Average Bench: 24.3% (825th of 1206)

Based on 64 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000206C2 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5603 @ 1.60GHz
Poor: 20%Average: 24.3% Great: 27%
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 25%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

Very poor average bench

The Intel Xeon E5603 averaged 75.6% 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. Dual Core Mixed Speed 73.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 36.4Pts

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E5603 is just 6.94%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon E5603 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 141Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 138Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 64 samples)
Min Avg Max
29.5 1-Core 36.4 38.9
61.5 2-Core 73.6 77.6
25.8% 55 Pts
Min Avg Max
90.6 4-Core 137 155
79.2 8-Core 138 155
18.8% 138 Pts
Min Avg Max
87.2 64-Core 141 157
9.5% 141 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 1.55 GHz (avg)
1-Core 37
2-Core 73.6
26% 55.3 Pts
4-Core 155
8-Core 156
21% 156 Pts
64-Core 156
10% 156 Pts
1366-pin LGA, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 1.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 38.2
2-Core 77.4
27% 57.8 Pts
4-Core 151
8-Core 141
20% 146 Pts
64-Core 151
10% 151 Pts
1366-pin LGA, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 1.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 38.1
2-Core 75.7
27% 56.9 Pts
4-Core 148
8-Core 150
20% 149 Pts
64-Core 148
10% 148 Pts
1366-pin LGA, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 1.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 36
2-Core 76.1
26% 56 Pts
4-Core 147
8-Core 149
20% 148 Pts
64-Core 146
10% 146 Pts
1366-pin LGA, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 1.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 36.5
2-Core 75.9
26% 56.2 Pts
4-Core 146
8-Core 146
20% 146 Pts
64-Core 145
10% 145 Pts
1366-pin LGA, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 1.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 38.3
2-Core 75.4
27% 56.8 Pts
4-Core 119
8-Core 127
17% 123 Pts
64-Core 134
9% 134 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 1.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 37.2
2-Core 73.1
26% 55.2 Pts
4-Core 119
8-Core 86
15% 102 Pts
64-Core 98.7
7% 98.7 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,716,699 CPUs tested.

Typical Xeon E5603 Builds (Compare 4,316 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 30%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

System: Dell Precision WorkStation T5500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 21% - Poor Total price: $55

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Xeon® Processor E5603 (4M Cache, 1.60 GHz, 4.80 GT/s Intel® QPI)
Code NameWestmere EP
Launch DateQ1'11
Processor NumberE5603
# of Cores4
# of Threads4
Cache4 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
VID Voltage Range0.750V-1.350V
Recommended Price$188.00 - $195.00
Clock Speed1.6 GHz
Bus Speed4.8 GT/s QPI
QPI Links2
Max TDP80 W

Memory

Max Memory Size288 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 800/1066
Memory Channels3
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
Physical Address Extensions40-bit
ECC Memory SupportedYes

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesNo
Turbo Boost TechNo
Hyper-Threading TechNo
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Demand Based SwitchingYes

Package

Package Size42.5mm X 45mm
Max CPU Configuration2
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1366

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

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