Intel Xeon 5150: specs and benchmarks

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Year of release 2006
Performance 0.96

Summary

Intel started Intel Xeon 5150 sales on June 2006 at a recommended price of $16. This is Woodcrest architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 2 cores and 2 threads, and is based on 65 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2666 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is LGA771 processor with a TDP of 65 Watt and a maximum temperature of °C. It supports DDR2 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at

0.96%

of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7763.

General info

Of Xeon 5150 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in performance rating2204
Value for money2.56
Market segmentServer
Architecture codenameWoodcrest
Release dateJune 2006 (15 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$16of 305 (Core i7-870)
Price now$18.66 (1.2x MSRP)of 14999 (Xeon Platinum 9282)
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Technical specs

Basic microprocessor parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters can generally indicate CPU performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.

Physical cores2 (Dual-core)
Threads2
Base clock speed2.66 GHzof 4.7 (FX-9590)
Boost clock speed2.67 GHzof 5.3 (Core i9-10900KF)
L2 cache4 MBof 12 (Core 2 Quad Q9550)
Chip lithography65 nmof 5 (Apple M1)
Maximum core temperature65 °Cof 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
64 bit support+
Windows 11 compatibility-
Unlocked multiplier-
VID voltage rangeB2=1.0V-1.5V, G0=.85V-1.5V

Compatibility

Information on Xeon 5150 compatibility with other computer components and devices: motherboard (look for socket type), power supply unit (look for power consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. Note that power consumption of some processors can well exceed their nominal TDP, even without overclocking. Some can even double their declared thermals given that the motherboard allows to tune the CPU power parameters.

Number of CPUs in a configuration1of 8 (Opteron 842)
SocketLGA771
Thermal design power (TDP)65 Wattof 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

Technologies and extensions

Technological capabilities and additional instructions supported by Xeon 5150. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)+
Turbo Boost Technology-
Hyper-Threading Technology-
Idle States+
Thermal Monitoring+
Demand Based Switching-
FSB parity+

Security technologies

Processor technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXT-
EDB+

Virtualization technologies

Supported virtual machine optimization technologies. Some are specific to Intel only, some to AMD.

VT-x+
EPT-

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon 5150's memory controller. Depending on the motherboard, higher memory frequency may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR2of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Xeon 5150. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.


Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

Xeon 5150 0.96
  • Passmark

Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different types of workload, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario measuring single-core performance.

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Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Xeon 5150. Usually measured in megahashes per second.

Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256) 4.1 Mh/s  

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Xeon 5150 is for a gaming PC, compared with system requirements of some popular titles. Remember that sometimes official hardware requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Xeon 5150 performance compared to nearest competitors among server CPUs.


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