Average Bench: 45% (323rd of 1182)

more Based on 52 user benchmarks.  Devices: 0000000000000000, 17CBFBFF000406F1, 1FABFBFF000406F1, 0F8BFBFF000406F1, 1F8BFBFF000406F1, 1789FBFF000406F1 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2697 v4 @ 2.30GHz
Poor: 20%Average: 45% Great: 60%
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop 52%
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

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Below average average bench

The Intel Xeon E5-2697 v4 averaged 55.0% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 77Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 152Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E5-2697 v4 is 40%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Xeon E5-2697 v4 performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 480Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 405Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 52 samples)
Min Avg Max
36.2 1-Core 77 100
64.2 2-Core 152 195
53.8% 114 Pts
Min Avg Max
83.2 4-Core 257 352
88.1 8-Core 405 676
42.2% 331 Pts
Min Avg Max
82.3 64-Core 480 1,637
32.2% 480 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 86.3
2-Core 170
60% 128 Pts
4-Core 336
8-Core 650
61% 493 Pts
64-Core 659
44% 659 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 75.9
2-Core 164
56% 120 Pts
4-Core 321
8-Core 425
49% 373 Pts
64-Core 418
28% 418 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 87.2
2-Core 160
59% 123 Pts
4-Core 312
8-Core 434
48% 373 Pts
64-Core 425
29% 425 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 79.4
2-Core 160
56% 120 Pts
4-Core 278
8-Core 390
43% 334 Pts
64-Core 418
28% 418 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 82.3
2-Core 153
56% 118 Pts
4-Core 272
8-Core 398
43% 335 Pts
64-Core 420
28% 420 Pts
CPU #000, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 77.7
2-Core 131
51% 104 Pts
4-Core 101
8-Core 124
15% 112 Pts
64-Core 129
9% 129 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,309,042 CPUs tested.

Typical Xeon E5-2697 v4 Builds (Compare 122 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 21%
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

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DescriptionIntel® Xeon® Processor E5-2697 v4 (45M Cache, 2.30 GHz)
Code NameBroadwell
Launch DateQ1'16
Processor NumberE5-2697V4
# of Cores18
# of Threads36
Cache45 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsAVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
VID Voltage Range0
Recommended Price$2702.00
Clock Speed2.30 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.60 GHz
Bus Speed9.6 GT/s QPI
QPI Links2
Max TDP145 W


Processor GraphicsNone


Max Memory Size1.54 TB
Memory TypesDDR4 1600/1866/2133/2400
Memory Channels4
Memory Bandwidth76.8 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 Size45mm x 52.5mm
Max CPU Configuration2
Sockets SupportedFCLGA2011-3

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechYes


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