Average Bench: 74.5% (212th of 1258)

Based on 5,499 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306E4, 1FABFBFF000306E4 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-1620 v2 @ 3.70GHz
Poor: 66%Average: 74.5% Great: 81%
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Good average bench

The Intel Xeon E5-1620 v2 averaged 25.4% 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 86.8Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 96.9Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E5-1620 v2 is just 14.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon E5-1620 v2 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 503Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 496Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,499 samples)
Min Avg Max
77.1 Memory 86.8 92.5
80.9 1-Core 96.9 106
156 2-Core 190 203
74% 125 Pts
Min Avg Max
276 4-Core 339 399
394 8-Core 496 529
53.8% 417 Pts
Min Avg Max
422 64-Core 503 532
33.8% 503 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.2
1-Core 91
2-Core 202
74% 126 Pts
4-Core 397
8-Core 528
60% 462 Pts
64-Core 520
35% 520 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.1
1-Core 92.7
2-Core 201
75% 127 Pts
4-Core 326
8-Core 520
54% 423 Pts
64-Core 503
34% 503 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.9
1-Core 99.8
2-Core 201
75% 129 Pts
4-Core 342
8-Core 489
54% 416 Pts
64-Core 508
34% 508 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz
Memory 87.7
1-Core 106
2-Core 195
77% 129 Pts
4-Core 318
8-Core 530
54% 424 Pts
64-Core 530
36% 530 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 85.6
1-Core 101
2-Core 185
74% 124 Pts
4-Core 323
8-Core 516
53% 419 Pts
64-Core 514
34% 514 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 47.9
1-Core 101
2-Core 196
63% 115 Pts
4-Core 351
8-Core 517
56% 434 Pts
64-Core 530
36% 530 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 15%
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Desktop
Desktop 73%
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Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell Precision T3610

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $420

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Xeon® Processor E5-1620 v2 (10M Cache, 3.70 GHz)
Code NameIvy Bridge EP
Launch DateQ3'13
Processor NumberE5-1620V2
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache10 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsAVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
VID Voltage Range0.65–1.30V
Recommended Price$294.00
Clock Speed3.7 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.9 GHz
Bus Speed0 GT/s QPI
QPI Links0
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP130 W

Memory

Max Memory Size256 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 800/1066/1333/1600/1866
Memory Channels4
Memory Bandwidth59.7 GB/s
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
TSX-NINo
Demand Based SwitchingYes
vPro TechYes
Identity Protection TechNo
Flex Memory AccessNo

Package

Package Size52.5mm x 45.0 mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA2011

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

 Comments

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3 months ago.

I recently purchased a Dell Precision T3610 to replace my Dell Optiplex 780. This CPU is a 4core/8thread and stock clock is at 3.7 GHz and boosts to 3.9 GHz. Its performance is equivalent to the other high end Ivy-Bridge i7 with the only difference being its support for ECC ram. Compared to the Core2 Duo E8600 in my Optiplex, its a vast improvement to say the least.


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