CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of E5440 vs 2800+ among all CPUs

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

5.1

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Xeon E5440 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Xeon E5440  based on its performance and single-core performance.

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Intel Xeon E5440

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Front view of Intel Xeon E5440

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon E5440

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon E5440

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Much more l2 cache 12 MB vs 0.5 MB 24x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much newer manufacturing process 45 nm vs 90 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much higher clock speed 2.83 GHz vs 1.6 GHz More than 75% higher clock speed
Much better geekbench 2 (32-bit) score 5,178 vs 682 More than 7.5x better geekbench 2 (32-bit) score
Much more l2 cache per core 3 MB/core vs 0.5 MB/core 6x more l2 cache per core
More advanced architecture x86-64 vs x86 A 64-bit architecture allows more RAM to be installed and accessed by the processor
Much better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score 6,294 vs 630 Around 10x better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score
Has virtualization support Yes vs No Somewhat common; Boosts performance of virtual machines
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 2 vs 1 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration
Significantly better geekbench 3 single core score 1,532 vs 635 Around 2.5x better geekbench 3 single core score
More cores 4 vs 1 3 more cores; run more applications at once
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.61 GHz vs 2.36 GHz Around 55% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Newer Nov, 2007 vs Jul, 2004 Release date over 3 years later
More threads 4 vs 1 3 more threads
Better performance per watt 2 pt/W vs 0.44 pt/W More than 4.5x better performance per watt
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.96 GHz vs 1.8 GHz Around 2.2x better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Front view of AMD Sempron 2800+

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AMD Sempron 2800+

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Lower typical power consumption 50.38W vs 65W Around 25% lower typical power consumption
Lower annual commercial energy cost 54.31 $/year vs 70.08 $/year Around 25% lower annual commercial energy cost
Lower annual home energy cost 14.94 $/year vs 19.27 $/year More than 20% lower annual home energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon E5440 vs Sempron 2800+

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E5440
120,650 MB/s
Sempron 2800+
43.2 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E5440  vs
Sempron 2800+ 
Clock speed 2.83 GHz 1.6 GHz
Cores Quad core Single core
Socket type
LGA 771
754
AM2
462

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes No
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
3DNow!
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 80W 62W
Annual home energy cost 19.27 $/year 14.94 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 70.08 $/year 54.31 $/year
Performance per watt 2 pt/W 0.44 pt/W
Typical power consumption 65W 50.38W

details

Xeon E5440  vs
Sempron 2800+ 
Architecture x86-64 x86
Threads 4 1
L2 cache 12 MB 0.5 MB
L2 cache per core 3 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 90 nm
Max CPUs 2 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 67°C Unknown - 70°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.61 GHz 2.36 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.96 GHz 1.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.61 GHz 2.36 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

Clock speed 1,333 MHz 200 MHz
Intel Xeon E5440
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