Average Bench: 75.6% (219th of 1314)

Based on 14,712 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1231 v3 @ 3.40GHz
Poor: 65%Average: 75.6% Great: 83%
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Good average bench

The Intel Xeon E3-1231 v3 averaged 24.3% 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 87.2Pts
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 526Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 519Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 14,712 samples)
Min Avg Max
72.9 Memory 87.2 94.5
86.7 1-Core 102 111
164 2-Core 197 220
76.3% 129 Pts
Min Avg Max
270 4-Core 347 409
396 8-Core 519 562
55.7% 433 Pts
Min Avg Max
419 64-Core 526 565
35.3% 526 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.7
1-Core 92.7
2-Core 212
77% 132 Pts
4-Core 380
8-Core 556
60% 468 Pts
64-Core 553
37% 553 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.1
1-Core 109
2-Core 217
80% 138 Pts
4-Core 375
8-Core 559
60% 467 Pts
64-Core 562
38% 562 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 96
1-Core 107
2-Core 197
80% 133 Pts
4-Core 330
8-Core 462
51% 396 Pts
64-Core 464
31% 464 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.8
1-Core 110
2-Core 218
80% 138 Pts
4-Core 371
8-Core 590
61% 480 Pts
64-Core 587
39% 587 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.3
1-Core 109
2-Core 216
78% 135 Pts
4-Core 402
8-Core 558
62% 480 Pts
64-Core 558
38% 558 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.2
1-Core 107
2-Core 173
73% 121 Pts
4-Core 337
8-Core 557
57% 447 Pts
64-Core 551
37% 551 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.6
1-Core 91.2
2-Core 187
71% 120 Pts
4-Core 340
8-Core 405
50% 373 Pts
64-Core 478
32% 478 Pts
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Typical Xeon E3-1231 v3 Builds (Compare 1,967 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H97-D3H-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $940

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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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2 months ago.

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


Excellent

1 month ago.

Never let me down so far, especially in AutoCAD


Good

1 day ago.

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


Excellent

15 months ago.

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


Excellent

1 month 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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