Average Bench: 49.3% (370th of 1173)

Based on 2,652 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000106A5 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU W3530 @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 41%Average: 49.3% Great: 55%
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The Intel Xeon W3530 averaged 50.7% 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

Single Core Floating Point Speed 72.6Pts
Quad Core Floating Point Speed 256Pts

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

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 321Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 312Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,652 samples)
Min Avg Max
59.2 SC Int 67.2 71.1
63.2 SC Float 72.6 77.1
62.8 SC Mixed 70 74.2
55.9% 69.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
184 QC Int 237 275
198 QC Float 256 296
190 QC Mixed 246 285
55.7% 246 Pts
Min Avg Max
233 MC Int 299 346
250 MC Float 321 373
245 MC Mixed 312 365
46.5% 311 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 70.8
SC Float 68.3
SC Mixed 74.6
57% 71.2 Pts
QC Int 276
QC Float 297
QC Mixed 286
65% 287 Pts
MC Int 277
MC Float 297
MC Mixed 288
43% 287 Pts
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 70.5
SC Float 75.8
SC Mixed 73.1
58% 73.1 Pts
QC Int 273
QC Float 292
QC Mixed 282
64% 282 Pts
MC Int 274
MC Float 293
MC Mixed 285
42% 284 Pts
1366-pin LGA, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 66.8
SC Float 62.3
SC Mixed 72.7
54% 67.3 Pts
QC Int 250
QC Float 291
QC Mixed 271
61% 271 Pts
MC Int 330
MC Float 377
MC Mixed 363
53% 357 Pts
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 67.8
SC Float 75
SC Mixed 72.4
57% 71.7 Pts
QC Int 280
QC Float 301
QC Mixed 273
64% 285 Pts
MC Int 277
MC Float 296
MC Mixed 288
43% 287 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 69.3
SC Float 74.8
SC Mixed 72
58% 72 Pts
QC Int 266
QC Float 290
QC Mixed 273
62% 276 Pts
MC Int 265
MC Float 290
MC Mixed 277
42% 277 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 69.1
SC Float 74.6
SC Mixed 73.1
58% 72.3 Pts
QC Int 263
QC Float 270
QC Mixed 262
60% 265 Pts
MC Int 264
MC Float 279
MC Mixed 268
40% 270 Pts
CPU-A (00), 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 67.8
SC Float 74.1
SC Mixed 71.5
57% 71.1 Pts
QC Int 247
QC Float 255
QC Mixed 254
57% 252 Pts
MC Int 345
MC Float 373
MC Mixed 364
54% 360 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 71.7
SC Float 76.3
SC Mixed 73.6
59% 73.9 Pts
QC Int 232
QC Float 232
QC Mixed 220
52% 228 Pts
MC Int 346
MC Float 374
MC Mixed 365
54% 362 Pts
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Gaming 16%
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Desktop
Desktop 49%
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Workstation
Workstation 33%
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System: Dell Precision WorkStation T3500

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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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