Average Bench: 62.5% (466th of 1316)

more Based on 1,131 user benchmarks.  Devices: 1F8BFBFF000206D7, 1FABFBFF000106A4, 0FABFBFF00010676, 0FABFBFF000206D7, 0F8BFBFF000206D6, 0F8BFBFF000206D7, 1FABFBFF00020651, 1FABFBFF000206D2, 1FABFBFF000206D6, 0000000000000000, BFEBFBFF000206D6, 1FABFBFF000206D7, BFEBFBFF000206D7, 1F8BFBFF000206D6 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2660 0 @ 2.20GHz
Poor: 37%Average: 62.5% Great: 71%
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Xeon E5-2660 0 averaged 37.5% 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 77.5Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 132Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon E5-2660 0 is 34.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon E5-2660 0 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 622Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 457Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,131 samples)
Min Avg Max
50.9 Memory 77.5 88.3
34.6 1-Core 64.8 78.7
68.2 2-Core 132 156
56.5% 91.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
105 4-Core 257 303
108 8-Core 457 568
44.7% 357 Pts
Min Avg Max
107 64-Core 622 734
41.7% 622 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.9
1-Core 55.1
2-Core 148
56% 93.5 Pts
4-Core 291
8-Core 545
52% 418 Pts
64-Core 725
49% 725 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.2
1-Core 72.8
2-Core 143
61% 99.1 Pts
4-Core 273
8-Core 448
46% 360 Pts
64-Core 648
44% 648 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.5
1-Core 44.2
2-Core 127
52% 83.8 Pts
4-Core 276
8-Core 405
44% 341 Pts
64-Core 626
42% 626 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.5
1-Core 71.6
2-Core 134
59% 94.9 Pts
4-Core 271
8-Core 414
44% 342 Pts
64-Core 713
48% 713 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.6
1-Core 63.7
2-Core 139
55% 91.1 Pts
4-Core 259
8-Core 480
46% 369 Pts
64-Core 651
44% 651 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 40.2
1-Core 42.4
2-Core 86.6
34% 56.4 Pts
4-Core 167
8-Core 309
30% 238 Pts
64-Core 593
40% 593 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,102,770 CPUs tested.

Typical Xeon E5-2660 0 Builds (Compare 6,879 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

System: HP Z420 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $255

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Xeon® Processor E5-2660 (20M Cache, 2.20 GHz, 8.00 GT/s Intel® QPI)
Code NameSandy Bridge EP
Launch DateQ1'12
Processor NumberE5-2660
# of Cores8
# of Threads16
Cache20 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsAVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
VID Voltage Range0.60V-1.35V
Recommended Price$1329.00 - $1333.00
Clock Speed2.2 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s QPI
QPI Links2
Scalability2S Only
Max TDP95 W
Expected DiscontinuanceQ2'15

Memory

Max Memory Size384 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 800/1066/1333/1600
Memory Channels4
Memory Bandwidth51.2 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedYes

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
Max # of PCI Express Lanes40

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

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

Package Size52.5mm x 45.0mm
Max CPU Configuration2
Sockets SupportedFCLGA2011

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

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