Intel Xeon W3503 vs 5150

General info

Comparing Xeon W3503 and Xeon 5150 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
Value for money (0-100)
Architecture codename
Release date
March 2009
June 2006
Launch price (MSRP)
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Technical specs

Xeon W3503 and Xeon 5150 quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Xeon W3503 and Xeon 5150 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
Maximum frequency
2.4 GHz
2.66 GHz
L1 cache
64 KB (per core)
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L2 cache
256 KB (per core)
4 MB
L3 cache
4 MB (shared)
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Manufacturing process technology
45 nm
65 nm
Die size
263 mm2
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Maximum core temperature
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65 °C
Transistor count
731 million
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64 bit support
VID voltage range
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B2=1.0V-1.5V, G0=.85V-1.5V


Information on Xeon W3503 and Xeon 5150 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
Power consumption (TDP)
130 Watt
65 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon W3503 and Xeon 5150. 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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Idle States
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Thermal Monitoring
Demand Based Switching
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FSB parity
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Security technologies

Xeon W3503 and Xeon 5150 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
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Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon W3503 and Xeon 5150 are enumerated here.
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Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon W3503 and Xeon 5150.
Supported memory types

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Xeon W3503 and Xeon 5150. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Xeon W3503 1.39 +25.2%
Xeon 5150 1.11


Xeon W3503 1111 +25.7%
Xeon 5150 884

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Xeon W3503 and Xeon 5150. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
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4.1 Mh/s

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Xeon W3503 and Xeon 5150 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of Intel Xeon W3503

25.2% faster in synthetic tests
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)

Advantages of Intel Xeon 5150

Cheaper ($16 vs $65)
Higher maximum frequency (2666 vs 2400 MHz)
Less power hungry (65 vs 130 watts)
Thermal Monitoring Technologies

So, Xeon W3503 or 5150?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends Intel Xeon W3503.
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