Average Bench: 66% (372nd of 1265)

Based on 3,915 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000106A5 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU W3530 @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 58%Average: 66% Great: 71%
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Xeon W3530 averaged 34.0% 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 88.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 69.9Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon W3530 is just 12.2%. 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 308Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 304Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,915 samples)
Min Avg Max
80.1 Memory 88.2 93.5
61.7 1-Core 69.9 74.2
114 2-Core 136 143
61.8% 97.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
188 4-Core 248 285
219 8-Core 304 361
36.5% 276 Pts
Min Avg Max
223 64-Core 308 365
20.6% 308 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
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)
Memory 92.1
1-Core 74.4
2-Core 140
65% 102 Pts
4-Core 262
8-Core 353
40% 308 Pts
64-Core 358
24% 358 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.1
1-Core 73.4
2-Core 142
64% 102 Pts
4-Core 260
8-Core 360
40% 310 Pts
64-Core 355
24% 355 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.4
1-Core 66.7
2-Core 142
60% 97.3 Pts
4-Core 279
8-Core 360
42% 319 Pts
64-Core 364
24% 364 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.1
1-Core 71
2-Core 140
62% 99.6 Pts
4-Core 215
8-Core 261
32% 238 Pts
64-Core 266
18% 266 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.1
1-Core 70.4
2-Core 139
60% 97.1 Pts
4-Core 245
8-Core 275
35% 260 Pts
64-Core 268
18% 268 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.9
1-Core 71.3
2-Core 135
60% 96 Pts
4-Core 242
8-Core 246
33% 244 Pts
64-Core 250
17% 250 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.6
1-Core 72.8
2-Core 141
61% 98.5 Pts
4-Core 228
8-Core 277
34% 252 Pts
64-Core 278
19% 278 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.2
1-Core 62.7
2-Core 120
55% 86.6 Pts
4-Core 188
8-Core 207
27% 198 Pts
64-Core 219
15% 219 Pts
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Typical Xeon W3530 Builds (Compare 3,198 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Precision WorkStation T3500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $359

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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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