Average Bench: 50.8% (704th of 1276)

Based on 533 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00010676 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5462 @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 40%Average: 50.8% Great: 58%
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Xeon E5462 averaged 49.1% 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. Memory Latency 71.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 47.5Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E5462 is just 17.8%. 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 184Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 182Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 533 samples)
Min Avg Max
56.9 Memory 71.2 82.1
38.1 1-Core 47.5 53.6
75.5 2-Core 94.3 107
46% 71 Pts
Min Avg Max
114 4-Core 178 209
128 8-Core 182 213
24.5% 180 Pts
Min Avg Max
135 64-Core 184 218
12.4% 184 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.3
1-Core 52.5
2-Core 105
53% 80.6 Pts
4-Core 209
8-Core 208
28% 209 Pts
64-Core 208
14% 208 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.6
1-Core 50.9
2-Core 99.9
52% 78.5 Pts
4-Core 201
8-Core 201
28% 201 Pts
64-Core 199
13% 199 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
Memory 80.8
1-Core 50.5
2-Core 101
51% 77.6 Pts
4-Core 192
8-Core 201
27% 197 Pts
64-Core 201
14% 201 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.7
1-Core 49.6
2-Core 99
50% 76.4 Pts
4-Core 185
8-Core 187
26% 186 Pts
64-Core 171
12% 171 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.2
1-Core 42.8
2-Core 85.6
46% 68.2 Pts
4-Core 172
8-Core 171
24% 172 Pts
64-Core 172
12% 172 Pts
CPU-A ( 0 ), 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.7
1-Core 51.1
2-Core 101
47% 73.5 Pts
4-Core 200
8-Core 168
26% 184 Pts
64-Core 199
13% 199 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.8
1-Core 41.2
2-Core 82.1
44% 66 Pts
4-Core 131
8-Core 156
19% 144 Pts
64-Core 169
11% 169 Pts
CPU-A ( 0 ), 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 65.9
1-Core 46.7
2-Core 93.7
44% 68.8 Pts
4-Core 121
8-Core 164
18% 142 Pts
64-Core 147
10% 147 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 38,834,991 CPUs tested.

Typical Xeon E5462 Builds (Compare 250 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

System: Apple MacPro3,1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 22% - Poor Total price: $28

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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

15 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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