Average Bench: 32.3% (674th of 1206)

Based on 1,598 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 67.6% 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 48.3Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 95.9Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E5430 is just 16.1%. 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 188Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 186Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,598 samples)
Min Avg Max
37.2 1-Core 48.3 59.1
70.8 2-Core 95.9 117
34% 72.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
120 4-Core 183 232
131 8-Core 186 233
25.1% 184 Pts
Min Avg Max
142 64-Core 188 234
12.6% 188 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 59.5
2-Core 122
43% 91 Pts
4-Core 244
8-Core 245
33% 244 Pts
64-Core 242
16% 242 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 50.4
2-Core 92.7
34% 71.6 Pts
4-Core 201
8-Core 190
27% 196 Pts
64-Core 177
12% 177 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz
1-Core 48.5
2-Core 95.8
34% 72.2 Pts
4-Core 192
8-Core 192
26% 192 Pts
64-Core 194
13% 194 Pts
LGA 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 47.3
2-Core 94.6
33% 70.9 Pts
4-Core 185
8-Core 179
25% 182 Pts
64-Core 180
12% 180 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz
1-Core 48.1
2-Core 95.5
34% 71.8 Pts
4-Core 181
8-Core 158
24% 170 Pts
64-Core 164
11% 164 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 48.5
2-Core 95.9
34% 72.2 Pts
4-Core 152
8-Core 170
22% 161 Pts
64-Core 176
12% 176 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 28
2-Core 59.2
20% 43.6 Pts
4-Core 85.7
8-Core 132
14% 109 Pts
64-Core 120
8% 120 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,711,973 CPUs tested.

Typical Xeon E5430 Builds (Compare 776 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

System: HP xw6600 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 21% - Poor Total price: $55

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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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