Intel Xeon E5-2658: specs and benchmarks
Intel started Intel Xeon E5-2658 sales 6 March 2012 at a recommended price of $1,462. This is Sandy Bridge-EP architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 8 cores and 16 threads, and is based on 32 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2400 MHz and a locked multiplier.
Compatibility-wise, this is Intel Socket 2011 processor with a TDP of 95 Watt. It supports DDR3 Quad-channel memory.
It provides poor benchmark performance at 6.93 percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7763.
Of Xeon E5-2658 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.
Basic processor 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.
Information on Xeon E5-2658 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.
Technologies and extensions
Technological capabilities and additional instructions supported by Xeon E5-2658. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Processor technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon E5-2658's memory controller.
Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Xeon E5-2658. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.
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.
Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different tests, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario.
Let's see how good Xeon E5-2658 is for a gaming PC, compared with system requirements of some popular titles. Remember that sometimes official hardware requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.
Overall Xeon E5-2658 performance compared to nearest competitors among server CPUs.