Average Bench: 69.8% (296th of 1264)

more Based on 119 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306F2, 1FABFBFF000206D2, 1F8BFBFF000306F2, 1FABFBFF000306F0, 0FABFBFF000306F2, 1FABFBFF000306F2 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2698 v3 @ 2.30GHz
Poor: 44%Average: 69.8% Great: 82%
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 71%
Workstation 75%

Above average average bench

The Intel Xeon E5-2698 v3 averaged 30.2% 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.


Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 1,466Pts
Avg. Memory Latency 80Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E5-2698 v3 is 37.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Xeon E5-2698 v3 performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 596Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 323Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 119 samples)
Min Avg Max
53.1 Memory 80 91.5
44.9 1-Core 86.7 107
77.1 2-Core 170 213
67% 112 Pts
Min Avg Max
148 4-Core 323 421
141 8-Core 596 834
57.2% 459 Pts
Min Avg Max
152 64-Core 1,466 1,986
98.4% 1,466 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 32 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.7
1-Core 107
2-Core 214
80% 137 Pts
4-Core 425
8-Core 845
78% 635 Pts
64-Core 1,976
133% 1,976 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 32 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.6
1-Core 108
2-Core 206
76% 131 Pts
4-Core 416
8-Core 850
78% 633 Pts
64-Core 1,792
120% 1,792 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 32 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.7
1-Core 106
2-Core 212
76% 132 Pts
4-Core 412
8-Core 768
73% 590 Pts
64-Core 1,803
121% 1,803 Pts
SOCKET 2011, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 32 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.2
1-Core 103
2-Core 177
72% 121 Pts
4-Core 377
8-Core 838
74% 607 Pts
64-Core 1,944
130% 1,944 Pts
SOCKET 2011, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 32 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 79
1-Core 109
2-Core 208
76% 132 Pts
4-Core 367
8-Core 707
66% 537 Pts
64-Core 1,810
122% 1,810 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 32 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.7
1-Core 87.8
2-Core 172
67% 113 Pts
4-Core 349
8-Core 699
64% 524 Pts
64-Core 1,707
115% 1,707 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

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Typical Xeon E5-2698 v3 Builds (Compare 1,676 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 77%
Workstation 99%
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Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE V EXTREME - $310

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $1,386

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DescriptionIntel® Xeon® Processor E5-2698 v3 (40M Cache, 2.30 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ3'14
Processor NumberE5-2698V3
# of Cores16
# of Threads32
Cache40 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsAVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
VID Voltage Range0.65V–1.30V
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed2.3 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.6 GHz
Bus Speed9.6 GT/s QPI
QPI Links2
Max TDP135 W
Product BriefLink


Processor GraphicsNone


Max Memory Size768 GB
Memory TypesDDR4 1600/1866/2133
Memory Channels4
Memory Bandwidth68 GB/s
Physical Address Extensions46-bit
ECC Memory SupportedYes

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express Configurationsx4 x8 x16
Max # of PCI Express Lanes40

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

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
Demand Based SwitchingYes
vPro TechYes
Identity Protection TechNo
Flex Memory AccessNo


Package Size52.5mm x 51mm
Max CPU Configuration2
Sockets SupportedFCLGA2011-3

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechYes


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