6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.33 GHz, Westmere EP.
Release date ≈ Q3 2014.


4 Cores, 8 Threads @2.5 GHz, Haswell.
Release date ≈ Q2 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 27,384 user samples
4,508 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 89% Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 69% Base clock 3.35 GHz
Poor: 69% Great: 89%
SPEED RANK: 193rd / 1316
Gaming 77%
Desktop 77%
Workstation 64%
22,876 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 76% Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 48% Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 0.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 48% Great: 76%
SPEED RANK: 399th / 1316
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 52%
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
76.7 % Faster effective speed.
65.9 %
Avg. Memory Latency
90.5 Pts Lower memory latency.
78.4 Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
87.5 Pts 88.6 Pts +1%
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
174 Pts +3% 169 Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
341 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
291 Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
524 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
423 Pts
OC Memory Latency
96.7 Pts Slightly lower OC memory latency.
88.4 Pts
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
113 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
102 Pts
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
223 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
198 Pts
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
440 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
370 Pts
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
678 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
513 Pts
Market Share
Based on 46,309,418 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.02 % 0.04 % Hugely higher market share.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
52 % 52 %
85+ Months +3% 88+ Months
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
817 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
516 Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
616 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
427 Pts
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q1'10 Q2'14
12 MB SmartCache 6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
SSE4.2 SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
32 nm 22 nm
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$594.00 $378.00
Max Turbo Frequency
Max Turbo Frequency
3.6 GHz 3.5 GHz
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
6.4 GT/s QPI 5 GT/s DMI2
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
24 GB 32 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR3 800/1066/1333 DDR3L 1333/1600
Memory Channels
Max # of Memory Channels
3 2
Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory Bandwidth
32 GB/s 25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory Supported
ECC Memory Supported ‡
Yes No
Package Size
Package Size
42.5mm X 45mm 37.5mm x 32mm x 1.6mm
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
No Yes
Turbo Boost Tech
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology ‡
1.0 2.0
Trusted Execution Tech
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology ‡
Yes No

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A very good Xeon budget CPU! The only flaws are its age and 64-core speed [Aug '20 0306]


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