Intel Xeon E5540 

Released March, 2009
  • 2.53 GHz
  • Quad core
5.4 Out of 10

CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of the Intel Xeon E5540 among all CPUs

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

Xeon E5540
5.7
PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

Xeon E5540
6.2
PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Xeon E5540
0.0
Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

Xeon E5540
0.0
CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Xeon E5540
5.0
Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Xeon E5540
6.2
Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

5.4

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Xeon E5540
5.4

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Intel Xeon E5540

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E5540
8,617
Xeon X5670
24,364
Core i7 3770K
13,098

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E5540
1,679
Xeon X5670
2,341

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E5540
112,700 MB/s
Core i7 3770K
2,620,000 MB/s
Xeon X5670
1,590,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E5540
7,362
Xeon X5670
13,847
Core i7 3770K
13,703

GeekBench

Xeon E5540
8,085
Core i7 3770K
17,972
Xeon X5670
14,780

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Xeon E5540
4,872
Xeon X5670
8,224

PassMark (Single Core)

Xeon E5540
1,159
Xeon X5670
1,351

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Clock speed 2.53 GHz
Turbo clock speed 2.8 GHz
Cores Quad core
Socket type LGA 1366

features

Has a NX bit Yes
Supports trusted computing No
Has virtualization support Yes
Instruction set extensions
  1. MMX
  2. SSE
  3. SSE2
  4. SSE4.1
  5. SSE3
  6. Supplemental SSE3
  7. SSE4.2
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes

integrated graphics

GPU None

bus

Architecture QPI
Data rate 46,928 MB/s
Transfer rate 5,860 MT/s
Clock speed 2,930 MHz

details

Architecture x86-64
Threads 8 threads
L2 cache 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 8 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm
Transistor count 731,000,000
Max CPUs 2
Clock multiplier 19
Voltage range 0.75 - 1.35V
Operating temperature Unknown - 76°C

overclocking

Overclock popularity 0
Overclocked clock speed 3.51 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.13 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.51 GHz

power consumption

TDP 80W
Annual home energy cost 19.27 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 70.08 $/year
Performance per watt 2.64 pt/W
Typical power consumption 65W

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in
Memory type
  1. DDR3-1066
  2. DDR3-800
  3. DDR3
Channels Triple Channel
Supports ECC Yes
Maximum bandwidth 25,599.99 MB/s
Maximum memory size 147,456 MB
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