Average Bench: 66.1% (170th of 1206)

Based on 10,806 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1231 v3 @ 3.40GHz
Poor: 57%Average: 66.1% Great: 75%
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Xeon E3-1231 v3 averaged 33.8% 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 104Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 200Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E3-1231 v3 is just 17.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon E3-1231 v3 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 532Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 525Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,806 samples)
Min Avg Max
89.6 1-Core 104 113
165 2-Core 200 223
71.8% 152 Pts
Min Avg Max
292 4-Core 352 419
423 8-Core 525 574
56.3% 438 Pts
Min Avg Max
446 64-Core 532 574
35.7% 532 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 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 111
2-Core 220
78% 165 Pts
4-Core 400
8-Core 560
62% 480 Pts
64-Core 558
37% 558 Pts
Proc 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
1-Core 106
2-Core 209
74% 158 Pts
4-Core 391
8-Core 548
61% 469 Pts
64-Core 555
37% 555 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 110
2-Core 211
76% 160 Pts
4-Core 373
8-Core 553
60% 463 Pts
64-Core 554
37% 554 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 106
2-Core 211
74% 158 Pts
4-Core 375
8-Core 521
58% 448 Pts
64-Core 529
36% 529 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 108
2-Core 216
76% 162 Pts
4-Core 352
8-Core 556
58% 454 Pts
64-Core 546
37% 546 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 105
2-Core 210
74% 157 Pts
4-Core 352
8-Core 528
56% 440 Pts
64-Core 525
35% 525 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 97.3
2-Core 174
65% 136 Pts
4-Core 332
8-Core 505
54% 418 Pts
64-Core 496
33% 496 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 98.1
2-Core 171
65% 135 Pts
4-Core 324
8-Core 483
52% 404 Pts
64-Core 493
33% 493 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

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Typical Xeon E3-1231 v3 Builds (Compare 3,666 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
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Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H97-D3H-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 43% - Average Total price: $702

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Xeon® Processor E3-1231 v3 (8M Cache, 3.40 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ2'14
Processor NumberE3-1231V3
# 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$240.00 - $250.00
Clock Speed3.4 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.8 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
QPI Links0
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP80 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2013D

Graphics

Processor GraphicsNone

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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Terrible

12 months ago.

Never let me down so far, especially in AutoCAD


Excellent

1 month ago.

its a very good allround cpu who works every day the last 3,5 jears for me


Terrible

10 months ago.

for my game server is one of the best, even against the i7 4790k at 4.0GHz


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