Intel Core i7-3960X vs. Intel Xeon E7-2870 v2

Intel Core i7-3960XCPU1 vs CPU2Intel Xeon E7-2870 v2
Intel Core i7-3960XIntel Xeon E7-2870 v2
3.30 GHzFrequency2.30 GHz
3.90 GHzTurbo (1 Core)2.90 GHz
3.90 GHzTurbo (All Cores)2.90 GHz
6Cores15
YesHyperthreadingYes
YesOverclocking ?No
15.00 MBCache30.00 MB
GPU
GPU frequency
GPU (Turbo)
GPU Generation
Technology
DirectX Version
Max. displays
Execution units
Shader
NoCodec h264No
NoCodec JPEGNo
NoCodec h265 8bitNo
NoCodec h265 10bitNo
NoCodec VP8No
NoCodec VP9No
NoCodec VC-1No
NoCodec AVCNo
Sandy Bridge EArchitectureIvy Bridge EX
DDR3-1600MemoryDDR3-1600
4Memory channels4
Max. Memory
NoECCYes
PCIe version
PCIe lanes
32 nmTechnology22 nm
LGA 2011SocketLGA 2011
130WTDP130W
YesAES-NIYes
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-dVirtualizationVT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Q4/2011Release dateQ1/2014
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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 i7-3960X Intel Core i7-3960X
6x 3.30 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
159 (100%)
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Intel Xeon E7-2870 v2 Intel Xeon E7-2870 v2
15x 2.30 GHz (2.90 GHz) HT
0 (0%)
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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 i7-3960X Intel Core i7-3960X
6x 3.30 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
1158 (100%)
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Intel Xeon E7-2870 v2 Intel Xeon E7-2870 v2
15x 2.30 GHz (2.90 GHz) HT
0 (0%)
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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 i7-3960X Intel Core i7-3960X
6x 3.30 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
836 (100%)
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Intel Xeon E7-2870 v2 Intel Xeon E7-2870 v2
15x 2.30 GHz (2.90 GHz) HT
0 (0%)
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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 i7-3960X Intel Core i7-3960X
6x 3.30 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
4973 (100%)
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Intel Xeon E7-2870 v2 Intel Xeon E7-2870 v2
15x 2.30 GHz (2.90 GHz) HT
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 i7-3960X Intel Core i7-3960X
6x 3.30 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
3314 (100%)
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Intel Xeon E7-2870 v2 Intel Xeon E7-2870 v2
15x 2.30 GHz (2.90 GHz) HT
0 (0%)
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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 i7-3960X Intel Core i7-3960X
6x 3.30 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
19300 (100%)
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Intel Xeon E7-2870 v2 Intel Xeon E7-2870 v2
15x 2.30 GHz (2.90 GHz) HT
0 (0%)
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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 i7-3960X Intel Core i7-3960X
6x 3.30 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
1.57 (100%)
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Intel Xeon E7-2870 v2 Intel Xeon E7-2870 v2
15x 2.30 GHz (2.90 GHz) HT
0 (0%)
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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 i7-3960X Intel Core i7-3960X
6x 3.30 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
11.35 (100%)
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Intel Xeon E7-2870 v2 Intel Xeon E7-2870 v2
15x 2.30 GHz (2.90 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 i7-3960X Intel Core i7-3960X
6x 3.30 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
12712 (100%)
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Intel Xeon E7-2870 v2 Intel Xeon E7-2870 v2
15x 2.30 GHz (2.90 GHz) HT
12060 (95%)
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