Average Bench: 66.5% (384th of 1316)

Based on 2,080 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000206C2 Model: 1st CPU: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU X5660 @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 55%Average: 66.5% Great: 74%
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

Above average average bench

The 1st CPU: Intel Xeon X5660 averaged 33.4% 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 80.7Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 977Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the 1st CPU: Intel Xeon X5660 is just 19.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the 1st CPU: Intel Xeon X5660 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 507Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 141Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,080 samples)
Min Avg Max
62.2 Memory 80.7 93.1
39.8 1-Core 69.9 77.8
89.5 2-Core 141 154
59.9% 97.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
177 4-Core 283 301
353 8-Core 507 596
49.4% 395 Pts
Min Avg Max
746 64-Core 977 1,105
65.6% 977 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU1, 2 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
Memory 93.2
1-Core 76.9
2-Core 152
67% 107 Pts
4-Core 298
8-Core 595
55% 447 Pts
64-Core 1041
70% 1041 Pts
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 2 CPU, 12 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
Memory 92.5
1-Core 76.1
2-Core 149
66% 106 Pts
4-Core 299
8-Core 597
55% 448 Pts
64-Core 897
60% 897 Pts
CPU1, 2 CPU, 12 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.3
1-Core 75.5
2-Core 142
64% 102 Pts
4-Core 295
8-Core 594
55% 444 Pts
64-Core 886
60% 886 Pts
CPU1, 2 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.5
1-Core 73.7
2-Core 146
62% 101 Pts
4-Core 282
8-Core 494
49% 388 Pts
64-Core 1,073
72% 1,073 Pts
CPU1, 2 CPU, 12 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 63.2
1-Core 78.2
2-Core 152
57% 97.8 Pts
4-Core 298
8-Core 594
55% 446 Pts
64-Core 896
60% 896 Pts
Proc 1, 2 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
Memory 81
1-Core 38.7
2-Core 73.8
45% 64.5 Pts
4-Core 156
8-Core 254
26% 205 Pts
64-Core 594
40% 594 Pts
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 2 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 67
1-Core 41.7
2-Core 84.8
42% 64.5 Pts
4-Core 172
8-Core 343
32% 257 Pts
64-Core 1,043
70% 1,043 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,501,199 CPUs tested.

Typical CPU: Intel Xeon X5660 Builds (Compare 3,942 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

System: HP Z600 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 43% - Average Total price: $184

Popular CPU: Intel Xeon X5660 systems:

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