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Xeon E3-1280 vs Core i7-2700K

Xeon E3-1280 vs Core i7-2700K: game performance, price, value, and specification comparison. Select comparison game parameters.

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FPS Winner

Intel Core i7-2700K

3.5 GHz | 4-core

Intel Core i7-2700K Logo
Intel Core i7-2700K Quad-Core Processor 3.5 GHz 8 MB Cache LGA 1155 - BX80623I72700K

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Key Differences

In short — Core i7-2700K outperforms Xeon E3-1280 on the selected game parameters. We do not have the prices of both CPUs to compare value. The better performing Core i7-2700K is 204 days newer than Xeon E3-1280.

Advantages of Intel Core i7-2700K

  • Performs up to 4% better in Grand Theft Auto V than Xeon E3-1280 - 225 vs 216 FPS

  • Works without a dedicated GPU, while Intel Xeon E3-1280 doesn't have integrated graphics

Grand Theft Auto V
Grand Theft Auto V

Resolution

1920x1080

Game Graphics

High

Intel Xeon E3-1280 Logo
Xeon E3-1280

Server/Workstation • Apr 3rd, 2011


FPS

216

96%

Value, $/FPS

Price, $

Intel Core i7-2700K Logo
Core i7-2700K

Desktop • Oct 24th, 2011


FPS

225

100%

Value, $/FPS

$0.8/FPS

100%

Price, $

$180

100%

FPS and Value Winner

Intel Core i7-2700K Quad-Core Processor 3.5 GHz 8 MB Cache LGA 1155 - BX80623I72700K

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In Stock

Updated 38 minutes ago

FPS in TOP 5 Games

Resolution

1920x1080

Game Graphics

High

Intel Xeon E3-1280 Logo
Xeon E3-1280

Server/Workstation • Apr 3rd, 2011

Intel Core i7-2700K Logo
Core i7-2700K

Desktop • Oct 24th, 2011

Geekbench 5 Benchmarks

Intel Xeon E3-1280 Logo
Xeon E3-1280

Server/Workstation • Apr 3rd, 2011


Single-Core

700

88%

Multi-Core

2773

92%

Intel Core i7-2700K Logo
Core i7-2700K

Desktop • Oct 24th, 2011


Single-Core

797

100%

Multi-Core

3024

100%

Intel Xeon E3-1280 Logo

Intel Xeon E3-1280

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Intel Core i7-2700K Logo

Intel Core i7-2700K

Apr 3rd, 2011Release Date
Oct 24th, 2011
Xeon E3CollectionCore i7
Sandy Bridge-EPCodenameSandy Bridge
Intel Socket 1155SocketIntel Socket 1155
Server
Segment
Desktop
4Cores4
8Threads8
3.5 GHzBase Clock Speed3.5 GHz
3.9 GHzTurbo Clock Speed3.9 GHz
95 WTDP95 W
32 nmProcess Size32 nm
35.0xMultiplier35.0x
NoneIntegrated Graphics
Intel HD 3000
NoOverclockable
Yes

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