Average Bench: 49% (373rd of 1206)

Based on 791 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000206D7 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2640 0 @ 2.50GHz

Below average average bench

The Intel Xeon E5-2640 0 averaged 51.0% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 70.5Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 142Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E5-2640 0 is just 13.2%. 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 539Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 438Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 791 samples)
Min Avg Max
56.5 1-Core 70.5 78.7
116 2-Core 142 156
49.8% 106 Pts
Min Avg Max
228 4-Core 278 303
370 8-Core 438 483
45.7% 358 Pts
Min Avg Max
438 64-Core 539 571
36.2% 539 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 79
2-Core 157
56% 118 Pts
4-Core 305
8-Core 485
50% 395 Pts
64-Core 566
38% 566 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 77.2
2-Core 153
54% 115 Pts
4-Core 293
8-Core 430
47% 362 Pts
64-Core 538
36% 538 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 75.1
2-Core 149
53% 112 Pts
4-Core 294
8-Core 457
48% 375 Pts
64-Core 537
36% 537 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 74
2-Core 146
52% 110 Pts
4-Core 286
8-Core 476
48% 381 Pts
64-Core 564
38% 564 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.25 GHz (avg)
1-Core 66
2-Core 138
48% 102 Pts
4-Core 285
8-Core 307
40% 296 Pts
64-Core 304
20% 304 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 61.5
2-Core 146
48% 104 Pts
4-Core 259
8-Core 414
43% 336 Pts
64-Core 494
33% 494 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

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Typical Xeon E5-2640 0 Builds (Compare 7,890 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Motherboard: To Be Filled By O.E.M.

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 14% - Very poor Total price: $22

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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

6 months 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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