Average Bench: 67.6% (338th of 1272)

Based on 1,718 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000206C2 Model: 1st CPU: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU X5660 @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 56%Average: 67.6% Great: 74%
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

Above average average bench

The 1st CPU: Intel Xeon X5660 averaged 32.4% 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 82.5Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 987Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the 1st CPU: Intel Xeon X5660 is just 18.6%. 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 501Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 69.8Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,718 samples)
Min Avg Max
63.2 Memory 82.5 93.3
41.5 1-Core 69.8 77.9
96.3 2-Core 141 155
60.5% 97.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
213 4-Core 284 301
383 8-Core 501 596
49.2% 393 Pts
Min Avg Max
751 64-Core 987 1,100
66.2% 987 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, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.4
1-Core 75.1
2-Core 149
66% 106 Pts
4-Core 300
8-Core 463
49% 381 Pts
64-Core 1,044
70% 1,044 Pts
CPU 1, 2 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.5
1-Core 72.6
2-Core 142
64% 101 Pts
4-Core 290
8-Core 483
49% 387 Pts
64-Core 861
58% 861 Pts
CPU1, 2 CPU, 12 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.3
1-Core 77.1
2-Core 147
63% 102 Pts
4-Core 306
8-Core 596
56% 451 Pts
64-Core 882
59% 882 Pts
CPU1, 2 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.1
1-Core 43.2
2-Core 94.6
52% 77 Pts
4-Core 249
8-Core 509
46% 379 Pts
64-Core 1,037
70% 1,037 Pts
CPU1, 2 CPU, 12 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.8
1-Core 76.6
2-Core 143
60% 98.4 Pts
4-Core 297
8-Core 585
54% 441 Pts
64-Core 867
58% 867 Pts
CPU 1, 2 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.9
1-Core 60.7
2-Core 116
55% 86 Pts
4-Core 231
8-Core 448
42% 340 Pts
64-Core 1,084
73% 1,084 Pts
Proc 1, 2 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 66.2
1-Core 45.4
2-Core 89.5
43% 67 Pts
4-Core 177
8-Core 354
33% 265 Pts
64-Core 730
49% 730 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 34,474,522 CPUs tested.

Typical CPU: Intel Xeon X5660 Builds (Compare 2,060 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

System: HP Z600 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $295

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