Average Bench: 52.7% (244th of 1184)

Based on 1,270 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306A9, 0000000000000000, 1FABFBFF000306A9 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1220 V2 @ 3.10GHz
Poor: 38%Average: 52.7% Great: 57%
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Average average bench

The Intel Xeon E3-1220 V2 averaged 47.2% 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 86.4Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 174Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E3-1220 V2 is just 19.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon E3-1220 V2 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 336Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 334Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,270 samples)
Min Avg Max
48 1-Core 86.4 95.7
125 2-Core 174 189
61.1% 130 Pts
Min Avg Max
212 4-Core 329 361
249 8-Core 334 362
45.2% 332 Pts
Min Avg Max
246 64-Core 336 364
22.6% 336 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 94.6
2-Core 189
67% 142 Pts
4-Core 374
8-Core 375
51% 375 Pts
64-Core 367
25% 367 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 95.7
2-Core 188
67% 142 Pts
4-Core 354
8-Core 359
49% 356 Pts
64-Core 357
24% 357 Pts
Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1220 V2 @ 3.10GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
1-Core 88.5
2-Core 155
59% 122 Pts
4-Core 337
8-Core 245
42% 291 Pts
64-Core 260
17% 260 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 95.8
2-Core 189
67% 142 Pts
4-Core 294
8-Core 327
42% 310 Pts
64-Core 357
24% 357 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 90.2
2-Core 174
62% 132 Pts
4-Core 289
8-Core 312
41% 300 Pts
64-Core 248
17% 248 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
1-Core 46.4
2-Core 122
38% 84.2 Pts
4-Core 208
8-Core 221
29% 214 Pts
64-Core 247
17% 247 Pts
Proc 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
1-Core 35.6
2-Core 73.6
26% 54.6 Pts
4-Core 118
8-Core 123
16% 121 Pts
64-Core 154
10% 154 Pts
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Typical Xeon E3-1220 V2 Builds (Compare 1,553 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
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Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Dell Precision T1650

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 43% - Average Total price: $516

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Xeon® Processor E3-1220 v2 (8M Cache, 3.10 GHz)
Code NameIvy Bridge
Launch DateQ2'12
Processor NumberE3-1220V2
# of Cores4
# of Threads4
Cache8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$189.00 - $203.00
Clock Speed3.1 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.5 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP69 W

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 1333/1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedYes

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express Configurations1x16 & 1x4, 2x8 & 1x4 or 1x8 & 3x4

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 Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechNo
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NINo
Demand Based SwitchingYes
vPro TechYes
Identity Protection TechYes
Fast Memory AccessYes
Flex Memory AccessYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1155

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

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