CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 5160 vs 760 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

5.2

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i5 760 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core i5 760  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 5160

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon 5160

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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
Much lower typical power consumption 65W vs 114.5W Around 45% lower typical power consumption
Higher clock speed 3 GHz vs 2.8 GHz More than 5% higher clock speed
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 2 vs 1 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration
Much lower annual home energy cost 19.27 $/year vs 39.42 $/year 2x lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 70.08 $/year vs 115.63 $/year Around 40% lower annual commercial energy cost
Front view of Intel Core i5 760

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Intel Core i5 760

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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
Much better performance per dollar 0.74 pt/$ vs 0.14 pt/$ More than 5.2x better performance per dollar
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Better geekbench 3 single core score 2,089 vs 1,569 Around 35% better geekbench 3 single core score
Newer Jul, 2010 vs Jun, 2006 Release date over 4 years later
Better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score 6,297 vs 5,525 Around 15% better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.13 GHz vs 3.63 GHz Around 15% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Higher Maximum operating temperature 72.7 °C vs 65 °C More than 10% higher Maximum operating temperature
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.49 GHz vs 3 GHz Around 50% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon 5160 vs Core i5 760

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon 5160
5,525
Core i5 760
6,297

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon 5160
1,569
Core i5 760
2,089

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon 5160
120,000 MB/s
Core i5 760
132,200 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon 5160
2,576
Core i5 760
5,838

GeekBench

Xeon 5160
3,222
Core i5 760
7,997

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Xeon 5160
1,971
Core i5 760
3,903

PassMark (Single Core)

Xeon 5160
1,130
Core i5 760
1,196

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon 5160  vs
Core i5 760 
Clock speed 3 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 No
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 80W 95W
Annual home energy cost 19.27 $/year 39.42 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 70.08 $/year 115.63 $/year
Performance per watt 1.56 pt/W 1.3 pt/W
Typical power consumption 65W 114.5W

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Supports ECC No No

details

Xeon 5160  vs
Core i5 760 
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 45 nm
Transistor count 291,000,000 774,000,000
Max CPUs 2 1
Clock multiplier 9 21
Voltage range 1 - 1.5V 0.65 - 1.4V
Operating temperature Unknown - 65°C Unknown - 72.7°C

overclocking

Overclock popularity 2 131
Overclocked clock speed 3.63 GHz 4.13 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3 GHz 4.49 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.63 GHz 4.13 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

Architecture FSB DMI
Number of links 1 1
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