Intel Xeon L5240 

Released July, 2008
  • 3 GHz
  • Dual core
5.2 Out of 10

CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of the Intel Xeon L5240 among all CPUs

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

Xeon L5240
5.3
PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

Xeon L5240
6.2
PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Xeon L5240
0.0
Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

Xeon L5240
0.0
CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Xeon L5240
5.1
Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Xeon L5240
5.4
Xeon L5408
n.d.
Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

5.2

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Xeon L5240
5.2

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Intel Xeon L5240

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon L5240
3,000
Xeon L5408
6,095

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon L5240
1,628
Xeon L5408
1,324

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon L5240
128.5 MB/s
Core2 Duo E8400
128,000 MB/s
Xeon L5408
105,400 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Xeon L5240
2,313
Xeon L5408
2,985

PassMark (Single Core)

Xeon L5240
1,297

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Clock speed 3 GHz
Cores Dual core
Socket type LGA 771

features

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

power consumption

TDP 40W
Annual home energy cost 9.64 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 35.04 $/year
Performance per watt 2.75 pt/W
Typical power consumption 32.5W

bus

Architecture FSB
Clock speed 1,333 MHz

details

Architecture x86-64
Threads 2 threads
L2 cache 6 MB
L2 cache per core 3 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm
Transistor count 410,000,000
Max CPUs 2
Clock multiplier 9
Voltage range 0.85 - 1.35V
Operating temperature Unknown - 56°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.92 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.92 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None
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Comments

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This CPU is similliar to E8400 but has a much lower voltage and TDP(40W). Its pretty EASY to overclock to 3.6GHz(400x9). Works in Socket 775 with adapter. @ 3.6G can play BF3 on ultra settings ~50-60fps (1920x1080, HD6970, P5Q, 8G PC2-800). Pretty cool CPU, you can buy used one for $25 shipped.
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