Average Bench: 54.4% (302nd of 1197)

more Based on 7,041 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 45.5% 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 78.8Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 157Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon X5650 is 29.3%. 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 556Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 473Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,041 samples)
Min Avg Max
63 1-Core 78.8 104
124 2-Core 157 206
55.4% 118 Pts
Min Avg Max
237 4-Core 308 411
347 8-Core 473 646
50% 391 Pts
Min Avg Max
391 64-Core 556 770
37.3% 556 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 112
2-Core 224
79% 168 Pts
4-Core 444
8-Core 660
71% 552 Pts
64-Core 666
45% 666 Pts
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 93.5
2-Core 181
65% 137 Pts
4-Core 371
8-Core 596
62% 484 Pts
64-Core 693
46% 693 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
1-Core 85.9
2-Core 170
60% 128 Pts
4-Core 309
8-Core 466
50% 387 Pts
64-Core 574
38% 574 Pts
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 71.7
2-Core 143
50% 107 Pts
4-Core 288
8-Core 458
48% 373 Pts
64-Core 533
36% 533 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 71.3
2-Core 143
50% 107 Pts
4-Core 287
8-Core 424
46% 355 Pts
64-Core 491
33% 491 Pts
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 71.5
2-Core 143
50% 107 Pts
4-Core 278
8-Core 424
45% 351 Pts
64-Core 518
35% 518 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
1-Core 71.1
2-Core 141
50% 106 Pts
4-Core 272
8-Core 367
42% 320 Pts
64-Core 485
32% 485 Pts
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 72.7
2-Core 139
50% 106 Pts
4-Core 267
8-Core 406
43% 337 Pts
64-Core 522
35% 522 Pts
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Desktop 52%
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Workstation 39%
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EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $116

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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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4 months ago.

Way better than any FX series CPU


Excellent

2 months ago.

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


Poor

1 day ago.

Con il dual cpu é decisamente buona


Excellent

10 months ago.

أحسن معالج حاليا بالنسبة للسعر اذا وجدت لوحة أم تدعم الكسر


Excellent

4 months ago.

X5650 $13usd VS i7-3770 $130usd


Excellent

22 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

21 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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