Intel Core i7-3960X vs. Intel Xeon E3-1535M v5

CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Core i7-3960X CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Xeon E3-1535M v5
Intel Core i7-3960X Intel Xeon E3-1535M v5
Intel Core i7 Extreme Edition Family Intel Xeon E3
Intel Core i 3000X CPU group Intel Xeon E3 v5
3 Generation 5
Sandy Bridge E Architecture Skylake S
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

6 Cores 4
12 Threads 8
3.30 GHz Frequency 2.90 GHz
3.90 GHz Turbo (1 Core) 3.80 GHz
3.90 GHz Turbo (All Cores) 3.40 GHz
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
Yes Overclocking ? No

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

no iGPU GPU Intel HD Graphics P530
GPU frequency 0.35 GHz
GPU (Turbo) 1.05 GHz
GPU Generation 9
Technology 14 nm
Max. displays 3
Execution units 24
Shader 192
Max. GPU Memory
DirectX Version 12

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

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

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

DDR3-1600 Memory DDR3L-1600 SO-DIMM, DDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866
Max. Memory 64 GB
4 Memory channels 2
No ECC Yes
L2 Cache
15.00 MB L3 Cache 8.00 MB
PCIe version 3.0
PCIe lanes 16

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

130 W TDP (PL1) 45 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down 35 W
-- Tjunction max. 100 °C

Technical detailsTechnical details

32 nm Technology 14 nm
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2
LGA 2011 Socket BGA 1440
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d (C2 Stepping) Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Yes AES-NI Yes
Q4/2011 Release date Q4/2015
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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 (99%)
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Intel Xeon E3-1535M v5 Intel Xeon E3-1535M v5
4x 2.90 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
161 (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 i7-3960X Intel Core i7-3960X
6x 3.30 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
1158 (100%)
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Intel Xeon E3-1535M v5 Intel Xeon E3-1535M v5
4x 2.90 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
738 (64%)
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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 (90%)
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Intel Xeon E3-1535M v5 Intel Xeon E3-1535M v5
4x 2.90 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
929 (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 i7-3960X Intel Core i7-3960X
6x 3.30 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
4973 (100%)
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Intel Xeon E3-1535M v5 Intel Xeon E3-1535M v5
4x 2.90 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
3694 (74%)
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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 i7-3960X Intel Core i7-3960X
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0 (0%)
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Intel Xeon E3-1535M v5 Intel Xeon E3-1535M v5
Intel HD Graphics P530 @ 1.05 GHz
403 (100%)
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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 (83%)
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Intel Xeon E3-1535M v5 Intel Xeon E3-1535M v5
4x 2.90 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
4012 (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 i7-3960X Intel Core i7-3960X
6x 3.30 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
19300 (100%)
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Intel Xeon E3-1535M v5 Intel Xeon E3-1535M v5
4x 2.90 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
14506 (75%)
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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 (85%)
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Intel Xeon E3-1535M v5 Intel Xeon E3-1535M v5
4x 2.90 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
1.84 (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 i7-3960X Intel Core i7-3960X
6x 3.30 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
11.35 (100%)
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Intel Xeon E3-1535M v5 Intel Xeon E3-1535M v5
4x 2.90 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
8.03 (71%)
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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 i7-3960X Intel Core i7-3960X
6x 3.30 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
0 (0%)
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Intel Xeon E3-1535M v5 Intel Xeon E3-1535M v5
4x 2.90 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
32.7 (100%)
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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 E3-1535M v5 Intel Xeon E3-1535M v5
4x 2.90 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
8757 (69%)
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Intel Core i7-3960X Intel Xeon E3-1535M v5
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