Intel Xeon E3-1246 v3: specs and benchmarks

Intel Xeon E3-1246 v3

Summary

Intel started Intel Xeon E3-1246 v3 sales 1 April 2014. This is Haswell architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 4 cores and 8 threads, and is based on 22 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3900 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is FCLGA1150 processor with a TDP of 84 Watt. It supports DDR3L-1333, DDR3L-1600 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 8.11 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX.

General info

Of Xeon E3-1246 v3 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
0.88
 
Type
Server
 
Architecture codename
Haswell
 
Release date
1 April 2014
 
Price now
$160
 
of 15408 (Xeon W-2195)

Technical specs

Xeon E3-1246 v3's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Xeon E3-1246 v3's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
4
 
Number of threads
8
 
Base frequency
3.5 GHz
 
of 4.7 (FX-9590)
Maximum frequency
3.9 GHz
 
L3 cache
8 MB SmartCache
 
Manufacturing process technology
22 nm
 
of 5 (Apple M1)
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Xeon E3-1246 v3 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
FCLGA1150
 
Power consumption (TDP)
84 Watt
 

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon E3-1246 v3. 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
+
 
vPro
+
 
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
My WiFi
-
 
Turbo Boost
2.0
 
Hyper-Threading
+
 
TSX
+
 
Idle States
+
 
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
Flex Memory Access
+
 
SIPP
+
 
FDI
+
 
Fast Memory Access
+
 

Security technologies

Xeon E3-1246 v3 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
+
 
EDB
+
 
Secure Key
+
 
Identity Protection
+
 
OS Guard
+
 
Anti-Theft
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon E3-1246 v3 are enumerated here.
VT-d
+
 
VT-x
+
 
EPT
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon E3-1246 v3.
Supported memory types
DDR3L-1333, DDR3L-1600
 
of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)
Maximum memory size
32 GB
 
Max memory channels
2
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
25.6 GB/s
 
ECC memory support
+
 

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Xeon E3-1246 v3.
Max video memory
1.7 GB
 
Quick Sync
+
 
Clear Video HD
+
 
Graphics max frequency
1.2 GHz
 
Execution Units
20
 
InTru 3D
+
 

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Xeon E3-1246 v3's integrated GPU.
Number of displays supported
3
 
eDP
+
 
DisplayPort
+
 
HDMI
+
 
VGA
+
 

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Xeon E3-1246 v3's integrated GPU, including resolutions over different interfaces.
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
3840x2160@60Hz
 
Max resolution over DisplayPort
3840x2160@60Hz
 
Max resolution over VGA
2880x1800@60Hz
 

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Xeon E3-1246 v3's integrated GPU, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
11.2
 
OpenGL
4.3
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Xeon E3-1246 v3'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 E3-1246 v3. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

8.11

Passmark

7188

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Xeon E3-1246 v3 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Xeon E3-1246 v3 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

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