CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of X3450 vs L3426 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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Intel Xeon X3450

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Front view of Intel Xeon X3450

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon X3450

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon X3450

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Much higher clock speed 2.66 GHz vs 1.86 GHz Around 45% higher clock speed
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.08 GHz vs 3.08 GHz More than 30% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.67 GHz vs 1.87 GHz Around 45% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Front view of Intel Xeon L3426

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Much lower typical power consumption 36.56W vs 77.19W 2.1x lower typical power consumption
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 39.42 $/year vs 83.22 $/year 2.1x lower annual commercial energy cost
Much lower annual home energy cost 10.84 $/year vs 22.89 $/year 2.1x lower annual home energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon X3450 vs L3426

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon X3450
6,945
Xeon L3426
5,721.5

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon X3450
1,782
Xeon L3426
1,576.5

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon X3450
107,000 MB/s
Xeon L3426
97.2 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon X3450
7,161
Xeon L3426
5,835

GeekBench

Xeon X3450
8,257
Xeon L3426
5,835

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Xeon X3450
4,912
Xeon L3426
3,837

PassMark (Single Core)

Xeon X3450
1,172
Xeon L3426
1,078

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon X3450  vs
L3426 
Clock speed 2.66 GHz 1.86 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.2 GHz 3.2 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Socket type
LGA 1156

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes Yes
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

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

details

Xeon X3450  vs
L3426 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 8 8
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 8 MB 8 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 45 nm
Transistor count 774,000,000 774,000,000
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 20 14
Voltage range 0.65 - 1.4V 0.65 - 1.4V
Operating temperature Unknown - 72.7°C Unknown - 58.3°C

overclocking

Overclock popularity 5 3
Overclocked clock speed 4.08 GHz 3.08 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.67 GHz 1.87 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.08 GHz 3.08 GHz

power consumption

TDP 95W 45W
Annual home energy cost 22.89 $/year 10.84 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 83.22 $/year 39.42 $/year
Performance per watt 1.79 pt/W 2.5 pt/W
Typical power consumption 77.19W 36.56W

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3-800
DDR3
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes Yes
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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