CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of X3430 vs 2100 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

6.6

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i3 2100 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core i3 2100  based on its single-core performance, power consumption and value.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon X3430

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon X3430

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More l2 cache 1 MB vs 0.5 MB 2x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
More l3 cache 8 MB vs 3 MB Around 2.8x more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Significantly lower typical power consumption 77.19W vs 98.28W More than 20% lower typical power consumption
Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
More l3 cache per core 2 MB/core vs 1.5 MB/core Around 35% more l3 cache per core
Much lower annual home energy cost 22.89 $/year vs 37.88 $/year Around 40% lower annual home energy cost
Slightly better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score 5,273 vs 4,786 More than 10% better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.51 GHz vs 3.23 GHz Around 10% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Slightly higher Maximum operating temperature 72.7 °C vs 69.1 °C More than 5% higher Maximum operating temperature
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.12 GHz vs 3.23 GHz Around 30% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Lower annual commercial energy cost 83.22 $/year vs 93.47 $/year More than 10% lower annual commercial energy cost
Front view of Intel Core i3 2100

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Intel Core i3 2100

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Higher clock speed 3.1 GHz vs 2.4 GHz Around 30% higher clock speed
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Much newer manufacturing process 32 nm vs 45 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much better performance per dollar 1.14 pt/$ vs 0.7 pt/$ Around 65% better performance per dollar
Significantly better PassMark (Single core) score 1,583 vs 973 Around 65% better PassMark (Single core) score
Newer Jan, 2011 vs Sep, 2009 Release date over 1 years later

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon X3430 vs Core i3 2100

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon X3430
5,273
Core i3 2100
4,786

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon X3430
1,653
Core i3 2100
2,258

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon X3430
109,200 MB/s
Core i3 2100
153,100 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon X3430
5,207
Core i3 2100
4,738

GeekBench

Xeon X3430
5,207
Core i3 2100
7,901

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Xeon X3430
3,371
Core i3 2100
3,664

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon X3430  vs
Core i3 2100 
Clock speed 2.4 GHz 3.1 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core
Socket type
LGA 1156
LGA 1155

features

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

power consumption

TDP 95W 65W
Annual home energy cost 22.89 $/year 37.88 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 83.22 $/year 93.47 $/year
Performance per watt 1.49 pt/W 1.41 pt/W
Typical power consumption 77.19W 98.28W

bus

Architecture DMI DMI
Number of links 1 1
Transfer rate 2,500 MT/s 5,000 MT/s

details

Xeon X3430  vs
Core i3 2100 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 1 MB 0.5 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 8 MB 3 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 18 31
Operating temperature Unknown - 72.7°C Unknown - 69.1°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.51 GHz 3.23 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.12 GHz 3.23 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 717.2 1,518.9
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.51 GHz 3.23 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None GPU
Label N/A Intel® HD Graphics 2000
Number of displays supported N/A 2
GPU clock speed N/A 850 MHz
Turbo clock speed N/A 1,100 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3-800
DDR3
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Maximum bandwidth 21,333.32 MB/s 21,333.32 MB/s
Maximum memory size 32,768 MB 32,768 MB
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