Average Bench: 63% (451st of 1316)

Based on 5,941 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000106A5, 1FABFBFF000106A5, BFEBFBFF000106A4 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU W3520 @ 2.67GHz
Poor: 55%Average: 63% Great: 69%
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Xeon W3520 averaged 36.9% 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 84.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 67Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon W3520 is just 13.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon W3520 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 290Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 286Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,941 samples)
Min Avg Max
75 Memory 84.5 92.4
57.7 1-Core 67 71
107 2-Core 129 136
59.1% 93.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
176 4-Core 235 272
202 8-Core 286 345
34.6% 261 Pts
Min Avg Max
210 64-Core 290 347
19.4% 290 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz
Memory 91
1-Core 67
2-Core 132
62% 96.5 Pts
4-Core 268
8-Core 266
36% 267 Pts
64-Core 267
18% 267 Pts
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.9
1-Core 68
2-Core 136
62% 98 Pts
4-Core 265
8-Core 269
36% 267 Pts
64-Core 269
18% 269 Pts
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.8
1-Core 70.1
2-Core 129
61% 95.7 Pts
4-Core 274
8-Core 264
37% 269 Pts
64-Core 274
18% 274 Pts
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.4
1-Core 66.6
2-Core 133
61% 96 Pts
4-Core 238
8-Core 230
32% 234 Pts
64-Core 244
16% 244 Pts
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.8
1-Core 65.4
2-Core 135
59% 94.8 Pts
4-Core 251
8-Core 265
35% 258 Pts
64-Core 265
18% 265 Pts
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.5
1-Core 67.5
2-Core 126
60% 93.8 Pts
4-Core 207
8-Core 323
34% 265 Pts
64-Core 306
20% 306 Pts
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.8
1-Core 67.5
2-Core 130
60% 95.1 Pts
4-Core 190
8-Core 161
25% 176 Pts
64-Core 220
15% 220 Pts
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz
Memory 67.9
1-Core 66.7
2-Core 126
53% 87 Pts
4-Core 209
8-Core 309
33% 259 Pts
64-Core 331
22% 331 Pts
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Typical Xeon W3520 Builds (Compare 5,521 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

System: HP Z400 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $431

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Xeon® Processor W3520 (8M Cache, 2.66 GHz, 4.80 GT/s Intel® QPI)
Code NameBloomfield
Launch DateQ1'09
Processor NumberW3520
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range0.800V-1.375V
Recommended Price$305.00
Clock Speed2.66 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency2.93 GHz
Bus Speed4.8 GT/s QPI
QPI Links1
Max TDP130 W

Memory

Max Memory Size24 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 800/1066
Memory Channels3
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
Physical Address Extensions36-bit
ECC Memory SupportedYes

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsNo

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
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Demand Based SwitchingYes

Package

Package Size42.5mm x 45.0mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1366
Processing Die Size263 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors731 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

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