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Front view of Intel Xeon 5160

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Front view of Intel Xeon E5320

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon E5320

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Much more l2 cache 8 MB vs 4 MB 2x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Front view of Intel Xeon 5160

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Much higher clock speed 3 GHz vs 1.86 GHz More than 60% higher clock speed
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.63 GHz vs 2.81 GHz Around 30% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3 GHz vs 1.87 GHz More than 60% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon E5320 vs 5160

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E5320
6,799
Xeon 5160
5,525

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E5320
1,028
Xeon 5160
1,569

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E5320
93,300 MB/s
Xeon 5160
120,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E5320
3,058
Xeon 5160
2,576

GeekBench

Xeon E5320
3,172
Xeon 5160
3,222

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Xeon E5320
2,288
Xeon 5160
1,971

PassMark (Single Core)

Xeon 5160
1,130

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E5320  vs
5160 
Clock speed 1.86 GHz 3 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core
Socket type
LGA 771

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No No
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
MMX
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 80W 80W
Annual home energy cost 19.27 $/year 19.27 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 70.08 $/year 70.08 $/year
Performance per watt 1.52 pt/W 1.56 pt/W
Typical power consumption 65W 65W

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Supports ECC No No

details

Xeon E5320  vs
5160 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 2
L2 cache 8 MB 4 MB
L2 cache per core 2 MB/core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 65 nm 65 nm
Transistor count 582,000,000 291,000,000
Max CPUs 2 2
Clock multiplier 7 9
Voltage range 1 - 1.5V 1 - 1.5V
Operating temperature Unknown - 66°C Unknown - 65°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.81 GHz 3.63 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 1.87 GHz 3 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.81 GHz 3.63 GHz

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

bus

Architecture FSB FSB
Number of links 1 1
Clock speed 1,066 MHz 1,333 MHz
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