Average Bench: 38.2% (560th of 1206)

Based on 1,969 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206C2, 0FABFBFF000206C2, 1FABFBFF000206C2, 1F8BFBFF000206C2, 1789FBFF000206C2 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5620 @ 2.40GHz

Poor average bench

The Intel Xeon E5620 averaged 61.8% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 58.9Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 116Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E5620 is just 16.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon E5620 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 271Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 266Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 1,969 samples)
Min Avg Max
41.9 1-Core 58.9 64.6
80.9 2-Core 116 129
41.2% 87.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
133 4-Core 207 246
170 8-Core 266 312
31.2% 237 Pts
Min Avg Max
183 64-Core 271 315
18.2% 271 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
1-Core 64.6
2-Core 124
45% 94.5 Pts
4-Core 247
8-Core 230
33% 239 Pts
64-Core 240
16% 240 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 61.6
2-Core 123
43% 92.1 Pts
4-Core 248
8-Core 312
37% 280 Pts
64-Core 312
21% 312 Pts
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 56.8
2-Core 127
42% 91.8 Pts
4-Core 247
8-Core 311
37% 279 Pts
64-Core 310
21% 310 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 61.7
2-Core 122
43% 92.1 Pts
4-Core 196
8-Core 304
32% 250 Pts
64-Core 300
20% 300 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
1-Core 63.5
2-Core 126
45% 94.7 Pts
4-Core 188
8-Core 305
31% 246 Pts
64-Core 307
21% 307 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 3 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
1-Core 61.5
2-Core 122
43% 92 Pts
4-Core 184
8-Core 184
25% 184 Pts
64-Core 183
12% 183 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 50.5
2-Core 99.2
35% 74.8 Pts
4-Core 142
8-Core 208
23% 175 Pts
64-Core 230
15% 230 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 23,788,865 CPUs tested.

Typical Xeon E5620 Builds (Compare 4,525 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation 28%

System: Dell Precision WorkStation T5500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 17% - Very poor Total price: $75

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DescriptionIntel® Xeon® Processor E5620 (12M Cache, 2.40 GHz, 5.86 GT/s Intel® QPI)
Code NameWestmere EP
Launch DateQ1'10
Processor NumberE5620
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache12 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.2
Embedded Options AvailableYes
Lithography32 nm
VID Voltage Range0.750V-1.350V
Recommended Price$391.00 - $392.00
Clock Speed2.4 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency2.66 GHz
Bus Speed5.86 GT/s QPI
QPI Links2
Max TDP80 W


Max Memory Size288 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 800/1066
Memory Channels3
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
Physical Address Extensions40-bit
ECC Memory SupportedYes

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesNo
Turbo Boost Tech1.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Demand Based SwitchingYes


Package Size42.5mm X 45mm
Max CPU Configuration2
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1366

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes


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