Average Bench: 48.6% (794th of 1323)

Based on 84 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000206C2 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5603 @ 1.60GHz
Poor: 36%Average: 48.6% Great: 54%
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The Intel Xeon E5603 averaged 51.3% 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 73.9Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 73.9Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E5603 is just 17.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon E5603 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 141Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 139Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 84 samples)
Min Avg Max
54 Memory 73.9 82.4
29.5 1-Core 36.3 38.9
61.5 2-Core 73.9 77.7
41.8% 61.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
90.6 4-Core 138 155
86.9 8-Core 139 156
18.9% 139 Pts
Min Avg Max
87.2 64-Core 141 156
9.5% 141 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 1.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.5
1-Core 37.5
2-Core 73.1
42% 61 Pts
4-Core 151
8-Core 150
21% 151 Pts
64-Core 150
10% 150 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 1.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.9
1-Core 30.2
2-Core 77.1
40% 59.4 Pts
4-Core 151
8-Core 150
21% 151 Pts
64-Core 150
10% 150 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 1.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.7
1-Core 38.4
2-Core 76.8
42% 62 Pts
4-Core 150
8-Core 152
21% 151 Pts
64-Core 151
10% 151 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 1.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 68
1-Core 37.5
2-Core 75.6
40% 60.4 Pts
4-Core 151
8-Core 149
20% 150 Pts
64-Core 143
10% 143 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 1.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 58.5
1-Core 31.6
2-Core 76.1
36% 55.4 Pts
4-Core 135
8-Core 137
18% 136 Pts
64-Core 151
10% 151 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 1.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 60.9
1-Core 32.1
2-Core 67.8
36% 53.6 Pts
4-Core 105
8-Core 115
15% 110 Pts
64-Core 111
7% 111 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 1.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 65.7
1-Core 32.7
2-Core 61
37% 53.1 Pts
4-Core 73.4
8-Core 123
12% 98.2 Pts
64-Core 128
9% 128 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 48,522,904 CPUs tested.

Typical Xeon E5603 Builds (Compare 3,389 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Precision WorkStation T5500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 20% - Poor Total price: $30

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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

 Comments

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9 months ago.

It didn't run minecraft too well but it surprisingly held it's own for the three years I had mine.


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