CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of X3430 vs 3050 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

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Too close to call

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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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Significantly higher clock speed 2.4 GHz vs 2.13 GHz Around 15% higher clock speed
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
Newer manufacturing process 45 nm vs 65 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.51 GHz vs 3.39 GHz Around 5% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.12 GHz vs 3.55 GHz More than 15% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Front view of Intel Xeon 3050

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Intel Xeon 3050

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Much more l2 cache 2 MB vs 1 MB 2x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 4x more l2 cache per core
Significantly lower typical power consumption 52.81W vs 77.19W More than 30% lower typical power consumption
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year vs 83.22 $/year More than 30% lower annual commercial energy cost
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year vs 22.89 $/year More than 30% lower annual home energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon X3430 vs 3050

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon X3430
5,273
Xeon 3050
2,109

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon X3430
1,653
Xeon 3050
1,195

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon X3430
109,200 MB/s
Xeon 3050
91,600 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Xeon X3430
3,371
Xeon 3050
1,311

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon X3430  vs
3050 
Clock speed 2.4 GHz 2.13 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core
Socket type
LGA 1156
LGA 775

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes No
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

power consumption

TDP 95W 65W
Annual home energy cost 22.89 $/year 15.66 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 83.22 $/year 56.94 $/year
Performance per watt 1.49 pt/W 1.38 pt/W
Typical power consumption 77.19W 52.81W

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Supports ECC Yes No

details

Xeon X3430  vs
3050 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 2
L2 cache 1 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 65 nm
Transistor count 774,000,000 167,000,000
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 18 8
Voltage range 0.65 - 1.4V 0.85 - 1.5V
Operating temperature Unknown - 72.7°C Unknown - 61.4°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.51 GHz 3.39 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.12 GHz 3.55 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.51 GHz 3.39 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

bus

Architecture DMI FSB
Number of links 1 1
Intel Xeon X3430
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