Average Bench: 74.7% (235th of 1316)

Based on 3,924 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206C2, BFEBFBFF000206C1 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU X5680 @ 3.33GHz
Poor: 65%Average: 74.7% Great: 85%
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Good average bench

The Intel Xeon X5680 averaged 25.3% 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. Memory Latency 88.9Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 85.4Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon X5680 is just 20%. 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 614Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 511Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,924 samples)
Min Avg Max
79.9 Memory 88.9 95.6
77.3 1-Core 85.4 104
139 2-Core 169 206
69.5% 114 Pts
Min Avg Max
258 4-Core 328 411
416 8-Core 511 644
53.5% 419 Pts
Min Avg Max
463 64-Core 614 775
41.2% 614 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU-A (00), 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.45 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.4
1-Core 84
2-Core 166
68% 112 Pts
4-Core 335
8-Core 524
55% 429 Pts
64-Core 626
42% 626 Pts
1366-pin LGA, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.3
1-Core 87
2-Core 168
69% 114 Pts
4-Core 332
8-Core 542
55% 437 Pts
64-Core 631
42% 631 Pts
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.9
1-Core 81.7
2-Core 154
65% 106 Pts
4-Core 333
8-Core 517
54% 425 Pts
64-Core 632
42% 632 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.6
1-Core 84
2-Core 157
68% 110 Pts
4-Core 294
8-Core 511
50% 402 Pts
64-Core 634
42% 634 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.3
1-Core 84.1
2-Core 168
69% 113 Pts
4-Core 305
8-Core 526
52% 416 Pts
64-Core 624
42% 624 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.2
1-Core 83.9
2-Core 168
66% 111 Pts
4-Core 331
8-Core 446
51% 389 Pts
64-Core 433
29% 433 Pts
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.6
1-Core 75.6
2-Core 165
65% 108 Pts
4-Core 267
8-Core 480
47% 373 Pts
64-Core 615
41% 615 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,607,261 CPUs tested.

Typical Xeon X5680 Builds (Compare 6,437 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Precision WorkStation T3500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 27% - Poor Total price: $80

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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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14 months ago.

fantastic upgrade for an old sandy bridge system.


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