Average Bench: 49.6% (363rd of 1206)

Based on 4,230 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000106A5 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU W3550 @ 3.07GHz
Poor: 41%Average: 49.6% Great: 54%
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The Intel Xeon W3550 averaged 50.3% 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 76.3Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 148Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon W3550 is just 12.9%. 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 342Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 338Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,230 samples)
Min Avg Max
68.4 1-Core 76.3 80.9
120 2-Core 148 156
53% 112 Pts
Min Avg Max
204 4-Core 272 311
247 8-Core 338 394
40.2% 305 Pts
Min Avg Max
263 64-Core 342 397
22.9% 342 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 80.7
2-Core 154
56% 118 Pts
4-Core 312
8-Core 393
46% 353 Pts
64-Core 372
25% 372 Pts
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 80.3
2-Core 148
54% 114 Pts
4-Core 297
8-Core 394
45% 345 Pts
64-Core 397
27% 397 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 78.5
2-Core 141
52% 110 Pts
4-Core 291
8-Core 259
38% 275 Pts
64-Core 281
19% 281 Pts
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 79.1
2-Core 154
55% 117 Pts
4-Core 262
8-Core 382
42% 322 Pts
64-Core 376
25% 376 Pts
1366-pin LGA, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz
1-Core 76.3
2-Core 153
54% 115 Pts
4-Core 249
8-Core 350
39% 300 Pts
64-Core 390
26% 390 Pts
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 75.4
2-Core 134
50% 105 Pts
4-Core 250
8-Core 336
38% 293 Pts
64-Core 371
25% 371 Pts
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 75.4
2-Core 122
48% 98.8 Pts
4-Core 217
8-Core 361
36% 289 Pts
64-Core 389
26% 389 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 24,104,585 CPUs tested.

Typical Xeon W3550 Builds (Compare 7,694 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

System: HP Z400 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 15% - Very poor Total price: $85

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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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