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Front view of Intel Xeon E5520

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon E5520

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Much higher clock speed 2.26 GHz vs 1.8 GHz More than 25% higher clock speed
Much more l3 cache 8 MB vs 2 MB 4x more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.28 GHz vs 1.8 GHz More than 80% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
More threads 8 vs 4 Twice as many threads
Newer manufacturing process 45 nm vs 65 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much more l3 cache per core 2 MB/core vs 0.5 MB/core 4x more l3 cache per core
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.27 GHz vs 1.8 GHz More than 2.2x better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Newer Mar, 2009 vs Sep, 2007 Release date over 1 years later
Front view of AMD Opteron 2346 HE

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AMD Opteron 2346 HE

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Much more l2 cache 2 MB vs 1 MB 2x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Lower typical power consumption 44.69W vs 65W More than 30% lower typical power consumption
Much more l2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Lower annual commercial energy cost 48.18 $/year vs 70.08 $/year More than 30% lower annual commercial energy cost
Lower annual home energy cost 13.25 $/year vs 19.27 $/year More than 30% lower annual home energy cost

Features Key features of the Xeon E5520  vs Opteron 2346 HE 

clock speed

Xeon E5520
2.26 GHz
Opteron 2346 HE
1.8 GHz

L2 cache

L3 cache

overclocked clock speed (air)

Xeon E5520
3.28 GHz
Opteron 2346 HE
1.8 GHz

overclocked clock speed (water)

Xeon E5520
4.27 GHz
Opteron 2346 HE
1.8 GHz

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E5520  vs
Opteron 2346 HE 
Clock speed 2.26 GHz 1.8 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Socket type
LGA 1366
F

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
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 80W 55W
Annual home energy cost 19.27 $/year 13.25 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 70.08 $/year 48.18 $/year
Typical power consumption 65W 44.69W

bus

Clock speed 2,930 MHz 1,000 MHz

details

Xeon E5520  vs
Opteron 2346 HE 
Threads 8 4
L2 cache 1 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache 8 MB 2 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 65 nm
Max CPUs 2 2
Clock multiplier 17 9
Voltage range 0.75 - 1.35V 1.12 - UnknownV
Operating temperature Unknown - 72°C 0 - 55°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.28 GHz 1.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.27 GHz 1.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.28 GHz 1.8 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
Intel Xeon E5520
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AMD Opteron 2346 HE
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