Intel Xeon E3-1220 v3 vs Intel Core i7-5557U

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Intel Xeon E3-1220 v3 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i7-5557U
Intel Xeon E3-1220 v3 Intel Core i7-5557U
Intel Xeon E3 Family Intel Core i7
Intel Xeon E3 v3 CPU group Intel Core i 5000U
4 Generation 5
Haswell S Architecture Broadwell U
Desktop / Server Segment Mobile
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CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

In addition to the number of CPU cores and threads, you can see here whether the Intel Xeon E3-1220 v3 or Intel Core i7-5557U can be overclocked. You will also find the clock frequencies of the processor (single-core and multi-core) here. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor.

4 Cores 2
4 Threads 4
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No
3.10 GHz Frequency 3.10 GHz
3.50 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 3.40 GHz
3.50 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 3.40 GHz

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

The Intel Xeon E3-1220 v3 or Intel Core i7-5557U has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die. A processor with integrated graphics is also called APU (Accelerated Processing Unit).

no iGPU GPU Intel Iris Graphics 6100
GPU frequency 0.30 GHz
GPU (Turbo) 1.10 GHz
GPU Generation 8
Technology 14 nm
Max. displays 3
Execution units 48
Shader 384
Max. GPU Memory 16 GB
DirectX Version 11.2

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

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

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the processor. The memory bandwidth depends on several factors and is given in gigabytes per second.

DDR3-1600 Memory DDR3-1866
Max. Memory
2 Memory channels 2
-- Bandwidth --
Yes ECC No
L2 Cache
8.00 MB L3 Cache 4.00 MB
PCIe version 2.0
PCIe lanes 12

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

The Thermal Design Power (TDP for short) specifies the necessary cooling solution to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually only gives a rough idea of the real consumption of a CPU.

80 W TDP (PL1) 28 W
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Technical detailsTechnical details

Here you will find information on the size of the level 2 and level 3 cache of the Intel Xeon E3-1220 v3 or Intel Core i7-5557U as well as a list of the processors ISA extensions. We have documented the architecture and the manufacturing technology for you as well as the release date.

22 nm Technology 14 nm
Monolithic Chip design Monolithic
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2 ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2
LGA 1150 Socket BGA 1168
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
Q2/2013 Release date Q1/2015
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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 Xeon E3-1220 v3 Intel Xeon E3-1220 v3
4C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
786 (94%)
Intel Core i7-5557U Intel Core i7-5557U
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
834 (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 Xeon E3-1220 v3 Intel Xeon E3-1220 v3
4C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
2679 (100%)
Intel Core i7-5557U Intel Core i7-5557U
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
1823 (68%)
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CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.

Intel Xeon E3-1220 v3 Intel Xeon E3-1220 v3
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
1416 (100%)
Intel Core i7-5557U Intel Core i7-5557U
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
0 (0%)
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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 Xeon E3-1220 v3 Intel Xeon E3-1220 v3
@ 0.00 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-5557U Intel Core i7-5557U
Intel Iris Graphics 6100 @ 1.10 GHz
845 (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 Xeon E3-1220 v3 Intel Xeon E3-1220 v3
4C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
6747 (100%)
Intel Core i7-5557U Intel Core i7-5557U
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
4760 (71%)
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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 Xeon E3-1220 v3 Intel Xeon E3-1220 v3
4C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
132 (95%)
Intel Core i7-5557U Intel Core i7-5557U
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
139 (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 Xeon E3-1220 v3 Intel Xeon E3-1220 v3
4C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
517 (100%)
Intel Core i7-5557U Intel Core i7-5557U
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
360 (70%)
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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 Xeon E3-1220 v3 Intel Xeon E3-1220 v3
4C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
3250 (96%)
Intel Core i7-5557U Intel Core i7-5557U
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
3393 (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 Xeon E3-1220 v3 Intel Xeon E3-1220 v3
4C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
10320 (100%)
Intel Core i7-5557U Intel Core i7-5557U
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
7113 (69%)
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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 Xeon E3-1220 v3 Intel Xeon E3-1220 v3
4C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
1.48 (91%)
Intel Core i7-5557U Intel Core i7-5557U
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
1.62 (100%)
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core) results



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 Xeon E3-1220 v3 Intel Xeon E3-1220 v3
4C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
5.67 (100%)
Intel Core i7-5557U Intel Core i7-5557U
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
3.89 (69%)
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



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