Average Bench: 68.3% (136th of 1197)

Based on 1,638 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, 1FABFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1241 v3 @ 3.50GHz
Poor: 56%Average: 68.3% Great: 77%
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Xeon E3-1241 v3 averaged 31.6% 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 107Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 206Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E3-1241 v3 is 20.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon E3-1241 v3 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 549Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 541Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,638 samples)
Min Avg Max
88.9 1-Core 107 116
165 2-Core 206 229
73.9% 156 Pts
Min Avg Max
293 4-Core 365 434
419 8-Core 541 581
58.2% 453 Pts
Min Avg Max
443 64-Core 549 582
36.8% 549 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 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 106
2-Core 216
75% 161 Pts
4-Core 392
8-Core 558
62% 475 Pts
64-Core 557
37% 557 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 114
2-Core 208
77% 161 Pts
4-Core 362
8-Core 573
60% 467 Pts
64-Core 564
38% 564 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
1-Core 112
2-Core 187
72% 149 Pts
4-Core 363
8-Core 570
60% 467 Pts
64-Core 574
39% 574 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 108
2-Core 217
76% 162 Pts
4-Core 361
8-Core 499
56% 430 Pts
64-Core 554
37% 554 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 110
2-Core 217
77% 164 Pts
4-Core 331
8-Core 547
56% 439 Pts
64-Core 543
36% 543 Pts
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Typical Xeon E3-1241 v3 Builds (Compare 3,117 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Dell Precision T1700

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $360

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Xeon® Processor E3-1241 v3 (8M Cache, 3.50 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ2'14
Processor NumberE3-1241V3
# 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$262.00 - $273.00
Clock Speed3.5 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.9 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

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

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