Intel Xeon E5462: specs and benchmarks

Intel Xeon E5462


Intel started Intel Xeon E5462 sales 1 October 2007. This is Harpertown architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems.

Compatibility-wise, this is LGA771 processor with a TDP of 80 Watt.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 2.55 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX.

General info

Of Xeon E5462 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
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Value for money (0-100)
Market segment
Architecture codename
Release date
1 October 2007
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Technical specs

Xeon E5462's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Xeon E5462's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Base frequency
2.8 GHz
of 4.7 (FX-9590)
L3 cache
12 MB L2 KB
Manufacturing process technology
45 nm
of 5 (Apple M1)
Maximum core temperature
67 °C
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
64 bit support
VID voltage range


Information on Xeon E5462 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Power consumption (TDP)
80 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon E5462. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
Turbo Boost
Idle States
Thermal Monitoring
Demand Based Switching
FSB parity

Security technologies

Xeon E5462 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon E5462 are enumerated here.

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Xeon E5462. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance




Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Xeon E5462. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
8.7 Mh/s

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Xeon E5462 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

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