Average Bench: 72.3% (257th of 1289)

Based on 573 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000106A5 Model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU W3580 @ 3.33GHz
Poor: 65%Average: 72.3% Great: 77%
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat

Good average bench

The Intel Xeon W3580 averaged 27.7% 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 91.9Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 84.1Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Xeon W3580 is just 11.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Xeon W3580 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 390Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 385Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 573 samples)
Min Avg Max
83.5 Memory 91.9 95.4
75.6 1-Core 84.1 88.8
144 2-Core 164 173
69.6% 113 Pts
Min Avg Max
231 4-Core 293 340
281 8-Core 385 431
44.4% 339 Pts
Min Avg Max
303 64-Core 390 435
26.2% 390 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz
Memory 92.1
1-Core 86.4
2-Core 168
71% 115 Pts
4-Core 337
8-Core 336
46% 337 Pts
64-Core 340
23% 340 Pts
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.1
1-Core 86.8
2-Core 168
70% 115 Pts
4-Core 330
8-Core 423
50% 377 Pts
64-Core 428
29% 428 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz
Memory 92.7
1-Core 83.3
2-Core 163
70% 113 Pts
4-Core 300
8-Core 406
46% 353 Pts
64-Core 404
27% 404 Pts
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz
Memory 95
1-Core 84.2
2-Core 166
71% 115 Pts
4-Core 294
8-Core 337
42% 316 Pts
64-Core 338
23% 338 Pts
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.8
1-Core 83
2-Core 165
70% 113 Pts
4-Core 304
8-Core 314
42% 309 Pts
64-Core 316
21% 316 Pts
CPU0 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.4
1-Core 84.8
2-Core 165
68% 112 Pts
4-Core 301
8-Core 414
46% 358 Pts
64-Core 414
28% 414 Pts
1366-pin LGA, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.3
1-Core 85.6
2-Core 166
70% 114 Pts
4-Core 287
8-Core 374
43% 331 Pts
64-Core 420
28% 420 Pts
1366-pin LGA, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 95.3
1-Core 80.8
2-Core 141
67% 106 Pts
4-Core 233
8-Core 332
37% 283 Pts
64-Core 375
25% 375 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 40,329,359 CPUs tested.

Typical Xeon W3580 Builds (Compare 4,442 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: HP Z400 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 19% - Very poor Total price: $32

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Xeon® Processor W3580 (8M Cache, 3.33 GHz, 6.40 GT/s Intel® QPI)
Code NameBloomfield
Launch DateQ3'09
Processor NumberW3580
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range0.800V-1.375V
Recommended Price$1059.00
Clock Speed3.33 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.6 GHz
Bus Speed6.4 GT/s QPI
QPI Links1
Max TDP130 W

Memory

Max Memory Size24 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 800/1066/1333
Memory Channels3
Memory Bandwidth32 GB/s
Physical Address Extensions36-bit
ECC Memory SupportedYes

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsNo

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
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Demand Based SwitchingYes

Package

Package Size42.5mm x 45.0mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1366
Processing Die Size263 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors731 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

 Comments

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1 month ago.

works well for many games, second best for my socket. finally upgrading to a 970, 2 more cores, 4 more threads. this 3580 has treated me well.


Good

2 years ago.

Still holds up to this date as it performs slightly better than the Core i7 950 CPU.


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