Average Bench: 70.6% (131st of 1132)

more Based on 794 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206C2, , 0FABFBFF000206C2, 1FABFBFF000206C2, 0000000000000000, 1F8BFBFF000206C2, 0789FBFF000206C2, 0F8BFBFF000206C2 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU X5690 @ 3.47GHz

Good average bench

The Intel Xeon X5690 averaged 29.4% 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

Multi Core Integer Speed 622Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 653Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon X5690 is 28%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon X5690 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Single Core Integer Speed 86.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 89.9Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 794 samples)
Min Avg Max
76.2 SC Int 86.7 106
82.4 SC Float 91.4 111
79.1 SC Mixed 89.9 110
71.5% 89.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
270 QC Int 340 423
294 QC Float 355 446
285 QC Mixed 348 438
78.8% 348 Pts
Min Avg Max
491 MC Int 622 782
509 MC Float 673 853
494 MC Mixed 653 826
97.2% 649 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.35 GHz
SC Int 104
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 110
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 425
QC Float 455
QC Mixed 442
100% 440 Pts
MC Int 792
MC Float 852
MC Mixed 832
124% 825 Pts
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 97.5
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 102
82% 102 Pts
QC Int 393
QC Float 376
QC Mixed 383
87% 384 Pts
MC Int 724
MC Float 786
MC Mixed 763
113% 758 Pts
Socket 423, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.65 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 69.3
SC Float 92.1
SC Mixed 92.8
68% 84.7 Pts
QC Int 354
QC Float 380
QC Mixed 361
83% 365 Pts
MC Int 640
MC Float 682
MC Mixed 667
99% 663 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.45 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 79.1
SC Float 87
SC Mixed 88.6
68% 84.9 Pts
QC Int 331
QC Float 355
QC Mixed 350
78% 345 Pts
MC Int 619
MC Float 675
MC Mixed 649
97% 648 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.45 GHz
SC Int 81.1
SC Float 87.5
SC Mixed 84.1
67% 84.2 Pts
QC Int 337
QC Float 352
QC Mixed 345
78% 345 Pts
MC Int 634
MC Float 682
MC Mixed 669
99% 662 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 11,633,777 CPUs tested.

Typical Xeon X5690 Builds (Compare 4,475 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

System: Dell Precision WorkStation T3500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $100

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Xeon® Processor X5690 (12M Cache, 3.46 GHz, 6.40 GT/s Intel® QPI)
Code NameWestmere EP
Launch DateQ1'11
Processor NumberX5690
# of Cores6
# of Threads12
Cache12 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
VID Voltage Range0.750V-1.350V
Recommended Price$1663.00 - $1666.00
Clock Speed3.46 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.73 GHz
Bus Speed6.4 GT/s QPI
QPI Links2
Max TDP130 W

Memory

Max Memory Size288 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 800/1066/1333
Memory Channels3
Memory Bandwidth32 GB/s
Physical Address Extensions40-bit
ECC Memory SupportedYes

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesNo
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

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

 Comments

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1 month ago.

Fastest CPU you can upgrade a 2009/2010/2012 Mac Pro with. With two CPU's, those old computers with these X5690's still competes with modern machines at a fraction of the cost.


Good

4 months ago.

Workstation is one of the most important thing and it has low perf on it


Good

2 months ago.

Good cpu with amazing overclocking potential


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