CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of D-1540 vs 2600 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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CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i7 2600 

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon D-1540

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon D-1540

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Significantly more l2 cache 2 MB vs 1 MB 2x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much newer manufacturing process 14 nm vs 32 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much lower typical power consumption 36.56W vs 114.5W 3.1x lower typical power consumption
More l3 cache 12 MB vs 8 MB 50% more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
More cores 8 vs 4 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
More threads 16 vs 8 Twice as many threads
Newer Mar, 2015 vs Jan, 2011 Release date over 4 years later
Much lower annual home energy cost 10.84 $/year vs 41.87 $/year 3.9x lower annual home energy cost
Better PassMark score 10,573 vs 8,219 Around 30% better PassMark score
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 39.42 $/year vs 112.13 $/year 2.8x lower annual commercial energy cost
Higher Maximum operating temperature 80 °C vs 72.6 °C More than 10% higher Maximum operating temperature
Supports more RAM 131,072 MB vs 32,768 MB Supports 4x more RAM
Front view of Intel Core i7 2600

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Much higher clock speed 3.4 GHz vs 2 GHz 70% higher clock speed
Significantly higher turbo clock speed 3.8 GHz vs 2.6 GHz More than 45% higher turbo clock speed
Much better performance per dollar 2.72 pt/$ vs 0.28 pt/$ Around 9.8x better performance per dollar
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.93 GHz vs 2 GHz More than 95% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better PassMark (Single core) score 1,921 vs 1,344 Around 45% better PassMark (Single core) score
Significantly better performance per watt 6.49 pt/W vs 3.65 pt/W Around 80% better performance per watt
More l3 cache per core 2 MB/core vs 1.5 MB/core Around 35% more l3 cache per core
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.92 GHz vs 2 GHz More than 95% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon D-1540 vs Core i7 2600

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon D-1540
2,291
Core i7 2600
10,986

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon D-1540
2,290 MB/s
Core i7 2600
2,470,000 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Xeon D-1540
10,573
Core i7 2600
8,219

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon D-1540  vs
Core i7 2600 
Clock speed 2 GHz 3.4 GHz
Turbo clock speed 2.6 GHz 3.8 GHz
Cores Octa core Quad core

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes Yes
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 45W 95W
Annual home energy cost 10.84 $/year 41.87 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 39.42 $/year 112.13 $/year
Performance per watt 3.65 pt/W 6.49 pt/W
Typical power consumption 36.56W 114.5W

bus

Architecture DMI 2.0 DMI
Number of links 1 1

details

Xeon D-1540  vs
Core i7 2600 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 16 8
L2 cache 2 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 12 MB 8 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 14 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 80°C Unknown - 72.6°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2 GHz 3.93 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2 GHz 3.92 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2 GHz 3.93 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None GPU
Label N/A Intel® HD Graphics 2000
Latest DirectX N/A 10.x
Number of displays supported N/A 2
GPU clock speed N/A 850 MHz
Turbo clock speed N/A 1,350 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes No
Maximum memory size 131,072 MB 32,768 MB
Intel Xeon D-1540
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