Average Bench: 57% (202nd of 1182)

more Based on 3,356 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306A9, 1FABFBFF000106A4, 1F8BFBFF000306A9, , 0000000000000000, 0F8BFBFF000306A9, 17CBFBFF000306A9, 1FABFBFF000306A9 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1230 V2 @ 3.30GHz
Poor: 46%Average: 57% Great: 65%
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The Intel Xeon E3-1230 V2 averaged 42.9% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 94.4Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 183Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E3-1230 V2 is just 18.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon E3-1230 V2 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 474Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 468Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,356 samples)
Min Avg Max
82.3 1-Core 94.4 101
149 2-Core 183 201
65.4% 139 Pts
Min Avg Max
259 4-Core 321 377
376 8-Core 468 503
51% 395 Pts
Min Avg Max
380 64-Core 474 504
31.8% 474 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
1-Core 99.5
2-Core 186
68% 143 Pts
4-Core 376
8-Core 490
57% 433 Pts
64-Core 490
33% 490 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
1-Core 100
2-Core 198
70% 149 Pts
4-Core 355
8-Core 494
55% 424 Pts
64-Core 497
33% 497 Pts
Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1230 V2 @ 3.30GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
1-Core 98.6
2-Core 179
66% 139 Pts
4-Core 358
8-Core 493
55% 426 Pts
64-Core 496
33% 496 Pts
Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1230 V2 @ 3.30GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
1-Core 97.6
2-Core 193
68% 145 Pts
4-Core 347
8-Core 489
54% 418 Pts
64-Core 486
33% 486 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
1-Core 100
2-Core 200
71% 150 Pts
4-Core 341
8-Core 508
55% 424 Pts
64-Core 502
34% 502 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
1-Core 101
2-Core 198
70% 149 Pts
4-Core 337
8-Core 488
53% 412 Pts
64-Core 502
34% 502 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 96.1
2-Core 185
66% 140 Pts
4-Core 302
8-Core 444
48% 373 Pts
64-Core 470
32% 470 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 95.6
2-Core 176
65% 136 Pts
4-Core 285
8-Core 443
46% 364 Pts
64-Core 437
29% 437 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 95.5
2-Core 171
64% 133 Pts
4-Core 268
8-Core 493
47% 380 Pts
64-Core 501
34% 501 Pts
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Typical Xeon E3-1230 V2 Builds (Compare 9,386 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B75M-D3H - $80

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $355

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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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