CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of X5472 vs 3770 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

7.9

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i7 3770 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core i7 3770  based on its performance, single-core performance and power consumption.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon X5472

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon X5472

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Much more l2 cache 12 MB vs 1 MB 12x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much more l2 cache per core 3 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 12x more l2 cache per core
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 2 vs 1 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration
Front view of Intel Core i7 3770

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Intel Core i7 3770

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Much newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 45 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Higher clock speed 3.4 GHz vs 3 GHz Around 15% higher clock speed
Much lower typical power consumption 62.56W vs 97.5W More than 35% lower typical power consumption
Significantly better PassMark (Single core) score 2,072 vs 1,216 More than 70% better PassMark (Single core) score
Much better performance per watt 7.25 pt/W vs 1.6 pt/W More than 4.5x better performance per watt
Significantly better PassMark score 9,449 vs 4,057 More than 2.2x better PassMark score
Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
Newer Apr, 2012 vs Nov, 2007 Release date over 4 years later
More threads 8 vs 4 Twice as many threads
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.03 GHz vs 3.36 GHz Around 20% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Much lower annual home energy cost 18.55 $/year vs 28.91 $/year More than 35% lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 67.45 $/year vs 105.12 $/year More than 35% lower annual commercial energy cost
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.32 GHz vs 3 GHz Around 45% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Higher Maximum operating temperature 67.4 °C vs 63 °C More than 5% higher Maximum operating temperature

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon X5472 vs Core i7 3770

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon X5472
11,289
Core i7 3770
12,524

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon X5472
1,636
Core i7 3770
3,236

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon X5472
122,000 MB/s
Core i7 3770
2,660,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon X5472
5,458
Core i7 3770
12,495

GeekBench

Xeon X5472
5,458
Core i7 3770
16,134

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Xeon X5472
4,057
Core i7 3770
9,449

PassMark (Single Core)

Xeon X5472
1,216
Core i7 3770
2,072

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon X5472  vs
Core i7 3770 
Clock speed 3 GHz 3.4 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 77W
Annual home energy cost 28.91 $/year 18.55 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 105.12 $/year 67.45 $/year
Performance per watt 1.6 pt/W 7.25 pt/W
Typical power consumption 97.5W 62.56W

details

Xeon X5472  vs
Core i7 3770 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 8
L2 cache 12 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 3 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 22 nm
Transistor count 820,000,000 1,300,000,000
Max CPUs 2 1
Clock multiplier 7 34
Operating temperature Unknown - 63°C Unknown - 67.4°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.36 GHz 4.03 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3 GHz 4.32 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.36 GHz 4.03 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None GPU
Label N/A Intel® HD Graphics 4000
Latest DirectX N/A 11.x
Number of displays supported N/A 3
GPU clock speed N/A 650 MHz
Turbo clock speed N/A 1,150 MHz
3DMark06 N/A 5,339.9

bus

Architecture FSB DMI
Number of links 1 1
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