Intel Xeon E3-1240 v3 vs. Intel Core i7-6560U

CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Xeon E3-1240 v3 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i7-6560U
Intel Xeon E3-1240 v3 Intel Core i7-6560U
Intel Xeon E3 Family Intel Core i7
Intel Xeon E3 v3 CPU group Intel Core i 6000U
4 Generation 6
Haswell S Architecture Skylake U
Desktop / Server Segment Mobile
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CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

4 Cores 2
8 Threads 4
3.40 GHz Frequency 2.20 GHz
3.80 GHz Turbo (1 Core) 3.20 GHz
3.80 GHz Turbo (All Cores) 2.60 GHz
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

no iGPU GPU Intel Iris Graphics 540
GPU frequency 0.30 GHz
GPU (Turbo) 1.05 GHz
GPU Generation 9
Technology 14 nm
Max. displays 3
Execution units 48
Shader 384
Max. GPU Memory 32 GB
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 SO-DIMM, LPDDR3-1866
Max. Memory 32 GB
2 Memory channels 2
Yes ECC No
L2 Cache
8.00 MB L3 Cache 4.00 MB
PCIe version 3.0
PCIe lanes 12

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

80 W TDP (PL1) 15 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down 9.5 W
-- Tjunction max. 100 °C

Technical detailsTechnical details

22 nm Technology 14 nm
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 1356
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Yes AES-NI Yes
Q2/2013 Release date Q3/2015
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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 Xeon E3-1240 v3 Intel Xeon E3-1240 v3
4x 3.40 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
151 (100%)
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Intel Core i7-6560U Intel Core i7-6560U
2x 2.20 GHz (3.20 GHz) HT
135 (89%)
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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 E3-1240 v3 Intel Xeon E3-1240 v3
4x 3.40 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
731 (100%)
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Intel Core i7-6560U Intel Core i7-6560U
2x 2.20 GHz (3.20 GHz) HT
280 (38%)
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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 E3-1240 v3 Intel Xeon E3-1240 v3
4x 3.40 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
861 (100%)
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Intel Core i7-6560U Intel Core i7-6560U
2x 2.20 GHz (3.20 GHz) HT
726 (84%)
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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 E3-1240 v3 Intel Xeon E3-1240 v3
4x 3.40 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
3281 (100%)
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Intel Core i7-6560U Intel Core i7-6560U
2x 2.20 GHz (3.20 GHz) HT
1708 (52%)
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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 E3-1240 v3 Intel Xeon E3-1240 v3
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0 (0%)
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Intel Core i7-6560U Intel Core i7-6560U
Intel Iris Graphics 540 @ 1.05 GHz
806 (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 Xeon E3-1240 v3 Intel Xeon E3-1240 v3
4x 3.40 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
3515 (100%)
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Intel Core i7-6560U Intel Core i7-6560U
2x 2.20 GHz (3.20 GHz) HT
3381 (96%)
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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 E3-1240 v3 Intel Xeon E3-1240 v3
4x 3.40 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
13750 (100%)
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Intel Core i7-6560U Intel Core i7-6560U
2x 2.20 GHz (3.20 GHz) HT
5991 (44%)
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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 E3-1240 v3 Intel Xeon E3-1240 v3
4x 3.40 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
1.76 (100%)
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Intel Core i7-6560U Intel Core i7-6560U
2x 2.20 GHz (3.20 GHz) HT
1.54 (88%)
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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 Xeon E3-1240 v3 Intel Xeon E3-1240 v3
4x 3.40 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
7.94 (100%)
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Intel Core i7-6560U Intel Core i7-6560U
2x 2.20 GHz (3.20 GHz) HT
3.07 (39%)
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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 E3-1240 v3 Intel Xeon E3-1240 v3
4x 3.40 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
9837 (100%)
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Intel Core i7-6560U Intel Core i7-6560U
2x 2.20 GHz (3.20 GHz) HT
4030 (41%)
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Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

Intel Xeon E3-1240 v3 Intel Core i7-6560U
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