Intel Xeon L5638: specs and benchmarks

Intel Xeon L5638

Summary

Intel started Intel Xeon L5638 sales 16 March 2010 at a recommended price of $90. This is Westmere-EP architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 6 cores and 12 threads, and is based on 32 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2400 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is FCLGA1366 processor with a TDP of 60 Watt. It supports DDR3 Triple-channel memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 5.44 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.

General info

Of Xeon L5638 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
23.03
 
Type
Server
 
Architecture codename
Westmere-EP
 
Release date
16 March 2010
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$90
 
Price now
$70
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

Xeon L5638's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Xeon L5638's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
6
 
Number of threads
12
 
Maximum frequency
2.4 GHz
 
L1 cache
64 KB (per core)
 
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
256 KB (per core)
 
of 8192 (FX-8350)
L3 cache
12 MB (shared)
 
Manufacturing process technology
32 nm
 
Die size
239 mm2
 
Maximum core temperature
85 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Transistor count
1,170 million
 
of 19200 (Ryzen 7 3700)
64 bit support
+
 
VID voltage range
1.0 - 1.5V
 

Compatibility

Information on Xeon L5638 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
2
 
Socket
FCLGA1366
 
Power consumption (TDP)
60 Watt
 
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon L5638. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
AES-NI
+
 
Turbo Boost
1.0
 
Hyper-Threading
+
 
Idle States
+
 

Security technologies

Xeon L5638 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon L5638 are enumerated here.
VT-d
+
 
VT-x
+
 
EPT
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon L5638.
Supported memory types
DDR3 Triple-channel
 
of 2933 (Ryzen 5 2500X)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Xeon L5638. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

5.44

Passmark

4263

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Xeon L5638 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Xeon L5638 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

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