Average Bench: 64.9% (216th of 1173)

more Based on 2,732 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206C2, 1FABFBFF000106A4, , BFEBFBFF000206C1, 17CBFBFF000206C2, 1FABFBFF000206C2, 0000000000000000, 0FEBFBFF000206C2, 1FABFBFF00020651, 1F8BFBFF000206C2, 0F8BFBFF000206C2 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU X5660 @ 2.80GHz

Above average average bench

The Intel Xeon X5660 averaged 35.1% 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

Multi Core Integer Speed 562Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 587Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon X5660 is 32.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon X5660 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Single Core Integer Speed 78.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 83Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,732 samples)
Min Avg Max
62 SC Int 78.6 101
67.7 SC Float 85.1 109
65.6 SC Mixed 83 105
65.8% 82.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
222 QC Int 308 397
245 QC Float 331 427
238 QC Mixed 321 414
72.5% 320 Pts
Min Avg Max
400 MC Int 562 743
430 MC Float 603 798
402 MC Mixed 587 781
87.4% 584 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 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 98.2
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 103
82% 102 Pts
QC Int 394
QC Float 426
QC Mixed 412
93% 411 Pts
MC Int 741
MC Float 787
MC Mixed 772
115% 767 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
SC Int 97.5
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 102
81% 102 Pts
QC Int 394
QC Float 424
QC Mixed 411
93% 410 Pts
MC Int 743
MC Float 798
MC Mixed 780
116% 774 Pts
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 92.4
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 102
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 387
QC Float 425
QC Mixed 410
92% 407 Pts
MC Int 730
MC Float 783
MC Mixed 762
114% 758 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 97.8
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 101
81% 102 Pts
QC Int 392
QC Float 420
QC Mixed 409
92% 407 Pts
MC Int 716
MC Float 778
MC Mixed 752
112% 748 Pts
Socket 1366, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 90.7
SC Float 98.1
SC Mixed 95.1
76% 94.6 Pts
QC Int 331
QC Float 359
QC Mixed 329
77% 340 Pts
MC Int 649
MC Float 706
MC Mixed 687
102% 681 Pts
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 70.3
SC Float 77.4
SC Mixed 75.1
59% 74.3 Pts
QC Int 243
QC Float 282
QC Mixed 295
62% 274 Pts
MC Int 538
MC Float 581
MC Mixed 547
83% 555 Pts
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 71
SC Float 78
SC Mixed 74.9
60% 74.6 Pts
QC Int 277
QC Float 291
QC Mixed 289
65% 286 Pts
MC Int 524
MC Float 561
MC Mixed 540
81% 542 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
SC Int 64.9
SC Float 70.8
SC Mixed 68.3
54% 68 Pts
QC Int 267
QC Float 310
QC Mixed 300
66% 292 Pts
MC Int 519
MC Float 552
MC Mixed 514
79% 529 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,553,809 CPUs tested.

Typical Xeon X5660 Builds (Compare 7,472 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

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EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $104

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Xeon® Processor X5660 (12M Cache, 2.80 GHz, 6.40 GT/s Intel® QPI)
Code NameWestmere EP
Launch DateQ1'10
Processor NumberX5660
# 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$1219.00 - $1222.00
Clock Speed2.8 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.2 GHz
Bus Speed6.4 GT/s QPI
QPI Links2
Max TDP95 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 Size42.5mmX45mm
Max CPU Configuration2
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1366

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

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Actually really close for a real 9900k when it is overclocked very nice but you need a really good cooler


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