Average Bench: 73.3% (234th of 1255)

more Based on 9,154 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206C2, BFEBFBFF000206C1, 0FABFBFF000206C2, 1FABFBFF000206C2, 0FEBFBFF000206C2, 1FABFBFF00020651, 1F8BFBFF000206C2 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU X5650 @ 2.67GHz
Poor: 64%Average: 73.3% Great: 86%
Gaming 73%
Desktop 74%
Workstation 59%

Good average bench

The Intel Xeon X5650 averaged 26.6% 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.


Avg. Memory Latency 91.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 77.1Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon X5650 is 21.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon X5650 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 536Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 458Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 9,154 samples)
Min Avg Max
82.7 Memory 91.6 97.2
63.4 1-Core 77.1 103
126 2-Core 154 204
66.7% 107 Pts
Min Avg Max
228 4-Core 299 408
335 8-Core 458 629
48.5% 378 Pts
Min Avg Max
372 64-Core 536 763
35.9% 536 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz
Memory 97.8
1-Core 98.6
2-Core 213
81% 137 Pts
4-Core 426
8-Core 640
68% 533 Pts
64-Core 640
43% 640 Pts
Socket 1366, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.9
1-Core 88.1
2-Core 176
72% 119 Pts
4-Core 353
8-Core 556
58% 454 Pts
64-Core 664
45% 664 Pts
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.75 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.8
1-Core 74.4
2-Core 146
66% 105 Pts
4-Core 295
8-Core 460
48% 377 Pts
64-Core 548
37% 548 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 94.9
1-Core 74.6
2-Core 149
67% 106 Pts
4-Core 286
8-Core 424
46% 355 Pts
64-Core 425
28% 425 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.8
1-Core 72.4
2-Core 143
65% 103 Pts
4-Core 285
8-Core 464
48% 375 Pts
64-Core 491
33% 491 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz
Memory 93
1-Core 73.4
2-Core 141
65% 103 Pts
4-Core 276
8-Core 444
46% 360 Pts
64-Core 510
34% 510 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.5
1-Core 65.2
2-Core 130
62% 96.3 Pts
4-Core 261
8-Core 343
40% 302 Pts
64-Core 465
31% 465 Pts
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Gaming 16%
Desktop 67%
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Workstation 49%

System: Dell Precision WorkStation T3500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $160

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DescriptionIntel® Xeon® Processor X5650 (12M Cache, 2.66 GHz, 6.40 GT/s Intel® QPI)
Code NameWestmere EP
Launch DateQ1'10
Processor NumberX5650
# of Cores6
# of Threads12
Cache12 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
VID Voltage Range0.750V-1.350V
Recommended Price$996.00 - $999.00
Clock Speed2.66 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.06 GHz
Bus Speed6.4 GT/s QPI
QPI Links2
Max TDP95 W


Max Memory Size288 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 800/1066/1333
Memory Channels3
Memory Bandwidth32 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 Tech1.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Demand Based SwitchingYes


Package Size42.5mm X 45mm
Max CPU Configuration2
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1366

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes


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27 days ago.

i found it for $15 dollars excellent choice for a t3500 workstation .


1 month ago.

Great Cpu, great price value. You can get this one for around 80 €. Using this as my new CPU in a HP z800 Workstation with GTX 1650. There are no huge bottlenecks and it runs games that it should not be able to run, like "Rise of Tomb Raider". Great CPU!


7 months ago.

Con il dual cpu é decisamente buona


18 months ago.

أحسن معالج حاليا بالنسبة للسعر اذا وجدت لوحة أم تدعم الكسر


12 months ago.

X5650 $13usd VS i7-3770 $130usd


2 years ago.

Overclocked from 2.6 GHz to 4.2 GHz stable watercooled. Max temp 60°C. Idle temp 35°C. 40% CPU usage on Battlefield 1.


2 years ago.

The best Budget CPU. With a AiO Raster then ja i7 7700k (max. 4.92 GHz by 1.92 V

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