Average Bench: 72.3% (280th of 1316)

Based on 3,248 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000206D7 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2690 0 @ 2.90GHz
Poor: 65%Average: 72.3% Great: 78%
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Good average bench

The Intel Xeon E5-2690 0 averaged 27.6% 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 82.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 85.3Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E5-2690 0 is just 12.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon E5-2690 0 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 847Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 623Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,248 samples)
Min Avg Max
72.2 Memory 82.2 91.1
67.5 1-Core 85.3 99.3
141 2-Core 171 188
67.6% 113 Pts
Min Avg Max
285 4-Core 336 357
478 8-Core 623 695
59.7% 480 Pts
Min Avg Max
617 64-Core 847 897
56.8% 847 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.3
1-Core 92.1
2-Core 182
73% 122 Pts
4-Core 341
8-Core 598
59% 470 Pts
64-Core 886
60% 886 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 84
1-Core 85.4
2-Core 173
68% 114 Pts
4-Core 347
8-Core 479
54% 413 Pts
64-Core 890
60% 890 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.1
1-Core 90.9
2-Core 180
70% 118 Pts
4-Core 346
8-Core 655
62% 501 Pts
64-Core 869
58% 869 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.7
1-Core 86.3
2-Core 173
69% 114 Pts
4-Core 340
8-Core 680
63% 510 Pts
64-Core 884
59% 884 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.8
1-Core 75.4
2-Core 171
65% 109 Pts
4-Core 342
8-Core 625
60% 484 Pts
64-Core 893
60% 893 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.8
1-Core 76.2
2-Core 143
62% 100 Pts
4-Core 304
8-Core 582
55% 443 Pts
64-Core 749
50% 749 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.1
1-Core 76.4
2-Core 152
61% 102 Pts
4-Core 330
8-Core 536
55% 433 Pts
64-Core 828
56% 828 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.7
1-Core 75.8
2-Core 147
59% 98.6 Pts
4-Core 312
8-Core 602
56% 457 Pts
64-Core 835
56% 835 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,413,212 CPUs tested.

Typical Xeon E5-2690 0 Builds (Compare 3,974 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell Precision T3600

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 21% - Poor Total price: $29

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Xeon® Processor E5-2690 (20M Cache, 2.90 GHz, 8.00 GT/s Intel® QPI)
Code NameSandy Bridge EP
Launch DateQ1'12
Processor NumberE5-2690
# of Cores8
# of Threads16
Cache20 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsAVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
VID Voltage Range0.60V-1.35V
Recommended Price$2057.00 - $2061.00
Clock Speed2.9 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.8 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s QPI
QPI Links2
Scalability2S Only
Max TDP135 W
Expected DiscontinuanceQ2'15

Memory

Max Memory Size384 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 800/1066/1333/1600
Memory Channels4
Memory Bandwidth51.2 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedYes

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
Max # of PCI Express Lanes40

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

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

Package Size52.5mm x 45.0 mm
Max CPU Configuration2
Sockets SupportedFCLGA2011

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

 Comments

Added n/a ago.

Good

3 months ago.

Better than the E5- 2689, which was my former processor


Excellent

2 years ago.

If we will take a x2 e5-2690 0 system - its better than i9900k!


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