Average Bench: 76.2% (184th of 1276)

Based on 14,808 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1231 v3 @ 3.40GHz
Poor: 65%Average: 76.2% Great: 84%
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Good average bench

The Intel Xeon E3-1231 v3 averaged 23.7% 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 88.3Pts
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 18.6%. 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 14,808 samples)
Min Avg Max
74.4 Memory 88.3 95.1
83.1 1-Core 102 112
162 2-Core 198 222
76.7% 129 Pts
Min Avg Max
281 4-Core 348 413
395 8-Core 520 564
55.8% 434 Pts
Min Avg Max
440 64-Core 527 566
35.4% 527 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 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.8
1-Core 110
2-Core 220
83% 141 Pts
4-Core 407
8-Core 560
63% 484 Pts
64-Core 574
38% 574 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 94.7
1-Core 93
2-Core 201
77% 129 Pts
4-Core 357
8-Core 571
59% 464 Pts
64-Core 575
39% 575 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.1
1-Core 100
2-Core 181
75% 124 Pts
4-Core 330
8-Core 506
54% 418 Pts
64-Core 510
34% 510 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 88
1-Core 96.9
2-Core 175
73% 120 Pts
4-Core 325
8-Core 485
52% 405 Pts
64-Core 368
25% 368 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.9
1-Core 26
2-Core 63.2
44% 60.7 Pts
4-Core 176
8-Core 507
40% 342 Pts
64-Core 559
38% 559 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.6
1-Core 91.4
2-Core 173
66% 112 Pts
4-Core 289
8-Core 387
44% 338 Pts
64-Core 348
23% 348 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 2.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.5
1-Core 81.9
2-Core 120
61% 94.6 Pts
4-Core 169
8-Core 236
26% 202 Pts
64-Core 237
16% 237 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918) - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $868

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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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Excellent

7 months ago.

Never let me down so far, especially in AutoCAD


Poor

10 days ago.

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


Excellent

9 months ago.

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


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