Average Bench: 70.7% (314th of 1323)

Based on 647 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206C2, 1FABFBFF000206C2 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5649 @ 2.53GHz
Poor: 58%Average: 70.7% Great: 85%
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Good average bench

The Intel Xeon E5649 averaged 29.3% 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. Memory Latency 89.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 75.1Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E5649 is 27.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon E5649 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 518Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 436Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 647 samples)
Min Avg Max
76.7 Memory 89.1 97.3
56.2 1-Core 75.1 102
111 2-Core 148 201
64.7% 104 Pts
Min Avg Max
200 4-Core 284 399
311 8-Core 436 637
46% 360 Pts
Min Avg Max
327 64-Core 518 752
34.7% 518 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.7
1-Core 106
2-Core 198
77% 130 Pts
4-Core 366
8-Core 590
61% 478 Pts
64-Core 703
47% 703 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.5
1-Core 98.8
2-Core 201
76% 129 Pts
4-Core 360
8-Core 582
60% 471 Pts
64-Core 706
47% 706 Pts
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.4
1-Core 51.6
2-Core 131
55% 88.4 Pts
4-Core 206
8-Core 395
37% 301 Pts
64-Core 471
32% 471 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

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Typical Xeon E5649 Builds (Compare 1,673 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Motherboard: MSI X58 Pro-E (MS-7522)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 34% - Below average Total price: $255

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Xeon® Processor E5649 (12M Cache, 2.53 GHz, 5.86 GT/s Intel® QPI)
Code NameWestmere EP
Launch DateQ1'11
Processor NumberE5649
# of Cores6
# of Threads12
Cache12 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
VID Voltage Range0.750V-1.350V
Recommended Price$774.00 - $777.00
Clock Speed2.53 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency2.93 GHz
Bus Speed5.86 GT/s QPI
QPI Links2
Max TDP80 W

Memory

Max Memory Size288 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 800/1066/1333
Memory Channels3
Memory Bandwidth32 GB/s
Physical Address Extensions40-bit
ECC Memory SupportedYes

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesNo
Turbo Boost Tech1.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Demand Based SwitchingYes

Package

Package Size42.5mm X 45mm
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1366

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

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