Average Bench: 65% (421st of 1316)

more Based on 1,604 user benchmarks.  Devices: 1789FBFF000306F2, 0FABFBFF000206D2, 1FABFBFF000206D2, 0000000000000000, 0F8BFBFF000306F2, 1F8BFBFF000306F2, 1FABFBFF00020651, 1FABFBFF000306F0, 1FABFBFF000306F2 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2690 v3 @ 2.60GHz
Poor: 55%Average: 65% Great: 69%
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 54%

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Above average average bench

The Intel Xeon E5-2690 v3 averaged 34.9% 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 68.3Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 85.2Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E5-2690 v3 is just 14.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon E5-2690 v3 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 523Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 495Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 1,604 samples)
Min Avg Max
57.1 Memory 68.3 73.1
73.8 1-Core 85.2 90.3
146 2-Core 169 180
62.7% 108 Pts
Min Avg Max
260 4-Core 334 360
329 8-Core 495 687
53.4% 415 Pts
Min Avg Max
353 64-Core 523 1,003
35.1% 523 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
None, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 67.1
1-Core 82
2-Core 163
61% 104 Pts
4-Core 346
8-Core 496
54% 421 Pts
64-Core 483
32% 483 Pts
None, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.7
1-Core 85.6
2-Core 175
64% 110 Pts
4-Core 333
8-Core 495
53% 414 Pts
64-Core 512
34% 512 Pts
None, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 66.1
1-Core 87.3
2-Core 169
62% 107 Pts
4-Core 347
8-Core 514
55% 430 Pts
64-Core 503
34% 503 Pts
None, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.8
1-Core 81.8
2-Core 167
62% 106 Pts
4-Core 319
8-Core 490
52% 405 Pts
64-Core 485
33% 485 Pts
None, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 66.4
1-Core 84.2
2-Core 153
60% 101 Pts
4-Core 328
8-Core 497
53% 413 Pts
64-Core 497
33% 497 Pts
None, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 64.2
1-Core 87.3
2-Core 151
60% 101 Pts
4-Core 338
8-Core 501
54% 420 Pts
64-Core 513
34% 513 Pts
None, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 61.8
1-Core 78
2-Core 154
57% 98.1 Pts
4-Core 282
8-Core 412
45% 347 Pts
64-Core 445
30% 445 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,012,323 CPUs tested.

Typical Xeon E5-2690 v3 Builds (Compare 38,650 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop 55%
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 20% - Very poor Total price: $31

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DescriptionIntel® Xeon® Processor E5-2690 v3 (30M Cache, 2.60 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ3'14
Processor NumberE5-2690V3
# of Cores12
# of Threads24
Cache30 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsAVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
VID Voltage Range0.65V–1.30V
Recommended Price$2090.00 - $2094.00
Clock Speed2.6 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.5 GHz
Bus Speed9.6 GT/s QPI
QPI Links2
Max TDP135 W
Product BriefLink


Processor GraphicsNone


Max Memory Size768 GB
Memory TypesDDR4 1600/1866/2133
Memory Channels4
Memory Bandwidth68 GB/s
Physical Address Extensions46-bit
ECC Memory SupportedYes

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express Configurationsx4, x8, x16
Max # of PCI Express Lanes40

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
Demand Based SwitchingYes
vPro TechYes
Identity Protection TechNo
Flex Memory AccessNo


Package Size52.5mm x 45mm
Max CPU Configuration2
Sockets SupportedFCLGA2011-3

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechYes


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