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Front view of Intel Xeon E5607

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon E5607

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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
Slightly more l3 cache 8 MB vs 6 MB Around 35% more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
More l3 cache per core 2 MB/core vs 1.5 MB/core Around 35% more l3 cache per core
Supports more RAM 294,912 MB vs 32,768 MB Supports 9x 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 $/year More than 30% lower annual commercial energy cost
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.3 GHz vs 3.51 GHz Around 25% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
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Much better performance per dollar 4.58 pt/$ vs 0.53 pt/$ Around 8.8x better performance per dollar
Significantly higher clock speed 3.1 GHz vs 2.26 GHz More than 35% higher clock speed
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Much better performance per watt 8.14 pt/W vs 1.85 pt/W Around 4.5x better performance per watt
Significantly better PassMark (Single core) score 1,742 vs 939 More than 85% better PassMark (Single core) score
Better PassMark score 5,901 vs 3,459 More than 70% better PassMark score

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon E5607 vs Core i5 2400

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E5607
9,456
Core i5 2400
8,298

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E5607
2,890
Core i5 2400
2,638

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E5607
1,880 MB/s
Core i5 2400
2,260,000 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Xeon E5607
3,459
Core i5 2400
5,901

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E5607  vs
Core i5 2400 
Clock speed 2.26 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 Yes 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 1.85 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 E5607  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 8 MB 6 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 2 1
Clock multiplier 17 31

overclocking

Overclock popularity 1 63
Overclocked clock speed 3.68 GHz 3.54 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.3 GHz 3.51 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.68 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
DDR3-800
DDR3
Channels Triple Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes No
Maximum bandwidth 25,599.99 MB/s 21,333.32 MB/s
Maximum memory size 294,912 MB 32,768 MB
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