CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of X3230 vs Q6700

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

Passmark

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

Passmark (Single Core)

Power Consumption

How much power does the processor require?

TDP

Value

Performance Per Dollar

CPUBoss Score

Performance, Single-core Performance, Power Consumption and Value

Winner
Intel Core2 Quad Q6700 

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon X3230

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Intel Xeon X3230

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Slightly lower typical power consumption 77.19W vs 85.31W Around 10% lower typical power consumption
Slightly better performance per watt 6.16 pt/W vs 4.76 pt/W Around 30% better performance per watt
Slightly lower annual commercial energy cost 83.22 $/year vs 91.98 $/year Around 10% lower annual commercial energy cost
Slightly lower annual home energy cost 22.89 $/year vs 25.29 $/year Around 10% lower annual home energy cost
Front view of Intel Core2 Quad Q6700

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Intel Core2 Quad Q6700

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Significantly better performance per dollar 5.05 pt/$ vs 2.04 pt/$ Around 2.5x better performance per dollar

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon X3230 vs Core2 Quad Q6700

Passmark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon X3230  vs
Core2 Quad Q6700 
Clock speed 2.66 GHz 2.66 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Socket type
LGA 775
Is hyperthreaded No No

features

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

power consumption

TDP 95W 105W
Annual home energy cost 22.89 $/year 25.29 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 83.22 $/year 91.98 $/year
Performance per watt 6.16 pt/W 4.76 pt/W
Typical power consumption 77.19W 85.31W

details

Xeon X3230  vs
Core2 Quad Q6700 
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 nms 65 nms
Transistor count 582,000,000 582,000,000
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 10 10
Operating temperature Unknown - 60.4°C Unknown - 62.2°C

gpu

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 FSB FSB
Number of links 1 1
Clock speed 1,066 MHz 1,066 MHz
Intel Xeon X3230
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