Average Bench: 31.8% (682nd of 1206)

Based on 413 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00010676 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5462 @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 24%Average: 31.8% Great: 37%
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Xeon E5462 averaged 68.1% 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 47.8Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 95Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E5462 is just 12.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon E5462 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 186Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 183Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 413 samples)
Min Avg Max
39 1-Core 47.8 55.2
76.6 2-Core 95 112
33.6% 71.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
113 4-Core 179 218
127 8-Core 183 220
24.6% 181 Pts
Min Avg Max
130 64-Core 186 220
12.5% 186 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 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
1-Core 50.2
2-Core 100
35% 75.2 Pts
4-Core 201
8-Core 202
28% 201 Pts
64-Core 197
13% 197 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
1-Core 50.4
2-Core 101
36% 75.7 Pts
4-Core 199
8-Core 196
27% 197 Pts
64-Core 203
14% 203 Pts
CPU-A ( 0 ), 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
1-Core 50.9
2-Core 101
36% 75.9 Pts
4-Core 196
8-Core 200
27% 198 Pts
64-Core 196
13% 196 Pts
CPU Socket #0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
1-Core 48.9
2-Core 98.5
35% 73.7 Pts
4-Core 198
8-Core 197
27% 197 Pts
64-Core 196
13% 196 Pts
CPU-A ( 0 ), 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
1-Core 50.2
2-Core 100
35% 75.2 Pts
4-Core 190
8-Core 191
26% 190 Pts
64-Core 190
13% 190 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
1-Core 50.1
2-Core 99.9
35% 75 Pts
4-Core 183
8-Core 192
25% 188 Pts
64-Core 190
13% 190 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
1-Core 49.9
2-Core 98.8
35% 74.4 Pts
4-Core 184
8-Core 188
25% 186 Pts
64-Core 183
12% 183 Pts
CPU-A ( 0 ), 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
1-Core 49.9
2-Core 97.8
35% 73.9 Pts
4-Core 184
8-Core 187
25% 186 Pts
64-Core 185
12% 185 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
1-Core 42.4
2-Core 83.2
30% 62.8 Pts
4-Core 168
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 23,793,734 CPUs tested.

Typical Xeon E5462 Builds (Compare 546 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

System: Apple MacPro3,1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 19% - Very poor Total price: $32

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Xeon® Processor E5462 (12M Cache, 2.80 GHz, 1600 MHz FSB)
Code NameHarpertown
Launch DateQ4'07
Processor NumberE5462
# of Cores4
Cache12 MB L2
Instruction Set64-bit
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range0.850V-1.3500V
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed2.8 GHz
Bus Speed1600 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

 Comments

Added n/a ago.

Terrible

3 months ago.

This processor in 2019 is an abomination against mankind. I don't know what's higher, the amount this is bottlenecking my GPU, or the amount of watts this CPU does.


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