Intel Xeon 5140 vs E5503
Comparing Xeon 5140 and Xeon E5503 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Xeon 5140 and Xeon E5503 quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Xeon 5140 and Xeon E5503 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
64 KB (per core)
256 KB (per core)
4 MB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology
Maximum core temperature
64 bit support
VID voltage range
Information on Xeon 5140 and Xeon E5503 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
Power consumption (TDP)
Technologies and extensions
Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon 5140 and Xeon E5503. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
Demand Based Switching
Xeon 5140 and Xeon E5503 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon 5140 and Xeon E5503 are enumerated here.
Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon 5140 and Xeon E5503.
Supported memory types
Maximum memory size
Max memory channels
Maximum memory bandwidth
19.2 GB / s
ECC memory support
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Xeon 5140 and Xeon E5503. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
Xeon 5140 3.45 +18.2%
Xeon E5503 2.92
Xeon 5140 1635 +18.4%
Xeon E5503 1381
Let's see how good Xeon 5140 and Xeon E5503 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.
Advantages of Intel Xeon 5140
18.2% faster in synthetic tests
Cheaper ($15 vs $287)
Less power hungry (65 vs 80 watts)
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Advantages of Intel Xeon E5503
Finer manufacturing process technology (45 vs 65 nm)
TXT (Trusted Execution Technology - protects the system against viruses and rootkits residing in BIOS or in a boot sector)
So, Xeon 5140 or E5503?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends Intel Xeon 5140.
Should you still have questions on choice between Xeon 5140 and Xeon E5503, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.