Average Bench: 55.9% (285th of 1206)

more Based on 3,578 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206C2, 1FABFBFF000106A4, , BFEBFBFF000206C1, 17CBFBFF000206C2, 1FABFBFF000206C2, 0000000000000000, 0FEBFBFF000206C2, 1FABFBFF00020651, 1F8BFBFF000206C2, 0F8BFBFF000206C2 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU X5660 @ 2.80GHz

Average average bench

The Intel Xeon X5660 averaged 44.1% 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

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 81.4Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 161Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon X5660 is 28.4%. 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 579Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 486Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,578 samples)
Min Avg Max
64.8 1-Core 81.4 103
125 2-Core 161 205
57.1% 121 Pts
Min Avg Max
228 4-Core 315 412
360 8-Core 486 649
51.2% 401 Pts
Min Avg Max
408 64-Core 579 775
38.8% 579 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket 1366, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 103
2-Core 206
72% 154 Pts
4-Core 412
8-Core 612
66% 512 Pts
64-Core 752
50% 752 Pts
Socket 1366, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz
1-Core 102
2-Core 206
72% 154 Pts
4-Core 411
8-Core 640
67% 526 Pts
64-Core 779
52% 779 Pts
Socket 1366, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 102
2-Core 193
70% 148 Pts
4-Core 402
8-Core 616
65% 509 Pts
64-Core 763
51% 763 Pts
Socket 1366, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 98.3
2-Core 205
71% 151 Pts
4-Core 408
8-Core 608
65% 508 Pts
64-Core 767
52% 767 Pts
Socket 1366, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 100
2-Core 127
58% 114 Pts
4-Core 357
8-Core 586
60% 471 Pts
64-Core 683
46% 683 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
1-Core 76.6
2-Core 154
54% 115 Pts
4-Core 297
8-Core 443
48% 370 Pts
64-Core 449
30% 449 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
1-Core 76.8
2-Core 152
54% 114 Pts
4-Core 296
8-Core 436
47% 366 Pts
64-Core 444
30% 444 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,642,520 CPUs tested.

Typical Xeon X5660 Builds (Compare 9,028 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

System: Dell Precision WorkStation T3500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 21% - Poor Total price: $55

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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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4 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

6 months ago.

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