Average Bench: 60.6% (227th of 1197)

Based on 6,424 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206D7, , 0000000000000000, 1F8BFBFF000206D7, 0F8BFBFF000206D7 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-1620 0 @ 3.60GHz
Poor: 50%Average: 60.6% Great: 68%
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Above average average bench

The Intel Xeon E5-1620 0 averaged 39.4% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 92.7Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 186Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E5-1620 0 is just 18%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon E5-1620 0 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 479Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 473Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,424 samples)
Min Avg Max
68.7 1-Core 92.7 100
153 2-Core 186 201
65.4% 139 Pts
Min Avg Max
250 4-Core 328 388
373 8-Core 473 513
51.8% 400 Pts
Min Avg Max
379 64-Core 479 514
32.2% 479 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 98
2-Core 195
69% 147 Pts
4-Core 375
8-Core 495
57% 435 Pts
64-Core 493
33% 493 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 94
2-Core 193
67% 144 Pts
4-Core 383
8-Core 496
58% 439 Pts
64-Core 494
33% 494 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
1-Core 98.1
2-Core 198
70% 148 Pts
4-Core 327
8-Core 508
53% 418 Pts
64-Core 501
34% 501 Pts
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz
1-Core 69.4
2-Core 186
57% 128 Pts
4-Core 347
8-Core 498
55% 422 Pts
64-Core 495
33% 495 Pts
CPU 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 89.1
2-Core 165
60% 127 Pts
4-Core 290
8-Core 426
46% 358 Pts
64-Core 433
29% 433 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 66.6
2-Core 173
54% 120 Pts
4-Core 307
8-Core 451
49% 379 Pts
64-Core 455
30% 455 Pts
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Typical Xeon E5-1620 0 Builds (Compare 7,346 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

System: HP Z420 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $345

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Xeon® Processor E5-1620 (10M Cache, 3.60 GHz, 0.0 GT/s Intel® QPI)
Code NameSandy Bridge EP
Launch DateQ1'12
Processor NumberE5-1620
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache10 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsAVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
VID Voltage Range0.60V - 1.35V
Recommended Price$294.00
Clock Speed3.6 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.8 GHz
Bus Speed0 QPI
QPI Links0
Max TDP130 W
Expected DiscontinuanceQ2'15

Memory

Max Memory Size375 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 Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA2011

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

 Comments

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Average

10 months ago.

If you purchase a refurbished HP Z420 Workstation with E5-1620 you will have a great value CS:GO gaming platform. Even though 3,8GHz might sound slow nowadays, the E5-1620 offers hyperthreading + 10MB level 3 cache + 4 channel DDR3 @ 52GB/s + 40 PCIe lanes, which will make up for this. :-) If you should need SLI for other games, the HP Z420 gives you 2 * PCIe 3.0 x16 ( actually running x16 both of them ), and still leaving free PCIe lanes for your Intel Optane SSD ;-)


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