Average Bench: 45.9% (313th of 1182)

Based on 3,560 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000106A5 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU W3550 @ 3.07GHz
Poor: 36%Average: 45.9% Great: 52%
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The Intel Xeon W3550 averaged 54.1% 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 76.2Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 148Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon W3550 is just 15.8%. 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 3,560 samples)
Min Avg Max
65.9 1-Core 76.2 80.8
122 2-Core 148 156
53% 112 Pts
Min Avg Max
205 4-Core 270 312
249 8-Core 338 394
40.2% 304 Pts
Min Avg Max
255 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 76.2
2-Core 153
54% 115 Pts
4-Core 291
8-Core 382
44% 337 Pts
64-Core 375
25% 375 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 80
2-Core 155
56% 118 Pts
4-Core 310
8-Core 309
42% 310 Pts
64-Core 300
20% 300 Pts
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 77.1
2-Core 154
54% 116 Pts
4-Core 300
8-Core 248
39% 274 Pts
64-Core 228
15% 228 Pts
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 77.3
2-Core 155
54% 116 Pts
4-Core 284
8-Core 280
39% 282 Pts
64-Core 274
18% 274 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 79.3
2-Core 154
55% 117 Pts
4-Core 249
8-Core 385
40% 317 Pts
64-Core 388
26% 388 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 76.3
2-Core 150
53% 113 Pts
4-Core 240
8-Core 350
38% 295 Pts
64-Core 346
23% 346 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 75.4
2-Core 136
51% 106 Pts
4-Core 232
8-Core 317
36% 274 Pts
64-Core 304
20% 304 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 55.3
2-Core 98.1
37% 76.7 Pts
4-Core 162
8-Core 230
25% 196 Pts
64-Core 288
19% 288 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,345,661 CPUs tested.

Typical Xeon W3550 Builds (Compare 6,374 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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