CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of E7430 vs E6300 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

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon E7430

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon E7430

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Much more l2 cache 12 MB vs 2 MB 6x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 32 vs 1 31 supports more CPUs in SMP configuration
Much newer manufacturing process 45 nm vs 65 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much more l2 cache per core 3 MB/core vs 1 MB/core 3x more l2 cache per core
Much better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score 10,058 vs 1,796 More than 5.5x better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score
Higher clock speed 2.13 GHz vs 1.86 GHz Around 15% higher clock speed
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Newer Sep, 2008 vs Jul, 2006 Release date over 2 years later
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Higher Maximum operating temperature 68 °C vs 61.4 °C More than 10% higher Maximum operating temperature
Front view of Intel Core2 Duo E6300

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core2 Duo E6300

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Much better geekbench 3 AES single core score 79,500 MB/s vs 90.3 MB/s Around 880.5x better geekbench 3 AES single core score
Significantly lower typical power consumption 52.81W vs 73.13W Around 30% lower typical power consumption
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.19 GHz vs 2.13 GHz Around 50% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.45 GHz vs 2.13 GHz More than 60% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year vs 21.68 $/year Around 30% lower annual home energy cost
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year vs 78.84 $/year Around 30% lower annual commercial energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon E7430 vs Core2 Duo E6300

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E7430
90.3 MB/s
Core2 Duo E6300
79,500 MB/s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E7430  vs
Core2 Duo E6300 
Clock speed 2.13 GHz 1.86 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core
Socket type
604
LGA 775

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No No
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
SSE3
SSE
Supplemental SSE3
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 90W 65W
Annual home energy cost 21.68 $/year 15.66 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 78.84 $/year 56.94 $/year
Performance per watt 1.39 pt/W 1.18 pt/W
Typical power consumption 73.13W 52.81W

bus

Architecture FSB FSB
Number of links 1 1
Clock speed 1,066 MHz 1,066 MHz

details

Xeon E7430  vs
Core2 Duo E6300 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 2
L2 cache 12 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 3 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 65 nm
Transistor count 1,900,000,000 167,000,000
Max CPUs 32 1
Clock multiplier 8 7
Voltage range 0.9 - 1.45V 0.85 - 1.5V
Operating temperature Unknown - 68°C Unknown - 61.4°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.13 GHz 3.19 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.13 GHz 3.45 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.13 GHz 3.19 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 E7430
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Intel Core2 Duo E6300
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