Average Bench: 63.7% (230th of 1173)

Based on 1,146 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306A9, 0000000000000000, 1FABFBFF000306A9 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1220 V2 @ 3.10GHz
Poor: 51%Average: 63.7% Great: 69%
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Above average average bench

The Intel Xeon E3-1220 V2 averaged 36.2% 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

Quad Core Integer Speed 331Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 333Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E3-1220 V2 is just 18%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon E3-1220 V2 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 345Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 340Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,146 samples)
Min Avg Max
46.4 SC Int 84.5 94.3
47.5 SC Float 86.8 96.9
49.4 SC Mixed 85.9 95.6
68.6% 85.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
244 QC Int 331 359
254 QC Float 339 368
251 QC Mixed 333 362
75.8% 334 Pts
Min Avg Max
273 MC Int 337 360
279 MC Float 345 368
267 MC Mixed 340 364
51% 340 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 93.8
SC Float 96.9
SC Mixed 96.1
76% 95.6 Pts
QC Int 351
QC Float 338
QC Mixed 359
79% 349 Pts
MC Int 356
MC Float 344
MC Mixed 357
53% 352 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 92.4
SC Float 93.3
SC Mixed 94.6
75% 93.4 Pts
QC Int 343
QC Float 349
QC Mixed 352
79% 348 Pts
MC Int 334
MC Float 356
MC Mixed 348
52% 346 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)
SC Int 90.9
SC Float 93.3
SC Mixed 91.9
74% 92 Pts
QC Int 349
QC Float 360
QC Mixed 353
80% 354 Pts
MC Int 322
MC Float 346
MC Mixed 355
51% 341 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 90.8
SC Float 95.2
SC Mixed 92.6
74% 92.9 Pts
QC Int 349
QC Float 363
QC Mixed 344
80% 352 Pts
MC Int 344
MC Float 360
MC Mixed 352
53% 352 Pts
None, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 83.3
SC Float 85.1
SC Mixed 84.8
68% 84.4 Pts
QC Int 330
QC Float 337
QC Mixed 332
76% 333 Pts
MC Int 320
MC Float 323
MC Mixed 326
48% 323 Pts
Socket 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 77.9
SC Float 81.5
SC Mixed 81.2
64% 80.2 Pts
QC Int 276
QC Float 288
QC Mixed 274
63% 280 Pts
MC Int 274
MC Float 282
MC Mixed 274
41% 277 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
SC Int 85.2
SC Float 88.8
SC Mixed 69.5
65% 81.2 Pts
QC Int 252
QC Float 280
QC Mixed 275
61% 269 Pts
MC Int 331
MC Float 324
MC Mixed 334
49% 330 Pts
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Typical Xeon E3-1220 V2 Builds (Compare 1,340 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
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Desktop
Desktop 58%
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Workstation
Workstation 37%
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Motherboard: Dell Precision T1650

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $558

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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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