CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 5150 vs 860 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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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 lower typical power consumption 52.81W vs 156.35W 3x 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 53.98 $/year 3.4x lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year vs 157.68 $/year 2.8x lower annual commercial energy cost
Better performance per watt 1.73 pt/W vs 0.96 pt/W Around 80% better performance per watt
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Much newer manufacturing process 45 nm vs 65 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
Significantly better performance per dollar 0.57 pt/$ vs 0.16 pt/$ Around 3.5x better performance per dollar
More threads 8 vs 2 6 more threads
Better geekbench 3 single core score 2,065 vs 1,413 More than 45% better geekbench 3 single core score
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.14 GHz vs 3.14 GHz More than 30% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better PassMark score 5,051 vs 1,741 Around 3x better PassMark score
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Newer Jul, 2009 vs Jun, 2006 Release date over 3 years later
Higher Maximum operating temperature 72.7 °C vs 65 °C More than 10% higher Maximum operating temperature
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.15 GHz vs 3.75 GHz More than 10% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon 5150 vs Core i7 860

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon 5150
4,970
Core i7 860
7,379

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon 5150
1,413
Core i7 860
2,065

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon 5150
106,800 MB/s
Core i7 860
134,600 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon 5150
2,462
Core i7 860
7,260

GeekBench

Xeon 5150
2,908
Core i7 860
8,959

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Xeon 5150
1,741
Core i7 860
5,051

PassMark (Single Core)

Xeon 5150
1,020
Core i7 860
1,226

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon 5150  vs
Core i7 860 
Clock speed 2.66 GHz 2.8 GHz
Cores Dual core Quad core
Socket type
LGA 771
LGA 1156

features

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

power consumption

TDP 65W 95W
Annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year 53.98 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year 157.68 $/year
Performance per watt 1.73 pt/W 0.96 pt/W
Typical power consumption 52.81W 156.35W

bus

Architecture FSB DMI
Number of links 1 1

details

Xeon 5150  vs
Core i7 860 
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 45 nm
Transistor count 291,000,000 774,000,000
Max CPUs 2 1
Clock multiplier 8 21
Voltage range 1 - 1.5V 0.65 - 1.4V
Operating temperature Unknown - 65°C Unknown - 72.7°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.14 GHz 4.14 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.75 GHz 4.15 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.14 GHz 4.14 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
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