Average Bench: 65.4% (183rd of 1128)

more Based on 2,013 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306A9, 1FABFBFF000106A4, 1F8BFBFF000306A9, , 0000000000000000, 0F8BFBFF000306A9, 17CBFBFF000306A9, 1FABFBFF000306A9 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1230 V2 @ 3.30GHz
Poor: 55%Average: 65.4% Great: 74%
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Xeon E3-1230 V2 averaged 34.5% 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 470Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 95.3Pts

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 472Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 477Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,013 samples)
Min Avg Max
73.8 SC Int 92.6 99.9
79.5 SC Float 95.3 103
79 SC Mixed 93.9 101
75.1% 93.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
258 QC Int 314 368
264 QC Float 322 383
263 QC Mixed 318 374
72.1% 318 Pts
Min Avg Max
415 MC Int 470 496
419 MC Float 472 496
411 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%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 99.5
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 100
80% 101 Pts
QC Int 372
QC Float 365
QC Mixed 374
84% 370 Pts
MC Int 492
MC Float 491
MC Mixed 497
74% 493 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 96
SC Float 98.7
SC Mixed 95.1
77% 96.6 Pts
QC Int 365
QC Float 380
QC Mixed 351
83% 365 Pts
MC Int 480
MC Float 478
MC Mixed 484
72% 481 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 98.4
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 99.9
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 322
QC Float 322
QC Mixed 316
72% 320 Pts
MC Int 492
MC Float 493
MC Mixed 497
74% 494 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 99.1
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 101
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 325
QC Float 324
QC Mixed 314
73% 321 Pts
MC Int 490
MC Float 492
MC Mixed 497
74% 493 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 95.2
SC Float 98.5
SC Mixed 96
77% 96.6 Pts
QC Int 336
QC Float 315
QC Mixed 319
73% 323 Pts
MC Int 489
MC Float 484
MC Mixed 495
73% 489 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 98.3
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 99.5
80% 99.7 Pts
QC Int 305
QC Float 331
QC Mixed 308
71% 314 Pts
MC Int 500
MC Float 499
MC Mixed 507
75% 502 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 100
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 102
81% 102 Pts
QC Int 313
QC Float 331
QC Mixed 303
72% 316 Pts
MC Int 498
MC Float 502
MC Mixed 510
76% 503 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
SC Int 88.6
SC Float 93.2
SC Mixed 90.6
73% 90.8 Pts
QC Int 284
QC Float 302
QC Mixed 287
66% 291 Pts
MC Int 485
MC Float 489
MC Mixed 497
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 3.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 62.8
SC Float 68.1
SC Mixed 63.1
52% 64.7 Pts
QC Int 207
QC Float 210
QC Mixed 213
48% 210 Pts
MC Int 422
MC Float 382
MC Mixed 427
62% 410 Pts
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Gaming 64%
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Desktop
Desktop 64%
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Workstation
Workstation 43%
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Motherboard: Asrock H77 Pro4/MVP - $164

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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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