Average Bench: 69.7% (329th of 1316)

more Based on 12,342 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206C2, BFEBFBFF000206C1, 0FABFBFF000206C2, 1FABFBFF000206C2, 0FEBFBFF000206C2, 1FABFBFF00020651, 1F8BFBFF000206C2 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU X5650 @ 2.67GHz
Poor: 60%Average: 69.7% Great: 83%
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Above average average bench

The Intel Xeon X5650 averaged 30.2% 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 87.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 73.4Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon X5650 is 23.4%. 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 505Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 432Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,342 samples)
Min Avg Max
75.5 Memory 87.5 95.5
59.4 1-Core 73.4 97.8
115 2-Core 145 195
63.5% 102 Pts
Min Avg Max
207 4-Core 282 388
324 8-Core 432 602
45.7% 357 Pts
Min Avg Max
362 64-Core 505 725
33.9% 505 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 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 97.3
1-Core 97.3
2-Core 195
78% 130 Pts
4-Core 388
8-Core 574
62% 481 Pts
64-Core 569
38% 569 Pts
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 96.3
1-Core 96
2-Core 192
77% 128 Pts
4-Core 370
8-Core 579
61% 474 Pts
64-Core 561
38% 561 Pts
Socket 1366, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.8
1-Core 70.4
2-Core 144
64% 102 Pts
4-Core 279
8-Core 445
46% 362 Pts
64-Core 533
36% 533 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.5
1-Core 73.2
2-Core 142
63% 101 Pts
4-Core 281
8-Core 446
46% 363 Pts
64-Core 497
33% 497 Pts
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.7
1-Core 65.2
2-Core 126
58% 91.5 Pts
4-Core 284
8-Core 420
45% 352 Pts
64-Core 416
28% 416 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.9
1-Core 64.9
2-Core 127
58% 91.4 Pts
4-Core 280
8-Core 439
46% 360 Pts
64-Core 506
34% 506 Pts
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Typical Xeon X5650 Builds (Compare 6,437 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Precision WorkStation T3500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $158

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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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Excellent

2 months 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

7 months ago.

Con il dual cpu é decisamente buona


Poor

3 months ago.

it doesnt over heat and power consumption


Excellent

2 years ago.

أحسن معالج حاليا بالنسبة للسعر اذا وجدت لوحة أم تدعم الكسر


Excellent

2 years ago.

X5650 $13usd VS i7-3770 $130usd


Excellent

4 months 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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