CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 5150 vs 6700K 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

9.1

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i7 6700K 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core i7 6700K  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 5150

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon 5150

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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
Significantly lower typical power consumption 52.81W vs 73.94W Around 30% lower typical power consumption
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 2 vs 1 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year vs 21.92 $/year Around 30% lower annual home energy cost
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year vs 79.72 $/year Around 30% lower annual commercial energy cost
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Much newer manufacturing process 14 nm vs 65 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much higher clock speed 4 GHz vs 2.66 GHz More than 50% higher clock speed
Much better CompuBench 1.5 T-Rex score 1.82 fps vs 0.12 fps More than 15.8x better CompuBench 1.5 T-Rex score
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Much better PassMark (Single core) score 2,349 vs 1,020 More than 2.2x better PassMark (Single core) score
Much better PassMark score 11,109 vs 1,741 Around 6.5x better PassMark score
Much better performance per dollar 0.91 pt/$ vs 0.16 pt/$ More than 5.5x better performance per dollar
Newer Jul, 2015 vs Jun, 2006 Release date over 9 years later
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.61 GHz vs 3.14 GHz More than 45% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
More threads 8 vs 2 6 more threads
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Better performance per watt 3.49 pt/W vs 1.73 pt/W More than 2x better performance per watt
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.77 GHz vs 3.75 GHz More than 25% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon 5150 vs Core i7 6700K

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Xeon 5150
0.12 fps
Core i7 6700K
1.82 fps

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon 5150
4,970
Core i7 6700K
17,583

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon 5150
1,413

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon 5150
106,800 MB/s
Core i7 6700K
6,010 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon 5150
2,462
Core i7 6700K
17,169

GeekBench

Xeon 5150
2,908
Core i7 6700K
17,169

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Xeon 5150
1,741
Core i7 6700K
11,109

PassMark (Single Core)

Xeon 5150
1,020

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon 5150  vs
Core i7 6700K 
Clock speed 2.66 GHz 4 GHz
Cores Dual core Quad core

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
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 65W 91W
Annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year 21.92 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year 79.72 $/year
Performance per watt 1.73 pt/W 3.49 pt/W
Typical power consumption 52.81W 73.94W

details

Xeon 5150  vs
Core i7 6700K 
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 14 nm
Max CPUs 2 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 65°C Unknown - 64°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.14 GHz 4.61 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.75 GHz 4.77 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.14 GHz 4.61 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None GPU
Label N/A Intel® HD Graphics 530
Number of displays supported N/A 3
GPU clock speed N/A 350 MHz
Turbo clock speed N/A 1,150 MHz

bus

Architecture FSB FSB
Number of links 1 0
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