ivy Bridge U Architecture Haswell E
Mobile Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2
-- Successor Intel Xeon E5-1660 v4

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

2 Cores 8
4 Threads 16
1.90 GHz Frequency 3.00 GHz
3.00 GHz Turbo (1 Core) 3.50 GHz
2.50 GHz Turbo (All Cores) 3.20 GHz
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

Intel HD Graphics 4000 GPU no iGPU
0.35 GHz GPU frequency
1.15 GHz GPU (Turbo)
7 GPU Generation
22 nm Technology
3 Max. displays
16 Execution units
128 Shader
Max. GPU Memory
11.0 DirectX Version

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
Decode / Encode Codec h264 No
No Codec VP9 No
No Codec VP8 No
No Codec AV1 No
Decode / Encode Codec AVC No
Decode Codec VC-1 No
Decode Codec JPEG No

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

DDR3-1600 Memory DDR4-2133
Max. Memory
2 Memory channels 4
No ECC Yes
L2 Cache
4.00 MB L3 Cache 20.00 MB
PCIe version 3.0
PCIe lanes 40

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

17 W TDP (PL1) 140 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical detailsTechnical details

22 nm Technology 22 nm
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2
BGA 1023 Socket LGA 2011-3
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Yes AES-NI Yes
Q2/2012 Release date Q3/2014
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Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i7-3517U Intel Core i7-3517U
2x 1.90 GHz (3.00 GHz) HT
223 (100%)
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Intel Xeon E5-1660 v3 Intel Xeon E5-1660 v3
8x 3.00 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
0 (0%)
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Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i7-3517U Intel Core i7-3517U
2x 1.90 GHz (3.00 GHz) HT
467 (100%)
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Intel Xeon E5-1660 v3 Intel Xeon E5-1660 v3
8x 3.00 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
0 (0%)
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Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i7-3517U Intel Core i7-3517U
2x 1.90 GHz (3.00 GHz) HT
0 (0%)
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Intel Xeon E5-1660 v3 Intel Xeon E5-1660 v3
8x 3.00 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
177 (100%)
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Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i7-3517U Intel Core i7-3517U
2x 1.90 GHz (3.00 GHz) HT
0 (0%)
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Intel Xeon E5-1660 v3 Intel Xeon E5-1660 v3
8x 3.00 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
1360 (100%)
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i7-3517U Intel Core i7-3517U
2x 1.90 GHz (3.00 GHz) HT
504 (55%)
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Intel Xeon E5-1660 v3 Intel Xeon E5-1660 v3
8x 3.00 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
916 (100%)
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i7-3517U Intel Core i7-3517U
2x 1.90 GHz (3.00 GHz) HT
1105 (14%)
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Intel Xeon E5-1660 v3 Intel Xeon E5-1660 v3
8x 3.00 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
7713 (100%)
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iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.

Intel Core i7-3517U Intel Core i7-3517U
Intel HD Graphics 4000 @ 1.15 GHz
294 (100%)
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Intel Xeon E5-1660 v3 Intel Xeon E5-1660 v3
--
0 (0%)
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Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i7-3517U Intel Core i7-3517U
2x 1.90 GHz (3.00 GHz) HT
2521 (67%)
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Intel Xeon E5-1660 v3 Intel Xeon E5-1660 v3
8x 3.00 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
3773 (100%)
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Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i7-3517U Intel Core i7-3517U
2x 1.90 GHz (3.00 GHz) HT
5156 (18%)
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Intel Xeon E5-1660 v3 Intel Xeon E5-1660 v3
8x 3.00 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
28928 (100%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i7-3517U Intel Core i7-3517U
2x 1.90 GHz (3.00 GHz) HT
1.2 (63%)
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Intel Xeon E5-1660 v3 Intel Xeon E5-1660 v3
8x 3.00 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
1.89 (100%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i7-3517U Intel Core i7-3517U
2x 1.90 GHz (3.00 GHz) HT
2.7 (20%)
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Intel Xeon E5-1660 v3 Intel Xeon E5-1660 v3
8x 3.00 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
13.18 (100%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU, OpenGL)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The iGPU test uses the CPU internal graphic unit to execute OpenGL commands.

Intel Core i7-3517U Intel Core i7-3517U
2x 1.90 GHz (3.00 GHz) HT
13.7 (100%)
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Intel Xeon E5-1660 v3 Intel Xeon E5-1660 v3
8x 3.00 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
0 (0%)
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Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.

Intel Core i7-3517U Intel Core i7-3517U
2x 1.90 GHz (3.00 GHz) HT
3824 (26%)
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Intel Xeon E5-1660 v3 Intel Xeon E5-1660 v3
8x 3.00 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
14656 (100%)
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Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

Intel Core i7-3517U Intel Xeon E5-1660 v3
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