Intel Xeon 5160 vs W3505

Intel Xeon 5160
Intel Xeon W3505

General info

Comparing Xeon 5160 and Xeon W3505 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
45.59
 
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Type
Server
 
Server
Achitecture codename
Woodcrest
 
Bloomfield
Release date
on June 2006
 
on March 2009
Launch price (MSRP)
$22
 
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Price now
$12.82
 
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Technical specs

Xeon 5160 and Xeon W3505 quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Xeon 5160 and Xeon W3505 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
2
 
2
Number of threads
2
 
2
Maximum frequency
3 GHz
 
2.533 GHz
L1 cache
n/d
 
64 KB (per core)
L2 cache
4 MB
 
256 KB (per core)
L3 cache
n/d
 
4 MB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology
65 nm
 
45 nm
Die size
n/d
 
263 mm2
Maximum core temperature
65 °C
 
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Transistor count
n/d
 
731 million
64 bit support
+
 
+
VID voltage range
B2=1.0V-1.5V, G0=.85V-1.5V
 
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Compatibility

Information on Xeon 5160 and Xeon W3505 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1
 
1
Socket
LGA771
 
1366
Power consumption (TDP)
80 Watt
 
130 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon 5160 and Xeon W3505. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
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Turbo Boost
-
 
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Hyper-Threading
-
 
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Idle States
+
 
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Thermal Monitoring
+
 
-
Demand Based Switching
-
 
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PAE
32 Bit
 
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FSB parity
+
 
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Security technologies

Xeon 5160 and Xeon W3505 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
-
 
+
EDB
+
 
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Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon 5160 and Xeon W3505 are enumerated here.
VT-x
+
 
+
EPT
-
 
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Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon 5160 and Xeon W3505.
Supported memory types
DDR2
 
DDR3

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Xeon 5160 and Xeon W3505. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Xeon 5160 4.08 +6%
Xeon W3505 3.85

Passmark

Xeon 5160 1956 +6.1%
Xeon W3505 1844

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Xeon 5160 and Xeon W3505. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
4.7 Mh/s
 
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Gaming performance

Let's see how good Xeon 5160 and Xeon W3505 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of Intel Xeon 5160

6% faster in synthetic tests
Less power hungry (80 vs 130 watts)
Thermal Monitoring Technologies

Advantages of Intel Xeon W3505

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 5160 or W3505?

Technical City couldn't decide between Intel Xeon 5160 and Intel Xeon W3505. The differences in performance seem too small.
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