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Front view of Intel Xeon W3520

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon W3520

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Much higher clock speed 2.66 GHz vs 0.9 GHz Around 3x higher clock speed
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 overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.38 GHz vs 0.9 GHz More than 4.8x better overclocked clock speed (Air)
More cores 4 vs 1 3 more cores; run more applications at once
More threads 8 vs 2 6 more threads
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.46 GHz vs 0.9 GHz Around 5x better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Front view of Intel Atom Z612

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Intel Atom Z612

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Much lower typical power consumption 2.44W vs 105.63W 43.3x lower typical power consumption
Much lower annual home energy cost 0.72 $/year vs 31.32 $/year 43.3x lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 2.63 $/year vs 113.88 $/year 43.3x lower annual commercial energy cost
More l2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Newer May, 2010 vs Mar, 2009 Release date over 1 years later

Features Key features of the Xeon W3520  vs Atom Z612 

clock speed

Xeon W3520
2.66 GHz
Atom Z612
0.9 GHz

L2 cache

Xeon W3520
1 MB
Atom Z612
0.5 MB

overclocked clock speed (air)

Xeon W3520
4.38 GHz
Atom Z612
0.9 GHz

overclocked clock speed (water)

Xeon W3520
4.46 GHz
Atom Z612
0.9 GHz

TDP

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon W3520  vs
Atom Z612 
Clock speed 2.66 GHz 0.9 GHz
Cores Quad core Single core

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

details

Xeon W3520  vs
Atom Z612 
Threads 8 2
L2 cache 1 MB 0.5 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 45 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 4.38 GHz 0.9 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.46 GHz 0.9 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.38 GHz 0.9 GHz

power consumption

TDP 130W 3W
Annual home energy cost 31.32 $/year 0.72 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 113.88 $/year 2.63 $/year
Typical power consumption 105.63W 2.44W
Intel Xeon W3520
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Intel Atom Z612
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