Intel Xeon W3680: specs and benchmarks

Intel Xeon W3680

Summary

Intel started Intel Xeon W3680 sales 16 March 2010 at a recommended price of $350. This is Westmere EP architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 6 cores and 12 threads, and is based on 32 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3600 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is FCLGA1366 processor with a TDP of 130 Watt. It supports DDR3-800, DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 7.66 percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7763.

General info

Of Xeon W3680 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

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Value for money (0-100)
4.59
 
Market segment
Server
 
Architecture codename
Westmere EP
 
Launch date
16 March 2010 (11 years ago)
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$350
 
Price now
$263
 

Technical specs

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.

Physical cores
6
 
Threads
12
 
Base clock speed
3.33 GHz
 
of 4.7 (FX-9590)
Boost clock speed
3.6 GHz
 
L1 cache
64 KB (per core)
 
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
256 KB (per core)
 
L3 cache
12 MB (shared)
 
Chip lithography
32 nm
 
of 5 (Apple M1)
Die size
239 mm2
 
Maximum core temperature
68 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Transistor count
1,170 million
 
of 16000 (Apple M1)
64 bit support
+
 
VID voltage range
0.8V-1.375V
 

Compatibility

Information on Xeon W3680 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.

Number of CPUs in a configuration
1
 
Socket
FCLGA1366
 
Thermal design power (TDP)
130 Watt
 

Technologies and extensions

Technological capabilities and additional instructions supported by Xeon W3680. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.2
 
AES-NI
+
 
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
Turbo Boost Technology
1.0
 
Hyper-Threading Technology
+
 
Idle States
+
 
Demand Based Switching
+
 
PAE
36 Bit
 

Security technologies

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

TXT
+
 
EDB
+
 

Virtualization technologies

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

VT-x
+
 
EPT
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon W3680's memory controller.

Supported memory types
DDR3-800, DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333
 
of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)
Maximum memory size
24 GB
 
Max memory channels
3
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
32 GB/s
 
ECC memory support
+
 

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Xeon W3680. 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.

7.66

Passmark

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.

6716

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Xeon W3680. Usually measured in megahashes per second.

Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
7.6 Mh/s
 
 

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Xeon W3680 is for a gaming PC, compared with system requirements of some popular titles. Remember that sometimes official hardware requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

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