Average Bench: 51.5% (727th of 1369)

Based on 10,608 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00010676, BFEBFBFF0001067A Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5450 @ 3.00GHz
Poor: 41%Average: 51.5% Great: 59%
Gaming 51%
Desktop 53%
Workstation 37%
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Average average bench

The Intel Xeon E5450 averaged 48.5% 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 72Pts
Avg. Quad Core Speed 181Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E5450 is just 17.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon E5450 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Multi Core Speed 184Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 183Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 10,608 samples)
Min Avg Max
60.2 Memory 72 81.1
32.1 1-Core 47.2 57.7
64 2-Core 94.2 116
45.4% 71.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
115 4-Core 181 229
121 8-Core 183 229
24.3% 182 Pts
Min Avg Max
123 64-Core 184 230
11.4% 184 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.8
1-Core 56
2-Core 110
51% 81 Pts
4-Core 196
8-Core 205
26% 200 Pts
64-Core 205
13% 205 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.65 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.7
1-Core 57.1
2-Core 114
52% 82.9 Pts
4-Core 178
8-Core 189
24% 184 Pts
64-Core 194
12% 194 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.5
1-Core 55.5
2-Core 107
50% 79.3 Pts
4-Core 173
8-Core 188
24% 181 Pts
64-Core 185
11% 185 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 79
1-Core 47.1
2-Core 92.3
48% 72.8 Pts
4-Core 148
8-Core 125
19% 137 Pts
64-Core 127
8% 127 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.7
1-Core 46.8
2-Core 92.6
44% 69.7 Pts
4-Core 147
8-Core 157
20% 152 Pts
64-Core 157
10% 157 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 44.1
1-Core 36.6
2-Core 66.1
30% 48.9 Pts
4-Core 109
8-Core 127
15% 118 Pts
64-Core 122
8% 122 Pts
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Desktop 46%
Workstation 5%
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Motherboard: Asus P5G41T-M LX - $260

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DescriptionIntel® Xeon® Processor E5450 (12M Cache, 3.00 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB)
Code NameHarpertown
Launch DateQ4'07
Processor NumberE5450
# of Cores4
Cache12 MB L2
Instruction Set64-bit
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range0.850V-1.3500V
Recommended Price$969.00
Clock Speed3 GHz
Bus Speed1333 MHz FSB
Max TDP80 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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7 months ago.

The best CPU for modernising Dell Vostro 230 workstations. On the latest BIOS, it contains the microcode needed to identify and utilise the Xeon E5450. No need for modding the BIOS.


5 months ago.

i bought it on aliexpress few days ago. good choice for old 775 and working with windows 10.


14 months ago.

Very solid and good processor for an old 775 mainboard , just a little update with a modded bios and the xeon worked perfectly


21 months ago.

The best processor for socket 775


4 years ago.

Replaced Q8200 with E5450 from Aliexpress for approx 18 euros, good investment.


2 years ago.

i dont know why maybe couse im using an e7500 and it sucks in gaming

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