Average Bench: 71.9% (313th of 1363)

Based on 2,104 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306F2, 1789FBFF000306F2 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2640 v3 @ 2.60GHz
Poor: 64%Average: 71.9% Great: 79%
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Good average bench

The Intel Xeon E5-2640 v3 averaged 28.1% 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 82.3Pts
Avg. Quad Core Speed 331Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E5-2640 v3 is just 14.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon E5-2640 v3 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Octa Core Speed 600Pts
Avg. Multi Core Speed 874Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,104 samples)
Min Avg Max
74.8 Memory 82.3 90.6
67.8 1-Core 87.1 97.4
141 2-Core 172 195
66.7% 114 Pts
Min Avg Max
273 4-Core 331 388
489 8-Core 600 748
55.9% 465 Pts
Min Avg Max
741 64-Core 874 1,040
54.1% 874 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 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.8
1-Core 89.2
2-Core 178
68% 117 Pts
4-Core 343
8-Core 729
63% 536 Pts
64-Core 952
59% 952 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.1
1-Core 87.3
2-Core 168
68% 114 Pts
4-Core 307
8-Core 565
52% 436 Pts
64-Core 852
53% 852 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.6
1-Core 85.8
2-Core 163
65% 110 Pts
4-Core 318
8-Core 543
52% 430 Pts
64-Core 814
50% 814 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.1
1-Core 84.5
2-Core 168
62% 108 Pts
4-Core 318
8-Core 535
52% 427 Pts
64-Core 797
49% 797 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 55,525,980 CPUs tested.

Typical Xeon E5-2640 v3 Builds (Compare 5,806 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

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EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 26% - Poor Total price: $22

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 Specifications

Essentials

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
Scalability2S
Max TDP90 W
Product BriefLink

Graphics

Processor GraphicsNone

Memory

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
TSX-NINo
Demand Based SwitchingYes
vPro TechYes
Identity Protection TechNo
Flex Memory AccessNo

Package

Package Size52.5mm x 45mm
Max CPU Configuration2
Sockets SupportedFCLGA2011-3

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

 Comments

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6 months ago.

Dis cpu is te major suc, does not run sparten


Excellent

6 months ago.

I have 2 of them and they work great for gaming and editing. The high core count is great to have and won't be needing to upgrade too soon because the clock speeds don't matter too much to me.


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