Average Bench: 62.3% (145th of 1184)

Based on 10,885 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1231 v3 @ 3.40GHz
Poor: 48%Average: 62.3% Great: 72%
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Xeon E3-1231 v3 averaged 37.7% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 103Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 199Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E3-1231 v3 is 24%. 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 517Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,885 samples)
Min Avg Max
88.3 1-Core 103 113
165 2-Core 199 223
71.4% 151 Pts
Min Avg Max
275 4-Core 350 416
395 8-Core 517 566
55.8% 434 Pts
Min Avg Max
432 64-Core 527 567
35.4% 527 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
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)
1-Core 112
2-Core 226
79% 169 Pts
4-Core 424
8-Core 593
66% 509 Pts
64-Core 596
40% 596 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 118
2-Core 228
82% 172 Pts
4-Core 395
8-Core 602
64% 498 Pts
64-Core 620
42% 620 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 111
2-Core 222
78% 167 Pts
4-Core 375
8-Core 562
60% 469 Pts
64-Core 557
37% 557 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
1-Core 104
2-Core 188
70% 146 Pts
4-Core 367
8-Core 540
58% 454 Pts
64-Core 549
37% 549 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 108
2-Core 211
75% 159 Pts
4-Core 352
8-Core 559
58% 455 Pts
64-Core 560
38% 560 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 108
2-Core 214
76% 161 Pts
4-Core 347
8-Core 545
57% 446 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)
1-Core 110
2-Core 193
73% 151 Pts
4-Core 349
8-Core 505
55% 427 Pts
64-Core 550
37% 550 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 97
2-Core 173
65% 135 Pts
4-Core 324
8-Core 455
51% 390 Pts
64-Core 498
33% 498 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,983,417 CPUs tested.

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Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H97-D3H-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 40% - Below average Total price: $730

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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

19 days ago.

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


Terrible

10 months ago.

Never let me down so far, especially in AutoCAD


Terrible

8 months ago.

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


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