Average Bench: 66.6% (360th of 1276)

Based on 5,692 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000106A5 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU W3550 @ 3.07GHz
Poor: 59%Average: 66.6% Great: 73%
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Xeon W3550 averaged 33.4% 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 85.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 76Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon W3550 is just 14%. 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 336Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 331Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,692 samples)
Min Avg Max
77.2 Memory 85.6 93
66.4 1-Core 76 80.7
120 2-Core 147 156
63.7% 103 Pts
Min Avg Max
203 4-Core 267 311
236 8-Core 331 393
39.6% 299 Pts
Min Avg Max
245 64-Core 336 397
22.5% 336 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.1
1-Core 100
2-Core 193
76% 128 Pts
4-Core 365
8-Core 471
55% 418 Pts
64-Core 472
32% 472 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.1
1-Core 78.8
2-Core 155
67% 108 Pts
4-Core 297
8-Core 301
41% 299 Pts
64-Core 307
21% 307 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.2
1-Core 78.4
2-Core 138
66% 103 Pts
4-Core 244
8-Core 320
37% 282 Pts
64-Core 385
26% 385 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.1
1-Core 76
2-Core 144
62% 101 Pts
4-Core 282
8-Core 373
43% 328 Pts
64-Core 381
26% 381 Pts
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.8
1-Core 74.6
2-Core 153
61% 101 Pts
4-Core 285
8-Core 390
44% 338 Pts
64-Core 381
26% 381 Pts
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.8
1-Core 63.7
2-Core 140
59% 95.7 Pts
4-Core 263
8-Core 262
36% 263 Pts
64-Core 258
17% 258 Pts
1366-pin LGA, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.4
1-Core 77
2-Core 146
62% 102 Pts
4-Core 247
8-Core 381
40% 314 Pts
64-Core 392
26% 392 Pts
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.2
1-Core 74.4
2-Core 141
62% 99.5 Pts
4-Core 222
8-Core 270
33% 246 Pts
64-Core 207
14% 207 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 38,942,962 CPUs tested.

Typical Xeon W3550 Builds (Compare 4,094 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: 22% - Poor Total price: $28

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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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