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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon 5063

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon 5063

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Much more l2 cache 4 MB vs 2 MB 2x 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 0.5 MB/core 4x more l2 cache per core
Higher clock speed 3.2 GHz vs 3 GHz More than 5% higher clock speed
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 2 vs 1 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.53 GHz vs 3.57 GHz More than 25% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Front view of AMD Athlon II X4 640

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Much newer manufacturing process 45 nm vs 65 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Higher Maximum operating temperature 71 °C vs 67 °C More than 5% higher Maximum operating temperature
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.89 GHz vs 3.2 GHz More than 20% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Features Key features of the Xeon 5063  vs Athlon II X4 640 

clock speed

Xeon 5063
3.2 GHz

L2 cache

overclocked clock speed (air)

Xeon 5063
4.53 GHz
Athlon II X4 640
3.57 GHz

overclocked clock speed (water)

Xeon 5063
3.2 GHz
Athlon II X4 640
3.89 GHz

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon 5063  vs
Athlon II X4 640 
Clock speed 3.2 GHz 3 GHz
Cores Dual core Quad core
Socket type
LGA 771
AM3

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
SSE2
MMX
SSE3
SSE
3DNow!
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

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

bus

Clock speed 1,066 MHz 2,000 MHz

details

Xeon 5063  vs
Athlon II X4 640 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 4 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 2 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 65 nm 45 nm
Max CPUs 2 1
Voltage range 1.07 - 1.35V 1.05 - 1.4V
Operating temperature Unknown - 67°C Unknown - 71°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 4.53 GHz 3.57 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.2 GHz 3.89 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.53 GHz 3.57 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 5063
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