Average Bench: 76.5% (180th of 1258)

Based on 13,526 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1231 v3 @ 3.40GHz
Poor: 65%Average: 76.5% Great: 84%
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Good average bench

The Intel Xeon E3-1231 v3 averaged 23.5% 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 88.7Pts
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 18.8%. 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 525Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 518Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,526 samples)
Min Avg Max
76.4 Memory 88.7 95.3
81.2 1-Core 102 112
149 2-Core 197 223
76.7% 129 Pts
Min Avg Max
274 4-Core 349 417
385 8-Core 518 563
55.8% 433 Pts
Min Avg Max
412 64-Core 525 565
35.2% 525 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 92.2
1-Core 110
2-Core 219
82% 141 Pts
4-Core 398
8-Core 560
62% 479 Pts
64-Core 561
38% 561 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.9
1-Core 75.2
2-Core 204
73% 124 Pts
4-Core 387
8-Core 558
61% 472 Pts
64-Core 556
37% 556 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 87
1-Core 112
2-Core 222
81% 140 Pts
4-Core 403
8-Core 558
62% 481 Pts
64-Core 558
37% 558 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 85
1-Core 105
2-Core 191
76% 127 Pts
4-Core 342
8-Core 543
56% 442 Pts
64-Core 548
37% 548 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.7
1-Core 85.7
2-Core 168
68% 113 Pts
4-Core 312
8-Core 464
50% 388 Pts
64-Core 487
33% 487 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.9
1-Core 107
2-Core 186
76% 127 Pts
4-Core 313
8-Core 336
44% 324 Pts
64-Core 473
32% 473 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.7
1-Core 85.8
2-Core 137
64% 102 Pts
4-Core 234
8-Core 423
41% 328 Pts
64-Core 392
26% 392 Pts
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Typical Xeon E3-1231 v3 Builds (Compare 1,093 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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: 41% - Average Total price: $802

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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

3 months ago.

Never let me down so far, especially in AutoCAD


Excellent

23 days ago.

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


Excellent

5 months ago.

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


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