Average Bench: 49.3% (360th of 1197)

Based on 3,710 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000106A5 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU W3550 @ 3.07GHz
Poor: 41%Average: 49.3% Great: 54%
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The Intel Xeon W3550 averaged 50.6% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 76.1Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 148Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon W3550 is just 13%. 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 3,710 samples)
Min Avg Max
66.8 1-Core 76.1 80.9
121 2-Core 148 156
53% 112 Pts
Min Avg Max
205 4-Core 269 311
246 8-Core 338 394
40.1% 303 Pts
Min Avg Max
257 64-Core 342 397
23% 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 80.4
2-Core 156
56% 118 Pts
4-Core 314
8-Core 395
47% 354 Pts
64-Core 392
26% 392 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 80.5
2-Core 152
55% 116 Pts
4-Core 312
8-Core 312
43% 312 Pts
64-Core 315
21% 315 Pts
1366-pin LGA, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 79.8
2-Core 155
55% 117 Pts
4-Core 311
8-Core 310
42% 310 Pts
64-Core 314
21% 314 Pts
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 76.8
2-Core 150
54% 113 Pts
4-Core 286
8-Core 296
40% 291 Pts
64-Core 306
20% 306 Pts
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 73.3
2-Core 142
51% 108 Pts
4-Core 265
8-Core 232
35% 248 Pts
64-Core 238
16% 238 Pts
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 73.7
2-Core 139
50% 106 Pts
4-Core 227
8-Core 319
35% 273 Pts
64-Core 323
22% 323 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,816,548 CPUs tested.

Typical Xeon W3550 Builds (Compare 6,939 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

System: HP Z400 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 18% - Very poor Total price: $70

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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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