Average Bench: 61.8% (146th of 1182)

Based on 10,696 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1231 v3 @ 3.40GHz
Poor: 48%Average: 61.8% Great: 72%
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Xeon E3-1231 v3 averaged 38.2% 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 102Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 198Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E3-1231 v3 is 23.9%. 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 521Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 513Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,696 samples)
Min Avg Max
83 1-Core 102 113
155 2-Core 198 223
70.7% 150 Pts
Min Avg Max
267 4-Core 348 416
373 8-Core 513 569
55.5% 430 Pts
Min Avg Max
402 64-Core 521 567
35% 521 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
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)
1-Core 110
2-Core 198
74% 154 Pts
4-Core 412
8-Core 547
63% 479 Pts
64-Core 551
37% 551 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 110
2-Core 218
77% 164 Pts
4-Core 392
8-Core 550
61% 471 Pts
64-Core 556
37% 556 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 110
2-Core 217
77% 163 Pts
4-Core 369
8-Core 556
59% 463 Pts
64-Core 562
38% 562 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 110
2-Core 212
76% 161 Pts
4-Core 353
8-Core 524
56% 438 Pts
64-Core 518
35% 518 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
1-Core 104
2-Core 195
71% 149 Pts
4-Core 352
8-Core 536
57% 444 Pts
64-Core 533
36% 533 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 104
2-Core 209
74% 157 Pts
4-Core 341
8-Core 507
55% 424 Pts
64-Core 540
36% 540 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 104
2-Core 202
72% 153 Pts
4-Core 339
8-Core 548
56% 444 Pts
64-Core 530
36% 530 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 97.5
2-Core 189
68% 143 Pts
4-Core 305
8-Core 465
49% 385 Pts
64-Core 490
33% 490 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,451,131 CPUs tested.

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Typical Xeon E3-1231 v3 Builds (Compare 3,163 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
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Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H97-D3H-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $733

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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

2 months ago.

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


Terrible

8 months ago.

Never let me down so far, especially in AutoCAD


Terrible

6 months ago.

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


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