CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of E7330 vs 8320 among all CPUs

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

5.4

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
AMD FX 8320 

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon E7330

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon E7330

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Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 32 vs 1 31 supports more CPUs in SMP configuration
Much lower typical power consumption 65W vs 101.56W More than 35% lower typical power consumption
Much more l2 cache per core 1.5 MB/core vs 1 MB/core 50% more l2 cache per core
Much lower annual home energy cost 19.27 $/year vs 30.11 $/year More than 35% lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 70.08 $/year vs 109.5 $/year More than 35% lower annual commercial energy cost
Higher Maximum operating temperature 66 °C vs 61.1 °C Around 10% higher Maximum operating temperature
Front view of AMD FX 8320

Reasons to consider the
AMD FX 8320

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Much better performance per dollar 6.95 pt/$ vs 0.07 pt/$ More than 104x better performance per dollar
Much more l2 cache 8 MB vs 6 MB Around 35% more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much newer manufacturing process 32 nm vs 65 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Significantly higher clock speed 3.5 GHz vs 2.4 GHz More than 45% higher clock speed
Much better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score 10,352 vs 2,639 Around 4x better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.56 GHz vs 2.4 GHz More than 90% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Much better performance per watt 7.79 pt/W vs 1.21 pt/W Around 6.5x better performance per watt
More cores 8 vs 4 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Significantly better geekbench 3 single core score 2,066 vs 1,046 Around 2x better geekbench 3 single core score
Newer Oct, 2012 vs Sep, 2007 Release date over 5 years later
More threads 8 vs 4 Twice as many threads
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.75 GHz vs 2.4 GHz Around 2x better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon E7330 vs FX 8320

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E7330
2,639
FX 8320
10,352

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E7330
1,046
FX 8320
2,066

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E7330
80,400 MB/s
FX 8320
2,320,000 MB/s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E7330  vs
FX 8320 
Clock speed 2.4 GHz 3.5 GHz
Cores Quad core Octa core
Socket type
604
AM3+

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
AVX 1.1
SSE2
F16C
MMX
XOP
AVX
SSE3
SSE
ABM
BMI1
CLMUL
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
FMA3
SSE4.2
CVT16
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
TBM
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 80W 125W
Annual home energy cost 19.27 $/year 30.11 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 70.08 $/year 109.5 $/year
Performance per watt 1.21 pt/W 7.79 pt/W
Typical power consumption 65W 101.56W

bus

Clock speed 1,066 MHz 2,600 MHz

details

Xeon E7330  vs
FX 8320 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 8
L2 cache 6 MB 8 MB
L2 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 65 nm 32 nm
Transistor count 582,000,000 1,200,000,000
Max CPUs 32 1
Clock multiplier 9 20
Voltage range 1 - 1.5V 0.8 - 1.43V
Operating temperature Unknown - 66°C Unknown - 61.1°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.4 GHz 4.56 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.4 GHz 4.75 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.4 GHz 4.56 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 E7330
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