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Performance of selected CPUs can be found below. The values for the CPU are determined from thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

Intel Xeon E5540 @ 2.53GHzIntel Xeon X5690 @ 3.47GHz
Price$591$116.7 BUY NOW!
Socket TypeLGA1366LGA1366
CPU ClassServerServer
Clockspeed2.5 GHz3.5 GHz
Turbo SpeedUp to 2.8 GHzUp to 3.7 GHz
# of Physical Cores4 (2 logical cores per physical)6 (2 logical cores per physical)
Max TDP80W130W
Yearly Running Cost$14.60$23.73
First Seen on ChartQ2 2009Q1 2011
# of Samples41180
Single Thread Rating11431533
CPU Mark47478797
1 - Last seen price from our affiliates NewEgg.com & Amazon.com.


CPU Mark Rating
As of 22nd of September 2019 - Higher results represent better performance
Intel Xeon E5540 @ 2.53GHz
4,747
Intel Xeon X5690 @ 3.47GHz
8,797
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
20,195
Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz
17,184
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
16,980
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
15,929
Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.20GHz
15,141
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CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price)
As of 22nd of September 2019 - Higher results represent better value
Intel Xeon E5540 @ 2.53GHz
80.46
Intel Xeon X5690 @ 3.47GHz
75.39
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
40.80
Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz
47.08
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
85.76
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
45.51
Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.20GHz
41.05
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CPU Single Thread Rating
As of 22nd of September 2019 - Higher results represent better performance
Intel Xeon E5540 @ 2.53GHz
1,143
Intel Xeon X5690 @ 3.47GHz
1,533
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,895
Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz
2,819
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
2,185
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
2,698
Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.20GHz
2,628
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Estimated Energy Usage Cost
Estimated Energy Adjustable Values
Average hours of use per day
Average CPU Utilization (0-100%)1
Power cost, $ per kWh2
1Average user usage is typically low and can vary from task to task. An estimate load 25% is nominal.
2Typical power costs vary around the world. Check your last power bill for details. Values of $0.15 to $0.45 per kWh are typical.
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Max TDP80W130W
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Shown CPU power usage is based on linear interpolation of Max TDP (i.e. max load). Actual CPU power profile may vary.


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