CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of X5570 vs 2214 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

5.2

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Xeon X5570 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Xeon X5570  based on its performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon X5570

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon X5570

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Much higher clock speed 2.93 GHz vs 2.2 GHz Around 35% higher clock speed
Much more l3 cache 8 MB vs 1 MB 8x more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Much newer manufacturing process 45 nm vs 90 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
More threads 8 vs 2 6 more threads
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.75 GHz vs 2.84 GHz More than 30% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Much more l3 cache per core 2 MB/core vs 0.5 MB/core 4x more l3 cache per core
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.58 GHz vs 2.2 GHz More than 2x better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Newer Mar, 2009 vs Aug, 2006 Release date over 2 years later
Front view of AMD Opteron 2214

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AMD Opteron 2214

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Much more l2 cache 2 MB vs 1 MB 2x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 4x more l2 cache per core

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon X5570 vs Opteron 2214

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon X5570
15,935
Opteron 2214
3,201

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon X5570
134,400 MB/s
Opteron 2214
59.8 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon X5570
9,326
Opteron 2214
2,322

GeekBench

Xeon X5570
9,326
Opteron 2214
2,322

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Xeon X5570
5,679
Opteron 2214
1,415

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon X5570  vs
Opteron 2214 
Clock speed 2.93 GHz 2.2 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core
Socket type
LGA 1366
F

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
3DNow!
Supplemental SSE3
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 95W 95W
Annual home energy cost 22.89 $/year 22.89 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 83.22 $/year 83.22 $/year
Performance per watt 2.61 pt/W 0.57 pt/W
Typical power consumption 77.19W 77.19W

details

Xeon X5570  vs
Opteron 2214 
Threads 8 2
L2 cache 1 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 8 MB 1 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 90 nm
Max CPUs 2 2
Clock multiplier 22 11
Voltage range 0.75 - 1.35V 1.3 - UnknownV
Operating temperature Unknown - 75°C 0 - 55°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.75 GHz 2.84 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.58 GHz 2.2 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.75 GHz 2.84 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
Intel Xeon X5570
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AMD Opteron 2214
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