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Intel - Xeon E5-2670 2.6 GHz 8-Core Processor

( 4.8 Average / 6 Ratings )





Xeon E5-2670

Part #


Data Width




Operating Frequency

2.6 GHz

Turbo Frequency

3.3 GHz



L1 Cache

8 x 32 kB Instruction
8 x 32 kB Data

L2 Cache

8 x 256 kB

L3 Cache

1 x 20 MB


32 nm

Thermal Design Power

115 W

Includes CPU Cooler


Simultaneous Multithreading

Yes: Hyper-Threading

Integrated Graphics



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Price History (Excluding Tax) History:


fenichelar 42 points 25 months ago
from completed build Proxmox (Plex) Server

Cheap (if you buy used) 8 core processor. What's not to love? For home servers, great buy.

Tower-CG 5 points 21 months ago
from completed build Blender Rendering Beast

Terrific CPU, especially when you have two of them. Don't buy it unless you need multiple cores though. I'm a Blender artist, and these puppies render almost as fast as a 1070 :D

sh0tsfired 12 points 20 months ago
from completed build Dual Xeon Snow Build // R2

Cheap, if bought used, and kicks *** at anything multi-core. Shockingly cool running, never exceeds 60c on air. NOT recommended for gaming or single-core work loads. Can, and does play video games, but not recommended.

cwatkinson 36 points 19 months ago

Finding the cpus took some time, I scoured eBay for months until I found a matching pair for $150 CAD. I have to say these CPUs are incredible, especially ripping my many DVD collections to move to a more digital library. In gaming, again these CPUs, even with a max clock of 2.6GHz rip through any game that I have in my Steam library with ease.

Double787 23 points 12 months ago
from completed build Cypress Workstation

For $150 for a pair it honestly can't be beat. The IPC is a little on the low end but any workflow that benefits from multithreading will get to stretch it's muscles here

oakeef 23 points 5 months ago
from completed build SSI EEB in NZXT H500i

2x E5-2670 is a great deal and from the CPU Mark scores (Single: 1776, Multi: 19593) seems to perform around the level of a ThreadRipper 1920x. The Single Core score may be a bit low, but for under $85 each these are a steal!