Average Bench: 65% (176th of 1206)

Based on 3,996 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306F2 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-1620 v3 @ 3.50GHz
Poor: 55%Average: 65% Great: 72%
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Xeon E5-1620 v3 averaged 34.9% 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 98.9Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 197Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E5-1620 v3 is just 16.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon E5-1620 v3 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 530Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 524Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,996 samples)
Min Avg Max
79.6 1-Core 98.9 107
161 2-Core 197 213
69.6% 148 Pts
Min Avg Max
277 4-Core 354 415
406 8-Core 524 561
56.5% 439 Pts
Min Avg Max
416 64-Core 530 564
35.6% 530 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 106
2-Core 212
75% 159 Pts
4-Core 389
8-Core 547
61% 468 Pts
64-Core 551
37% 551 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 105
2-Core 210
74% 158 Pts
4-Core 383
8-Core 505
58% 444 Pts
64-Core 560
38% 560 Pts
SOCKET 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 106
2-Core 210
74% 158 Pts
4-Core 374
8-Core 555
60% 465 Pts
64-Core 554
37% 554 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
1-Core 105
2-Core 210
74% 157 Pts
4-Core 368
8-Core 558
59% 463 Pts
64-Core 560
38% 560 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 102
2-Core 203
72% 153 Pts
4-Core 347
8-Core 557
58% 452 Pts
64-Core 562
38% 562 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
1-Core 103
2-Core 188
69% 145 Pts
4-Core 341
8-Core 510
55% 425 Pts
64-Core 520
35% 520 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
1-Core 103
2-Core 188
69% 145 Pts
4-Core 337
8-Core 561
57% 449 Pts
64-Core 563
38% 563 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
1-Core 94.8
2-Core 192
67% 143 Pts
4-Core 339
8-Core 549
56% 444 Pts
64-Core 560
38% 560 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 24,103,442 CPUs tested.

Typical Xeon E5-1620 v3 Builds (Compare 4,088 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Dell Precision Tower 5810

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 12% - Very poor Total price: $547

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Xeon® Processor E5-1620 v3 (10M Cache, 3.50 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ3'14
Processor NumberE5-1620V3
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache10 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsAVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
VID Voltage Range0.65–1.30V
Recommended Price$294.00 - $297.00
Clock Speed3.5 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.6 GHz
Bus Speed0 GT/s QPI
QPI Links0
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP140 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsNone

Memory

Max Memory Size768 GB
Memory TypesDDR4 1333/1600/1866/2133
Memory Channels4
Memory Bandwidth68 GB/s
Physical Address Extensions46-bit
ECC Memory SupportedYes

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express Configurationsx4, x8, x16
Max # of PCI Express Lanes40

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 TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NINo
Demand Based SwitchingYes
vPro TechYes
Identity Protection TechYes
Flex Memory AccessNo

Package

Package Size52.5mm x 45.0 mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA2011-3

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

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