Cast your vote Do you agree or disagree with CPUBoss?

Thanks for adding your opinion. Follow us on Facebook to stay up to date with the latest news!
VS

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5

Report a correction
Much better 3DMark06 CPU score 69.1 vs 48.4 Around 45% better 3DMark06 CPU score
Higher turbo clock speed 3.7 GHz vs 3.1 GHz Around 20% higher turbo clock speed
More l2 cache 1 MB vs 0.5 MB 2x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Higher clock speed 2.8 GHz vs 2.5 GHz More than 10% higher clock speed
More l3 cache 8 MB vs 4 MB 2x more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Significantly better CompuBench 1.5 ocean surface simulation score 244.63 fps vs 156.25 fps More than 55% better CompuBench 1.5 ocean surface simulation score
Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
Significantly better PassMark score 8,932 vs 4,428 More than 2x better PassMark score
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
More threads 8 vs 4 Twice as many threads
Better PassMark (Single core) score 1,909 vs 1,637 More than 15% better PassMark (Single core) score
Better performance per dollar 0.56 pt/$ vs 0.38 pt/$ Around 50% better performance per dollar
Higher GPU clock speed 350 MHz vs 300 MHz More than 15% higher GPU clock speed
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.55 GHz vs 3.11 GHz Around 15% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Slightly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.3 GHz vs 3.1 GHz More than 5% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Front view of Intel Core i7 6500U

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i7 6500U

Report a correction
Significantly lower typical power consumption 12.19W vs 36.56W 3x lower typical power consumption
Significantly better performance per watt 9.95 pt/W vs 5.41 pt/W Around 85% better performance per watt
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 3.61 $/year vs 10.84 $/year 3x lower annual home energy cost
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 13.14 $/year vs 39.42 $/year 3x lower annual commercial energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon E3-1505M v5 vs Core i7 6500U

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Xeon E3-1505M v5
25.43 mHash/s
Core i7 6500U
26.91 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (Face detection)

Xeon E3-1505M v5
22.85 mPixels/s
Core i7 6500U
21.23 mPixels/s

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Xeon E3-1505M v5
1.66 fps
Core i7 6500U
1.29 fps

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E3-1505M v5
4,730 MB/s
Core i7 6500U
3,265 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E3-1505M v5  vs
Core i7 6500U 
Clock speed 2.8 GHz 2.5 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.7 GHz 3.1 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes 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 45W 15W
Annual home energy cost 10.84 $/year 3.61 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 39.42 $/year 13.14 $/year
Performance per watt 5.41 pt/W 9.95 pt/W
Typical power consumption 36.56W 12.19W

bus

Architecture FSB FSB
Number of links 1 1
Transfer rate 8,000 MT/s 4,000 MT/s

details

Xeon E3-1505M v5  vs
Core i7 6500U 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 8 4
L2 cache 1 MB 0.5 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 8 MB 4 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 14 nm 14 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.55 GHz 3.11 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.3 GHz 3.1 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.55 GHz 3.11 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics P530 Intel® HD Graphics 520
Number of displays supported 3 3
GPU clock speed 350 MHz 300 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,050 MHz 1,050 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3L-1600
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes No
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 65,536 MB 32,768 MB
Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5
Report a correction
Intel Core i7 6500U
Report a correction

Comments

comments powered by Disqus