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Front view of Intel Xeon E5-2428L

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon E5-2428L

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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
Significantly more l3 cache 15 MB vs 6 MB 2.5x more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Significantly lower typical power consumption 48.75W vs 77.19W More than 35% lower typical power consumption
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 2 vs 1 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration
More threads 12 vs 4 Three times as many threads
Significantly more l3 cache per core 2.5 MB/core vs 1.5 MB/core More than 65% more l3 cache per core
More cores 6 vs 4 2 more cores; run more applications at once
Significantly higher Maximum operating temperature 89 °C vs 72.6 °C Around 25% higher Maximum operating temperature
Supports more RAM 393,216 MB vs 32,768 MB Supports 12x more RAM
Newer May, 2012 vs Jan, 2011 Release date over 1 years later
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 14.45 $/year vs 22.89 $/year More than 35% lower annual home energy cost
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 52.56 $/year vs 83.22 $/year More than 35% lower annual commercial energy cost
More l2 cache per core 0.33 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core Around 35% more l2 cache per core
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Much higher clock speed 3.3 GHz vs 1.8 GHz Around 85% higher clock speed
Much higher turbo clock speed 3.7 GHz vs 2 GHz More than 85% higher turbo clock speed
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required

Features Key features of the Xeon E5-2428L  vs Core i5 2500 

clock speed

Xeon E5-2428L
1.8 GHz
Core i5 2500
3.3 GHz

turbo clock speed

Core i5 2500
3.7 GHz

L2 cache

L3 cache

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E5-2428L  vs
Core i5 2500 
Clock speed 1.8 GHz 3.3 GHz
Turbo clock speed 2 GHz 3.7 GHz
Cores Hexa 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
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3-800
DDR3
Channels Triple Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes No
Maximum bandwidth 31,999.98 MB/s 21,333.32 MB/s
Maximum memory size 393,216 MB 32,768 MB

details

Xeon E5-2428L  vs
Core i5 2500 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 12 4
L2 cache 2 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.33 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 15 MB 6 MB
L3 cache per core 2.5 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 2 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 89°C Unknown - 72.6°C

integrated graphics

GPU None GPU
Label N/A Intel® HD Graphics 2000
Number of displays supported N/A 2
GPU clock speed N/A 850 MHz
Turbo clock speed N/A 1,100 MHz

power consumption

TDP 60W 95W
Annual home energy cost 14.45 $/year 22.89 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 52.56 $/year 83.22 $/year
Typical power consumption 48.75W 77.19W

bus

Architecture QPI DMI
Number of links 1 1
Transfer rate 7,200 MT/s 5,000 MT/s
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