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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon W5580

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon W5580

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Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 2 vs 1 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration
Slightly more l3 cache 8 MB vs 6 MB Around 35% more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
More threads 8 vs 4 Twice as many threads
More l3 cache per core 2 MB/core vs 1.5 MB/core Around 35% more l3 cache per core
Supports more RAM 147,456 MB vs 32,768 MB Supports 4.5x more RAM
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 31.32 $/year vs 38.81 $/year Around 20% lower annual home energy cost
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Much newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 45 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much better performance per dollar 3.04 pt/$ vs 0.15 pt/$ Around 20x better performance per dollar
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Higher turbo clock speed 3.8 GHz vs 3.46 GHz Around 10% higher turbo clock speed
Higher clock speed 3.4 GHz vs 3.2 GHz More than 5% higher clock speed
Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
Better PassMark (Single core) score 1,989 vs 1,410 More than 40% better PassMark (Single core) score
Better performance per watt 4.22 pt/W vs 1.95 pt/W Around 2.2x better performance per watt
Newer Jun, 2012 vs Mar, 2009 Release date over 3 years later
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.02 GHz vs 3.53 GHz Around 15% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better PassMark score 6,994 vs 5,836 Around 20% better PassMark score
Lower annual commercial energy cost 106 $/year vs 113.88 $/year More than 5% lower annual commercial energy cost
Slightly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.22 GHz vs 4.04 GHz Around 5% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon W5580 vs Core i5 3570

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon W5580
16,251
Core i5 3570
9,904

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon W5580
2,202
Core i5 3570
3,072

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon W5580
135,550 MB/s
Core i5 3570
2,580,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon W5580
8,432
Core i5 3570
9,892

GeekBench

Xeon W5580
10,171
Core i5 3570
13,173

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Xeon W5580
5,836
Core i5 3570
6,994

PassMark (Single Core)

Xeon W5580
1,410
Core i5 3570
1,989

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon W5580  vs
Core i5 3570 
Clock speed 3.2 GHz 3.4 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.46 GHz 3.8 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Socket type
LGA 1366
LGA 1155

features

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

power consumption

TDP 130W 77W
Annual home energy cost 31.32 $/year 38.81 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 113.88 $/year 106 $/year
Performance per watt 1.95 pt/W 4.22 pt/W
Typical power consumption 105.63W 107.5W

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3
DDR3-800
Channels Triple Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes No
Maximum bandwidth 31,999.98 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 147,456 MB 32,768 MB

details

Xeon W5580  vs
Core i5 3570 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 8 4
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 8 MB 6 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 22 nm
Transistor count 731,000,000 1,400,000,000
Max CPUs 2 1
Clock multiplier 24 34
Voltage range 0.75 - 1.35V 0.96 - 1.4V
Operating temperature Unknown - 67°C Unknown - 67°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.53 GHz 4.02 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.04 GHz 4.22 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.53 GHz 4.02 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None GPU
Label N/A Intel® HD Graphics 2500
Latest DirectX N/A 11.x
Number of displays supported N/A 3
GPU clock speed N/A 650 MHz
Turbo clock speed N/A 1,150 MHz

bus

Architecture QPI DMI
Number of links 2 1
Transfer rate 6,400 MT/s 5,000 MT/s
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