Average Bench: 68.4% (140th of 1206)

Based on 1,894 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, 1FABFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1241 v3 @ 3.50GHz
Poor: 56%Average: 68.4% 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 207Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E3-1241 v3 is 20.4%. 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 547Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 540Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,894 samples)
Min Avg Max
89.5 1-Core 107 116
170 2-Core 207 229
74.1% 157 Pts
Min Avg Max
293 4-Core 365 432
420 8-Core 540 583
58.3% 453 Pts
Min Avg Max
443 64-Core 547 583
36.7% 547 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 3.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 113
2-Core 227
80% 170 Pts
4-Core 415
8-Core 604
66% 510 Pts
64-Core 596
40% 596 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
1-Core 110
2-Core 221
78% 166 Pts
4-Core 377
8-Core 575
61% 476 Pts
64-Core 574
38% 574 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
1-Core 104
2-Core 207
73% 156 Pts
4-Core 375
8-Core 540
59% 458 Pts
64-Core 538
36% 538 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 110
2-Core 212
76% 161 Pts
4-Core 356
8-Core 566
59% 461 Pts
64-Core 556
37% 556 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
1-Core 113
2-Core 194
74% 153 Pts
4-Core 351
8-Core 563
58% 457 Pts
64-Core 552
37% 552 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 106
2-Core 198
72% 152 Pts
4-Core 363
8-Core 558
59% 460 Pts
64-Core 548
37% 548 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
1-Core 92.7
2-Core 193
67% 143 Pts
4-Core 365
8-Core 442
54% 404 Pts
64-Core 534
36% 534 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 104
2-Core 166
66% 135 Pts
4-Core 304
8-Core 514
52% 409 Pts
64-Core 510
34% 510 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 24,131,381 CPUs tested.

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Typical Xeon E3-1241 v3 Builds (Compare 3,510 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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