CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 5150 vs 2372 HE 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

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Too close to call

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon 5150

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon 5150

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Much higher clock speed 2.66 GHz vs 2.1 GHz More than 25% higher clock speed
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
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.14 GHz vs 2.1 GHz Around 50% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.75 GHz vs 2.1 GHz Around 80% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Front view of AMD Opteron 2372 HE

Reasons to consider the
AMD Opteron 2372 HE

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More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Newer manufacturing process 45 nm vs 65 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Lower typical power consumption 44.69W vs 52.81W More than 15% lower typical power consumption
Newer Jan, 2009 vs Jun, 2006 Release date over 2 years later
Lower annual commercial energy cost 48.18 $/year vs 56.94 $/year More than 15% lower annual commercial energy cost
Lower annual home energy cost 13.25 $/year vs 15.66 $/year More than 15% lower annual home energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon 5150 vs Opteron 2372 HE

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon 5150
1,413
Opteron 2372 HE
1,004.5

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon 5150
106,800 MB/s
Opteron 2372 HE
78.7 MB/s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon 5150  vs
Opteron 2372 HE 
Clock speed 2.66 GHz 2.1 GHz
Cores Dual core Quad core
Socket type
LGA 771
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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 65W 55W
Annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year 13.25 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year 48.18 $/year
Performance per watt 1.73 pt/W 0.62 pt/W
Typical power consumption 52.81W 44.69W

details

Xeon 5150  vs
Opteron 2372 HE 
Threads 2 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 2
Clock multiplier 8 10
Voltage range 1 - 1.5V 1 - UnknownV
Operating temperature Unknown - 65°C 0 - 55°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.14 GHz 2.1 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.75 GHz 2.1 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.14 GHz 2.1 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

bus

Clock speed 1,333 MHz 2,000 MHz
Intel Xeon 5150
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AMD Opteron 2372 HE
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