Average Bench: 45.5% (411th of 1206)

Based on 3,155 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000106A5 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU W3530 @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 38%Average: 45.5% Great: 50%
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Below average average bench

The Intel Xeon W3530 averaged 54.5% 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 70.2Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 137Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon W3530 is just 11.6%. 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 312Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 307Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,155 samples)
Min Avg Max
62.3 1-Core 70.2 74.4
117 2-Core 137 143
48.8% 104 Pts
Min Avg Max
190 4-Core 248 286
219 8-Core 307 361
36.8% 278 Pts
Min Avg Max
233 64-Core 312 365
21% 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 71.7
2-Core 142
50% 107 Pts
4-Core 286
8-Core 286
39% 286 Pts
64-Core 288
19% 288 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 73.9
2-Core 141
51% 108 Pts
4-Core 280
8-Core 279
38% 279 Pts
64-Core 281
19% 281 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
1-Core 71.2
2-Core 139
50% 105 Pts
4-Core 281
8-Core 274
38% 277 Pts
64-Core 270
18% 270 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 72.7
2-Core 141
50% 107 Pts
4-Core 265
8-Core 352
40% 309 Pts
64-Core 353
24% 353 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 74.9
2-Core 143
52% 109 Pts
4-Core 256
8-Core 362
40% 309 Pts
64-Core 366
24% 366 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 64.9
2-Core 125
45% 94.9 Pts
4-Core 227
8-Core 344
37% 286 Pts
64-Core 352
24% 352 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 70.7
2-Core 126
47% 98.4 Pts
4-Core 211
8-Core 328
34% 269 Pts
64-Core 357
24% 357 Pts
CPU-A (00), 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
1-Core 67.4
2-Core 130
47% 98.8 Pts
4-Core 201
8-Core 291
32% 246 Pts
64-Core 339
23% 339 Pts
1366-pin LGA, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 60.5
2-Core 87.4
37% 73.9 Pts
4-Core 154
8-Core 222
24% 188 Pts
64-Core 274
18% 274 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 15%
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Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 29%
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System: Dell Precision WorkStation T3500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 38% - Below 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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