Intel Xeon E3-1230 v2: specs and benchmarks

Intel Xeon E3-1230 v2

Summary

Intel started Xeon E3-1230 v2 sales on May 2012 at a recommended price of $360. This is Ivy Bridge architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at professional systems. It has 4 cores and 8 threads, and is based on 22 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3.70 GHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is a FCLGA1155 processor with a TDP of 69 Watt. It supports DDR3-1333, DDR3-1600 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 18.75 percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7742.

General info

Of Xeon E3-1230 v2 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
6.55
 
Type
Server
 
Achitecture codename
Ivy Bridge
 
Release date
May 2012
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$360
 
of 999 (Xeon W3530)
Price now
$404
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

Xeon E3-1230 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 E3-1230 v2's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
4
 
Number of threads
8
 
Maximum frequency
3.7 GHz
 
of 5 (FX-9590)
L1 cache
64 KB (per core)
 
of 4096 (EPYC 7702)
L2 cache
256 KB (per core)
 
of 32768 (EPYC 7702)
L3 cache
8 MB (shared)
 
of 256 (EPYC 7702)
Manufacturing process technology
22 nm
 
of 7 (Ryzen 3 3300)
Die size
160 mm2
 
Maximum core temperature
66 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Transistor count
1,400 million
 
of 19200 (Ryzen 7 3700)
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Xeon E3-1230 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
1
 
Socket
FCLGA1155
 
Power consumption (TDP)
69 Watt
 

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon E3-1230 v2. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX
 
AES-NI
+
 
AVX
+
 
vPro
+
 
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
Turbo Boost
2.0
 
Hyper-Threading
+
 
Idle States
+
 
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
Flex Memory Access
+
 
Demand Based Switching
+
 
Fast Memory Access
+
 

Security technologies

Xeon E3-1230 v2 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
+
 
EDB
+
 
Identity Protection
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon E3-1230 v2 are enumerated here.
VT-d
+
 
VT-x
+
 
EPT
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon E3-1230 v2.
Supported memory types
DDR3-1333, DDR3-1600
 
Maximum memory size
32.77 GB
 
of 786 (Xeon E5-2670 v3)
Max memory channels
2
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
25.6 GB / s
 
of 262.26 (Xeon Platinum 9221)
ECC memory support
+
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Xeon E3-1230 v2's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
3.0
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Xeon E3-1230 v2. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

18.75

Passmark

8867

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Xeon E3-1230 v2. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
5.8 Mh/s
 
 

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Xeon E3-1230 v2 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Xeon E3-1230 v2 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

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