Average Bench: 67.6% (335th of 1257)

Based on 377 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000106A5, 1FABFBFF000106A5 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU X5560 @ 2.80GHz

Above average average bench

The Intel Xeon X5560 averaged 32.3% 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 90.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 72.9Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon X5560 is just 19%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon X5560 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 333Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 327Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 377 samples)
Min Avg Max
73.1 Memory 90.2 95.1
50.9 1-Core 72.9 80.2
101 2-Core 142 158
63.9% 102 Pts
Min Avg Max
163 4-Core 251 300
239 8-Core 327 387
38% 289 Pts
Min Avg Max
250 64-Core 333 388
22.4% 333 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
Memory 94
1-Core 74.9
2-Core 152
67% 107 Pts
4-Core 266
8-Core 343
40% 304 Pts
64-Core 345
23% 345 Pts
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.1
1-Core 74.6
2-Core 148
65% 104 Pts
4-Core 271
8-Core 368
42% 320 Pts
64-Core 361
24% 361 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.4
1-Core 70.2
2-Core 128
63% 97.3 Pts
4-Core 216
8-Core 308
34% 262 Pts
64-Core 314
21% 314 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.1
1-Core 63.1
2-Core 126
60% 93.9 Pts
4-Core 214
8-Core 359
36% 287 Pts
64-Core 354
24% 354 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.8
1-Core 64
2-Core 119
56% 88.1 Pts
4-Core 191
8-Core 255
29% 223 Pts
64-Core 278
19% 278 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.3
1-Core 69.2
2-Core 140
56% 93.5 Pts
4-Core 219
8-Core 244
31% 231 Pts
64-Core 278
19% 278 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,454,990 CPUs tested.

Typical Xeon X5560 Builds (Compare 1,125 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk

System: HP Z800 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 30% - Below average Total price: $70

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Xeon® Processor X5560 (8M Cache, 2.80 GHz, 6.40 GT/s Intel® QPI)
Code NameNehalem EP
Launch DateQ1'09
Processor NumberX5560
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range0.75V -1.35V
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed2.8 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.2 GHz
Bus Speed6.4 GT/s QPI
QPI Links2
Max TDP95 W

Memory

Max Memory Size144 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 800/1066/1333
Memory Channels3
Memory Bandwidth32 GB/s
Physical Address Extensions40-bit
ECC Memory SupportedYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
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
Max CPU Configuration2
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1366
Processing Die Size263 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors731 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

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