Average Bench: 58% (544th of 1316)

more Based on 583 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206D7, 0FABFBFF000206D7, 0000000000000000, 1FABFBFF000206D7, 1F8BFBFF000206D7, 0F8BFBFF000206D7 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2420 0 @ 1.90GHz

Average average bench

The Intel Xeon E5-2420 0 averaged 41.9% 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 77.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 55Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E5-2420 0 is just 19%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon E5-2420 0 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 419Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 335Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 583 samples)
Min Avg Max
60.1 Memory 77.2 83.9
35 1-Core 55 62.9
73.3 2-Core 110 125
51.6% 80.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
135 4-Core 212 240
232 8-Core 335 379
34.8% 273 Pts
Min Avg Max
313 64-Core 419 450
28.1% 419 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.2
1-Core 62.7
2-Core 126
57% 90.2 Pts
4-Core 241
8-Core 371
39% 306 Pts
64-Core 450
30% 450 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 2.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.8
1-Core 50.1
2-Core 119
52% 82.5 Pts
4-Core 231
8-Core 348
37% 290 Pts
64-Core 437
29% 437 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.5
1-Core 58
2-Core 114
53% 83.1 Pts
4-Core 231
8-Core 347
37% 289 Pts
64-Core 446
30% 446 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 2.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.8
1-Core 57.7
2-Core 112
53% 82.7 Pts
4-Core 223
8-Core 332
36% 278 Pts
64-Core 430
29% 430 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.7
1-Core 59.8
2-Core 119
54% 85.2 Pts
4-Core 229
8-Core 366
38% 298 Pts
64-Core 441
30% 441 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.8
1-Core 50.2
2-Core 114
51% 80.5 Pts
4-Core 220
8-Core 336
36% 278 Pts
64-Core 425
28% 425 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 2.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.4
1-Core 62.2
2-Core 118
55% 86.2 Pts
4-Core 216
8-Core 342
36% 279 Pts
64-Core 443
30% 443 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.2
1-Core 57
2-Core 103
52% 80.1 Pts
4-Core 208
8-Core 286
32% 247 Pts
64-Core 417
28% 417 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,563,551 CPUs tested.

Typical Xeon E5-2420 0 Builds (Compare 454 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

Motherboard: Intel X79 (INTEL Xeon E5/Corei7 DMI2 - C600/C200 Cipset

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 35% - Below average Total price: $340

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Xeon® Processor E5-2420 (15M Cache, 1.90 GHz, 7.20 GT/s Intel® QPI)
Code NameSandy Bridge EN
Launch DateQ2'12
Processor NumberE5-2420
# of Cores6
# of Threads12
Cache15 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsAVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
VID Voltage Range0.6V-1.35V
Recommended Price$387.00 - $391.00
Clock Speed1.9 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency2.4 GHz
Bus Speed7.2 GT/s QPI
QPI Links1
Scalability2S Only
Max TDP95 W
Expected DiscontinuanceQ2'15

Memory

Max Memory Size384 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 800/1066/1333
Memory Channels3
Memory Bandwidth32 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedYes

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
Max # of PCI Express Lanes24

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
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
Identity Protection TechNo
Flex Memory AccessNo

Package

Package Size45mm x 42.5mm
Max CPU Configuration2
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1356

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

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