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Front view of Intel Xeon 5140

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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 lower typical power consumption 52.81W vs 112.55W 2.1x lower typical power consumption
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
Much lower annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year vs 41.29 $/year 2.6x lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year vs 110.03 $/year Around 50% lower annual commercial energy cost
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Much newer manufacturing process 32 nm vs 65 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much better performance per dollar 4.1 pt/$ vs 0.22 pt/$ More than 18.5x better performance per dollar
Significantly higher clock speed 3.3 GHz vs 2.33 GHz More than 40% higher clock speed
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.98 GHz vs 2.85 GHz Around 75% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Significantly better PassMark (Single core) score 1,863 vs 891 More than 2x better PassMark (Single core) score
Much better performance per watt 6.79 pt/W vs 1.67 pt/W More than 4x better performance per watt
Significantly better PassMark score 6,383 vs 1,639 Around 4x better PassMark score
Newer Jan, 2011 vs Jun, 2006 Release date over 4 years later
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Higher Maximum operating temperature 72.6 °C vs 65 °C More than 10% higher Maximum operating temperature
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.88 GHz vs 3.89 GHz More than 25% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon 5140 vs Core i5 2500K

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon 5140
3,990

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon 5140
1,256

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon 5140
99,100 MB/s
Core i5 2500K
2,530,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon 5140
2,326
Core i5 2500K
10,319

GeekBench

Xeon 5140
2,590
Core i5 2500K
13,624

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Xeon 5140
1,639

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon 5140  vs
Core i5 2500K 
Clock speed 2.33 GHz 3.3 GHz
Cores Dual core Quad core
Socket type
LGA 771
LGA 1155

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No No
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
EM64T
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 65W 95W
Annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year 41.29 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year 110.03 $/year
Performance per watt 1.67 pt/W 6.79 pt/W
Typical power consumption 52.81W 112.55W

bus

Architecture FSB DMI
Number of links 1 1

details

Xeon 5140  vs
Core i5 2500K 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
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
Transistor count 291,000,000 1,160,000,000
Max CPUs 2 1
Clock multiplier 7 33
Voltage range 1 - 1.5V 1.2 - 1.5V
Operating temperature Unknown - 65°C 5 - 72.6°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.85 GHz 4.98 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.89 GHz 4.88 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.85 GHz 4.98 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None GPU
Label N/A Intel® HD Graphics 3000
Latest DirectX N/A 10.1
Number of displays supported N/A 2
GPU clock speed N/A 850 MHz
Turbo clock speed N/A 1,100 MHz
3DMark06 N/A 5,275
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