Average Bench: 73% (272nd of 1316)

more Based on 6,814 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306A9, 1FABFBFF000106A4, 1F8BFBFF000306A9, , 0000000000000000, 0F8BFBFF000306A9, 17CBFBFF000306A9, 1FABFBFF000306A9 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1230 V2 @ 3.30GHz
Poor: 64%Average: 73% Great: 80%
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Good average bench

The Intel Xeon E3-1230 V2 averaged 27.0% 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 86.8Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 95.2Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E3-1230 V2 is just 16.4%. 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 471Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 467Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,814 samples)
Min Avg Max
77.5 Memory 86.8 94.9
79.7 1-Core 95.2 102
143 2-Core 183 202
72.9% 122 Pts
Min Avg Max
248 4-Core 322 377
362 8-Core 467 502
50.9% 394 Pts
Min Avg Max
381 64-Core 471 504
31.6% 471 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.4
1-Core 102
2-Core 200
77% 130 Pts
4-Core 371
8-Core 498
57% 434 Pts
64-Core 487
33% 487 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)
Memory 91.9
1-Core 99
2-Core 197
77% 129 Pts
4-Core 337
8-Core 498
54% 417 Pts
64-Core 498
33% 498 Pts
Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1230 V2 @ 3.30GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.5
1-Core 101
2-Core 200
78% 131 Pts
4-Core 335
8-Core 492
53% 414 Pts
64-Core 495
33% 495 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
Memory 94.8
1-Core 101
2-Core 201
79% 132 Pts
4-Core 303
8-Core 494
51% 399 Pts
64-Core 504
34% 504 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)
Memory 91.9
1-Core 89.3
2-Core 173
72% 118 Pts
4-Core 294
8-Core 463
48% 379 Pts
64-Core 487
33% 487 Pts
Socket 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.1
1-Core 83.3
2-Core 190
71% 120 Pts
4-Core 311
8-Core 444
49% 378 Pts
64-Core 459
31% 459 Pts
Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1230 V2 @ 3.30GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.4
1-Core 84.1
2-Core 147
67% 107 Pts
4-Core 270
8-Core 437
45% 354 Pts
64-Core 431
29% 431 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 77
1-Core 83.6
2-Core 171
65% 111 Pts
4-Core 310
8-Core 405
47% 357 Pts
64-Core 452
30% 452 Pts
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Gaming 6%
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Desktop
Desktop 65%
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Workstation
Workstation 6%
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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

 Comments

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Excellent

4 months ago.

E3-1230 V2 is superior to i5 3470


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