Average Bench: 77.6% (185th of 1316)

Based on 1,348 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000206D7 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-1660 0 @ 3.30GHz
Poor: 69%Average: 77.6% Great: 87%
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Good average bench

The Intel Xeon E5-1660 0 averaged 22.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Xeon E5-1660 0 near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 86.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 95.4Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E5-1660 0 is just 18.2%. 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 730Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 593Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,348 samples)
Min Avg Max
78.5 Memory 86.2 94.7
78 1-Core 95.4 112
166 2-Core 192 226
73.7% 125 Pts
Min Avg Max
306 4-Core 372 448
497 8-Core 593 710
61.4% 483 Pts
Min Avg Max
627 64-Core 730 867
49% 730 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 5.6 GHz, turbo 6.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.7
1-Core 106
2-Core 210
81% 136 Pts
4-Core 370
8-Core 594
61% 482 Pts
64-Core 786
53% 786 Pts
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 90
1-Core 95
2-Core 173
73% 119 Pts
4-Core 338
8-Core 556
57% 447 Pts
64-Core 708
48% 708 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.7
1-Core 94.5
2-Core 187
72% 121 Pts
4-Core 377
8-Core 595
62% 486 Pts
64-Core 664
44% 664 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 85.1
1-Core 97.6
2-Core 188
73% 123 Pts
4-Core 356
8-Core 587
60% 472 Pts
64-Core 724
49% 724 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.9
1-Core 93
2-Core 179
70% 118 Pts
4-Core 327
8-Core 542
55% 434 Pts
64-Core 665
45% 665 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.1
1-Core 81.5
2-Core 185
65% 113 Pts
4-Core 372
8-Core 591
61% 482 Pts
64-Core 723
48% 723 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.6
1-Core 78.2
2-Core 189
67% 116 Pts
4-Core 253
8-Core 468
45% 360 Pts
64-Core 700
47% 700 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 E5-1660 0 Builds (Compare 4,006 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell Precision T3600

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 21% - Poor Total price: $29

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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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