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Front view of Intel Xeon E3-1220

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon E3-1220

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Much higher clock speed 3.1 GHz vs 2 GHz More than 55% higher clock speed
Much newer manufacturing process 32 nm vs 90 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Lower typical power consumption 65W vs 77.19W More than 15% lower typical power consumption
Newer Apr, 2011 vs Aug, 2006 Release date over 4 years later
Lower annual commercial energy cost 70.08 $/year vs 83.22 $/year More than 15% lower annual commercial energy cost
Lower annual home energy cost 19.27 $/year vs 22.89 $/year More than 15% lower annual home energy cost
Front view of AMD Second Generation Opteron 2212

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AMD Second Generation Opteron 2212

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Much 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 more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 4x more l2 cache per core
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 2 vs 1 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration

Features Key features of the Xeon E3-1220  vs Second Generation Opteron 2212 

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E3-1220  vs
Second Generation Opteron 2212 
Clock speed 3.1 GHz 2 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core
Socket type
LGA 1155
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features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
3DNow!
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

details

Xeon E3-1220  vs
Second Generation Opteron 2212 
Threads 4 2
L2 cache 1 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 90 nm
Max CPUs 1 2
Clock multiplier 31 10
Operating temperature Unknown - 69.1°C 0 - 72°C

power consumption

TDP 80W 95W
Annual home energy cost 19.27 $/year 22.89 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 70.08 $/year 83.22 $/year
Typical power consumption 65W 77.19W
Intel Xeon E3-1220
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