Average Bench: 41.6% (361st of 1182)

Based on 2,648 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000106A5 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU W3530 @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 33%Average: 41.6% Great: 47%
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Below average average bench

The Intel Xeon W3530 averaged 58.3% 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 69.8Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 135Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon W3530 is just 14.4%. 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 311Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 305Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,648 samples)
Min Avg Max
61.5 1-Core 69.8 74.3
114 2-Core 135 143
48.5% 103 Pts
Min Avg Max
183 4-Core 246 286
221 8-Core 305 361
36.5% 276 Pts
Min Avg Max
229 64-Core 311 365
20.9% 311 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 71.8
2-Core 142
50% 107 Pts
4-Core 254
8-Core 351
39% 302 Pts
64-Core 357
24% 357 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 64.1
2-Core 142
48% 103 Pts
4-Core 281
8-Core 283
38% 282 Pts
64-Core 276
18% 276 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 72.4
2-Core 141
50% 107 Pts
4-Core 279
8-Core 278
38% 279 Pts
64-Core 276
18% 276 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 69.1
2-Core 140
49% 105 Pts
4-Core 280
8-Core 278
38% 279 Pts
64-Core 277
19% 277 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
1-Core 70.9
2-Core 142
50% 106 Pts
4-Core 279
8-Core 276
38% 278 Pts
64-Core 277
19% 277 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 69.7
2-Core 143
50% 106 Pts
4-Core 230
8-Core 346
37% 288 Pts
64-Core 358
24% 358 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
1-Core 70.3
2-Core 139
49% 105 Pts
4-Core 251
8-Core 253
34% 252 Pts
64-Core 269
18% 269 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 68.3
2-Core 136
48% 102 Pts
4-Core 216
8-Core 253
31% 234 Pts
64-Core 252
17% 252 Pts
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Typical Xeon W3530 Builds (Compare 8,117 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

System: Dell Precision WorkStation T3500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 36% - Below average Total price: $355

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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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