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Front view of Intel Xeon L5640

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon L5640

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Higher turbo clock speed 2.8 GHz vs 2.5 GHz More than 10% higher turbo clock speed
Higher clock speed 2.26 GHz vs 2.2 GHz Around 5% higher clock speed
Lower typical power consumption 48.75W vs 69.06W Around 30% lower typical power consumption
Significantly more l3 cache per core 2 MB/core vs 1.33 MB/core More than 50% more l3 cache per core
Lower annual commercial energy cost 52.56 $/year vs 74.46 $/year Around 30% lower annual commercial energy cost
Lower annual home energy cost 14.45 $/year vs 20.48 $/year Around 30% lower annual home energy cost
Front view of AMD Opteron 6230 HE

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AMD Opteron 6230 HE

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Much more l2 cache 12 MB vs 2 MB 6x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much more l3 cache 16 MB vs 12 MB Around 35% more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.33 MB/core More than 3x more l2 cache per core
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 4 vs 2 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration

Features Key features of the Xeon L5640  vs Opteron 6230 HE 

clock speed

Xeon L5640
2.26 GHz
Opteron 6230 HE
2.2 GHz

turbo clock speed

Xeon L5640
2.8 GHz
Opteron 6230 HE
2.5 GHz

L2 cache

L3 cache

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon L5640  vs
Opteron 6230 HE 
Clock speed 2.26 GHz 2.2 GHz
Turbo clock speed 2.8 GHz 2.5 GHz
Cores Hexa core Duodeca core
Socket type
LGA 1366
G34

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES

details

Xeon L5640  vs
Opteron 6230 HE 
Threads 12 12
L2 cache 2 MB 12 MB
L2 cache per core 0.33 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 12 MB 16 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 1.33 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 2 4
Clock multiplier 17 15

power consumption

TDP 60W 85W
Annual home energy cost 14.45 $/year 20.48 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 52.56 $/year 74.46 $/year
Typical power consumption 48.75W 69.06W

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 L5640
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