Average Bench: 66.3% (167th of 1206)

Based on 707 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000206D7 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-1660 0 @ 3.30GHz
Poor: 58%Average: 66.3% Great: 80%
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Xeon E5-1660 0 averaged 33.6% 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 96.3Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 193Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E5-1660 0 is 22.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon E5-1660 0 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 726Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 589Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 707 samples)
Min Avg Max
79.6 1-Core 96.3 117
165 2-Core 193 232
67.9% 145 Pts
Min Avg Max
307 4-Core 374 456
483 8-Core 589 726
61.4% 481 Pts
Min Avg Max
566 64-Core 726 886
48.7% 726 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 111
2-Core 222
78% 166 Pts
4-Core 438
8-Core 716
73% 577 Pts
64-Core 850
57% 850 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 96.8
2-Core 185
67% 141 Pts
4-Core 370
8-Core 577
60% 473 Pts
64-Core 714
48% 714 Pts
CPU 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
1-Core 100
2-Core 201
71% 150 Pts
4-Core 348
8-Core 601
60% 475 Pts
64-Core 730
49% 730 Pts
CPU 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
1-Core 86.8
2-Core 171
61% 129 Pts
4-Core 379
8-Core 575
61% 477 Pts
64-Core 716
48% 716 Pts
CPU 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
1-Core 86.9
2-Core 174
61% 130 Pts
4-Core 372
8-Core 602
62% 487 Pts
64-Core 717
48% 717 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 87.2
2-Core 189
64% 138 Pts
4-Core 343
8-Core 547
57% 445 Pts
64-Core 700
47% 700 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 90.6
2-Core 178
63% 134 Pts
4-Core 319
8-Core 450
50% 384 Pts
64-Core 657
44% 657 Pts
CPU 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 84.8
2-Core 187
63% 136 Pts
4-Core 324
8-Core 508
53% 416 Pts
64-Core 718
48% 718 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,610,001 CPUs tested.

Typical Xeon E5-1660 0 Builds (Compare 4,295 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: Dell Precision T3600

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 21% - Poor Total price: $55

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Xeon® Processor E5-1660 (15M Cache, 3.30 GHz, 0.0 GT/s Intel® QPI)
Code NameSandy Bridge EP
Launch DateQ1'12
Processor NumberE5-1660
# of Cores6
# of Threads12
Cache15 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsAVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
VID Voltage Range0.60V - 1.35V
Recommended Price$1080.00 - $1083.00
Clock Speed3.3 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.9 GHz
Bus Speed0 QPI
QPI Links0
Max TDP130 W
Expected DiscontinuanceQ2'15

Memory

Max Memory Size256 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 800/1066/1333/1600
Memory Channels4
Memory Bandwidth51.2 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedYes

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
Max # of PCI Express Lanes40

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

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
Demand Based SwitchingYes
vPro TechYes
Identity Protection TechNo
Flex Memory AccessNo

Package

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

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

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