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Front view of Intel Xeon X5355

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Much more l2 cache 8 MB vs 1 MB 8x 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
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 2 vs 1 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration
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Much newer manufacturing process 32 nm vs 65 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much better performance per dollar 4.58 pt/$ vs 0.22 pt/$ More than 20.8x better performance per dollar
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Higher clock speed 3.1 GHz vs 2.66 GHz More than 15% higher clock speed
Much better performance per watt 8.14 pt/W vs 1.37 pt/W Around 6x better performance per watt
Significantly better PassMark (Single core) score 1,742 vs 1,045 More than 65% better PassMark (Single core) score
Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
Newer Jan, 2011 vs Nov, 2006 Release date over 4 years later
Better PassMark score 5,901 vs 3,266 More than 80% better PassMark score
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.54 GHz vs 3.24 GHz Around 10% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.51 GHz vs 2.66 GHz More than 30% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon X5355 vs Core i5 2400

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon X5355
9,667
Core i5 2400
8,298

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon X5355
1,408
Core i5 2400
2,638

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon X5355
108,000 MB/s
Core i5 2400
2,260,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon X5355
4,430
Core i5 2400
8,258

GeekBench

Xeon X5355
4,430
Core i5 2400
10,769

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Xeon X5355
3,266
Core i5 2400
5,901

PassMark (Single Core)

Xeon X5355
1,045
Core i5 2400
1,742

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon X5355  vs
Core i5 2400 
Clock speed 2.66 GHz 3.1 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Socket type
LGA 771
LGA 1155

features

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

power consumption

TDP 120W 95W
Annual home energy cost 28.91 $/year 27.75 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 105.12 $/year 100.92 $/year
Performance per watt 1.37 pt/W 8.14 pt/W
Typical power consumption 97.5W 93.6W

bus

Architecture FSB DMI
Number of links 1 1

details

Xeon X5355  vs
Core i5 2400 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 8 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 2 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
Manufacture process 65 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 2 1
Clock multiplier 8 31
Operating temperature Unknown - 70°C Unknown - 72.6°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.24 GHz 3.54 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.66 GHz 3.51 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.24 GHz 3.54 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
Supports ECC No No
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