Average Bench: 49.6% (749th of 1385)

Based on 5,870 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00010676, BFEBFBFF0001067A Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU X5450 @ 3.00GHz
Poor: 39%Average: 49.6% Great: 58%
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The Intel Xeon X5450 averaged 50.4% 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 71.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 44Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon X5450 is just 19.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon X5450 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Speed 167Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 166Pts
ADVERTISEMENT

Average Bench

(Based on 5,870 samples)
Min Avg Max
57.7 Memory 71.2 81.2
31.2 1-Core 44 54.9
58.5 2-Core 87.1 110
43.6% 67.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
88.5 4-Core 164 217
95.1 8-Core 166 216
22% 165 Pts
Min Avg Max
97.2 64-Core 167 217
10.4% 167 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.5
1-Core 47.1
2-Core 93.6
46% 72.1 Pts
4-Core 170
8-Core 174
23% 172 Pts
64-Core 175
11% 175 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 74
1-Core 37.6
2-Core 94.6
44% 68.7 Pts
4-Core 147
8-Core 161
20% 154 Pts
64-Core 160
10% 160 Pts
LGA 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.8
1-Core 46.8
2-Core 91.7
46% 70.8 Pts
4-Core 147
8-Core 166
20% 156 Pts
64-Core 168
10% 168 Pts
LGA 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.9
1-Core 47.6
2-Core 94.4
46% 71.6 Pts
4-Core 150
8-Core 159
20% 154 Pts
64-Core 155
10% 155 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.6
1-Core 47.5
2-Core 94.9
45% 70.7 Pts
4-Core 152
8-Core 150
20% 151 Pts
64-Core 152
9% 152 Pts
LGA 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.1
1-Core 33.7
2-Core 69.9
39% 57.6 Pts
4-Core 126
8-Core 151
18% 139 Pts
64-Core 116
7% 116 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 72
1-Core 42.9
2-Core 76.4
42% 63.8 Pts
4-Core 102
8-Core 88.8
13% 95.5 Pts
64-Core 79.5
5% 79.5 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 66.6
1-Core 40.2
2-Core 73.7
40% 60.2 Pts
4-Core 101
8-Core 103
14% 102 Pts
64-Core 102
6% 102 Pts
5,870 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 58,742,340 CPUs tested.

 Prices

AmazonUS $2993 months
Send price feedback
Typical Xeon X5450 Builds (Compare 268 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-G41MT-S2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $317

Popular Xeon X5450 compatible motherboards:

How Fast Is Your CPU? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchmark.
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - SkillBench (space shooter) tests user input accuracy.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
  • - Explore your best upgrade options with a virtual PC build.
  • - Compare your in-game FPS to other users with your hardware.
Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) January 2023 CPU Rankings.

We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical users. Effective speed is adjusted by current prices to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top CPUs. [CPUPro]

ADVERTISEMENT

Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

 Specifications

Essentials

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

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

 Comments

Added n/a ago.

Good

3 years ago.

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


Good

2 months ago.

Esse processador é excelente. Da pau em vários atuais.


Your
opinion?
1385 Processors (Compared) Thousands of user benchmarks compiled into one comparison list.

See how consistently different CPUs perform with varying real world conditions. The charts also illustrate overall performance, popularity and rank.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-13600K $310Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $460Crucial MX500 250GB $30
Intel Core i3-12100F $98Nvidia RTX 3070 $568Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $106
Intel Core i5-12400F $164Nvidia RTX 3050 $298Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $29Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $50SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $30Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $49SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $417SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer  •  YouTube Feedback