Average Bench: 53% (636th of 1276)

Based on 4,642 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00010676, BFEBFBFF0001067A Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU X5450 @ 3.00GHz
Poor: 40%Average: 53% Great: 60%
Gaming 53%
Desktop 55%
Workstation 38%
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Average average bench

The Intel Xeon X5450 averaged 46.9% 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.


Avg. Memory Latency 71.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 52.9Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon X5450 is just 19.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon X5450 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 203Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 203Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 4,642 samples)
Min Avg Max
53.7 Memory 71.6 81.3
35.8 1-Core 52.9 64.4
72.1 2-Core 105 129
48.7% 76.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
117 4-Core 201 251
129 8-Core 203 252
27.5% 202 Pts
Min Avg Max
134 64-Core 203 252
13.7% 203 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.9
1-Core 54.4
2-Core 106
51% 79.6 Pts
4-Core 216
8-Core 216
30% 216 Pts
64-Core 193
13% 193 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
Memory 77.1
1-Core 54.4
2-Core 108
51% 80 Pts
4-Core 215
8-Core 216
30% 216 Pts
64-Core 215
14% 215 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.8
1-Core 52.6
2-Core 107
51% 78.9 Pts
4-Core 214
8-Core 211
29% 212 Pts
64-Core 211
14% 211 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.8
1-Core 54.6
2-Core 108
51% 79.9 Pts
4-Core 202
8-Core 216
28% 209 Pts
64-Core 212
14% 212 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.4
1-Core 54.5
2-Core 100
49% 76.1 Pts
4-Core 211
8-Core 210
29% 210 Pts
64-Core 208
14% 208 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz
Memory 70.2
1-Core 47.3
2-Core 96.8
46% 71.4 Pts
4-Core 191
8-Core 173
25% 182 Pts
64-Core 178
12% 178 Pts
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Gaming 5%
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Desktop 48%
Workstation 4%
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Motherboard: Asus P5G41T-M LX - $260

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $587

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DescriptionIntel® Xeon® Processor X5450 (12M Cache, 3.00 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB)
Code NameHarpertown
Launch DateQ4'07
Processor NumberX5450
# of Cores4
Cache12 MB L2
Instruction Set64-bit
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range0.850V-1.3500V
Recommended Price$912.00
Clock Speed3 GHz
Bus Speed1333 MHz FSB
Max TDP120 W
Expected DiscontinuanceQ4'2010
FSB ParityYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost TechNo
Hyper-Threading TechNo
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)No
Demand Based SwitchingYes


Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Sockets SupportedLGA771
Processing Die Size214 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors820 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo


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14 months ago.

Very good CPU when you mod it for LGA 775 with a sticker!


2 months ago.

Esse processador é excelente. Da pau em vários atuais.


20 months ago.

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