Intel Core i5-3470 vs Intel Xeon E5-2680

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Physical Specifications

Socket Intel Socket 1155 Intel Socket 2011
Foundry Intel Intel
Process size 22 nm 32 nm
Transistors unknown 2,270 million
Die size 132.8 mm² 435 mm²
Package FC-LGA12C FC-LGA10
tCaseMax 67°C


Frequency 3.2 GHz 2.7 GHz
Turbo clock up to 3.6 GHz up to 3.5 GHz
Base clock 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 32.0x 27.0x
Multiplier unlocked No No
TDP 77 W 130 W
Voltage 1.35 V

Architecture Details

Vertical Segment Desktop Server/Workstation
Production status unknown unknown
Release date Jun 1st, 2012 Mar 6th, 2012
Codename Ivy Bridge Sandy Bridge-EP
Generation Core i5 Xeon E5
Memory support DDR3 Dual-channel DDR3 Quad-channel
ECC memory No Yes
PCI Express Gen 3, 16 Lanes(CPU only) Gen 3


Total Cores 4 8
Total Threads 4 16
SMP # CPUs 1 2
Integrated graphics Intel HD 2500


Cache L1 64K (per core) 64K (per core)
Cache L2 256K (per core) 256K (per core)
Cache L3 6MB (shared) 20MB (shared)


Notes Intel HD 2500 frequency: 650-1100MHz

Features & Technologies

8.0GT/s QPI Yes
AES-NI Yes Yes
AVX Yes Yes
EIST Yes Yes
Intel 64 Yes Yes
MMX Yes Yes
SSE Yes Yes
SSE2 Yes Yes
SSE3 Yes Yes
SSE4.2 Yes Yes
SSSE3 Yes Yes
TXT Yes Yes
VT-d Yes Yes
VT-x Yes Yes
XD bit Yes Yes


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