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Intel Xeon X3480

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Front view of Intel Xeon X3480

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon X3480

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Intel Xeon X3480

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Higher turbo clock speed 3.73 GHz vs 3.2 GHz More than 15% higher turbo clock speed
Higher clock speed 3.06 GHz vs 2.66 GHz More than 15% higher clock speed
Much lower typical power consumption 77.19W vs 122.45W More than 35% lower typical power consumption
Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
More threads 8 vs 4 Twice as many threads
Better PassMark score 5,732 vs 3,711 Around 55% better PassMark score
Much lower annual home energy cost 22.89 $/year vs 42.81 $/year More than 45% lower annual home energy cost
Better PassMark (Single core) score 1,366 vs 1,138 More than 20% better PassMark (Single core) score
Better performance per watt 2.04 pt/W vs 0.89 pt/W More than 2.2x better performance per watt
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 83.22 $/year vs 122.73 $/year More than 30% lower annual commercial energy cost
Newer May, 2010 vs Jul, 2009 Release date 11 months later
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Much better performance per dollar 0.77 pt/$ vs 0.31 pt/$ Around 2.5x better performance per dollar
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.13 GHz vs 3.78 GHz Around 10% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.09 GHz vs 3.07 GHz Around 35% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon X3480 vs Core i5 750

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Xeon X3480
5,732
Core i5 750
3,711

PassMark (Single Core)

Xeon X3480
1,366
Core i5 750
1,138

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon X3480  vs
Core i5 750 
Clock speed 3.06 GHz 2.66 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.73 GHz 3.2 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Socket type
LGA 1156

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 95W
Annual home energy cost 22.89 $/year 42.81 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 83.22 $/year 122.73 $/year
Performance per watt 2.04 pt/W 0.89 pt/W
Typical power consumption 77.19W 122.45W

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 16,384 MB

details

Xeon X3480  vs
Core i5 750 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 8 4
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 23 20
Voltage range 0.65 - 1.4V 0.65 - 1.4V
Operating temperature Unknown - 72.7°C Unknown - 72.7°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.78 GHz 4.13 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.07 GHz 4.09 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.78 GHz 4.13 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 DMI
Number of links 1 1
Transfer rate 2,500 MT/s 2,500 MT/s
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