Average Bench: 47.6% (818th of 1314)

Based on 538 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00010676 Model: 1st CPU: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5420 @ 2.50GHz

Below average average bench

The 1st CPU: Intel Xeon E5420 averaged 52.4% 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 62.5Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 338Pts

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the 1st CPU: Intel Xeon E5420 is just 8.38%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the 1st CPU: Intel Xeon E5420 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 345Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 88.3Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 538 samples)
Min Avg Max
53.9 Memory 62.5 68.4
41.8 1-Core 44.5 45.6
80.6 2-Core 88.3 90.7
41.7% 65.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
162 4-Core 177 182
275 8-Core 338 362
31.9% 257 Pts
Min Avg Max
300 64-Core 345 364
23.1% 345 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU, 2 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 67.1
1-Core 45.2
2-Core 90.4
44% 67.6 Pts
4-Core 178
8-Core 352
33% 265 Pts
64-Core 354
24% 354 Pts
XU1 PROCESSOR, 2 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
Memory 64.1
1-Core 45.4
2-Core 89.3
42% 66.3 Pts
4-Core 182
8-Core 361
33% 271 Pts
64-Core 341
23% 341 Pts
CPU, 2 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 63.4
1-Core 45.7
2-Core 90.5
42% 66.5 Pts
4-Core 180
8-Core 357
33% 268 Pts
64-Core 361
24% 361 Pts
CPU, 2 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 61.5
1-Core 45.6
2-Core 89.5
42% 65.5 Pts
4-Core 180
8-Core 318
31% 249 Pts
64-Core 360
24% 360 Pts
XU1 PROCESSOR, 2 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 61.2
1-Core 45.5
2-Core 89
42% 65.2 Pts
4-Core 179
8-Core 363
33% 271 Pts
64-Core 356
24% 356 Pts
Proc 1, 2 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 60.2
1-Core 35.7
2-Core 70.5
37% 55.5 Pts
4-Core 171
8-Core 343
32% 257 Pts
64-Core 352
24% 352 Pts
CPU1, 2 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 57.4
1-Core 44.2
2-Core 89.6
40% 63.7 Pts
4-Core 181
8-Core 350
33% 266 Pts
64-Core 361
24% 361 Pts
CPU, 2 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 42.1
1-Core 42.1
2-Core 80.6
33% 54.9 Pts
4-Core 145
8-Core 176
21% 160 Pts
64-Core 160
11% 160 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 43,103,403 CPUs tested.

Typical CPU: Intel Xeon E5420 Builds (Compare 612 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

System: Dell Precision WorkStation T5400

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 34% - Below average Total price: $255

Popular CPU: Intel Xeon E5420 systems:

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