Average Bench: 58.5% (254th of 1197)

Based on 177 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306F2, 1789FBFF000306F2 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2640 v3 @ 2.60GHz
Poor: 47%Average: 58.5% Great: 66%
Gaming 58%
Desktop 59%
Workstation 57%

Average average bench

The Intel Xeon E5-2640 v3 averaged 41.5% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 86.7Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 169Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E5-2640 v3 is just 18.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon E5-2640 v3 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 591Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 849Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 177 samples)
Min Avg Max
67.9 1-Core 86.7 99.9
125 2-Core 169 197
60.3% 128 Pts
Min Avg Max
251 4-Core 325 363
481 8-Core 591 658
57.1% 458 Pts
Min Avg Max
753 64-Core 849 881
57% 849 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 100
2-Core 199
70% 150 Pts
4-Core 366
8-Core 644
63% 505 Pts
64-Core 876
59% 876 Pts
SOCKET 1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
1-Core 82.4
2-Core 193
63% 138 Pts
4-Core 355
8-Core 655
63% 505 Pts
64-Core 877
59% 877 Pts
SOCKET 1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 98
2-Core 168
64% 133 Pts
4-Core 299
8-Core 500
50% 400 Pts
64-Core 878
59% 878 Pts
SOCKET 1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
1-Core 87.5
2-Core 165
60% 126 Pts
4-Core 318
8-Core 605
57% 461 Pts
64-Core 840
56% 840 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 82.6
2-Core 165
58% 124 Pts
4-Core 329
8-Core 656
61% 492 Pts
64-Core 879
59% 879 Pts
SOCKET 1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 77.6
2-Core 150
54% 114 Pts
4-Core 308
8-Core 595
56% 451 Pts
64-Core 815
55% 815 Pts
SOCKET 1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 80
2-Core 160
56% 120 Pts
4-Core 299
8-Core 501
50% 400 Pts
64-Core 704
47% 704 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,717,832 CPUs tested.

Typical Xeon E5-2640 v3 Builds (Compare 3,602 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 23%
Desktop 58%
Workstation 51%

Motherboard: Dell Precision Tower 5810

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 12% - Very poor Total price: $547

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DescriptionIntel® Xeon® Processor E5-2640 v3 (20M Cache, 2.60 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ3'14
Processor NumberE5-2640V3
# of Cores8
# of Threads16
Cache20 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsAVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableYes
Lithography22 nm
VID Voltage Range0.65V–1.30V
Recommended Price$939.00 - $944.00
Clock Speed2.6 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.4 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s QPI
QPI Links2
Max TDP90 W
Product BriefLink


Processor GraphicsNone


Max Memory Size768 GB
Memory TypesDDR4 1600/1866
Memory Channels4
Memory Bandwidth59 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 45mm
Max CPU Configuration2
Sockets SupportedFCLGA2011-3

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechYes


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