Average Bench: 62.7% (458th of 1316)

Based on 465 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306E4 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2420 v2 @ 2.20GHz

Above average average bench

The Intel Xeon E5-2420 v2 averaged 37.2% 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 79Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 63.6Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E5-2420 v2 is just 16.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon E5-2420 v2 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 513Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 405Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 465 samples)
Min Avg Max
66.7 Memory 79 84.7
34.6 1-Core 63.6 73.3
77.5 2-Core 127 141
56.2% 89.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
166 4-Core 252 274
285 8-Core 405 451
41.8% 329 Pts
Min Avg Max
427 64-Core 513 539
34.4% 513 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 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.9
1-Core 69.2
2-Core 135
60% 95.6 Pts
4-Core 272
8-Core 415
44% 344 Pts
64-Core 527
35% 527 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.6
1-Core 62.8
2-Core 135
58% 93.6 Pts
4-Core 255
8-Core 438
44% 346 Pts
64-Core 528
35% 528 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.5
1-Core 67
2-Core 136
58% 94.3 Pts
4-Core 270
8-Core 412
44% 341 Pts
64-Core 523
35% 523 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.7
1-Core 70.7
2-Core 137
58% 94.7 Pts
4-Core 271
8-Core 441
45% 356 Pts
64-Core 490
33% 490 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.3
1-Core 68.8
2-Core 137
57% 93.4 Pts
4-Core 263
8-Core 429
44% 346 Pts
64-Core 522
35% 522 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.3
1-Core 63.2
2-Core 120
55% 87.2 Pts
4-Core 229
8-Core 374
38% 302 Pts
64-Core 437
29% 437 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.6
1-Core 60.5
2-Core 131
55% 89.2 Pts
4-Core 229
8-Core 355
37% 292 Pts
64-Core 470
32% 470 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,373,652 CPUs tested.

Typical Xeon E5-2420 v2 Builds (Compare 445 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

Motherboard: Intel X79 (INTEL Xeon E5/Corei7 DMI2 - C600/C200 Cipset

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 35% - Below average Total price: $340

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Xeon® Processor E5-2420 v2 (15M Cache, 2.20 GHz)
Code NameIvy Bridge EN
Launch DateQ1'14
Processor NumberE5-2420V2
# of Cores6
# of Threads12
Cache15 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsAVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
VID Voltage Range0.65-1.30V
Recommended Price$406.00
Clock Speed2.2 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency2.7 GHz
Bus Speed7.2 GT/s QPI
QPI Links1
Scalability2S Only
Max TDP80 W

Memory

Max Memory Size384 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 800/1066/1333/1600
Memory Channels3
Memory Bandwidth38.4 GB/s
Physical Address Extensions46-bit
ECC Memory SupportedYes

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express Configurationsx4, x8, x16
Max # of PCI Express Lanes24

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
Identity Protection TechNo
Flex Memory AccessNo

Package

Package Size45mm x 42.5mm
Max CPU Configuration2
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1356

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

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