CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of L3360 vs Q8200 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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Too close to call

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Intel Xeon L3360

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Front view of Intel Xeon L3360

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon L3360

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon L3360

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Much more l2 cache 12 MB vs 4 MB 3x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much more l2 cache per core 3 MB/core vs 1 MB/core 3x more l2 cache per core
Higher clock speed 2.83 GHz vs 2.33 GHz More than 20% higher clock speed
Has virtualization support Yes vs No Somewhat common; Boosts performance of virtual machines
Significantly lower typical power consumption 52.81W vs 77.19W More than 30% lower typical power consumption
Better PassMark (Single core) score 1,221 vs 992 Around 25% better PassMark (Single core) score
Better performance per watt 2.25 pt/W vs 1.19 pt/W Around 90% better performance per watt
Slightly better PassMark score 3,820 vs 2,825 More than 35% better PassMark score
Higher Maximum operating temperature 76.25 °C vs 71.4 °C More than 5% higher Maximum operating temperature
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year vs 22.89 $/year More than 30% lower annual home energy cost
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year vs 83.22 $/year More than 30% lower annual commercial energy cost
Newer Feb, 2009 vs Jul, 2008 Release date 7 months later
Front view of Intel Core2 Quad Q8200

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Better performance per dollar 0.63 pt/$ vs 0.43 pt/$ More than 45% better performance per dollar
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.07 GHz vs 2.83 GHz Around 10% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.5 GHz vs 2.83 GHz Around 25% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon L3360 vs Core2 Quad Q8200

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon L3360  vs
Core2 Quad Q8200 
Clock speed 2.83 GHz 2.33 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Socket type
LGA 775

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes No
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
Supplemental SSE3
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 65W 95W
Annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year 22.89 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year 83.22 $/year
Performance per watt 2.25 pt/W 1.19 pt/W
Typical power consumption 52.81W 77.19W

bus

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

details

Xeon L3360  vs
Core2 Quad Q8200 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 12 MB 4 MB
L2 cache per core 3 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 45 nm
Transistor count 820,000,000 456,000,000
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 8 7
Voltage range 0.85 - 1.36V 0.85 - 1.36V
Operating temperature Unknown - 76.25°C Unknown - 71.4°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.83 GHz 3.07 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.83 GHz 3.5 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.83 GHz 3.07 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 L3360
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Intel Core2 Quad Q8200
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