Average Bench: 65.8% (401st of 1316)

Based on 2,589 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000206D7 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2640 0 @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 58%Average: 65.8% Great: 71%
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Xeon E5-2640 0 averaged 34.1% 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 80.3Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 143Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E5-2640 0 is just 12.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon E5-2640 0 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 543Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 440Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,589 samples)
Min Avg Max
70.7 Memory 80.3 87.5
55.5 1-Core 70.6 78.7
119 2-Core 143 157
60.1% 97.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
231 4-Core 278 304
374 8-Core 440 483
45.8% 359 Pts
Min Avg Max
468 64-Core 543 572
36.5% 543 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.7
1-Core 65.1
2-Core 147
62% 100 Pts
4-Core 283
8-Core 442
46% 362 Pts
64-Core 557
37% 557 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.7
1-Core 57.1
2-Core 128
55% 88.4 Pts
4-Core 275
8-Core 466
47% 370 Pts
64-Core 562
38% 562 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.6
1-Core 73.4
2-Core 146
60% 99.1 Pts
4-Core 286
8-Core 445
47% 366 Pts
64-Core 542
36% 542 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.2
1-Core 65.8
2-Core 131
58% 92.7 Pts
4-Core 263
8-Core 395
42% 329 Pts
64-Core 392
26% 392 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.2
1-Core 77.3
2-Core 138
61% 98.4 Pts
4-Core 264
8-Core 452
45% 358 Pts
64-Core 564
38% 564 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 62.2
1-Core 54.6
2-Core 101
46% 72.7 Pts
4-Core 255
8-Core 452
44% 353 Pts
64-Core 559
38% 559 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.3
1-Core 46.9
2-Core 93.3
46% 70.8 Pts
4-Core 172
8-Core 300
30% 236 Pts
64-Core 400
27% 400 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,444,249 CPUs tested.

Typical Xeon E5-2640 0 Builds (Compare 2,757 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Motherboard: Intel X79

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $179

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Xeon® Processor E5-2640 (15M Cache, 2.50 GHz, 7.20 GT/s Intel® QPI)
Code NameSandy Bridge EP
Launch DateQ1'12
Processor NumberE5-2640
# of Cores6
# of Threads12
Cache15 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsAVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
VID Voltage Range0.60V-1.35V
Recommended Price$885.00 - $889.00
Clock Speed2.5 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3 GHz
Bus Speed7.2 GT/s QPI
QPI Links2
Scalability2S Only
Max TDP95 W
Expected DiscontinuanceQ2'15

Memory

Max Memory Size384 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 800/1066/1333
Memory Channels4
Memory Bandwidth42.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedYes

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
Max # of PCI Express Lanes40

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech1.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Demand Based SwitchingYes
vPro TechYes
Identity Protection TechNo
Flex Memory AccessNo

Package

Package Size52.5mm x 45.0mm
Max CPU Configuration2
Sockets SupportedFCLGA2011

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

 Comments

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Excellent

2 years ago.

Great cpu performance for price. Works great with GTX 770 and allows for doing a lot of background tasks. I bought it for 12,5$ (50zł) and i am very happy.


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