Average Bench: 40.1% (384th of 1182)

Based on 3,561 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000106A5, 1FABFBFF000106A5, BFEBFBFF000106A4 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU W3520 @ 2.67GHz
Poor: 31%Average: 40.1% Great: 46%
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

Below average average bench

The Intel Xeon W3520 averaged 59.8% 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 67.1Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 130Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon W3520 is just 14.7%. 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 296Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 291Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,561 samples)
Min Avg Max
59.4 1-Core 67.1 71
110 2-Core 130 136
46.5% 98.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
176 4-Core 237 273
211 8-Core 291 345
35% 264 Pts
Min Avg Max
229 64-Core 296 348
19.9% 296 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
1-Core 74
2-Core 155
53% 115 Pts
4-Core 305
8-Core 414
47% 360 Pts
64-Core 422
28% 422 Pts
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
1-Core 70.9
2-Core 135
49% 103 Pts
4-Core 251
8-Core 345
39% 298 Pts
64-Core 343
23% 343 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 70.1
2-Core 136
49% 103 Pts
4-Core 271
8-Core 263
37% 267 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)
1-Core 63.6
2-Core 136
46% 99.6 Pts
4-Core 269
8-Core 271
37% 270 Pts
64-Core 269
18% 269 Pts
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz
1-Core 68.6
2-Core 134
48% 101 Pts
4-Core 262
8-Core 265
36% 263 Pts
64-Core 264
18% 264 Pts
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
1-Core 59.5
2-Core 132
44% 95.7 Pts
4-Core 223
8-Core 340
36% 281 Pts
64-Core 335
22% 335 Pts
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
1-Core 68.1
2-Core 130
47% 99.1 Pts
4-Core 194
8-Core 313
32% 253 Pts
64-Core 293
20% 293 Pts
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Typical Xeon W3520 Builds (Compare 6,309 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
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Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
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System: HP Z400 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 33% - Below average Total price: $119

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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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