Average Bench: 60.3% (223rd of 1186)

more Based on 3,568 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306A9, 1FABFBFF000106A4, 1F8BFBFF000306A9, , 0000000000000000, 0F8BFBFF000306A9, 17CBFBFF000306A9, 1FABFBFF000306A9 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1230 V2 @ 3.30GHz
Poor: 50%Average: 60.3% Great: 68%
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Above average average bench

The Intel Xeon E3-1230 V2 averaged 39.7% 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 94.1Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 182Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E3-1230 V2 is just 17.1%. 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 3,568 samples)
Min Avg Max
76 1-Core 94.1 102
143 2-Core 182 201
65.3% 138 Pts
Min Avg Max
257 4-Core 322 380
374 8-Core 468 504
51% 395 Pts
Min Avg Max
378 64-Core 474 505
31.8% 474 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
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)
1-Core 102
2-Core 199
71% 150 Pts
4-Core 383
8-Core 498
58% 440 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 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
1-Core 102
2-Core 201
71% 151 Pts
4-Core 370
8-Core 493
56% 431 Pts
64-Core 504
34% 504 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 96
2-Core 192
68% 144 Pts
4-Core 377
8-Core 498
57% 438 Pts
64-Core 495
33% 495 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 97.3
2-Core 190
68% 143 Pts
4-Core 360
8-Core 478
55% 419 Pts
64-Core 478
32% 478 Pts
Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1230 V2 @ 3.30GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz
1-Core 96.4
2-Core 192
68% 144 Pts
4-Core 330
8-Core 485
52% 407 Pts
64-Core 492
33% 492 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
1-Core 99.4
2-Core 186
68% 143 Pts
4-Core 317
8-Core 493
52% 405 Pts
64-Core 488
33% 488 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

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Typical Xeon E3-1230 V2 Builds (Compare 9,920 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 58%
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Workstation
Workstation 34%
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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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