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Front view of Intel Xeon L5639

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon L5639

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Much more l2 cache 2 MB vs 1 MB 2x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
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
More cores 6 vs 4 2 more cores; run more applications at once
More threads 12 vs 8 4 more threads
Lower typical power consumption 48.75W vs 56.06W Around 15% lower typical power consumption
More l2 cache per core 0.33 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core Around 35% more l2 cache per core
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 2 vs 1 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration
Lower annual commercial energy cost 52.56 $/year vs 60.44 $/year Around 15% lower annual commercial energy cost
Lower annual home energy cost 14.45 $/year vs 16.62 $/year Around 15% lower annual home energy cost
Front view of Intel Xeon E3-1230 v2

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Much higher clock speed 3.3 GHz vs 2.13 GHz Around 55% higher clock speed
Much better PassMark (Single core) score 1,945 vs 1,125 Around 75% better PassMark (Single core) score
Newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 32 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.5 GHz vs 2.13 GHz Around 65% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.67 GHz vs 3.46 GHz More than 5% better overclocked clock speed (Air)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon L5639 vs E3-1230 v2

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon L5639
14,645

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon L5639
1,390,000 MB/s
Xeon E3-1230 v2
2,450,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench (64-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon L5639
13,956

GeekBench

Xeon L5639
13,956

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon L5639  vs
E3-1230 v2 
Clock speed 2.13 GHz 3.3 GHz
Cores Hexa core Quad core
Socket type
LGA 1366
LGA 1155

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

bus

Architecture QPI DMI
Number of links 2 1
Transfer rate 5,860 MT/s 5,000 MT/s

details

Xeon L5639  vs
E3-1230 v2 
Threads 12 8
L2 cache 2 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.33 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 12 MB 8 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 2 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.46 GHz 3.67 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.13 GHz 3.5 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.46 GHz 3.67 GHz

power consumption

TDP 60W 69W
Annual home energy cost 14.45 $/year 16.62 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 52.56 $/year 60.44 $/year
Performance per watt 11.16 pt/W 13.85 pt/W
Typical power consumption 48.75W 56.06W
Intel Xeon L5639
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