Average Bench: 76.5% (182nd of 1264)

Based on 2,996 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206C2, BFEBFBFF000206C1 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU X5680 @ 3.33GHz

Good average bench

The Intel Xeon X5680 averaged 23.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Xeon X5680 near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 91.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 85.8Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon X5680 is just 16.5%. 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 621Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 519Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,996 samples)
Min Avg Max
82.8 Memory 91.4 96.8
76.1 1-Core 85.8 103
153 2-Core 171 204
70.7% 116 Pts
Min Avg Max
274 4-Core 333 407
419 8-Core 519 643
54.4% 426 Pts
Min Avg Max
468 64-Core 621 767
41.7% 621 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 2, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.9
1-Core 82.5
2-Core 168
70% 115 Pts
4-Core 337
8-Core 504
54% 420 Pts
64-Core 499
34% 499 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.4
1-Core 82.7
2-Core 154
68% 110 Pts
4-Core 323
8-Core 481
52% 402 Pts
64-Core 578
39% 578 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.2
1-Core 84.2
2-Core 168
69% 113 Pts
4-Core 334
8-Core 526
55% 430 Pts
64-Core 635
43% 635 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 85.9
1-Core 81
2-Core 160
66% 109 Pts
4-Core 337
8-Core 548
56% 442 Pts
64-Core 613
41% 613 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.4
1-Core 79.4
2-Core 156
68% 109 Pts
4-Core 278
8-Core 472
47% 375 Pts
64-Core 572
38% 572 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.2
1-Core 81.8
2-Core 146
66% 106 Pts
4-Core 281
8-Core 503
49% 392 Pts
64-Core 567
38% 567 Pts
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.9
1-Core 79.1
2-Core 158
65% 107 Pts
4-Core 313
8-Core 502
52% 407 Pts
64-Core 621
42% 621 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,546,899 CPUs tested.

Typical Xeon X5680 Builds (Compare 3,174 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Precision WorkStation T3500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 29% - Poor Total price: $75

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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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2 months ago.

fantastic upgrade for an old sandy bridge system.


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