Average Bench: 67.3% (154th of 1206)

Based on 1,199 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1246 v3 @ 3.50GHz

Above average average bench

The Intel Xeon E3-1246 v3 averaged 32.6% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 105Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 204Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E3-1246 v3 is 24.5%. 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 Mixed Speed 553Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 544Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,199 samples)
Min Avg Max
73.8 1-Core 105 115
147 2-Core 204 229
72.8% 154 Pts
Min Avg Max
271 4-Core 360 423
432 8-Core 544 579
58% 452 Pts
Min Avg Max
479 64-Core 553 581
37.1% 553 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
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)
1-Core 112
2-Core 224
79% 168 Pts
4-Core 411
8-Core 568
64% 490 Pts
64-Core 555
37% 555 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 110
2-Core 221
78% 165 Pts
4-Core 378
8-Core 574
61% 476 Pts
64-Core 570
38% 570 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 107
2-Core 215
76% 161 Pts
4-Core 383
8-Core 559
61% 471 Pts
64-Core 541
36% 541 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 115
2-Core 214
78% 164 Pts
4-Core 359
8-Core 576
60% 468 Pts
64-Core 582
39% 582 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 89.8
2-Core 218
70% 154 Pts
4-Core 392
8-Core 559
62% 476 Pts
64-Core 565
38% 565 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 105
2-Core 206
73% 155 Pts
4-Core 346
8-Core 554
57% 450 Pts
64-Core 551
37% 551 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,711,973 CPUs tested.

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Desktop
Desktop 59%
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Workstation
Workstation 37%
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Motherboard: Dell Precision T1700

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $399

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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

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