CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of E7430 vs E8400 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

No winner declared

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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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Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 32 vs 1 31 supports more CPUs in SMP configuration
Much more l2 cache 12 MB vs 6 MB 2x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score 10,058 vs 2,982 More than 3.2x better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Better performance per dollar 0.09 pt/$ vs 0.01 pt/$ More than 7.5x better performance per dollar
Newer Sep, 2008 vs Jan, 2008 Release date 8 months later
Front view of Intel Core2 Duo E8400

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core2 Duo E8400

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Significantly higher clock speed 3 GHz vs 2.13 GHz More than 40% higher clock speed
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.22 GHz vs 2.13 GHz Around 2x better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Significantly lower typical power consumption 52.81W vs 73.13W Around 30% lower typical power consumption
Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
Better geekbench 3 single core score 1,625 vs 1,041 More than 55% better geekbench 3 single core score
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.23 GHz vs 2.13 GHz Around 2x better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Higher Maximum operating temperature 72.4 °C vs 68 °C More than 5% higher Maximum operating temperature
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 E8400

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 E8400
128,000 MB/s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E7430  vs
Core2 Duo E8400 
Clock speed 2.13 GHz 3 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core
Socket type
604
LGA 775

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
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 1.83 pt/W
Typical power consumption 73.13W 52.81W

bus

Architecture FSB FSB
Number of links 1 1
Clock speed 1,066 MHz 1,333 MHz

details

Xeon E7430  vs
Core2 Duo E8400 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 2
L2 cache 12 MB 6 MB
L2 cache per core 3 MB/core 3 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 45 nm
Transistor count 1,900,000,000 410,000,000
Max CPUs 32 1
Clock multiplier 8 9
Voltage range 0.9 - 1.45V 0.85 - 1.36V
Operating temperature Unknown - 68°C Unknown - 72.4°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.13 GHz 4.22 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.13 GHz 4.23 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.13 GHz 4.22 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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