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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon 3085

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Intel Xeon 3085

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Much more l2 cache 4 MB vs 1 MB 4x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much more l2 cache per core 2 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 8x more l2 cache per core
Much lower typical power consumption 52.81W vs 93.6W Around 45% lower typical power consumption
Much lower annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year vs 27.75 $/year Around 45% lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year vs 100.92 $/year Around 45% lower annual commercial energy cost
Front view of Intel Core i5 2400

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Much newer manufacturing process 32 nm vs 65 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much better performance per watt 8.14 pt/W vs 1.53 pt/W More than 5.2x better performance per watt
Significantly better PassMark (Single core) score 1,742 vs 1,118 More than 55% better PassMark (Single core) score
Better PassMark score 5,901 vs 1,801 More than 3.2x better PassMark score
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.54 GHz vs 3.12 GHz Around 15% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.51 GHz vs 3 GHz More than 15% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon 3085 vs Core i5 2400

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Xeon 3085
1,801
Core i5 2400
5,901

PassMark (Single Core)

Xeon 3085
1,118
Core i5 2400
1,742

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon 3085  vs
Core i5 2400 
Clock speed 3 GHz 3.1 GHz
Cores Dual core Quad core
Socket type
LGA 775
LGA 1155

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

details

Xeon 3085  vs
Core i5 2400 
Threads 2 4
L2 cache 4 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 2 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
Manufacture process 65 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.12 GHz 3.54 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3 GHz 3.51 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.12 GHz 3.54 GHz

power consumption

TDP 65W 95W
Annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year 27.75 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year 100.92 $/year
Performance per watt 1.53 pt/W 8.14 pt/W
Typical power consumption 52.81W 93.6W
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