Average Bench: 64.8% (425th of 1316)

Based on 4,622 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000106A5 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU W3530 @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 57%Average: 64.8% Great: 70%
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Xeon W3530 averaged 35.1% 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. Memory Latency 85.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 70.4Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon W3530 is just 13.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon W3530 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 310Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 305Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,622 samples)
Min Avg Max
77.1 Memory 85.7 93.4
62.6 1-Core 70.4 74.4
115 2-Core 136 143
61.1% 97.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
185 4-Core 248 285
220 8-Core 305 361
36.6% 276 Pts
Min Avg Max
232 64-Core 310 364
20.8% 310 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
Memory 86.7
1-Core 70.8
2-Core 139
62% 98.9 Pts
4-Core 266
8-Core 267
36% 266 Pts
64-Core 264
18% 264 Pts
Socket 423, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.5
1-Core 67.9
2-Core 132
61% 95.8 Pts
4-Core 242
8-Core 339
38% 291 Pts
64-Core 337
23% 337 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,114,545 CPUs tested.

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Typical Xeon W3530 Builds (Compare 6,130 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Precision WorkStation T3500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $360

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Xeon® Processor W3530 (8M Cache, 2.80 GHz, 4.80 GT/s Intel® QPI)
Code NameBloomfield
Launch DateQ1'10
Processor NumberW3530
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range0.800V-1.375V
Recommended Price$305.00
Clock Speed2.8 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.06 GHz
Bus Speed4.8 GT/s QPI
QPI Links1
Max TDP130 W

Memory

Max Memory Size24 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 800/1066
Memory Channels3
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
Physical Address Extensions36-bit
ECC Memory SupportedYes

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsNo

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesNo
Turbo Boost Tech1.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Demand Based SwitchingYes

Package

Package Size42.5mm x 45.0mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1366
Processing Die Size263 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors731 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

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