Average Bench: 70.6% (316th of 1316)

more Based on 13,243 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206C2, BFEBFBFF000206C1, 0FABFBFF000206C2, 1FABFBFF000206C2, 0FEBFBFF000206C2, 1FABFBFF00020651, 1F8BFBFF000206C2 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU X5650 @ 2.67GHz
Poor: 60%Average: 70.6% Great: 84%
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Good average bench

The Intel Xeon X5650 averaged 29.4% 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 88.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 74.4Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon X5650 is 23.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon X5650 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 521Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 440Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,243 samples)
Min Avg Max
77.2 Memory 88.6 96
61.6 1-Core 74.4 102
117 2-Core 148 202
64.4% 104 Pts
Min Avg Max
205 4-Core 285 399
326 8-Core 440 622
46.4% 363 Pts
Min Avg Max
373 64-Core 521 745
35% 521 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 94.1
1-Core 72.7
2-Core 144
65% 104 Pts
4-Core 290
8-Core 466
48% 378 Pts
64-Core 543
36% 543 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.1
1-Core 71.1
2-Core 145
65% 103 Pts
4-Core 284
8-Core 420
45% 352 Pts
64-Core 416
28% 416 Pts
J1PR, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.4
1-Core 80.2
2-Core 155
68% 109 Pts
4-Core 292
8-Core 491
49% 392 Pts
64-Core 594
40% 594 Pts
J1PR, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.4
1-Core 67.9
2-Core 144
63% 101 Pts
4-Core 288
8-Core 463
48% 375 Pts
64-Core 542
36% 542 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.9
1-Core 74.4
2-Core 146
64% 103 Pts
4-Core 284
8-Core 451
47% 368 Pts
64-Core 507
34% 507 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.8
1-Core 64.8
2-Core 129
56% 90.6 Pts
4-Core 226
8-Core 366
38% 296 Pts
64-Core 456
31% 456 Pts
None, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 63.6
1-Core 38
2-Core 74
39% 58.5 Pts
4-Core 264
8-Core 241
35% 252 Pts
64-Core 263
18% 263 Pts
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Typical Xeon X5650 Builds (Compare 5,934 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Precision WorkStation T3500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $156

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 Specifications

Essentials

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

Memory

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

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

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

 Comments

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Poor

22 hrs 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!


Good

4 months ago.

Con il dual cpu é decisamente buona


Excellent

19 hrs ago.

it doesnt over heat and power consumption


Excellent

2 years ago.

أحسن معالج حاليا بالنسبة للسعر اذا وجدت لوحة أم تدعم الكسر


Excellent

23 months ago.

X5650 $13usd VS i7-3770 $130usd


Excellent

1 month ago.

dirt cheap but performs well can run pretty much all modern games


Excellent

3 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.


Excellent

3 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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