Average Bench: 66.3% (387th of 1316)

Based on 6,085 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000106A5 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU W3550 @ 3.07GHz
Poor: 58%Average: 66.3% Great: 72%
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Xeon W3550 averaged 33.6% 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 85.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 76.1Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon W3550 is just 14.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon W3550 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 334Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 330Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,085 samples)
Min Avg Max
76.4 Memory 85.1 92.4
63.8 1-Core 76.1 80.9
126 2-Core 148 156
63.6% 103 Pts
Min Avg Max
209 4-Core 268 311
244 8-Core 330 394
39.6% 299 Pts
Min Avg Max
250 64-Core 334 397
22.4% 334 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz
Memory 90.9
1-Core 80.2
2-Core 155
67% 109 Pts
4-Core 312
8-Core 311
43% 311 Pts
64-Core 310
21% 310 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.2
1-Core 78.9
2-Core 149
67% 107 Pts
4-Core 273
8-Core 337
40% 305 Pts
64-Core 326
22% 326 Pts
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz
Memory 92.2
1-Core 70
2-Core 154
65% 105 Pts
4-Core 270
8-Core 301
38% 286 Pts
64-Core 298
20% 298 Pts
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.4
1-Core 77.8
2-Core 154
64% 105 Pts
4-Core 293
8-Core 288
40% 291 Pts
64-Core 302
20% 302 Pts
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 90
1-Core 72.9
2-Core 143
64% 102 Pts
4-Core 224
8-Core 259
32% 242 Pts
64-Core 237
16% 237 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.7
1-Core 74.4
2-Core 135
62% 98.7 Pts
4-Core 225
8-Core 379
38% 302 Pts
64-Core 377
25% 377 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.3
1-Core 69
2-Core 96.7
51% 78.7 Pts
4-Core 163
8-Core 214
25% 188 Pts
64-Core 217
15% 217 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,063,040 CPUs tested.

Typical Xeon W3550 Builds (Compare 5,521 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

System: HP Z400 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 19% - Very poor Total price: $31

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Xeon® Processor W3550 (8M Cache, 3.06 GHz, 4.80 GT/s Intel® QPI)
Code NameBloomfield
Launch DateQ3'09
Processor NumberW3550
# 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 Speed3.06 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.33 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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