Average Bench: 72.8% (271st of 1316)

more Based on 1,701 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, , 0000000000000000, 1F8BFBFF000306C3, 0FABFBFF000306C3, 2054454B434F5300, 0F8BFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1226 v3 @ 3.30GHz
Poor: 60%Average: 72.8% Great: 81%
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat

Good average bench

The Intel Xeon E3-1226 v3 averaged 27.1% 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. Memory Latency 80.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 100Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E3-1226 v3 is 20.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon E3-1226 v3 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 384Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 381Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,701 samples)
Min Avg Max
65 Memory 80.4 91.7
79.2 1-Core 100 109
157 2-Core 199 213
73.7% 126 Pts
Min Avg Max
280 4-Core 377 411
296 8-Core 381 411
51.8% 379 Pts
Min Avg Max
304 64-Core 384 412
25.8% 384 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.9
1-Core 106
2-Core 208
80% 135 Pts
4-Core 406
8-Core 401
55% 403 Pts
64-Core 405
27% 405 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.5
1-Core 107
2-Core 207
80% 135 Pts
4-Core 402
8-Core 402
55% 402 Pts
64-Core 408
27% 408 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.1
1-Core 102
2-Core 201
78% 131 Pts
4-Core 388
8-Core 379
53% 383 Pts
64-Core 371
25% 371 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
Memory 84.1
1-Core 97.4
2-Core 194
74% 125 Pts
4-Core 388
8-Core 360
52% 374 Pts
64-Core 370
25% 370 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 80
1-Core 107
2-Core 208
76% 132 Pts
4-Core 386
8-Core 394
53% 390 Pts
64-Core 398
27% 398 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.9
1-Core 108
2-Core 211
75% 131 Pts
4-Core 403
8-Core 407
55% 405 Pts
64-Core 357
24% 357 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.7
1-Core 98.5
2-Core 203
73% 126 Pts
4-Core 384
8-Core 388
53% 386 Pts
64-Core 384
26% 384 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.5
1-Core 105
2-Core 206
72% 127 Pts
4-Core 399
8-Core 394
54% 396 Pts
64-Core 389
26% 389 Pts
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Typical Xeon E3-1226 v3 Builds (Compare 3,118 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell Precision T1700

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $351

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Xeon® Processor E3-1226 v3 (8M Cache, 3.30 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ2'14
Processor NumberE3-1226V3
# of Cores4
# of Threads4
Cache8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$213.00 - $224.00
Clock Speed3.3 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.7 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
QPI Links0
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP84 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2013D

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics P4600
Graphics Base Frequency350 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/VGA
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.2 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes
Graphics Video Max Memory1.7 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 and DDR3L 1333/1600 at 1.5V
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedYes

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express Configurations1x16, 2x8, 1x8/2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechNo
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NIYes
vPro TechYes
Identity Protection TechYes
Fast Memory AccessYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)Yes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography22nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1150

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechYes
Anti-Theft TechYes

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