Intel Xeon E3-1225 v2: specs and benchmarks

Intel Xeon E3-1225 v2


Intel started Intel Xeon E3-1225 v2 sales 14 May 2012 at a recommended price of $200. This is Ivy Bridge architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 4 cores and 4 threads, and is based on 22 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3600 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is FCLGA1155 processor with a TDP of 77 Watt. It supports DDR3-1333, DDR3-1600 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 5.28 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX.

General info

Of Xeon E3-1225 v2 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
Value for money (0-100)
Architecture codename
Ivy Bridge
Release date
14 May 2012
Launch price (MSRP)
Price now
of 15385 (Xeon W-2195)

Technical specs

Xeon E3-1225 v2's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Xeon E3-1225 v2's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
Base frequency
3.2 GHz
of 4.7 (FX-9590)
Maximum frequency
3.6 GHz
L1 cache
64 KB (per core)
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
256 KB (per core)
L3 cache
8 MB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology
22 nm
of 5 (Apple M1)
Die size
160 mm2
Transistor count
1,400 million
of 19200 (Ryzen 7 3700)
64 bit support


Information on Xeon E3-1225 v2 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
Power consumption (TDP)
77 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon E3-1225 v2. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
Turbo Boost
Idle States
Thermal Monitoring
Flex Memory Access
Demand Based Switching
Fast Memory Access

Security technologies

Xeon E3-1225 v2 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
Identity Protection

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon E3-1225 v2 are enumerated here.

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon E3-1225 v2.
Supported memory types
DDR3-1333, DDR3-1600
of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)
Maximum memory size
32.77 GB
Max memory channels
Maximum memory bandwidth
25.6 GB/s
ECC memory support

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Xeon E3-1225 v2.
Integrated graphics
Intel HD P4000
Quick Sync
Clear Video HD
Graphics max frequency
1.25 GHz
InTru 3D

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Xeon E3-1225 v2's integrated GPU.
Number of displays supported


Specifications and connection of Xeon E3-1225 v2's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Xeon E3-1225 v2. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance




Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Xeon E3-1225 v2. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
5.2 Mh/s

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Xeon E3-1225 v2 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Xeon E3-1225 v2 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

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