Average Bench: 66.2% (416th of 1335)

Based on 6,625 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000106A5 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU W3550 @ 3.07GHz
Poor: 57%Average: 66.2% 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 33.7% 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 84.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 76.3Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon W3550 is just 15.1%. 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 337Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 334Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,625 samples)
Min Avg Max
75.5 Memory 84.6 92.7
66 1-Core 76.3 81.3
125 2-Core 148 158
63.5% 103 Pts
Min Avg Max
204 4-Core 269 312
241 8-Core 334 400
39.8% 301 Pts
Min Avg Max
239 64-Core 337 405
22.6% 337 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.5
1-Core 79.5
2-Core 158
66% 108 Pts
4-Core 306
8-Core 312
42% 309 Pts
64-Core 311
21% 311 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.3
1-Core 79.6
2-Core 160
64% 107 Pts
4-Core 313
8-Core 318
43% 315 Pts
64-Core 320
22% 320 Pts
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.9
1-Core 79
2-Core 158
64% 106 Pts
4-Core 315
8-Core 313
43% 314 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)
Memory 82.9
1-Core 81.6
2-Core 159
65% 108 Pts
4-Core 301
8-Core 309
42% 305 Pts
64-Core 308
21% 308 Pts
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.1
1-Core 81.9
2-Core 158
66% 109 Pts
4-Core 258
8-Core 406
42% 332 Pts
64-Core 404
27% 404 Pts
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.9
1-Core 75.7
2-Core 137
61% 97.8 Pts
4-Core 203
8-Core 282
32% 243 Pts
64-Core 274
18% 274 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.7
1-Core 76.9
2-Core 142
58% 96.3 Pts
4-Core 250
8-Core 376
40% 313 Pts
64-Core 378
25% 378 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,652,416 CPUs tested.

Typical Xeon W3550 Builds (Compare 6,499 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: HP Z400 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 20% - Poor Total price: $30

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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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