CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of E7450 vs 8431 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

Too close to call

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon E7450

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon E7450

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Much more l2 cache 9 MB vs 3 MB 3x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much more l3 cache 12 MB vs 6 MB 2x more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 32 vs 8 24 supports more CPUs in SMP configuration
Much more l2 cache per core 1.5 MB/core vs 0.5 MB/core 3x more l2 cache per core
Much more l3 cache per core 2 MB/core vs 1 MB/core 2x more l3 cache per core
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.59 GHz vs 2.4 GHz Around 10% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Front view of AMD Opteron 8431

Reasons to consider the
AMD Opteron 8431

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Lower typical power consumption 60.94W vs 73.13W More than 15% lower typical power consumption
Lower annual commercial energy cost 65.7 $/year vs 78.84 $/year More than 15% lower annual commercial energy cost
Lower annual home energy cost 18.07 $/year vs 21.68 $/year More than 15% lower annual home energy cost
Newer Jun, 2009 vs Sep, 2008 Release date 8 months later

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon E7450 vs Opteron 8431

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E7450
18,532.5
Opteron 8431
22,832

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E7450
1,070.5
Opteron 8431
1,289

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E7450
86.3 MB/s
Opteron 8431
102.65 MB/s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E7450  vs
Opteron 8431 
Clock speed 2.4 GHz 2.4 GHz
Cores Hexa core Hexa core
Socket type
604
F

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
SSE3
SSE
3DNow!
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 90W 75W
Annual home energy cost 21.68 $/year 18.07 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 78.84 $/year 65.7 $/year
Performance per watt 2.33 pt/W 3.44 pt/W
Typical power consumption 73.13W 60.94W

bus

Architecture FSB HyperTransport 3.0
Clock speed 1,066 MHz 2,200 MHz

details

Xeon E7450  vs
Opteron 8431 
Threads 6 6
L2 cache 9 MB 3 MB
L2 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache 12 MB 6 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 45 nm
Max CPUs 32 8
Clock multiplier 9 12
Voltage range 0.9 - 1.45V 1 - UnknownV
Operating temperature Unknown - 68°C 0 - 55°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.59 GHz 2.4 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.4 GHz 2.4 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.59 GHz 2.4 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 E7450
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