Average Bench: 76.8% (175th of 1265)

Based on 2,564 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, 1FABFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1241 v3 @ 3.50GHz
Poor: 68%Average: 76.8% Great: 85%
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

Good average bench

The Intel Xeon E3-1241 v3 averaged 23.2% 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 85.9Pts
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 17.7%. 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 552Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 546Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,564 samples)
Min Avg Max
72 Memory 85.9 95.5
90.8 1-Core 107 116
169 2-Core 207 230
78.2% 133 Pts
Min Avg Max
295 4-Core 366 431
444 8-Core 546 585
58.7% 456 Pts
Min Avg Max
466 64-Core 552 582
37.1% 552 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.1
1-Core 114
2-Core 201
81% 136 Pts
4-Core 397
8-Core 574
63% 486 Pts
64-Core 578
39% 578 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.3
1-Core 115
2-Core 212
82% 139 Pts
4-Core 384
8-Core 556
61% 470 Pts
64-Core 581
39% 581 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.2
1-Core 116
2-Core 222
84% 143 Pts
4-Core 388
8-Core 577
62% 483 Pts
64-Core 577
39% 577 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.6
1-Core 113
2-Core 215
82% 140 Pts
4-Core 358
8-Core 545
58% 452 Pts
64-Core 562
38% 562 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.6
1-Core 111
2-Core 210
79% 135 Pts
4-Core 374
8-Core 573
61% 474 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 87.4
1-Core 103
2-Core 194
76% 128 Pts
4-Core 348
8-Core 453
52% 400 Pts
64-Core 478
32% 478 Pts
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Typical Xeon E3-1241 v3 Builds (Compare 1,457 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: 75% - Very good Total price: $233

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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

 Comments

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5 months ago.

For $80 bucks used, it is a great upgrade option for those with a 4 gen i3. No need to upgrade motherboard or ram or OS


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