Average Bench: 73.6% (274th of 1363)

Based on 2,442 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1246 v3 @ 3.50GHz
Poor: 61%Average: 73.6% Great: 83%
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Good average bench

The Intel Xeon E3-1246 v3 averaged 26.3% 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

Avg. Memory Latency 81.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 103Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E3-1246 v3 is 21.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon E3-1246 v3 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Speed 547Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 539Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,442 samples)
Min Avg Max
66.1 Memory 81.2 93
78.3 1-Core 103 114
165 2-Core 201 228
73.3% 129 Pts
Min Avg Max
283 4-Core 358 420
409 8-Core 539 587
55.7% 449 Pts
Min Avg Max
456 64-Core 547 588
33.9% 547 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.1
1-Core 98.5
2-Core 201
74% 129 Pts
4-Core 367
8-Core 551
57% 459 Pts
64-Core 545
34% 545 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.8
1-Core 102
2-Core 182
73% 124 Pts
4-Core 343
8-Core 540
54% 441 Pts
64-Core 547
34% 547 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.3
1-Core 108
2-Core 179
70% 121 Pts
4-Core 343
8-Core 543
54% 443 Pts
64-Core 536
33% 536 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.2
1-Core 97.4
2-Core 177
70% 119 Pts
4-Core 302
8-Core 462
47% 382 Pts
64-Core 566
35% 566 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.7
1-Core 102
2-Core 193
68% 121 Pts
4-Core 337
8-Core 520
53% 428 Pts
64-Core 536
33% 536 Pts
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Typical Xeon E3-1246 v3 Builds (Compare 1,281 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell Precision T1700

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $368

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Xeon® Processor E3-1246 v3 (8M Cache, 3.50 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ2'14
Processor NumberE3-1246V3
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$276.00 - $287.00
Clock Speed3.5 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.9 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
QPI Links0
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP84 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2013D

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics P4600
Graphics Base Frequency350 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/VGA
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.2 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes
Graphics Video Max Memory1.7 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 and DDR3L 1333/1600 at 1.5V
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedYes

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express Configurations1x16, 2x8, 1x8/2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

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-NIYes
vPro TechYes
Identity Protection TechYes
Fast Memory AccessYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)Yes
My WiFi TechNo

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography22nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1150

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechYes
Anti-Theft TechYes

 Comments

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Good

12 months ago.

Much better than any core i series


Excellent

2 years ago.

i have the same one xeon its way more powerfull its abit expensive but if your not broke defitnaly buy d;


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