Average Bench: 74.8% (203rd of 1244)

more Based on 3,808 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206C2, 1FABFBFF000106A4, , BFEBFBFF000206C1, 17CBFBFF000206C2, 1FABFBFF000206C2, 0000000000000000, 0FEBFBFF000206C2, 1FABFBFF00020651, 1F8BFBFF000206C2, 0F8BFBFF000206C2 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU X5660 @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 58%Average: 74.8% Great: 87%
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Good average bench

The Intel Xeon X5660 averaged 25.2% 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 92Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 81.2Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon X5660 is 29.2%. 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 578Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 484Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,808 samples)
Min Avg Max
78.9 Memory 92 97.8
60.8 1-Core 81.2 106
114 2-Core 161 210
68.6% 111 Pts
Min Avg Max
193 4-Core 312 414
308 8-Core 484 655
50.9% 398 Pts
Min Avg Max
372 64-Core 578 780
38.8% 578 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 2.8 GHz
Memory 97.6
1-Core 107
2-Core 214
83% 140 Pts
4-Core 430
8-Core 678
71% 554 Pts
64-Core 811
54% 811 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.7
1-Core 77.6
2-Core 150
67% 107 Pts
4-Core 298
8-Core 461
48% 379 Pts
64-Core 550
37% 550 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.1
1-Core 77.4
2-Core 152
67% 107 Pts
4-Core 301
8-Core 444
48% 373 Pts
64-Core 536
36% 536 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 29,009,208 CPUs tested.

Typical Xeon X5660 Builds (Compare 11,305 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

System: Dell Precision WorkStation T3500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 17% - Very poor Total price: $75

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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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10 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


Excellent

11 months ago.

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