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Front view of Intel Xeon E6510

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon E6510

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Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 2 vs 1 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration
More threads 8 vs 2 6 more threads
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Newer Mar, 2010 vs Jan, 2008 Release date over 2 years later
Front view of Intel Core2 Duo E8400

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Intel Core2 Duo E8400

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Much more l2 cache 6 MB vs 1 MB 6x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much higher clock speed 3 GHz vs 1.73 GHz Around 75% higher clock speed
Much more l2 cache per core 3 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 12x more l2 cache per core
Much lower typical power consumption 52.81W vs 85.31W Around 40% lower typical power consumption
Higher Maximum operating temperature 72.4 °C vs 64 °C Around 15% higher Maximum operating temperature
Much lower annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year vs 25.29 $/year Around 40% lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year vs 91.98 $/year Around 40% lower annual commercial energy cost

Features Key features of the Xeon E6510  vs Core2 Duo E8400 

clock speed

Xeon E6510
1.73 GHz

L2 cache

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E6510  vs
Core2 Duo E8400 
Clock speed 1.73 GHz 3 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core
Socket type
LGA 1567
LGA 775

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

bus

Architecture QPI FSB
Number of links 4 1
Clock speed 2,400 MHz 1,333 MHz

details

Xeon E6510  vs
Core2 Duo E8400 
Threads 8 2
L2 cache 1 MB 6 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 3 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 45 nm
Max CPUs 2 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 64°C Unknown - 72.4°C

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

power consumption

TDP 105W 65W
Annual home energy cost 25.29 $/year 15.66 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 91.98 $/year 56.94 $/year
Typical power consumption 85.31W 52.81W
Intel Xeon E6510
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Intel Core2 Duo E8400
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