Intel Xeon E5472 vs X5472

General info

Comparing Xeon E5472 and Xeon X5472 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.

Place in our rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
2.41
 
1.32
Market segment
Server
 
Server
Architecture codename
Harpertown
 
Harpertown
Launch date
1 October 2007 (13 years ago)
 
1 October 2007 (13 years ago)
Price now
$181
 
$318

Technical specs

Xeon E5472 and Xeon X5472 basic parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of CPU speed, though for more precise assessment you have to consider their test results.

Base clock speed
3 GHz
 
3 GHz
L3 cache
12 MB L2 KB
 
12 MB L2 KB
Chip lithography
45 nm
 
45 nm
Maximum core temperature
67 °C
 
63 °C
64 bit support
+
 
+
VID voltage range
0.85V-1.35V
 
0.85V-1.35V

Compatibility

Information on Xeon E5472 and Xeon X5472 compatibility with other computer components: 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.

Socket
LGA771
 
LGA771
Thermal design power (TDP)
80 Watt
 
120 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon E5472 and Xeon X5472. 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

Xeon E5472 and Xeon X5472 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXT
-
 
-
EDB
+
 
+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon E5472 and Xeon X5472 are enumerated here.

VT-x
+
 
+
EPT
-
 
-

Benchmark performance

Various benchmark results of Xeon E5472 and Xeon X5472. Overall score 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 E5472 2.77 +3.7%
Xeon X5472 2.67

Passmark

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

Xeon E5472 2432 +3.9%
Xeon X5472 2340

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Xeon E5472 and Xeon X5472. Usually measured in megahashes per second.

Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
9.3 Mh/s +0%
 
9.3 Mh/s +0%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Xeon E5472 and Xeon X5472 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of Intel Xeon E5472

3.7% better performance in benchmarks

Cheaper ($181 vs $318)

Lower power consumption (80 vs 120 watts)

Advantages of Intel Xeon X5472

We are unaware of any advantages of Intel Xeon X5472 over Intel Xeon E5472.

So, Xeon E5472 or X5472?

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