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Intel Core i3 4130

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Front view of Intel Xeon L5530

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More l2 cache 1 MB vs 0.5 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 11,832 vs 6,330 More than 85% better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score
More l3 cache 8 MB vs 3 MB Around 2.8x more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 2 vs 1 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
More threads 8 vs 4 Twice as many threads
More l3 cache per core 2 MB/core vs 1.5 MB/core Around 35% more l3 cache per core
Supports more RAM 147,456 MB vs 32,768 MB Supports 4.5x more RAM
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Much better performance per dollar 7.2 pt/$ vs 0.22 pt/$ More than 32.5x better performance per dollar
Significantly higher clock speed 3.4 GHz vs 2.4 GHz More than 40% higher clock speed
Much newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 45 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Much better performance per watt 13.06 pt/W vs 2.86 pt/W More than 4.5x better performance per watt
Significantly better PassMark (Single core) score 1,963 vs 1,018 Around 95% better PassMark (Single core) score
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.47 GHz vs 2.4 GHz Around 45% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Newer Jul, 2013 vs Aug, 2009 Release date over 3 years later
Lower typical power consumption 43.88W vs 48.75W 10% lower typical power consumption
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.58 GHz vs 2.4 GHz Around 50% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Lower annual home energy cost 13.01 $/year vs 14.45 $/year More than 10% lower annual home energy cost
Lower annual commercial energy cost 47.3 $/year vs 52.56 $/year 10% lower annual commercial energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon L5530 vs Core i3 4130

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon L5530
11,832
Core i3 4130
6,330

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon L5530
2,962
Core i3 4130
2,982

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon L5530
189.1 MB/s
Core i3 4130
3,840,000 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Xeon L5530
4,351
Core i3 4130
4,786

PassMark (Single Core)

Xeon L5530
1,018
Core i3 4130
1,963

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon L5530  vs
Core i3 4130 
Clock speed 2.4 GHz 3.4 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No No
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 60W 54W
Annual home energy cost 14.45 $/year 13.01 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 52.56 $/year 47.3 $/year
Performance per watt 2.86 pt/W 13.06 pt/W
Typical power consumption 48.75W 43.88W

bus

Architecture QPI DMI 2.0
Number of links 2 0
Transfer rate 5,860 MT/s 5,000 MT/s

details

Xeon L5530  vs
Core i3 4130 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 8 4
L2 cache 1 MB 0.5 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 8 MB 3 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 2 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 70°C Unknown - 72°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.4 GHz 3.47 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.4 GHz 3.58 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.4 GHz 3.47 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None GPU
Label N/A Intel® HD graphics 4400
Number of displays supported N/A 3
GPU clock speed N/A 350 MHz
Turbo clock speed N/A 1,150 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3L-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3
DDR3-800
Channels Triple Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes Yes
Maximum bandwidth 25,599.99 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 147,456 MB 32,768 MB
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