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Much better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score 14,246 vs 8,298 More than 70% better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score
More l3 cache 12 MB vs 6 MB 2x more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Much more l3 cache per core 3 MB/core vs 1.5 MB/core 2x more l3 cache per core
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 2 vs 1 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration
More threads 8 vs 4 Twice as many threads
Supports more RAM 294,912 MB vs 32,768 MB Supports 9x more RAM
Higher Maximum operating temperature 80.4 °C vs 72.6 °C More than 10% higher Maximum operating temperature
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Much better performance per dollar 4.58 pt/$ vs 0.28 pt/$ Around 16.5x better performance per dollar
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Slightly higher turbo clock speed 3.4 GHz vs 3.2 GHz More than 5% higher turbo clock speed
Slightly higher clock speed 3.1 GHz vs 2.93 GHz More than 5% higher clock speed
Much better performance per watt 8.14 pt/W vs 1.65 pt/W Around 5x better performance per watt
Lower typical power consumption 93.6W vs 105.63W More than 10% lower typical power consumption
Better PassMark (Single core) score 1,742 vs 1,318 More than 30% better PassMark (Single core) score
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.54 GHz vs 3.2 GHz More than 10% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.51 GHz vs 2.93 GHz Around 20% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Lower annual home energy cost 27.75 $/year vs 31.32 $/year More than 10% lower annual home energy cost
Lower annual commercial energy cost 100.92 $/year vs 113.88 $/year More than 10% lower annual commercial energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon X5647 vs Core i5 2400

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon X5647
14,246
Core i5 2400
8,298

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon X5647
3,502
Core i5 2400
2,638

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon X5647
2,440 MB/s
Core i5 2400
2,260,000 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Xeon X5647
5,980
Core i5 2400
5,901

PassMark (Single Core)

Xeon X5647
1,318
Core i5 2400
1,742

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon X5647  vs
Core i5 2400 
Clock speed 2.93 GHz 3.1 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.2 GHz 3.4 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Socket type
LGA 1366
LGA 1155

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes 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 130W 95W
Annual home energy cost 31.32 $/year 27.75 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 113.88 $/year 100.92 $/year
Performance per watt 1.65 pt/W 8.14 pt/W
Typical power consumption 105.63W 93.6W

bus

Architecture QPI DMI
Number of links 2 1
Transfer rate 5,860 MT/s 5,000 MT/s

details

Xeon X5647  vs
Core i5 2400 
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 12 MB 6 MB
L3 cache per core 3 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 2 1
Clock multiplier 22 31
Operating temperature Unknown - 80.4°C Unknown - 72.6°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.2 GHz 3.54 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.93 GHz 3.51 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.2 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
Memory type
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3-800
DDR3
Channels Triple Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes No
Maximum bandwidth 25,599.99 MB/s 21,333.32 MB/s
Maximum memory size 294,912 MB 32,768 MB
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