CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of W3550 vs 4365 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

5.3

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Xeon W3550 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Xeon W3550  based on its performance and single-core performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon W3550

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon W3550

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Much higher clock speed 3.06 GHz vs 2 GHz Around 55% higher clock speed
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.65 GHz vs 2.8 GHz More than 30% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Much more l3 cache per core 2 MB/core vs 1 MB/core 2x more l3 cache per core
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.07 GHz vs 2.8 GHz Around 10% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Front view of AMD Opteron 4365

Reasons to consider the
AMD Opteron 4365

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Much more l2 cache 8 MB vs 1 MB 8x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
More cores 8 vs 4 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Much lower typical power consumption 32.5W vs 105.63W 3.2x lower typical power consumption
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 4x more l2 cache per core
Newer manufacturing process 32 nm vs 45 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 35.04 $/year vs 113.88 $/year 3.3x lower annual commercial energy cost
Much lower annual home energy cost 9.64 $/year vs 31.32 $/year 3.2x lower annual home energy cost
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 2 vs 1 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration
Newer Nov, 2012 vs Aug, 2009 Release date over 3 years later

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon W3550 vs Opteron 4365

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Xeon W3550
5,730
Opteron 4365
5,025

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon W3550  vs
Opteron 4365 
Clock speed 3.06 GHz 2 GHz
Cores Quad core Octa core
Socket type
LGA 1366
AM2

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

power consumption

TDP 130W 40W
Annual home energy cost 31.32 $/year 9.64 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 113.88 $/year 35.04 $/year
Performance per watt 1.57 pt/W 3.84 pt/W
Typical power consumption 105.63W 32.5W

bus

Architecture QPI HyperTransport 3.0
Transfer rate 4,800 MT/s 6,400 MT/s
Clock speed 2,400 MHz 3,200 MHz

details

Xeon W3550  vs
Opteron 4365 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 8 8
L2 cache 1 MB 8 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 8 MB 8 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 2
Operating temperature Unknown - 67.9°C Unknown - 70°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.65 GHz 2.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.07 GHz 2.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.65 GHz 2.8 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
Intel Xeon W3550
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AMD Opteron 4365
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