Average Bench: 38.8% (540th of 1203)

Based on 66 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000206C2 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU L5638 @ 2.00GHz
Poor: 27%Average: 38.8% Great: 55%
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Poor average bench

The Intel Xeon L5638 averaged 61.1% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 56.8Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 113Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon L5638 is 28%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon L5638 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 408Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 335Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 66 samples)
Min Avg Max
39.1 1-Core 56.8 81.5
77.9 2-Core 113 164
40% 85 Pts
Min Avg Max
150 4-Core 218 321
241 8-Core 335 493
35.4% 277 Pts
Min Avg Max
290 64-Core 408 579
27.4% 408 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 2.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 55.9
2-Core 104
38% 80.1 Pts
4-Core 196
8-Core 304
32% 250 Pts
64-Core 364
24% 364 Pts
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 51.5
2-Core 104
36% 77.6 Pts
4-Core 196
8-Core 298
32% 247 Pts
64-Core 356
24% 356 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 48.2
2-Core 97
34% 72.6 Pts
4-Core 196
8-Core 316
32% 256 Pts
64-Core 366
24% 366 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 48.5
2-Core 96.5
34% 72.5 Pts
4-Core 193
8-Core 298
32% 246 Pts
64-Core 334
22% 334 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 48.6
2-Core 96.4
34% 72.5 Pts
4-Core 193
8-Core 288
31% 241 Pts
64-Core 351
24% 351 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2 GHz
1-Core 48.6
2-Core 97.6
34% 73.1 Pts
4-Core 191
8-Core 313
32% 252 Pts
64-Core 370
25% 370 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 48.1
2-Core 89.4
33% 68.8 Pts
4-Core 189
8-Core 289
31% 239 Pts
64-Core 345
23% 345 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 31.3
2-Core 65.1
22% 48.2 Pts
4-Core 132
8-Core 260
24% 196 Pts
64-Core 384
26% 384 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,403,968 CPUs tested.

Typical Xeon L5638 Builds (Compare 4,556 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus P6T SE

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $335

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Xeon® Processor L5638 (12M Cache, 2.00 GHz, 5.86 GT/s Intel® QPI)
Code NameWestmere EP
Launch DateQ1'10
Processor NumberL5638
# of Cores6
# of Threads12
Cache12 MB
Embedded Options AvailableYes
Lithography32 nm
VID Voltage Range1.0 - 1.5V
Recommended Price$558.00
Clock Speed2 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency2.4 GHz
Bus Speed5.86 GT/s QPI
QPI Links2
Max TDP60 W

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Turbo Boost Tech1.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes

Package

Sockets SupportedFCLGA1366

Platform Protection

Trusted Execution TechYes

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