Average Bench: 64.9% (197th of 1144)

more Based on 2,306 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306A9, 1FABFBFF000106A4, 1F8BFBFF000306A9, , 0000000000000000, 0F8BFBFF000306A9, 17CBFBFF000306A9, 1FABFBFF000306A9 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1230 V2 @ 3.30GHz
Poor: 55%Average: 64.9% Great: 73%
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Xeon E3-1230 V2 averaged 35.1% 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

Multi Core Integer Speed 471Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 94.6Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E3-1230 V2 is just 18.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon E3-1230 V2 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 471Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 478Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,306 samples)
Min Avg Max
70.2 SC Int 92.3 99.9
73 SC Float 94.6 103
73.3 SC Mixed 93.4 101
74.8% 93.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
253 QC Int 312 369
256 QC Float 318 380
261 QC Mixed 315 372
71.3% 315 Pts
Min Avg Max
414 MC Int 471 496
415 MC Float 471 495
409 MC Mixed 478 505
70.9% 473 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 98.4
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 100
80% 99.9 Pts
QC Int 363
QC Float 357
QC Mixed 368
82% 363 Pts
MC Int 488
MC Float 486
MC Mixed 495
73% 490 Pts
Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1230 V2 @ 3.30GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz
SC Int 96
SC Float 99.4
SC Mixed 96.2
78% 97.2 Pts
QC Int 356
QC Float 340
QC Mixed 345
79% 347 Pts
MC Int 486
MC Float 483
MC Mixed 495
73% 488 Pts
Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1230 V2 @ 3.30GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz
SC Int 96.5
SC Float 99.2
SC Mixed 97
78% 97.6 Pts
QC Int 333
QC Float 345
QC Mixed 337
77% 338 Pts
MC Int 481
MC Float 484
MC Mixed 498
73% 488 Pts
Socket 1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
SC Int 96.1
SC Float 98.4
SC Mixed 97
78% 97.2 Pts
QC Int 291
QC Float 304
QC Mixed 306
68% 301 Pts
MC Int 487
MC Float 486
MC Mixed 494
73% 489 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 88.3
SC Float 91
SC Mixed 95.3
73% 91.5 Pts
QC Int 296
QC Float 319
QC Mixed 306
70% 307 Pts
MC Int 485
MC Float 481
MC Mixed 489
73% 485 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 80.9
SC Float 97.4
SC Mixed 92
72% 90.1 Pts
QC Int 313
QC Float 309
QC Mixed 265
67% 296 Pts
MC Int 478
MC Float 480
MC Mixed 476
72% 478 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 76.7
SC Float 82.6
SC Mixed 88.2
66% 82.5 Pts
QC Int 275
QC Float 254
QC Mixed 272
61% 267 Pts
MC Int 474
MC Float 485
MC Mixed 469
71% 476 Pts
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Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 60%
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Workstation
Workstation 38%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B75M-D3H - $80

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Xeon® Processor E3-1230 v2 (8M Cache, 3.30 GHz)
Code NameIvy Bridge
Launch DateQ2'12
Processor NumberE3-1230V2
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$215.00 - $230.00
Clock Speed3.3 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.7 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP69 W

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 1333/1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedYes

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express Configurations1x16 & 1x4, 2x8 & 1x4 or 1x8 & 3x4

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 Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NINo
Demand Based SwitchingYes
vPro TechYes
Identity Protection TechYes
Fast Memory AccessYes
Flex Memory AccessYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1155

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

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