Average Bench: 59.7% (244th of 1206)

Based on 1,964 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206C2, BFEBFBFF000206C1 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU X5680 @ 3.33GHz

Average average bench

The Intel Xeon X5680 averaged 40.3% 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 86.6Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 172Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon X5680 is 21.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon X5680 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 635Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 527Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,964 samples)
Min Avg Max
75.3 1-Core 86.6 105
144 2-Core 172 206
60.9% 129 Pts
Min Avg Max
269 4-Core 337 410
430 8-Core 527 649
55.2% 432 Pts
Min Avg Max
490 64-Core 635 776
42.6% 635 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 106
2-Core 210
74% 158 Pts
4-Core 410
8-Core 619
66% 514 Pts
64-Core 742
50% 742 Pts
Socket 1366, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.15 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 101
2-Core 201
71% 151 Pts
4-Core 402
8-Core 617
65% 509 Pts
64-Core 751
50% 751 Pts
Socket 1366, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
1-Core 85.7
2-Core 172
60% 129 Pts
4-Core 344
8-Core 560
57% 452 Pts
64-Core 643
43% 643 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
1-Core 85.2
2-Core 171
60% 128 Pts
4-Core 339
8-Core 479
53% 409 Pts
64-Core 635
43% 635 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
1-Core 84.4
2-Core 169
59% 126 Pts
4-Core 334
8-Core 436
51% 385 Pts
64-Core 434
29% 434 Pts
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
1-Core 82.1
2-Core 165
58% 123 Pts
4-Core 291
8-Core 458
48% 374 Pts
64-Core 626
42% 626 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,502,018 CPUs tested.

Typical Xeon X5680 Builds (Compare 8,955 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 43%
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 X5680 (12M Cache, 3.33 GHz, 6.40 GT/s Intel® QPI)
Code NameWestmere EP
Launch DateQ1'10
Processor NumberX5680
# 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$1663.00 - $1666.00
Clock Speed3.33 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.6 GHz
Bus Speed6.4 GT/s QPI
QPI Links2
Max TDP130 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 Size42.5mm x 45mm
Max CPU Configuration2
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1366

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

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fantastic upgrade for an old sandy bridge system.


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