Intel Xeon X5260: specs and benchmarks

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Intel Xeon X5260
Intel Xeon X5260
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Year of release 2007
Performance 1.41
Processor Technical data and tests
Intel Xeon X5260
Intel Xeon X5260 Intel Xeon X5260


Intel started Intel Xeon X5260 sales 1 October 2007. This is desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems.

Compatibility-wise, this is processor with a maximum temperature of °C.

It provides poor benchmark performance at


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

General info

Of Xeon X5260 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in performance rating1966
Value for money5.52
Market segmentServer
Release date1 October 2007 (14 years ago)
Price now$32 of 16595 (Xeon E7-4850)
Value for money

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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.

64 bit support-

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Xeon X5260. 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 X5260 1.41
  • 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.

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Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Xeon X5260 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 X5260 performance compared to nearest competitors among server CPUs.

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