Average Bench: 75.5% (219th of 1316)

Based on 3,258 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, 1FABFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1241 v3 @ 3.50GHz
Poor: 65%Average: 75.5% Great: 85%
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Good average bench

The Intel Xeon E3-1241 v3 averaged 24.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Xeon E3-1241 v3 near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 84Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 107Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E3-1241 v3 is just 19.4%. 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 550Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 545Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,258 samples)
Min Avg Max
71.1 Memory 84 94.4
89.9 1-Core 107 115
170 2-Core 205 228
77.2% 132 Pts
Min Avg Max
292 4-Core 363 425
442 8-Core 545 580
58.3% 454 Pts
Min Avg Max
469 64-Core 550 581
36.9% 550 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Memory 87.2
1-Core 115
2-Core 218
82% 140 Pts
4-Core 403
8-Core 577
63% 490 Pts
64-Core 579
39% 579 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.2
1-Core 109
2-Core 220
82% 140 Pts
4-Core 378
8-Core 570
61% 474 Pts
64-Core 560
38% 560 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 85.6
1-Core 111
2-Core 221
81% 139 Pts
4-Core 403
8-Core 567
63% 485 Pts
64-Core 570
38% 570 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.6
1-Core 108
2-Core 206
80% 135 Pts
4-Core 368
8-Core 546
59% 457 Pts
64-Core 539
36% 539 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.3
1-Core 104
2-Core 198
76% 129 Pts
4-Core 402
8-Core 552
62% 477 Pts
64-Core 557
37% 557 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.8
1-Core 111
2-Core 211
81% 138 Pts
4-Core 350
8-Core 573
58% 461 Pts
64-Core 574
38% 574 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.8
1-Core 111
2-Core 221
80% 139 Pts
4-Core 380
8-Core 571
61% 476 Pts
64-Core 571
38% 571 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.9
1-Core 111
2-Core 222
79% 138 Pts
4-Core 431
8-Core 429
59% 430 Pts
64-Core 427
29% 427 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.2
1-Core 102
2-Core 202
72% 126 Pts
4-Core 342
8-Core 556
57% 449 Pts
64-Core 551
37% 551 Pts
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Typical Xeon E3-1241 v3 Builds (Compare 3,083 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell Precision T1700

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $285

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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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