Average Bench: 75.8% (213th of 1316)

Based on 14,645 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1231 v3 @ 3.40GHz
Poor: 65%Average: 75.8% Great: 84%
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Good average bench

The Intel Xeon E3-1231 v3 averaged 24.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Xeon E3-1231 v3 near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 87.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 102Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E3-1231 v3 is just 18.3%. 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 527Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 520Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 14,645 samples)
Min Avg Max
73.7 Memory 87.1 94.8
84.6 1-Core 102 111
158 2-Core 197 220
76.1% 129 Pts
Min Avg Max
265 4-Core 350 407
392 8-Core 520 562
55.9% 435 Pts
Min Avg Max
419 64-Core 527 565
35.4% 527 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 95.1
1-Core 89.9
2-Core 213
78% 133 Pts
4-Core 408
8-Core 555
63% 481 Pts
64-Core 549
37% 549 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.6
1-Core 110
2-Core 215
82% 140 Pts
4-Core 371
8-Core 557
60% 464 Pts
64-Core 558
37% 558 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.4
1-Core 109
2-Core 213
80% 137 Pts
4-Core 415
8-Core 411
56% 413 Pts
64-Core 418
28% 418 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.6
1-Core 103
2-Core 198
77% 130 Pts
4-Core 360
8-Core 544
58% 452 Pts
64-Core 550
37% 550 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
Memory 87.2
1-Core 104
2-Core 202
77% 131 Pts
4-Core 368
8-Core 475
56% 422 Pts
64-Core 524
35% 524 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.8
1-Core 104
2-Core 185
76% 126 Pts
4-Core 341
8-Core 539
56% 440 Pts
64-Core 540
36% 540 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.6
1-Core 87.6
2-Core 142
68% 107 Pts
4-Core 288
8-Core 407
45% 348 Pts
64-Core 414
28% 414 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 55.5
1-Core 109
2-Core 215
69% 127 Pts
4-Core 330
8-Core 555
56% 442 Pts
64-Core 562
38% 562 Pts
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Typical Xeon E3-1231 v3 Builds (Compare 2,105 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H97-D3H-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $649

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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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25 days ago.

I use it for gaming, works well with my rx 5500 xt for some 1080p gaming and its amazing


Excellent

4 months ago.

Never let me down so far, especially in AutoCAD


Good

2 months ago.

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


Excellent

17 months ago.

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


Excellent

3 months ago.

Works excellently for gaming even with how old it is although it is starting to lag behind a bit in newer games like call of duty warzone


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