CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of X7460 vs E7330 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

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Xeon E7330 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Xeon E7330  based on its cost to run and value.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon X7460

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon X7460

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Much more l2 cache 16 MB vs 6 MB Around 2.8x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Significantly higher clock speed 2.66 GHz vs 2.4 GHz More than 10% higher clock speed
More cores 6 vs 4 2 more cores; run more applications at once
Much more l2 cache per core 2.67 MB/core vs 1.5 MB/core Around 80% more l2 cache per core
Newer manufacturing process 45 nm vs 65 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.81 GHz vs 2.4 GHz More than 15% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
More threads 6 vs 4 2 more threads
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.67 GHz vs 2.4 GHz More than 10% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Newer Sep, 2008 vs Sep, 2007 Release date over a year later
Front view of Intel Xeon E7330

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Intel Xeon E7330

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Much lower typical power consumption 65W vs 105.63W Around 40% lower typical power consumption
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 70.08 $/year vs 113.88 $/year Around 40% lower annual commercial energy cost
Much lower annual home energy cost 19.27 $/year vs 31.32 $/year Around 40% lower annual home energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon X7460 vs E7330

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon X7460
1,420
Xeon E7330
2,639

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon X7460
73.3 MB/s
Xeon E7330
80,400 MB/s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon X7460  vs
E7330 
Clock speed 2.66 GHz 2.4 GHz
Cores Hexa core Quad core
Socket type
604

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No No
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
SSE3
SSE
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 130W 80W
Annual home energy cost 31.32 $/year 19.27 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 113.88 $/year 70.08 $/year
Performance per watt 0.26 pt/W 1.21 pt/W
Typical power consumption 105.63W 65W

bus

Architecture FSB FSB
Number of links 1 1
Clock speed 1,066 MHz 1,066 MHz

details

Xeon X7460  vs
E7330 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 6 4
L2 cache 16 MB 6 MB
L2 cache per core 2.67 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 65 nm
Transistor count 1,900,000,000 582,000,000
Max CPUs 32 32
Clock multiplier 10 9
Voltage range 0.9 - 1.45V 1 - 1.5V
Operating temperature Unknown - 64°C Unknown - 66°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.81 GHz 2.4 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.67 GHz 2.4 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.81 GHz 2.4 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
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