Average Bench: 73.6% (234th of 1276)

Based on 519 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306F2, 1789FBFF000306F2 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2640 v3 @ 2.60GHz
Poor: 65%Average: 73.6% Great: 81%
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Good average bench

The Intel Xeon E5-2640 v3 averaged 26.4% 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 84.8Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 88Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E5-2640 v3 is just 16.3%. 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. Multi Core Mixed Speed 867Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 615Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 519 samples)
Min Avg Max
76.2 Memory 84.8 91.2
69.2 1-Core 88 101
135 2-Core 174 200
69.3% 115 Pts
Min Avg Max
275 4-Core 336 400
488 8-Core 615 777
59.2% 475 Pts
Min Avg Max
774 64-Core 867 1,053
58.2% 867 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 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.3
1-Core 99.2
2-Core 202
77% 130 Pts
4-Core 400
8-Core 650
67% 525 Pts
64-Core 1,016
68% 1,016 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.1
1-Core 102
2-Core 196
74% 126 Pts
4-Core 402
8-Core 726
70% 564 Pts
64-Core 1026
69% 1026 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.7
1-Core 89.1
2-Core 164
67% 111 Pts
4-Core 389
8-Core 611
64% 500 Pts
64-Core 1,010
68% 1,010 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.9
1-Core 98.9
2-Core 197
74% 126 Pts
4-Core 361
8-Core 601
61% 481 Pts
64-Core 838
56% 838 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.3
1-Core 75.1
2-Core 157
64% 105 Pts
4-Core 333
8-Core 589
58% 461 Pts
64-Core 840
56% 840 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.5
1-Core 75.1
2-Core 147
63% 102 Pts
4-Core 325
8-Core 591
57% 458 Pts
64-Core 840
56% 840 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.1
1-Core 89.6
2-Core 172
68% 114 Pts
4-Core 335
8-Core 595
58% 465 Pts
64-Core 856
58% 856 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 36,344,931 CPUs tested.

Typical Xeon E5-2640 v3 Builds (Compare 3,635 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

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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

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Dis cpu is te major suc, does not run sparten


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