Average Bench: 74.6% (255th of 1363)

Based on 20,529 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1231 v3 @ 3.40GHz
Poor: 63%Average: 74.6% Great: 82%
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Good average bench

The Intel Xeon E3-1231 v3 averaged 25.4% 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. Memory Latency 86.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 99.4Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E3-1231 v3 is just 19.3%. 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 Speed 519Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 514Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 20,529 samples)
Min Avg Max
71.3 Memory 86.2 94.5
75.1 1-Core 99.4 108
150 2-Core 192 215
73% 126 Pts
Min Avg Max
266 4-Core 342 399
377 8-Core 514 558
53.2% 428 Pts
Min Avg Max
406 64-Core 519 557
32.1% 519 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.9
1-Core 106
2-Core 208
78% 135 Pts
4-Core 350
8-Core 511
54% 430 Pts
64-Core 543
34% 543 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.2
1-Core 105
2-Core 202
74% 130 Pts
4-Core 362
8-Core 522
55% 442 Pts
64-Core 527
33% 527 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.3
1-Core 98.9
2-Core 200
72% 127 Pts
4-Core 333
8-Core 488
51% 410 Pts
64-Core 517
32% 517 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.9
1-Core 96.5
2-Core 193
70% 122 Pts
4-Core 313
8-Core 447
48% 380 Pts
64-Core 439
27% 439 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.6
1-Core 93.7
2-Core 184
67% 118 Pts
4-Core 321
8-Core 464
49% 393 Pts
64-Core 486
30% 486 Pts
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Typical Xeon E3-1231 v3 Builds (Compare 720 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H97-D3H-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $980

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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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1 month ago.

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


Excellent

18 months ago.

Never let me down so far, especially in AutoCAD


Excellent

5 months ago.

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


Excellent

7 months ago.

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


Excellent

15 days ago.

overclocked to 4.05 all core with BCLK


Excellent

17 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


Good

8 months ago.

我是一个来自中国的垃圾佬。很好的CPU媲美i74770,他唯一的缺点是没有核显。 可惜的是我2021年9月300RMB买的它,一个月不到他就降到200元了。:(


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