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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon E5-2609

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon E5-2609

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Is unlocked Yes vs No Somewhat common; An unlocked multiplier allows for easier overclocking
Significantly lower typical power consumption 65W vs 93.44W More than 30% lower typical power consumption
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 70.08 $/year vs 100.74 $/year More than 30% lower annual commercial energy cost
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 19.27 $/year vs 27.7 $/year More than 30% lower annual home energy cost
Front view of AMD Opteron 6308

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AMD Opteron 6308

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Much higher clock speed 3.5 GHz vs 2.4 GHz More than 45% higher clock speed
Much more l2 cache 4 MB vs 1 MB 4x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much more l3 cache 16 MB vs 10 MB 60% more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.5 GHz vs 2.4 GHz More than 45% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 4x more l2 cache per core
Much more l3 cache per core 4 MB/core vs 2.5 MB/core 60% more l3 cache per core
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.5 GHz vs 2.56 GHz More than 35% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Features Key features of the Xeon E5-2609  vs Opteron 6308 

clock speed

Xeon E5-2609
2.4 GHz
Opteron 6308
3.5 GHz

L2 cache

L3 cache

overclocked clock speed (air)

Xeon E5-2609
2.4 GHz
Opteron 6308
3.5 GHz

overclocked clock speed (water)

Xeon E5-2609
2.56 GHz
Opteron 6308
3.5 GHz

TDP

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E5-2609  vs
Opteron 6308 
Clock speed 2.4 GHz 3.5 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Is unlocked Yes No

features

Has virtualization support Yes Yes

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.4 GHz 3.5 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.56 GHz 3.5 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.4 GHz 3.5 GHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1066
DDR3-800
DDR3

details

Xeon E5-2609  vs
Opteron 6308 
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 1 MB 4 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 10 MB 16 MB
L3 cache per core 2.5 MB/core 4 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 32 nm
Operating temperature Unknown - 70°C Unknown - 74.4°C

power consumption

TDP 80W 115W
Annual home energy cost 19.27 $/year 27.7 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 70.08 $/year 100.74 $/year
Typical power consumption 65W 93.44W
Intel Xeon E5-2609
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