Average Bench: 45.1% (409th of 1197)

Based on 2,850 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000106A5 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU W3530 @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 37%Average: 45.1% Great: 50%
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Below average average bench

The Intel Xeon W3530 averaged 54.8% 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 136Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon W3530 is just 12.3%. 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 312Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 306Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,850 samples)
Min Avg Max
61.6 1-Core 69.8 74.4
115 2-Core 136 143
48.5% 103 Pts
Min Avg Max
186 4-Core 246 286
214 8-Core 306 361
36.5% 276 Pts
Min Avg Max
227 64-Core 312 364
20.9% 312 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
1-Core 72
2-Core 143
50% 107 Pts
4-Core 286
8-Core 287
39% 287 Pts
64-Core 286
19% 286 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 73.3
2-Core 142
51% 108 Pts
4-Core 274
8-Core 356
41% 315 Pts
64-Core 352
24% 352 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 72.8
2-Core 131
49% 102 Pts
4-Core 251
8-Core 358
39% 305 Pts
64-Core 357
24% 357 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
1-Core 70.3
2-Core 139
49% 105 Pts
4-Core 249
8-Core 327
38% 288 Pts
64-Core 339
23% 339 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 66
2-Core 113
43% 89.3 Pts
4-Core 204
8-Core 296
32% 250 Pts
64-Core 294
20% 294 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 62.9
2-Core 99.8
40% 81.4 Pts
4-Core 205
8-Core 284
32% 245 Pts
64-Core 335
22% 335 Pts
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Typical Xeon W3530 Builds (Compare 8,706 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 15%
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Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 29%
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System: Dell Precision WorkStation T3500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 40% - Below average Total price: $345

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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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