CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of X3440 vs 5150 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

5.1

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Xeon X3440 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Xeon X3440  based on its performance, single-core performance and value.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon X3440

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon X3440

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More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
More threads 8 vs 2 6 more threads
Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.84 GHz vs 3.14 GHz Around 25% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Newer manufacturing process 45 nm vs 65 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.2 GHz vs 3.75 GHz More than 10% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Newer Sep, 2009 vs Jun, 2006 Release date over 3 years later
Front view of Intel Xeon 5150

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Intel Xeon 5150

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Much more l2 cache 4 MB vs 1 MB 4x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much more l2 cache per core 2 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 8x more l2 cache per core
Higher clock speed 2.66 GHz vs 2.53 GHz More than 5% higher clock speed
Significantly lower typical power consumption 52.81W vs 77.19W More than 30% lower typical power consumption
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 2 vs 1 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration
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 X3440 vs 5150

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon X3440
6,898
Xeon 5150
4,970

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon X3440
1,726
Xeon 5150
1,413

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon X3440
108,800 MB/s
Xeon 5150
106,800 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon X3440
6,463
Xeon 5150
2,462

GeekBench

Xeon X3440
9,536
Xeon 5150
2,908

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Xeon X3440
4,559
Xeon 5150
1,741

PassMark (Single Core)

Xeon X3440
1,036
Xeon 5150
1,020

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon X3440  vs
5150 
Clock speed 2.53 GHz 2.66 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core
Socket type
LGA 1156
LGA 771

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 1.72 pt/W 1.73 pt/W
Typical power consumption 77.19W 52.81W

bus

Architecture DMI FSB
Number of links 1 1

details

Xeon X3440  vs
5150 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 8 2
L2 cache 1 MB 4 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 65 nm
Transistor count 774,000,000 291,000,000
Max CPUs 1 2
Clock multiplier 19 8
Voltage range 0.65 - 1.4V 1 - 1.5V
Operating temperature Unknown - 72.7°C Unknown - 65°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.84 GHz 3.14 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.2 GHz 3.75 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.84 GHz 3.14 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
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