Intel Xeon E3-1230 v6: specs and benchmarks

Intel Xeon E3-1230 v6

Summary

Intel started Intel Xeon E3-1230 v6 sales 28 March 2017 at a recommended price of $250. This is Kaby Lake architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 4 cores and 8 threads, and is based on 14 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3900 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is FCLGA1151 processor with a TDP of 72 Watt. It supports DDR4-2400, DDR3L-1866 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 9.93 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.

General info

Of Xeon E3-1230 v6 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
9.60
 
Type
Server
 
Series
Intel Xeon E3
 
Architecture codename
Kaby Lake
 
Release date
28 March 2017
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$250
 
Price now
$311
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

Xeon E3-1230 v6'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 v6's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
4
 
Number of threads
8
 
Maximum frequency
3.9 GHz
 
Bus support
8 GT / s
 
L1 cache
256 KB
 
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
1 MB
 
of 8 (FX-8350)
L3 cache
8 MB
 
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
64 bit support
+
 
VID voltage range
0.55V-1.52V
 

Compatibility

Information on Xeon E3-1230 v6 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
FCLGA1151
 
Power consumption (TDP)
72 Watt
 
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon E3-1230 v6. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
 
AES-NI
+
 
AVX
+
 
vPro
+
 
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
Turbo Boost
2.0
 
Hyper-Threading
+
 
TSX
+
 
Idle States
+
 
Thermal Monitoring
+
 

Security technologies

Xeon E3-1230 v6 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
+
 
EDB
+
 
Secure Key
+
 
MPX
+
 
SGX
Yes with both Intel® SPS and Intel® ME
 
OS Guard
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon E3-1230 v6 are enumerated here.
VT-d
+
 
VT-x
+
 
EPT
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon E3-1230 v6.
Supported memory types
DDR4-2400, DDR3L-1866
 
of 2933 (Ryzen 5 2500X)
Maximum memory size
64 GB
 
Max memory channels
2
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
37.5 GB / s
 
of 262.26 (Xeon Platinum 9221)
ECC memory support
+
 

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Xeon E3-1230 v6.
Clear Video
-
 
Clear Video HD
-
 
InTru 3D
-
 

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Xeon E3-1230 v6's integrated GPU, including resolutions over different interfaces.
4K resolution support
-
 
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
N / A
 
Max resolution over eDP
N / A
 
Max resolution over DisplayPort
N / A
 
Max resolution over VGA
N / A
 

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Xeon E3-1230 v6's integrated GPU, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
N / A
 
OpenGL
N / A
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Xeon E3-1230 v6's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
3.0
 
Max number of PCIe lanes
16
 
of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Xeon E3-1230 v6. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

9.93

Passmark

7624

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Xeon E3-1230 v6 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Xeon E3-1230 v6 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

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