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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Itanium 9330

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Intel Itanium 9330

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Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 8 vs 1 7 supports more CPUs in SMP configuration
More threads 8 vs 4 Twice as many threads
Newer Feb, 2010 vs Jul, 2008 Release date over 1 years later
Front view of Intel Core2 Quad Q9400

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Intel Core2 Quad Q9400

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Much more l2 cache 6 MB vs 2 MB 3x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Significantly higher clock speed 2.66 GHz vs 1.46 GHz More than 80% higher clock speed
Much newer manufacturing process 45 nm vs 65 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much lower typical power consumption 77.19W vs 125.94W Around 40% lower typical power consumption
Much more l2 cache per core 1.5 MB/core vs 0.5 MB/core 3x more l2 cache per core
Much lower annual home energy cost 22.89 $/year vs 37.34 $/year Around 40% lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 83.22 $/year vs 135.78 $/year Around 40% lower annual commercial energy cost

Features Key features of the Itanium 9330  vs Core2 Quad Q9400 

clock speed

Itanium 9330
1.46 GHz
Core2 Quad Q9400
2.66 GHz

L2 cache

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Itanium 9330  vs
Core2 Quad Q9400 
Clock speed 1.46 GHz 2.66 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Socket type
LGA 1248
LGA 775

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 155W 95W
Annual home energy cost 37.34 $/year 22.89 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 135.78 $/year 83.22 $/year
Typical power consumption 125.94W 77.19W

bus

Architecture QPI FSB
Number of links 1 1
Clock speed 2,400 MHz 1,333 MHz

details

Itanium 9330  vs
Core2 Quad Q9400 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 8 4
L2 cache 2 MB 6 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 65 nm 45 nm
Max CPUs 8 1

integrated graphics

GPU None None
Label N/A N/A
Latest DirectX N/A N/A
Number of displays supported N/A N/A
GPU clock speed N/A N/A
Turbo clock speed N/A N/A
3DMark06 N/A N/A
Intel Itanium 9330
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