Average Bench: 62.8% (457th of 1316)

Based on 729 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206C2, 1FABFBFF000206C2 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5630 @ 2.53GHz

Above average average bench

The Intel Xeon E5630 averaged 37.2% 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 86Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 62.9Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E5630 is just 17.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon E5630 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 280Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 276Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 729 samples)
Min Avg Max
74.4 Memory 86 92.8
47.7 1-Core 62.9 68
91.9 2-Core 124 135
58% 91 Pts
Min Avg Max
145 4-Core 223 259
190 8-Core 276 329
33% 250 Pts
Min Avg Max
198 64-Core 280 332
18.8% 280 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.3
1-Core 67.7
2-Core 132
61% 96.2 Pts
4-Core 210
8-Core 323
34% 267 Pts
64-Core 323
22% 323 Pts
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.7
1-Core 61.5
2-Core 133
58% 92.6 Pts
4-Core 258
8-Core 217
33% 237 Pts
64-Core 228
15% 228 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.3
1-Core 67.7
2-Core 134
57% 92.9 Pts
4-Core 251
8-Core 257
35% 254 Pts
64-Core 214
14% 214 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.9
1-Core 61.1
2-Core 120
56% 88.2 Pts
4-Core 163
8-Core 122
20% 142 Pts
64-Core 314
21% 314 Pts
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.8
1-Core 62.2
2-Core 115
54% 84.9 Pts
4-Core 175
8-Core 262
28% 218 Pts
64-Core 292
20% 292 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

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Gaming 9%
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Desktop 61%
Workstation 8%
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System: Dell Precision WorkStation T3500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 27% - Poor Total price: $80

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DescriptionIntel® Xeon® Processor E5630 (12M Cache, 2.53 GHz, 5.86 GT/s Intel® QPI)
Code NameWestmere EP
Launch DateQ1'10
Processor NumberE5630
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache12 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
VID Voltage Range0.750V-1.350V
Recommended Price$551.00 - $554.00
Clock Speed2.53 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency2.8 GHz
Bus Speed5.86 GT/s QPI
QPI Links2
Max TDP80 W


Max Memory Size288 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 800/1066
Memory Channels3
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
Physical Address Extensions40-bit
ECC Memory SupportedYes

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesNo
Turbo Boost Tech1.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Demand Based SwitchingYes


Package Size42.5mm X 45mm
Max CPU Configuration2
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1366

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes


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16 months ago.

I have two of these in a rendering node at home, and it's (They're) keep pace with the apparently faster and more advanced i7 4820k.

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