Average Bench: 72.7% (354th of 1456)

Based on 3,610 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306A9, 1FABFBFF000306A9 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1270 V2 @ 3.50GHz
Poor: 62%Average: 72.7% Great: 81%
Gaming 73%
Desktop 76%
Workstation 58%

Good average bench

The Intel Xeon E3-1270 V2 averaged 27.2% 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.


Avg. Memory Latency 86.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 95.8Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E3-1270 V2 is just 18.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon E3-1270 V2 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Multi Core Speed 477Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 471Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 3,610 samples)
Min Avg Max
76.8 Memory 86.4 94.3
75.4 1-Core 95.8 104
146 2-Core 182 207
71.2% 122 Pts
Min Avg Max
244 4-Core 321 387
370 8-Core 471 512
49.4% 396 Pts
Min Avg Max
381 64-Core 477 515
29.5% 477 Pts
User Benchmarks BenchNormalHeavyServer
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 89
1-Core 101
2-Core 197
75% 129 Pts
4-Core 386
8-Core 496
56% 441 Pts
64-Core 498
31% 498 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.9
1-Core 101
2-Core 198
75% 129 Pts
4-Core 383
8-Core 494
56% 439 Pts
64-Core 493
30% 493 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.4
1-Core 98.1
2-Core 184
73% 124 Pts
4-Core 326
8-Core 478
50% 402 Pts
64-Core 426
26% 426 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.6
1-Core 98.2
2-Core 171
71% 119 Pts
4-Core 338
8-Core 489
52% 413 Pts
64-Core 496
31% 496 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.4
1-Core 99.6
2-Core 195
72% 126 Pts
4-Core 357
8-Core 493
54% 425 Pts
64-Core 494
31% 494 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.3
1-Core 99
2-Core 196
71% 125 Pts
4-Core 355
8-Core 490
53% 423 Pts
64-Core 492
30% 492 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.6
1-Core 97
2-Core 188
71% 122 Pts
4-Core 282
8-Core 501
47% 391 Pts
64-Core 501
31% 501 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.7
1-Core 97
2-Core 176
68% 117 Pts
4-Core 295
8-Core 404
44% 349 Pts
64-Core 353
22% 353 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.3
1-Core 90
2-Core 169
64% 111 Pts
4-Core 285
8-Core 498
47% 391 Pts
64-Core 497
31% 497 Pts
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Gaming 26%
Desktop 78%
Workstation 22%

Motherboard: Dell Precision T1650

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DescriptionIntel® Xeon® Processor E3-1270 v2 (8M Cache, 3.50 GHz)
Code NameIvy Bridge
Launch DateQ2'12
Processor NumberE3-1270V2
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$328.00 - $339.00
Clock Speed3.5 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.9 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP69 W


Wireless DisplayNo
# of Displays Supported0
InTru 3D TechNo
Clear Video HD TechNo
Intel InsiderNo
Flexible Display InterfaceNo
Clear Video Tech for MIDNo


Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 1333/1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedYes

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express Configurations1x16 & 1x4, 2x8 & 1x4 or 1x8 & 3x4

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

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
Demand Based SwitchingYes
vPro TechYes
Identity Protection TechYes
Fast Memory AccessYes
Flex Memory AccessYes


Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1155

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes


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I bought one of these in 2020 and it's paired with a rtx 2060. It's still no slouch. I use it to process images, a home nas and occasional play Hogwarts, enshrouded, star citizen on it at 1440p. This thing still blows my mind. Contrary to what Intel says it will run ddr3 1866 ecc memory, 1t single rank by 4. For a total of about 100 for the board, CPU and ram that's one amazing deal.


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