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Comparing Xeon E3-1241 V3 and Intel i5-6600k


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#1 jediderek

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Posted 01 February 2016 - 08:15 PM

Hey everyone,

I'm a little confused about which processor to go for. With each processor I have a different build for both costing about the same. I was pumped about the Xeon E3-1241 V3 because according to PassMark it is benchmarking quite well. But then I used cpuboss.com to compare the 2 and the i5-6600k scored a lot faster. So my question is which one is faster and which one would you reccomend? Below are the 2 links comparing the 2 and I will have below the 2 builds....Thanks

http://www.cpubenchmark.net/compare.php?cmp[]=2570&cmp[]=2341

http://cpuboss.com/cpus/Intel-Xeon-E3-1241-v3-vs-Intel-...

Xeon Build
Intel Xeon E3-1241 V3 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor
Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler
ASRock H97M PRO4 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard
G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 32GB (4 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory
Samsung 850 EVO-Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive
Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive
EVGA GeForce GTX 960 2GB SuperSC ACX 2.0+ Video Card
Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case
EVGA 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply

Intel i5-6600k
Intel Boxed Core I5-6600K 3.50 GHz, 6 M Processor Cache 6 for LGA 1151
MSI H170A PC Mate
Zotac GeForce GTX 970 4GB
Crucial 16GB Kit (8GBx2) DDR4 2133 MT/s
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB
Toshiba 2TB
Corsair Carbide 200R
EVGA 500B



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#2 Captain_Chicken

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Posted 01 February 2016 - 08:30 PM

Ge the Xeon if you are running threaded programs like Adobe premiere, get the I5 if you are gaming.


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