Average Bench: 71.2% (300th of 1314)

Based on 399 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000106E5 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU X3480 @ 3.07GHz
Poor: 62%Average: 71.2% Great: 80%
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht

Good average bench

The Intel Xeon X3480 averaged 28.8% 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 92.3Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 82.1Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon X3480 is just 17.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon X3480 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 395Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 388Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 399 samples)
Min Avg Max
82.2 Memory 92.3 97.3
66.8 1-Core 82.1 95.6
127 2-Core 158 190
68.7% 111 Pts
Min Avg Max
208 4-Core 275 345
309 8-Core 388 483
43% 331 Pts
Min Avg Max
333 64-Core 395 486
26.5% 395 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1156, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz
Memory 92.9
1-Core 84.9
2-Core 161
70% 113 Pts
4-Core 288
8-Core 373
43% 331 Pts
64-Core 375
25% 375 Pts
Socket 1156, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
Memory 95.6
1-Core 83.3
2-Core 168
71% 116 Pts
4-Core 252
8-Core 421
42% 336 Pts
64-Core 436
29% 436 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.1
1-Core 83.7
2-Core 160
68% 111 Pts
4-Core 272
8-Core 368
42% 320 Pts
64-Core 367
25% 367 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.5
1-Core 85.2
2-Core 164
68% 111 Pts
4-Core 288
8-Core 405
45% 346 Pts
64-Core 403
27% 403 Pts
Socket 1156, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.4
1-Core 80.2
2-Core 160
65% 107 Pts
4-Core 270
8-Core 406
43% 338 Pts
64-Core 404
27% 404 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 42,960,638 CPUs tested.

Typical Xeon X3480 Builds (Compare 34,837 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 19% - Very poor Total price: $35

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Xeon® Processor X3480 (8M Cache, 3.06 GHz)
Code NameLynnfield
Launch DateQ2'10
Processor NumberX3480
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range0.6500V-1.4000V
Recommended Price$623.00
Clock Speed3.06 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.73 GHz
Bus Speed2.5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP95 W
Expected DiscontinuanceQ4'12

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 800/1066/1333
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth21 GB/s
Physical Address Extensions36-bit
ECC Memory SupportedYes

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
PCI Express Configurations1x16, 2x8, 4x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

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
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Demand Based SwitchingYes
vPro TechNo

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedLGA1156
Processing Die Size296 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors774 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

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