Average Bench: 73.2% (265th of 1316)

more Based on 1,601 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, , 0000000000000000, 1F8BFBFF000306C3, 0FABFBFF000306C3, 2054454B434F5300, 0F8BFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1226 v3 @ 3.30GHz
Poor: 62%Average: 73.2% Great: 81%
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat

Good average bench

The Intel Xeon E3-1226 v3 averaged 26.8% 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 80.9Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 101Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E3-1226 v3 is just 18.8%. 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 385Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 382Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,601 samples)
Min Avg Max
67 Memory 80.9 91.8
82.3 1-Core 101 109
164 2-Core 200 213
74.2% 127 Pts
Min Avg Max
286 4-Core 378 411
299 8-Core 382 411
51.9% 380 Pts
Min Avg Max
308 64-Core 385 414
25.8% 385 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.7
1-Core 108
2-Core 214
80% 137 Pts
4-Core 407
8-Core 399
55% 403 Pts
64-Core 408
27% 408 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.7
1-Core 107
2-Core 208
79% 134 Pts
4-Core 399
8-Core 395
54% 397 Pts
64-Core 388
26% 388 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.1
1-Core 103
2-Core 201
76% 130 Pts
4-Core 395
8-Core 391
54% 393 Pts
64-Core 394
26% 394 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.5
1-Core 101
2-Core 207
72% 127 Pts
4-Core 408
8-Core 387
55% 398 Pts
64-Core 397
27% 397 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.9
1-Core 104
2-Core 212
73% 129 Pts
4-Core 400
8-Core 388
54% 394 Pts
64-Core 390
26% 390 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.2
1-Core 93.1
2-Core 197
70% 122 Pts
4-Core 367
8-Core 339
49% 353 Pts
64-Core 355
24% 355 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 67.8
1-Core 97.5
2-Core 188
68% 118 Pts
4-Core 394
8-Core 398
54% 396 Pts
64-Core 398
27% 398 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 66.1
1-Core 105
2-Core 208
71% 126 Pts
4-Core 388
8-Core 406
54% 397 Pts
64-Core 405
27% 405 Pts
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Typical Xeon E3-1226 v3 Builds (Compare 2,794 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
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Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell Precision T1700

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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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