Intel Xeon E3-1240 v6: specs and benchmarks

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Intel Xeon E3-1240 v6
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Summary

Intel started Intel Xeon E3-1240 v6 sales 28 March 2017 at a recommended price of $272. 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 3700 MHz - 4100 MHz (1 core) and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is LGA-1151 processor with a TDP of 72 Watt and a maximum temperature of °C. It supports DDR3L-1866 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at

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percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7763.


General info

Of Xeon E3-1240 v6 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in performance rating571
Value for money (0-100)1.18
Market segmentServer
SeriesIntel Xeon E3
Architecture codenameKaby Lake
Release date28 March 2017 (4 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$272of 305 (Core i7-870)
Price now$499 (1.8x MSRP)of 16595 (Xeon E7-4850)
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Technical specs

Basic microprocessor parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters can generally indicate CPU performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.

Physical cores4 (Quad-Core)
Threads8
Boost clock speed3.7 GHzof 5.3 (Core i9-10900KF)
Bus support8 GT/s
L1 cache256 KBof 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache1 MBof 12 (Core 2 Quad Q9550)
L3 cache8 MBof 32 (Ryzen Threadripper 1998)
Chip lithography14 nmof 5 (Apple M1)
64 bit support+

Compatibility

Information on Xeon E3-1240 v6 compatibility with other computer components and devices: motherboard (look for socket type), power supply unit (look for power consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. Note that power consumption of some processors can well exceed their nominal TDP, even without overclocking. Some can even double their declared thermals given that the motherboard allows to tune the CPU power parameters.

Number of CPUs in a configuration1 (Uniprocessor)of 8 (Opteron 842)
SocketLGA-1151
Thermal design power (TDP)72 Wattof 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

Technologies and extensions

Technological capabilities and additional instructions supported by Xeon E3-1240 v6. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

AES-NI+
AVX+
vPro+

Security technologies

Processor technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXT+

Virtualization technologies

Supported virtual machine optimization technologies. Some are specific to Intel only, some to AMD.

VT-d+
VT-x+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon E3-1240 v6's memory controller. Depending on the motherboard, higher memory frequency may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR3L-1866of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)
Maximum memory size64 GBof 786 (Xeon E5-2670 v3)
Max memory channels2of 12 (Xeon Platinum 9221)
Maximum memory bandwidth38.397 GB/sof 281.6 (Xeon Platinum 9221)
ECC memory support+

Peripherals

Specifications and connection types of supported peripherals.

PCIe version3.0
PCI Express lanes16of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Xeon E3-1240 v6. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.


Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

Xeon E3-1240 v6 10.00
  • Passmark

Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different types of workload, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario measuring single-core performance.

Xeon E3-1240 v6 8777

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Xeon E3-1240 v6 is for a gaming PC, compared with system requirements of some popular titles. Remember that sometimes official hardware requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Xeon E3-1240 v6 performance compared to nearest competitors among server CPUs.


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