Average Bench: 72.8% (274th of 1316)

more Based on 5,787 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206C2, 1FABFBFF000106A4, , BFEBFBFF000206C1, 17CBFBFF000206C2, 1FABFBFF000206C2, 0000000000000000, 0FEBFBFF000206C2, 1FABFBFF00020651, 1F8BFBFF000206C2, 0F8BFBFF000206C2 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU X5660 @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 61%Average: 72.8% Great: 86%
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Good average bench

The Intel Xeon X5660 averaged 27.2% 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 89.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 78.7Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon X5660 is 24.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon X5660 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 556Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 469Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,787 samples)
Min Avg Max
78.9 Memory 89.5 97
63.5 1-Core 78.7 103
124 2-Core 156 205
66.7% 108 Pts
Min Avg Max
233 4-Core 304 408
319 8-Core 469 650
49.4% 387 Pts
Min Avg Max
406 64-Core 556 772
37.3% 556 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.15 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 95.1
1-Core 112
2-Core 220
84% 142 Pts
4-Core 422
8-Core 693
71% 558 Pts
64-Core 757
51% 757 Pts
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.85 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 96.4
1-Core 102
2-Core 206
80% 135 Pts
4-Core 413
8-Core 609
66% 511 Pts
64-Core 768
52% 768 Pts
Socket 1366, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.75 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 97.4
1-Core 104
2-Core 204
81% 135 Pts
4-Core 403
8-Core 643
67% 523 Pts
64-Core 754
51% 754 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.7
1-Core 96
2-Core 183
72% 121 Pts
4-Core 341
8-Core 507
55% 424 Pts
64-Core 638
43% 638 Pts
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.4
1-Core 74.6
2-Core 149
66% 105 Pts
4-Core 296
8-Core 419
46% 357 Pts
64-Core 515
35% 515 Pts
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.7
1-Core 75.9
2-Core 148
64% 103 Pts
4-Core 292
8-Core 431
47% 361 Pts
64-Core 422
28% 422 Pts
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.8
1-Core 66.3
2-Core 135
59% 95 Pts
4-Core 270
8-Core 406
43% 338 Pts
64-Core 407
27% 407 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.5
1-Core 73.3
2-Core 137
62% 98.3 Pts
4-Core 244
8-Core 405
41% 324 Pts
64-Core 505
34% 505 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,444,249 CPUs tested.

Typical Xeon X5660 Builds (Compare 6,391 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Precision WorkStation T3500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 27% - Poor Total price: $80

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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

 Comments

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7 months ago.

Amazing overclocker. 6 cores 12 threads and triple channel memory make it a beast. Even played some VR on oculus with a gtx 1060


Terrible

26 days ago.

Mobil oyun için çok iyi işlemci


Excellent

1 month ago.

Its great 0.25 bottleneck with gtx1050ti


Excellent

2 years ago.

i like the poooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooh he das vies bitter


Excellent

8 months ago.

4.20Ghz, I don't see any reason to upgrade other than SATA3


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