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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon 5050

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon 5050

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Higher clock speed 3 GHz vs 2.4 GHz More than 25% higher clock speed
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 2 vs 1 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration
Lower typical power consumption 77.19W vs 85.31W Around 10% lower typical power consumption
Higher Maximum operating temperature 67 °C vs 62.2 °C Around 10% higher Maximum operating temperature
Lower annual home energy cost 22.89 $/year vs 25.29 $/year Around 10% lower annual home energy cost
Lower annual commercial energy cost 83.22 $/year vs 91.98 $/year Around 10% lower annual commercial energy cost
Front view of Intel Core2 Quad Q6600

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core2 Quad Q6600

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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
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.6 GHz vs 3 GHz More than 20% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Features Key features of the Xeon 5050  vs Core2 Quad Q6600 

clock speed

Xeon 5050
3 GHz

L2 cache

overclocked clock speed (air)

Xeon 5050
3.38 GHz
Core2 Quad Q6600
3.52 GHz

overclocked clock speed (water)

Xeon 5050
3 GHz

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon 5050  vs
Core2 Quad Q6600 
Clock speed 3 GHz 2.4 GHz
Cores Dual core Quad core
Socket type
LGA 771
LGA 775

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No No
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE3
SSE
Supplemental SSE3
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 95W 105W
Annual home energy cost 22.89 $/year 25.29 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 83.22 $/year 91.98 $/year
Typical power consumption 77.19W 85.31W

bus

Architecture FSB FSB
Number of links 1 1
Clock speed 667 MHz 1,066 MHz

details

Xeon 5050  vs
Core2 Quad Q6600 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 4 MB 8 MB
L2 cache per core 2 MB/core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 65 nm 65 nm
Transistor count 376,000,000 582,000,000
Max CPUs 2 1
Clock multiplier 18 9
Voltage range 1.07 - 1.35V 0.85 - 1.5V
Operating temperature Unknown - 67°C Unknown - 62.2°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.38 GHz 3.52 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3 GHz 3.6 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.38 GHz 3.52 GHz

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 Xeon 5050
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