Average Bench: 67.9% (400th of 1363)

more Based on 4,998 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306E4, , 1FABFBFF000106A4, 1FABFBFF000306E4, 1FABFBFF000306A0, 0000000000000000, 0FABFBFF000306E4, 1789FBFF000306E4, 0F8BFBFF000306E4, 1F8BFBFF000206D2, 1F8BFBFF000306E4 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2650 v2 @ 2.60GHz
Poor: 60%Average: 67.9% Great: 73%
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 62%

Above average average bench

The Intel Xeon E5-2650 v2 averaged 32.0% 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.


Avg. Memory Latency 79.7Pts
Avg. Quad Core Speed 303Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E5-2650 v2 is just 13.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon E5-2650 v2 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Octa Core Speed 559Pts
Avg. Multi Core Speed 786Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 4,998 samples)
Min Avg Max
70.6 Memory 79.7 87.9
61 1-Core 73.8 88.9
123 2-Core 149 174
60.2% 101 Pts
Min Avg Max
256 4-Core 303 328
435 8-Core 559 638
51.6% 431 Pts
Min Avg Max
585 64-Core 786 831
48.6% 786 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.7
1-Core 84.1
2-Core 146
66% 107 Pts
4-Core 298
8-Core 546
51% 422 Pts
64-Core 810
50% 810 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 78
1-Core 68.7
2-Core 138
57% 94.9 Pts
4-Core 320
8-Core 589
54% 454 Pts
64-Core 806
50% 806 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.7
1-Core 81.1
2-Core 152
62% 103 Pts
4-Core 320
8-Core 611
55% 465 Pts
64-Core 804
50% 804 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.9
1-Core 66.4
2-Core 157
59% 100 Pts
4-Core 303
8-Core 503
49% 403 Pts
64-Core 729
45% 729 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.6
1-Core 60.1
2-Core 126
53% 87.2 Pts
4-Core 300
8-Core 540
50% 420 Pts
64-Core 802
50% 802 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

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Typical Xeon E5-2650 v2 Builds (Compare 1,204 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 27%
Desktop 71%
Workstation 25%

Motherboard: Intel X79

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 39% - Below average Total price: $220

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DescriptionIntel® Xeon® Processor E5-2650 v2 (20M Cache, 2.60 GHz)
Code NameIvy Bridge EP
Launch DateQ3'13
Processor NumberE5-2650V2
# of Cores8
# of Threads16
Cache20 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsAVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
VID Voltage Range0.65–1.30V
Recommended Price$1166.00 - $1171.00
Clock Speed2.6 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.4 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s QPI
QPI Links2
Scalability2S Only
Max TDP95 W


Max Memory Size768 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 800/1066/1333/1600/1866
Memory Channels4
Memory Bandwidth59.7 GB/s
Physical Address Extensions46-bit
ECC Memory SupportedYes

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express Configurationsx4, x8, x16
Max # of PCI Express Lanes40

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

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 Size52.5mm x 51mm
Max CPU Configuration2
Sockets SupportedFCLGA2011

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechYes


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3 years ago.

2650 v2 has turbo 3.4 GHz and 13 500 Multicore and 1650 single core Passmark Points, it is definitely underastimated in this comparison


2 years ago.

Paid around $50 for it. Cheap and good.


2 years ago.

cheap, reliable, powerful, it has, like we say in Spain, the three B: Bueno Bonito Barato (good, beautiful, cheap)

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