Intel Xeon W3540 

Released March, 2009
  • 2.93 GHz
  • Quad core
5.2 Out of 10

CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of the Intel Xeon W3540 among all CPUs

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

Xeon W3540
5.7
PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

Xeon W3540
6.4
PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Xeon W3540
0.0
Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

Xeon W3540
0.0
CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Xeon W3540
5.0
Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Xeon W3540
n.d.
Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

5.2

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Xeon W3540
5.2

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Intel Xeon W3540

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon W3540
7,923
Core i7 2600K
11,563
Core i7 920
7,014

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon W3540
2,092
Core i7 920
1,959

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon W3540
128,600 MB/s
Core i7 2600K
2,500,000 MB/s
Core i7 920
143,700 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon W3540
8,045
Core i7 2600K
12,823
Core i7 920
7,125

GeekBench (64-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon W3540
8,799
Core i7 2600K
13,916
Core i7 920
7,791

GeekBench

Xeon W3540
9,879
Core i7 2600K
16,706
Core i7 920
9,242

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Xeon W3540
5,540
Core i7 920
4,994

PassMark (Single Core)

Xeon W3540
1,314
Core i7 920
1,158

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Clock speed 2.93 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.2 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
  8. SSE4
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes

integrated graphics

GPU None

bus

Architecture QPI
Data rate 19,200 MB/s
Transfer rate 4,800 MT/s
Clock speed 2,400 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 1
Clock multiplier 22
Voltage range 0.8 - 1.38V
Operating temperature Unknown - 67.9°C

overclocking

Overclock popularity 0
Overclocked clock speed 4.52 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.93 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.52 GHz

power consumption

TDP 130W
Annual home energy cost 31.32 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 113.88 $/year
Performance per watt 1.77 pt/W
Typical power consumption 105.63W

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 24,576 MB
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