Intel Xeon E5540: specs and benchmarks
Intel started Intel Xeon E5540 sales on March 2009 at a recommended price of $30. This is Gainestown architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 4 cores and 8 threads, and is based on 45 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2800 MHz and a locked multiplier.
Compatibility-wise, this is FCLGA1366 processor with a TDP of 80 Watt. It supports DDR3-800, DDR3-1066 memory.
It provides poor benchmark performance at 3.24 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.