CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 5110 vs 3770 among all CPUs

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

7.9

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i7 3770 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core i7 3770  based on its performance, single-core performance and value.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon 5110

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon 5110

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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
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 2 vs 1 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration
Lower typical power consumption 52.81W vs 62.56W More than 15% lower typical power consumption
Lower annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year vs 18.55 $/year More than 15% lower annual home energy cost
Lower annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year vs 67.45 $/year More than 15% lower annual commercial energy cost
Front view of Intel Core i7 3770

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Intel Core i7 3770

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Much higher clock speed 3.4 GHz vs 1.6 GHz More than 2x higher clock speed
Much newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 65 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much better performance per dollar 2.33 pt/$ vs 0.38 pt/$ More than 6x better performance per dollar
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Much better PassMark (Single core) score 2,072 vs 619 More than 3.2x better PassMark (Single core) score
Much better PassMark score 9,449 vs 1,079 More than 8.8x better PassMark score
Much better performance per watt 7.25 pt/W vs 1.17 pt/W Around 6.2x better performance per watt
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.03 GHz vs 2.51 GHz More than 60% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
More threads 8 vs 2 6 more threads
Newer Apr, 2012 vs Jun, 2006 Release date over 5 years later
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.32 GHz vs 1.6 GHz Around 2.8x better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon 5110 vs Core i7 3770

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon 5110
3,028
Core i7 3770
12,524

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon 5110
68,550 MB/s
Core i7 3770
2,660,000 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Xeon 5110
1,079
Core i7 3770
9,449

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon 5110  vs
Core i7 3770 
Clock speed 1.6 GHz 3.4 GHz
Cores Dual core Quad core
Socket type
LGA 771
LGA 1155

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No 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

power consumption

TDP 65W 77W
Annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year 18.55 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year 67.45 $/year
Performance per watt 1.17 pt/W 7.25 pt/W
Typical power consumption 52.81W 62.56W

bus

Architecture FSB DMI
Number of links 1 1

details

Xeon 5110  vs
Core i7 3770 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 8
L2 cache 4 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 2 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
Manufacture process 65 nm 22 nm
Transistor count 291,000,000 1,300,000,000
Max CPUs 2 1
Clock multiplier 6 34
Operating temperature Unknown - 65°C Unknown - 67.4°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.51 GHz 4.03 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 1.6 GHz 4.32 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 1,116.9 3,085.5
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.51 GHz 4.03 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None GPU
Label N/A Intel® HD Graphics 4000
Latest DirectX N/A 11.x
Number of displays supported N/A 3
GPU clock speed N/A 650 MHz
Turbo clock speed N/A 1,150 MHz
3DMark06 N/A 5,339.9
Intel Xeon 5110
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One thing is obviously suspect - The Xeon can be overclocked air cooled but can't be if water cooled?
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