CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of X5560 vs 4460 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 i5 4460 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core i5 4460  based on its performance and single-core performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon X5560

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon X5560

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Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 2 vs 1 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration
Better performance per dollar 4.96 pt/$ vs 4.46 pt/$ More than 10% better performance per dollar
More l3 cache per core 2 MB/core vs 1.5 MB/core Around 35% more l3 cache per core
More threads 8 vs 4 Twice as many threads
Slightly higher Maximum operating temperature 75 °C vs 72.72 °C Around 5% higher Maximum operating temperature
Front view of Intel Core i5 4460

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Intel Core i5 4460

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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 3.2 GHz vs 2.8 GHz Around 15% higher clock speed
Higher turbo clock speed 3.4 GHz vs 3.2 GHz More than 5% higher turbo clock speed
Newer May, 2014 vs Mar, 2009 Release date over 5 years later
Much better performance per watt 9.47 pt/W vs 2.09 pt/W More than 4.5x better performance per watt
Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
Better geekbench 3 single core score 3,086 vs 2,049 More than 50% better geekbench 3 single core score

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon X5560 vs Core i5 4460

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon X5560
8,410
Core i5 4460
9,739

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon X5560
2,049
Core i5 4460
3,086

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon X5560
134,800 MB/s
Core i5 4460
4,300,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon X5560
8,859
Core i5 4460
9,462

GeekBench

Xeon X5560
8,859
Core i5 4460
10,351

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Xeon X5560
5,426
Core i5 4460
6,664

PassMark (Single Core)

Xeon X5560
1,281
Core i5 4460
1,946

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon X5560  vs
Core i5 4460 
Clock speed 2.8 GHz 3.2 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.2 GHz 3.4 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Socket type
LGA 1366
LGA 1150

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
F16C
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
EM64T
SSE
SSE4.1
FMA3
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3
DDR3-800
Channels Triple Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes No
Maximum bandwidth 31,999.98 MB/s 25,600 MB/s

details

Xeon X5560  vs
Core i5 4460 
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 6 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 2 1
Clock multiplier 21 32
Operating temperature Unknown - 75°C Unknown - 72.72°C

integrated graphics

GPU None GPU
Label N/A Intel® HD Graphics 4600
Number of displays supported N/A 3
GPU clock speed N/A 350 MHz
Turbo clock speed N/A 1,100 MHz

power consumption

TDP 95W 84W
Annual home energy cost 22.89 $/year 20.24 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 83.22 $/year 73.58 $/year
Performance per watt 2.09 pt/W 9.47 pt/W
Typical power consumption 77.19W 68.25W
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