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Front view of Intel Xeon E5504

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Significantly lower typical power consumption 65W vs 93.6W More than 30% lower typical power consumption
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 2 vs 1 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration
Supports more RAM 147,456 MB vs 32,768 MB Supports 4.5x more RAM
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 19.27 $/year vs 27.75 $/year More than 30% lower annual home energy cost
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 70.08 $/year vs 100.92 $/year More than 30% lower annual commercial energy cost
Slightly higher Maximum operating temperature 76 °C vs 72.6 °C Around 5% higher Maximum operating temperature
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Much better performance per dollar 4.58 pt/$ vs 0.51 pt/$ More than 9x better performance per dollar
Significantly higher clock speed 3.1 GHz vs 2 GHz More than 55% higher clock speed
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Much newer manufacturing process 32 nm vs 45 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Significantly better PassMark (Single core) score 1,742 vs 821 More than 2x better PassMark (Single core) score
Much better performance per watt 8.14 pt/W vs 1.49 pt/W Around 5.5x better performance per watt
Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
Slightly more l3 cache 6 MB vs 4 MB 50% more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Better PassMark score 5,901 vs 2,732 Around 2.2x better PassMark score
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.54 GHz vs 2.82 GHz More than 25% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
More l3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core vs 1 MB/core 50% more l3 cache per core
Newer Jan, 2011 vs Mar, 2009 Release date over 1 years later

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon E5504 vs Core i5 2400

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E5504
4,940
Core i5 2400
8,298

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E5504
1,357
Core i5 2400
2,638

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E5504
86,200 MB/s
Core i5 2400
2,260,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E5504
4,158
Core i5 2400
8,258

GeekBench

Xeon E5504
4,158
Core i5 2400
10,769

x264 HD 4.0

Xeon E5504
45.9 fps
Core i5 2400
78.31 fps

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Xeon E5504
2,732
Core i5 2400
5,901

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E5504  vs
Core i5 2400 
Clock speed 2 GHz 3.1 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Socket type
LGA 1366
LGA 1155

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 80W 95W
Annual home energy cost 19.27 $/year 27.75 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 70.08 $/year 100.92 $/year
Performance per watt 1.49 pt/W 8.14 pt/W
Typical power consumption 65W 93.6W

bus

Architecture QPI DMI
Number of links 2 1
Transfer rate 4,800 MT/s 5,000 MT/s

details

Xeon E5504  vs
Core i5 2400 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 4 MB 6 MB
L3 cache per core 1 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 2 1
Clock multiplier 15 31
Operating temperature Unknown - 76°C Unknown - 72.6°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.82 GHz 3.54 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.43 GHz 3.51 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.82 GHz 3.54 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None GPU
Label N/A Intel® HD Graphics 2000
Number of displays supported N/A 2
GPU clock speed N/A 850 MHz
Turbo clock speed N/A 1,100 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3
DDR3-800
Channels Triple Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes No
Maximum bandwidth 19,200 MB/s 21,333.32 MB/s
Maximum memory size 147,456 MB 32,768 MB
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