Cast your vote Do you agree or disagree with CPUBoss?

Thanks for adding your opinion. Follow us on Facebook to stay up to date with the latest news!
VS

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon W3550

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon W3550

Report a correction
Much higher clock speed 3.06 GHz vs 2.13 GHz Around 45% higher clock speed
More threads 8 vs 4 Twice as many threads
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.65 GHz vs 2.91 GHz More than 25% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Newer manufacturing process 45 nm vs 65 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.07 GHz vs 2.67 GHz Around 15% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Front view of Intel Xeon 5300 E5330

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon 5300 E5330

Report a correction
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
Much more l2 cache per core 2 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 8x more l2 cache per core
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 2 vs 1 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration

Features Key features of the Xeon W3550  vs 5300 E5330 

clock speed

Xeon W3550
3.06 GHz
Xeon 5300 E5330
2.13 GHz

L2 cache

overclocked clock speed (air)

Xeon W3550
3.65 GHz
Xeon 5300 E5330
2.91 GHz

overclocked clock speed (water)

Xeon W3550
3.07 GHz
Xeon 5300 E5330
2.67 GHz

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon W3550  vs
5300 E5330 
Clock speed 3.06 GHz 2.13 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Socket type
LGA 1366
LGA 771

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
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

bus

Clock speed 2,400 MHz 1,066 MHz

details

Xeon W3550  vs
5300 E5330 
Threads 8 4
L2 cache 1 MB 8 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 65 nm
Max CPUs 1 2

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.65 GHz 2.91 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.07 GHz 2.67 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.65 GHz 2.91 GHz

power consumption

Typical power consumption 105.63W N/A
Intel Xeon W3550
Report a correction
Intel Xeon 5300 E5330
Report a correction

Comments

comments powered by Disqus