CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of X7460 vs X5460 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 X5460 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Xeon X5460  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
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Much more l2 cache 16 MB vs 12 MB Around 35% more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 32 vs 2 30 supports more CPUs in SMP configuration
More cores 6 vs 4 2 more cores; run more applications at once
More threads 6 vs 4 2 more threads
Newer Sep, 2008 vs Nov, 2007 Release date 10 months later
Front view of Intel Xeon X5460

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Much higher clock speed 3.16 GHz vs 2.66 GHz Around 20% higher clock speed
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.06 GHz vs 2.81 GHz Around 45% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Much more l2 cache per core 3 MB/core vs 2.67 MB/core Around 15% more l2 cache per core
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.07 GHz vs 2.67 GHz Around 55% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Lower typical power consumption 97.5W vs 105.63W Around 10% lower typical power consumption
Lower annual commercial energy cost 105.12 $/year vs 113.88 $/year Around 10% lower annual commercial energy cost
Lower annual home energy cost 28.91 $/year vs 31.32 $/year Around 10% lower annual home energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon X7460 vs X5460

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon X7460
1,420
Xeon X5460
7,123

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon X7460
73.3 MB/s
Xeon X5460
135,100 MB/s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon X7460  vs
X5460 
Clock speed 2.66 GHz 3.16 GHz
Cores Hexa core Quad core
Socket type
604
LGA 771

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
SSE4.1
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 130W 120W
Annual home energy cost 31.32 $/year 28.91 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 113.88 $/year 105.12 $/year
Performance per watt 0.26 pt/W 1.48 pt/W
Typical power consumption 105.63W 97.5W

bus

Architecture FSB FSB
Number of links 1 1
Clock speed 1,066 MHz 1,333 MHz

details

Xeon X7460  vs
X5460 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 6 4
L2 cache 16 MB 12 MB
L2 cache per core 2.67 MB/core 3 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 45 nm
Transistor count 1,900,000,000 820,000,000
Max CPUs 32 2
Clock multiplier 10 9
Voltage range 0.9 - 1.45V 0.85 - 1.35V
Operating temperature Unknown - 64°C Unknown - 63°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.81 GHz 4.06 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.67 GHz 4.07 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.81 GHz 4.06 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 X7460
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