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Intel Xeon E3-1240v2
9.2 out of 10

Intel Xeon E3-1240v2

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Overall 10
10

Good CPU

Roger W., Newegg
24 December 2014
  • Summary: I purchased this CPU with an ASUS P8C WS (with C216 chipset) and 32 GB Kingston DDR3-1600 ECC memory because I wanted ECC given there is so much memory on my new build. Operating under Windows 7 Pro for over a year, I have not, REPEAT NOT, experienced one Blue Screen Of Death.
  • Pros: Very fast chip. Ivy Bridge 22nm, 4-Core, 8-Threads, ECC capable, disabled graphics, its actually cheaper than its desktop equivalent without ECC by $50. Great Value.
  • Cons: No cons I can seriously gripe about. CPU runs hot when under Stress testing on all 8 threads because of thermal paste issues. But for the usage I subject this CPU under, this is not a issue to deduct eggs over. Its hard to find fault with a CPU that works out of the box.
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Overall 10
10

Works well in a HP Proliant Microserver G8

Francois O., Newegg
30 March 2014
Overall 6
6.0

processor without a home

Harold S., Newegg
7 March 2014
  • Pros: It looks great in the box. It took me 4 months to get the money to buy it.
  • Cons: Too bad I didn't inspect the motherboard when I bought it in November. When I opened the motherboard last night to assemble my new system, what a surprise I got when I noticed some of the pins were bent needless to say my Intel Xeon E3-1240 processor didn't work with a damaged motherboard and it ...
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Overall 10
10

8 threaded Heaven!

Lawrence H., Newegg
12 February 2014
  • Summary: I bought this to be part of my main rig. Asus Sabertooth Z77, 32G ram, NVidia GTX 760. It was cheaper than the 3770(K) and I wasn't looking to OC, just wanted dependable 24/7 operation and hyper-threading. I got what I wanted and I am very satisfied with the performance for the price.
  • Pros: 4 core, 8 threads, low power, works on Z77 with no issues. Gaming is excellent, powerful replacement for my 3570K. Lower power use (not that I care).
  • Cons: No Over Clocking...not my intention anyway.
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Overall 10
10

Extremely Fast

Garry D., Newegg
19 August 2013
  • Pros: Really good speed for the money. Cheaper than E5's, but it still screams. We have about 20 of these in servers and keep buying more...
  • Cons: None
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Overall 10
10

Great processor

James K Logan, Amazon
18 June 2013
  • Summary: Good alternative to an i7-3770 if you don't need integrated graphics. Just be sure your motherboard will support the processor.
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Overall 10
10

Fabulous CPU

Roy Aguilera, Amazon
24 April 2013
  • Summary: This CPU is running my remote server using a highly intensive data application. It runs with no issue and the price was right, highly recommended for your server.
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Overall 10
10

Powerful CPU

Anonymous, Newegg
11 April 2013
  • Summary: and yes it works with regular desktop memory
  • Pros: yep the 1240v2 packs some serious power for example playing a BD movie cpu utilization jumps between 1-2% only>the cpu I had before the i5 3570k playing the same movie was between 8-and 10% "hyper threading" the way to go for encoding!
  • Cons: N/A
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Overall 10
10

Powerful CPU!

DUDE!, Amazon
11 April 2013
  • Summary: I sold my 3570k to get the Xeon and im glad that I did,beats the 3570k hands down! hyper threading is the way to go for encoding and much more.
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Overall 10
10

Intel Xeon E3-1240V2

R. McCullough, Amazon
20 February 2013
  • Summary: Purchased through Amazon. Using with Asus P8B-WS mobo and AMD Radeon 6950 on Win7/64 with 16GB ECC ram. Very fast and solid. Running Sony Vegas Pro 11 and Steinberg Wavelab 7. Very pleased with this combo!
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