CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of L5630 vs 4334 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

5.2

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Xeon L5630 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Xeon L5630  based on its cost to run.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon L5630

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon L5630

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Much more l3 cache 12 MB vs 8 MB 50% more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Much lower typical power consumption 32.5W vs 77.19W 2.4x lower typical power consumption
Much more l3 cache per core 3 MB/core vs 1.33 MB/core More than 2.2x more l3 cache per core
More threads 8 vs 6 2 more threads
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.66 GHz vs 3.3 GHz More than 10% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 35.04 $/year vs 83.22 $/year 2.4x lower annual commercial energy cost
Much lower annual home energy cost 9.64 $/year vs 22.89 $/year 2.4x lower annual home energy cost
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.48 GHz vs 3.1 GHz More than 10% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Front view of AMD Opteron 4334

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AMD Opteron 4334

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Much more l2 cache 6 MB vs 1 MB 6x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much higher clock speed 3.1 GHz vs 2.13 GHz More than 45% higher clock speed
Much higher turbo clock speed 3.5 GHz vs 2.4 GHz More than 45% higher turbo clock speed
More cores 6 vs 4 2 more cores; run more applications at once
Much better performance per watt 13.7 pt/W vs 1.92 pt/W More than 7x better performance per watt
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 4x more l2 cache per core
Newer Dec, 2012 vs Mar, 2010 Release date over 2 years later

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon L5630 vs Opteron 4334

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon L5630
953.5
Opteron 4334
10,192

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon L5630
968.5
Opteron 4334
1,926

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon L5630
51.5 MB/s
Opteron 4334
2,050,000 MB/s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon L5630  vs
Opteron 4334 
Clock speed 2.13 GHz 3.1 GHz
Turbo clock speed 2.4 GHz 3.5 GHz
Cores Quad core Hexa core
Socket type
LGA 1366
C32

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
AVX 1.1
SSE2
F16C
MMX
SSE4
XOP
AVX
SSE3
SSE
CLMUL
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
FMA3
SSE4.2
CVT16
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 40W 95W
Annual home energy cost 9.64 $/year 22.89 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 35.04 $/year 83.22 $/year
Performance per watt 1.92 pt/W 13.7 pt/W
Typical power consumption 32.5W 77.19W

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1066
DDR3-800
DDR3
Channels Triple Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes Yes
Maximum bandwidth 25,599.99 MB/s 12,800 MB/s

details

Xeon L5630  vs
Opteron 4334 
Threads 8 6
L2 cache 1 MB 6 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 12 MB 8 MB
L3 cache per core 3 MB/core 1.33 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 2 2
Clock multiplier 16 17
Operating temperature Unknown - 63.1°C Unknown - 67.7°C

overclocking

Overclock popularity 0 0
Overclocked clock speed 3.66 GHz 3.3 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.48 GHz 3.1 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.66 GHz 3.3 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

bus

Architecture QPI HyperTransport 3.0
Transfer rate 5,860 MT/s 6,400 MT/s
Clock speed 2,930 MHz 3,200 MHz
Intel Xeon L5630
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