Average Bench: 71.6% (373rd of 1452)

Based on 2,873 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000206C2 Model: 1st CPU: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU X5690 @ 3.47GHz
Poor: 63%Average: 71.6% Great: 79%
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

Good average bench

The 1st CPU: Intel Xeon X5690 averaged 28.3% 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. Memory Latency 79.3Pts
Avg. Multi Core Speed 1,225Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the 1st CPU: Intel Xeon X5690 is just 15.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the 1st CPU: Intel Xeon X5690 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Octa Core Speed 642Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 86.4Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,873 samples)
Min Avg Max
62.4 Memory 79.3 93
77.2 1-Core 86.4 91.4
157 2-Core 173 183
65.6% 113 Pts
Min Avg Max
315 4-Core 344 360
538 8-Core 642 710
58.8% 493 Pts
Min Avg Max
970 64-Core 1,225 1,331
75.8% 1,225 Pts
User Benchmarks BenchNormalHeavyServer
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 2 CPU, 12 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.45 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.7
1-Core 87.2
2-Core 169
70% 116 Pts
4-Core 350
8-Core 707
62% 529 Pts
64-Core 1025
63% 1025 Pts
CPU 1, 2 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 3.45 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.3
1-Core 89.9
2-Core 179
70% 119 Pts
4-Core 358
8-Core 571
57% 465 Pts
64-Core 1,306
81% 1,306 Pts
CPU 1, 2 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 3.45 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.9
1-Core 93
2-Core 186
71% 122 Pts
4-Core 361
8-Core 582
58% 471 Pts
64-Core 1,324
82% 1,324 Pts
CPU 1, 2 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 3.45 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.9
1-Core 91.1
2-Core 185
71% 121 Pts
4-Core 358
8-Core 580
57% 468 Pts
64-Core 1325
82% 1325 Pts
1366-pin LGA, 2 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 3.45 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.1
1-Core 85.1
2-Core 184
67% 117 Pts
4-Core 359
8-Core 580
58% 470 Pts
64-Core 1,290
80% 1,290 Pts
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 2 CPU, 12 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.45 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.2
1-Core 85.9
2-Core 182
65% 114 Pts
4-Core 346
8-Core 693
61% 520 Pts
64-Core 1,026
64% 1,026 Pts
CPU-A (00), 2 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.1
1-Core 89.9
2-Core 180
64% 113 Pts
4-Core 358
8-Core 718
63% 538 Pts
64-Core 1,315
81% 1,315 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 67,964,921 CPUs tested

Typical CPU: Intel Xeon X5690 Builds (Compare 1,950 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk

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