Average Bench: 65.9% (174th of 1110)

more Based on 1,653 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306A9, 1FABFBFF000106A4, 1F8BFBFF000306A9, , 0000000000000000, 0F8BFBFF000306A9, 17CBFBFF000306A9, 1FABFBFF000306A9 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1230 V2 @ 3.30GHz
Poor: 55%Average: 65.9% Great: 74%
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Xeon E3-1230 V2 averaged 34.1% 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 469Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 95.9Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E3-1230 V2 is just 18.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon E3-1230 V2 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 473Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 477Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,653 samples)
Min Avg Max
76.2 SC Int 92.4 99.9
83.5 SC Float 95.9 103
82 SC Mixed 94.3 101
75.4% 94.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
257 QC Int 316 368
266 QC Float 325 383
262 QC Mixed 321 375
72.7% 320 Pts
Min Avg Max
412 MC Int 469 495
420 MC Float 473 497
413 MC Mixed 477 504
70.9% 473 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 96.7
SC Float 99.6
SC Mixed 98.4
79% 98.2 Pts
QC Int 363
QC Float 382
QC Mixed 374
85% 373 Pts
MC Int 484
MC Float 484
MC Mixed 486
73% 485 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 97.6
SC Float 100
SC Mixed 97.7
79% 98.4 Pts
QC Int 318
QC Float 334
QC Mixed 336
75% 329 Pts
MC Int 486
MC Float 491
MC Mixed 494
74% 490 Pts
Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1230 V2 @ 3.30GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
SC Int 93.5
SC Float 97.7
SC Mixed 95.5
76% 95.6 Pts
QC Int 313
QC Float 326
QC Mixed 334
74% 324 Pts
MC Int 465
MC Float 481
MC Mixed 479
71% 475 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 94.7
SC Float 96.7
SC Mixed 95.9
77% 95.8 Pts
QC Int 315
QC Float 304
QC Mixed 323
71% 314 Pts
MC Int 491
MC Float 490
MC Mixed 500
74% 494 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 92.4
SC Float 94
SC Mixed 94
75% 93.5 Pts
QC Int 300
QC Float 323
QC Mixed 325
72% 316 Pts
MC Int 484
MC Float 486
MC Mixed 494
73% 488 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 90.5
SC Float 90.5
SC Mixed 93.1
73% 91.4 Pts
QC Int 277
QC Float 279
QC Mixed 280
63% 279 Pts
MC Int 465
MC Float 466
MC Mixed 476
70% 469 Pts
Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1230 V2 @ 3.30GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 95.1
SC Float 97
SC Mixed 96.1
77% 96.1 Pts
QC Int 136
QC Float 171
QC Mixed 168
36% 158 Pts
MC Int 165
MC Float 174
MC Mixed 166
25% 168 Pts
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Desktop 62%
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Workstation
Workstation 42%
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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Xeon® Processor E3-1230 v2 (8M Cache, 3.30 GHz)
Code NameIvy Bridge
Launch DateQ2'12
Processor NumberE3-1230V2
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$215.00 - $230.00
Clock Speed3.3 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.7 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP69 W

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 1333/1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedYes

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express Configurations1x16 & 1x4, 2x8 & 1x4 or 1x8 & 3x4

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NINo
Demand Based SwitchingYes
vPro TechYes
Identity Protection TechYes
Fast Memory AccessYes
Flex Memory AccessYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1155

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

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