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Intel Xeon W3530

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Front view of Intel Xeon W3530

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon W3530

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon W3530

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Much higher clock speed 2.8 GHz vs 2.4 GHz More than 15% higher clock speed
Significantly higher turbo clock speed 3.06 GHz vs 2.66 GHz More than 15% higher turbo clock speed
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.94 GHz vs 3.39 GHz More than 15% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.72 GHz vs 4.38 GHz Around 10% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Newer Mar, 2010 vs Mar, 2009 Release date 11 months later
Front view of Intel Xeon E5530

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Much lower typical power consumption 65W vs 105.63W Around 40% lower typical power consumption
Supports more RAM 147,456 MB vs 24,576 MB Supports 6x more RAM
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 2 vs 1 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 70.08 $/year vs 113.88 $/year Around 40% lower annual commercial energy cost
Much lower annual home energy cost 19.27 $/year vs 31.32 $/year Around 40% lower annual home energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon W3530 vs E5530

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon W3530
7,596
Xeon E5530
5,726

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon W3530
2,010
Xeon E5530
1,700

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon W3530
123,000 MB/s
Xeon E5530
110,200 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon W3530
7,597
Xeon E5530
7,118

GeekBench

Xeon W3530
8,423
Xeon E5530
7,118

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Xeon W3530
5,367
Xeon E5530
4,605

PassMark (Single Core)

Xeon W3530
1,261
Xeon E5530
1,086

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon W3530  vs
E5530 
Clock speed 2.8 GHz 2.4 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.06 GHz 2.66 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Socket type
LGA 1366

features

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

power consumption

TDP 130W 80W
Annual home energy cost 31.32 $/year 19.27 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 113.88 $/year 70.08 $/year
Performance per watt 1.45 pt/W 1.97 pt/W
Typical power consumption 105.63W 65W

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1066
DDR3-800
DDR3
Channels Triple Channel Triple Channel
Supports ECC Yes Yes
Maximum bandwidth 25,599.99 MB/s 25,599.99 MB/s
Maximum memory size 24,576 MB 147,456 MB

details

Xeon W3530  vs
E5530 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 8 8
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 8 MB 8 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 45 nm
Transistor count 731,000,000 731,000,000
Max CPUs 1 2
Clock multiplier 21 18
Voltage range 0.8 - 1.38V 0.75 - 1.35V
Operating temperature Unknown - 67.9°C Unknown - 76°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.94 GHz 3.39 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.72 GHz 4.38 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.94 GHz 3.39 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 QPI
Number of links 1 2
Data rate 19,200 MB/s 46,928 MB/s
Transfer rate 4,800 MT/s 5,860 MT/s
Clock speed 2,400 MHz 2,930 MHz
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