Average Bench: 32.3% (673rd of 1206)

Based on 1,620 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00010676, BFEBFBFF0001067A Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5430 @ 2.66GHz
Poor: 24%Average: 32.3% Great: 40%
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Xeon E5430 averaged 67.7% 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 48.3Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 95.7Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E5430 is just 16%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon E5430 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 187Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 185Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,620 samples)
Min Avg Max
37.4 1-Core 48.3 58.8
70.9 2-Core 95.7 117
33.9% 72 Pts
Min Avg Max
120 4-Core 183 231
131 8-Core 185 232
25.1% 184 Pts
Min Avg Max
139 64-Core 187 233
12.5% 187 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 62.3
2-Core 125
44% 93.8 Pts
4-Core 246
8-Core 244
34% 245 Pts
64-Core 247
17% 247 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 47.9
2-Core 96
34% 71.9 Pts
4-Core 186
8-Core 188
26% 187 Pts
64-Core 186
12% 186 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz
1-Core 44.9
2-Core 92.1
32% 68.5 Pts
4-Core 186
8-Core 185
25% 186 Pts
64-Core 188
13% 188 Pts
LGA771, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 47.1
2-Core 95.5
34% 71.3 Pts
4-Core 178
8-Core 191
25% 185 Pts
64-Core 192
13% 192 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz
1-Core 47.2
2-Core 96.1
34% 71.7 Pts
4-Core 172
8-Core 177
24% 174 Pts
64-Core 187
12% 187 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz
1-Core 48.4
2-Core 86.2
32% 67.3 Pts
4-Core 167
8-Core 169
23% 168 Pts
64-Core 169
11% 169 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 23,788,145 CPUs tested.

Typical Xeon E5430 Builds (Compare 1,328 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

System: Dell Precision WorkStation T5400

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 17% - Very poor Total price: $75

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Xeon® Processor E5430 (12M Cache, 2.66 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB)
Code NameHarpertown
Launch DateQ4'07
Processor NumberE5430
# of Cores4
Cache12 MB L2
Instruction Set64-bit
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range0.850V-1.3500V
Recommended Price$491.00
Clock Speed2.66 GHz
Bus Speed1333 MHz FSB
Max TDP80 W
Expected DiscontinuanceQ4'2010
FSB ParityYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost TechNo
Hyper-Threading TechNo
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)No
Demand Based SwitchingYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Sockets SupportedLGA771
Processing Die Size214 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors820 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

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