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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Itanium 9540

Reasons to consider the
Intel Itanium 9540

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Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 8 vs 1 7 supports more CPUs in SMP configuration
Much more l3 cache 24 MB vs 8 MB 3x more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Much lower typical power consumption 138.13W vs 178.75W Around 25% lower typical power consumption
Much more l3 cache per core 3 MB/core vs 1 MB/core 3x more l3 cache per core
More threads 16 vs 8 Twice as many threads
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 148.92 $/year vs 192.72 $/year Around 25% lower annual commercial energy cost
Much lower annual home energy cost 40.95 $/year vs 53 $/year Around 25% lower annual home energy cost
Front view of AMD FX 9590

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AMD FX 9590

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Much more l2 cache 8 MB vs 4 MB 2x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much higher clock speed 4.7 GHz vs 2.13 GHz Around 2.2x higher clock speed
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.5 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Newer Jul, 2013 vs Nov, 2012 Release date 8 months later

Features Key features of the Itanium 9540  vs FX 9590 

clock speed

Itanium 9540
2.13 GHz
FX 9590
4.7 GHz

L2 cache

FX 9590
8 MB

L3 cache

Itanium 9540
24 MB
FX 9590
8 MB

TDP

FX 9590
220W

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Itanium 9540  vs
FX 9590 
Clock speed 2.13 GHz 4.7 GHz
Cores Octa core Octa core
Socket type
LGA 1248
AM3+

features

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

power consumption

TDP 170W 220W
Annual home energy cost 40.95 $/year 53 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 148.92 $/year 192.72 $/year
Typical power consumption 138.13W 178.75W

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Supports ECC Yes Yes

details

Itanium 9540  vs
FX 9590 
Threads 16 8
L2 cache 4 MB 8 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 24 MB 8 MB
L3 cache per core 3 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 32 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 9540
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AMD FX 9590
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