Average Bench: 70% (110th of 985)

more Based on 433 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206C2, , 0FABFBFF000206C2, 1FABFBFF000206C2, 0000000000000000, 1F8BFBFF000206C2, 0789FBFF000206C2, 0F8BFBFF000206C2 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU X5690 @ 3.47GHz
Poor: 55%Average: 70% Great: 88%
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Good average bench

The Intel Xeon X5690 averaged 29.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Multi Core Integer Speed 611Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 645Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon X5690 is 32.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon X5690 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Single Core Integer Speed 87.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 89.7Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 433 samples)
Min Avg Max
75.2 SC Int 87.4 109
80 SC Float 90.7 113
76.5 SC Mixed 89.7 112
71.4% 89.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
248 QC Int 339 430
257 QC Float 351 446
275 QC Mixed 345 440
78.2% 345 Pts
Min Avg Max
396 MC Int 611 804
425 MC Float 666 877
431 MC Mixed 645 855
95.8% 640 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.45 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 86.5
SC Float 89
SC Mixed 88
70% 87.8 Pts
QC Int 340
QC Float 349
QC Mixed 349
78% 346 Pts
MC Int 633
MC Float 691
MC Mixed 668
99% 664 Pts
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.45 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 85.9
SC Float 89
SC Mixed 85.7
70% 86.9 Pts
QC Int 345
QC Float 352
QC Mixed 342
78% 346 Pts
MC Int 602
MC Float 676
MC Mixed 632
95% 637 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.45 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 82.9
SC Float 85.4
SC Mixed 84.2
67% 84.2 Pts
QC Int 326
QC Float 338
QC Mixed 331
75% 332 Pts
MC Int 606
MC Float 664
MC Mixed 642
95% 637 Pts
Proc 1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.45 GHz
SC Int 83.8
SC Float 89.1
SC Mixed 86.4
69% 86.4 Pts
QC Int 317
QC Float 318
QC Mixed 318
72% 318 Pts
MC Int 626
MC Float 665
MC Mixed 575
93% 622 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,515,242 CPUs tested.

Typical Xeon X5690 Builds (Compare 1,085 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

System: Dell Precision WorkStation T7500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 118% - Outstanding Total price: $146

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Xeon® Processor X5690 (12M Cache, 3.46 GHz, 6.40 GT/s Intel® QPI)
Code NameWestmere EP
Launch DateQ1'11
Processor NumberX5690
# of Cores6
# of Threads12
Cache12 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
VID Voltage Range0.750V-1.350V
Recommended Price$1663.00 - $1666.00
Clock Speed3.46 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.73 GHz
Bus Speed6.4 GT/s QPI
QPI Links2
Max TDP130 W

Memory

Max Memory Size288 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 800/1066/1333
Memory Channels3
Memory Bandwidth32 GB/s
Physical Address Extensions40-bit
ECC Memory SupportedYes

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesNo
Turbo Boost Tech1.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Demand Based SwitchingYes

Package

Package Size42.5mm X 45mm
Max CPU Configuration2
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1366

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

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