Average Bench: 38.1% (550th of 1197)

Based on 1,829 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.

Strengths

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 58.8Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 116Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E5620 is just 15.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon E5620 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 270Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 265Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,829 samples)
Min Avg Max
41.6 1-Core 58.8 64.7
83 2-Core 116 129
41.2% 87.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
136 4-Core 207 246
169 8-Core 265 312
31.1% 236 Pts
Min Avg Max
176 64-Core 270 315
18.1% 270 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU-A (00), 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 61.6
2-Core 121
43% 91.4 Pts
4-Core 245
8-Core 314
37% 280 Pts
64-Core 313
21% 313 Pts
Proc 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 61.8
2-Core 123
43% 92.2 Pts
4-Core 233
8-Core 300
35% 267 Pts
64-Core 302
20% 302 Pts
Proc 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 61.8
2-Core 121
43% 91.5 Pts
4-Core 230
8-Core 307
35% 268 Pts
64-Core 303
20% 303 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
1-Core 62.9
2-Core 121
44% 91.9 Pts
4-Core 207
8-Core 238
30% 223 Pts
64-Core 243
16% 243 Pts
Node 1 Socket 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
1-Core 56.4
2-Core 118
41% 87 Pts
4-Core 217
8-Core 297
34% 257 Pts
64-Core 298
20% 298 Pts
Proc 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
1-Core 55.6
2-Core 99.3
37% 77.4 Pts
4-Core 175
8-Core 253
28% 214 Pts
64-Core 296
20% 296 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 35.3
2-Core 73.5
25% 54.4 Pts
4-Core 178
8-Core 172
24% 175 Pts
64-Core 180
12% 180 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
1-Core 40.8
2-Core 123
36% 82.1 Pts
4-Core 133
8-Core 274
25% 203 Pts
64-Core 304
20% 304 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,718,697 CPUs tested.

Typical Xeon E5620 Builds (Compare 4,117 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

System: Dell Precision WorkStation T5500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 18% - Very poor Total price: $70

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 Specifications

Essentials

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

Memory

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

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

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

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