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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon E5606

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon E5606

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Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
Supports more RAM 294,912 MB vs 147,456 MB Supports 2x more RAM
Newer manufacturing process 32 nm vs 45 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Newer Feb, 2011 vs Mar, 2009 Release date over 1 years later
Front view of Intel Xeon E5530

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Significantly higher clock speed 2.4 GHz vs 2.13 GHz Around 15% higher clock speed
More threads 8 vs 4 Twice as many threads
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.38 GHz vs 2.13 GHz More than 2x better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.39 GHz vs 2.99 GHz Around 15% better overclocked clock speed (Air)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon E5606 vs E5530

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E5606
5,123
Xeon E5530
5,726

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E5606
1,583.5
Xeon E5530
1,700

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E5606
1,040 MB/s
Xeon E5530
110,200 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E5606
5,056
Xeon E5530
7,118

GeekBench

Xeon E5606
5,056
Xeon E5530
7,118

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Xeon E5606
3,022
Xeon E5530
4,605

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E5606  vs
E5530 
Clock speed 2.13 GHz 2.4 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Socket type
LGA 1366

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes No
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
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 1.22 pt/W 1.97 pt/W
Typical power consumption 65W 65W

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1066
DDR3-800
DDR3
Channels Triple Channel Triple Channel
Supports ECC Yes Yes
Maximum bandwidth 25,599.99 MB/s 25,599.99 MB/s
Maximum memory size 294,912 MB 147,456 MB

details

Xeon E5606  vs
E5530 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 8
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 8 MB 8 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 45 nm
Max CPUs 2 2
Clock multiplier 16 18
Voltage range 0.75 - 1.35V 0.75 - 1.35V

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.99 GHz 3.39 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.13 GHz 4.38 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.99 GHz 3.39 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 QPI QPI
Number of links 2 2
Data rate 38,400 MB/s 46,928 MB/s
Transfer rate 4,800 MT/s 5,860 MT/s
Clock speed 2,400 MHz 2,930 MHz
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