CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of X3210 vs Q6600 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

No winner declared

Too close to call

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon X3210

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon X3210

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Xeon X3210 vs the Core2 Quad Q6600.

Front view of Intel Core2 Quad Q6600

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Intel Core2 Quad Q6600

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Higher clock speed 2.4 GHz vs 2.13 GHz Around 15% higher clock speed
Significantly better geekbench 3 AES single core score 102,800 MB/s vs 100,750 MB/s Almost the same

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon X3210 vs Core2 Quad Q6600

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon X3210
100,750 MB/s
Core2 Quad Q6600
102,800 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon X3210  vs
Core2 Quad Q6600 
Clock speed 2.13 GHz 2.4 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Socket type
LGA 775

features

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

power consumption

TDP 105W 105W
Annual home energy cost 25.29 $/year 25.29 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 91.98 $/year 91.98 $/year
Performance per watt 1.16 pt/W 1.19 pt/W
Typical power consumption 85.31W 85.31W

bus

Architecture FSB FSB
Number of links 1 1
Clock speed 1,066 MHz 1,066 MHz

details

Xeon X3210  vs
Core2 Quad Q6600 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 8 MB 8 MB
L2 cache per core 2 MB/core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 65 nm 65 nm
Transistor count 582,000,000 582,000,000
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 8 9
Voltage range 0.85 - 1.5V 0.85 - 1.5V
Operating temperature Unknown - 62.2°C Unknown - 62.2°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.53 GHz 3.52 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.48 GHz 3.6 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.53 GHz 3.52 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 X3210
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