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Intel Xeon E5-2689

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Front view of Intel Xeon E5-2689

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon E5-2689

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Intel Xeon E5-2689

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Much newer manufacturing process 32 nm vs 65 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much more l3 cache 20 MB vs 2 MB 10x more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Higher clock speed 2.6 GHz vs 2.1 GHz Around 25% higher clock speed
Much better PassMark score 19,521 vs 2,035 More than 9.5x better PassMark score
Much better PassMark (Single core) score 2,091 vs 697 3x better PassMark (Single core) score
Much better performance per watt 10.97 pt/W vs 1.24 pt/W More than 8.8x better performance per watt
More threads 16 vs 3 13 more threads
Much more l3 cache per core 2.5 MB/core vs 0.67 MB/core More than 3.8x more l3 cache per core
More cores 8 vs 3 5 more cores; run more applications at once
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 2 vs 1 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration
Newer Mar, 2012 vs Sep, 2008 Release date over 3 years later
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AMD Phenom X3 8450e

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Much lower typical power consumption 52.81W vs 93.44W Around 45% lower typical power consumption
Significantly more l2 cache per core 0.67 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core Around 2.8x more l2 cache per core
Much lower annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year vs 27.7 $/year Around 45% lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year vs 100.74 $/year Around 45% lower annual commercial energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon E5-2689 vs Phenom X3 8450e

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E5-2689  vs
Phenom X3 8450e 
Clock speed 2.6 GHz 2.1 GHz
Cores Octa core Tri core
Socket type
LGA 2011
AM2+

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
SSE2
MMX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
3DNow!
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

details

Xeon E5-2689  vs
Phenom X3 8450e 
Threads 16 3
L2 cache 2 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.67 MB/core
L3 cache 20 MB 2 MB
L3 cache per core 2.5 MB/core 0.67 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 65 nm
Max CPUs 2 1

power consumption

TDP 115W 65W
Annual home energy cost 27.7 $/year 15.66 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 100.74 $/year 56.94 $/year
Performance per watt 10.97 pt/W 1.24 pt/W
Typical power consumption 93.44W 52.81W

bus

Clock speed 4,000 MHz 1,800 MHz
Intel Xeon E5-2689
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