Average Bench: 47.7% (777th of 1257)

Based on 462 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 52.3% 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 62.6Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 340Pts

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the 1st CPU: Intel Xeon E5420 is just 7.56%. 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 346Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 88.4Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 462 samples)
Min Avg Max
54.1 Memory 62.6 68.4
41.6 1-Core 44.5 45.6
81 2-Core 88.4 90.7
41.7% 65.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
165 4-Core 177 182
282 8-Core 340 362
32% 259 Pts
Min Avg Max
303 64-Core 346 364
23.2% 346 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 45.4
2-Core 89.5
44% 67.3 Pts
4-Core 181
8-Core 357
33% 269 Pts
64-Core 356
24% 356 Pts
XU1 PROCESSOR, 2 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
Memory 63.3
1-Core 45.3
2-Core 89.7
42% 66.1 Pts
4-Core 182
8-Core 350
33% 266 Pts
64-Core 336
23% 336 Pts
CPU, 2 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 62.9
1-Core 45.3
2-Core 86.4
42% 64.9 Pts
4-Core 180
8-Core 328
32% 254 Pts
64-Core 340
23% 340 Pts
LGA771/CPU1, 2 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 62.8
1-Core 44.6
2-Core 89.6
42% 65.7 Pts
4-Core 177
8-Core 340
32% 259 Pts
64-Core 333
22% 333 Pts
CPU, 2 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 59.6
1-Core 43.9
2-Core 89.1
41% 64.2 Pts
4-Core 176
8-Core 265
28% 221 Pts
64-Core 307
21% 307 Pts
XU1 PROCESSOR, 2 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 57.6
1-Core 45.4
2-Core 89.2
40% 64.1 Pts
4-Core 182
8-Core 364
34% 273 Pts
64-Core 364
24% 364 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,453,129 CPUs tested.

Typical CPU: Intel Xeon E5420 Builds (Compare 284 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Precision WorkStation T5400

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 5% - Terrible Total price: $70

Popular CPU: Intel Xeon E5420 systems:

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