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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon E5-1660

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon E5-1660

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Much newer manufacturing process 32 nm vs 130 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much higher clock speed 3.3 GHz vs 1.47 GHz Around 2.2x higher clock speed
Much more l2 cache 2 MB vs 0.25 MB 8x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much better PassMark score 16,462 vs 268 Around 61.5x better PassMark score
Much better PassMark (Single core) score 2,082 vs 419 Around 5x better PassMark (Single core) score
Has a NX bit Yes vs No Somewhat common; Prevents a common class of security exploits
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.79 GHz vs 2.11 GHz More than 2.2x better overclocked clock speed (Air)
More cores 6 vs 1 5 more cores; run more applications at once
More threads 12 vs 1 11 more threads
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.8 GHz vs 1.47 GHz More than 3.2x better overclocked clock speed (Water)
More l2 cache per core 0.33 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core Around 35% more l2 cache per core
Front view of AMD Athlon XP-M 1700+

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AMD Athlon XP-M 1700+

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the AMD Athlon XP-M 1700+ vs the Intel Xeon E5-1660.

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon E5-1660 vs Athlon XP-M 1700+

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E5-1660  vs
Athlon XP-M 1700+ 
Clock speed 3.3 GHz 1.47 GHz
Cores Hexa core Single core
Socket type
LGA 2011
462
563

features

Has a NX bit Yes No
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
3DNow!
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

bus

Clock speed 0 MHz 266 MHz

details

Xeon E5-1660  vs
Athlon XP-M 1700+ 
Threads 12 1
L2 cache 2 MB 0.25 MB
L2 cache per core 0.33 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 130 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 4.79 GHz 2.11 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.8 GHz 1.47 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.79 GHz 2.11 GHz

power consumption

Typical power consumption 105.63W N/A
Intel Xeon E5-1660
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