Average Bench: 71% (144th of 1159)

Based on 10,107 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1231 v3 @ 3.40GHz
Poor: 59%Average: 71% Great: 81%
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Good average bench

The Intel Xeon E3-1231 v3 averaged 29.0% 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

Single Core Integer Speed 102Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 102Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E3-1231 v3 is 22%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon E3-1231 v3 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 535Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 524Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,107 samples)
Min Avg Max
87.3 SC Int 102 111
82.2 SC Float 102 113
85.2 SC Mixed 101 112
81.5% 102 Pts
Min Avg Max
265 QC Int 341 415
288 QC Float 350 414
278 QC Mixed 346 413
78.3% 346 Pts
Min Avg Max
402 MC Int 498 539
437 MC Float 535 574
416 MC Mixed 524 566
77.7% 519 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 107
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 106
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 394
QC Float 418
QC Mixed 403
92% 405 Pts
MC Int 522
MC Float 550
MC Mixed 551
81% 541 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
SC Int 108
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 113
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 406
QC Float 421
QC Mixed 388
92% 405 Pts
MC Int 536
MC Float 573
MC Mixed 563
83% 557 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 105
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 105
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 423
QC Float 420
QC Mixed 416
95% 420 Pts
MC Int 415
MC Float 409
MC Mixed 406
62% 410 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 104
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 101
83% 103 Pts
QC Int 355
QC Float 328
QC Mixed 341
78% 342 Pts
MC Int 489
MC Float 539
MC Mixed 528
78% 519 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 102
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 101
82% 102 Pts
QC Int 315
QC Float 334
QC Mixed 329
74% 326 Pts
MC Int 466
MC Float 520
MC Mixed 500
74% 495 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 76.2
SC Float 71.6
SC Mixed 84.2
62% 77.3 Pts
QC Int 255
QC Float 267
QC Mixed 244
58% 255 Pts
MC Int 456
MC Float 474
MC Mixed 449
69% 460 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 60%
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Desktop
Desktop 69%
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Workstation
Workstation 50%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H97-D3H-CF

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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

10 days ago.

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


Terrible

6 months ago.

Never let me down so far, especially in AutoCAD


Terrible

4 months ago.

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


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