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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon E5-2430

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon E5-2430

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Much better performance per watt 7.36 pt/W vs 0.77 pt/W More than 9.5x better performance per watt
More threads 12 vs 8 4 more threads
Lower typical power consumption 77.19W vs 93.44W More than 15% lower typical power consumption
More l3 cache per core 2.5 MB/core vs 2 MB/core 25% more l3 cache per core
Lower annual commercial energy cost 83.22 $/year vs 100.74 $/year More than 15% lower annual commercial energy cost
Lower annual home energy cost 22.89 $/year vs 27.7 $/year More than 15% lower annual home energy cost
Front view of AMD Opteron 6320

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AMD Opteron 6320

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Much more l2 cache 8 MB vs 2 MB 4x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much higher clock speed 2.8 GHz vs 2.2 GHz More than 25% higher clock speed
Significantly higher turbo clock speed 3.3 GHz vs 2.7 GHz More than 20% higher turbo clock speed
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.33 MB/core More than 3x more l2 cache per core
More l3 cache 16 MB vs 15 MB More than 5% more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 4 vs 2 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration
Newer Nov, 2012 vs May, 2012 Release date 5 months later

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon E5-2430 vs Opteron 6320

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E5-2430
12,149
Opteron 6320
4,481

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E5-2430
1,520,000 MB/s
Opteron 6320
1,830 MB/s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E5-2430  vs
Opteron 6320 
Clock speed 2.2 GHz 2.8 GHz
Turbo clock speed 2.7 GHz 3.3 GHz
Cores Hexa core Octa core

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
AVX 1.1
SSE2
F16C
MMX
XOP
AVX
SSE3
SSE
ABM
BMI1
CLMUL
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
FMA3
SSE4.2
CVT16
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
TBM
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 95W 115W
Annual home energy cost 22.89 $/year 27.7 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 83.22 $/year 100.74 $/year
Performance per watt 7.36 pt/W 0.77 pt/W
Typical power consumption 77.19W 93.44W

bus

Architecture QPI HyperTransport 3.0
Transfer rate 7,200 MT/s 6,400 MT/s
Clock speed 3,600 MHz 3,200 MHz

details

Xeon E5-2430  vs
Opteron 6320 
Threads 12 8
L2 cache 2 MB 8 MB
L2 cache per core 0.33 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 15 MB 16 MB
L3 cache per core 2.5 MB/core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 2 4

overclocking

Overclock popularity 0 0

integrated graphics

GPU None None
Label N/A N/A
Latest DirectX N/A N/A
Number of displays supported N/A N/A
GPU clock speed N/A N/A
Turbo clock speed N/A N/A
3DMark06 N/A N/A

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3-800
DDR3
Channels Triple Channel Quad Channel
Supports ECC Yes Yes
Maximum bandwidth 31,999.98 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Intel Xeon E5-2430
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