Average Bench: 55% (223rd of 1182)

more Based on 6,320 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206C2, BFEBFBFF000206C1, 0FABFBFF000206C2, 1FABFBFF000206C2, 0FEBFBFF000206C2, 1FABFBFF00020651, 1F8BFBFF000206C2 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU X5650 @ 2.67GHz

Average average bench

The Intel Xeon X5650 averaged 45.0% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 79.8Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 159Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon X5650 is 30.9%. 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 564Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 479Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,320 samples)
Min Avg Max
64.1 1-Core 79.8 105
125 2-Core 159 209
56.1% 119 Pts
Min Avg Max
229 4-Core 311 412
356 8-Core 479 648
50.6% 395 Pts
Min Avg Max
387 64-Core 564 777
37.9% 564 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 98.4
2-Core 189
68% 144 Pts
4-Core 357
8-Core 567
59% 462 Pts
64-Core 643
43% 643 Pts
Socket 1366, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 71.4
2-Core 141
50% 106 Pts
4-Core 286
8-Core 446
47% 366 Pts
64-Core 527
35% 527 Pts
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 64.6
2-Core 141
48% 103 Pts
4-Core 284
8-Core 430
46% 357 Pts
64-Core 514
34% 514 Pts
1366-pin LGA, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 72.9
2-Core 140
50% 107 Pts
4-Core 275
8-Core 429
45% 352 Pts
64-Core 478
32% 478 Pts
Socket 423, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 87.2
2-Core 146
56% 116 Pts
4-Core 260
8-Core 409
43% 334 Pts
64-Core 651
44% 651 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

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Desktop 53%
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Workstation 40%
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System: Dell Precision WorkStation T3500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $127

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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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2 months ago.

Way better than any FX series CPU


Excellent

21 days ago.

Its cheep and have a lot of performance and for a low buget pc or workstation its perfekt


Poor

14 days ago.

Con il dual cpu é decisamente buona


Excellent

8 months ago.

أحسن معالج حاليا بالنسبة للسعر اذا وجدت لوحة أم تدعم الكسر


Excellent

2 months ago.

X5650 $13usd VS i7-3770 $130usd


Excellent

20 months 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

19 months 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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