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)
35.37
 
1.00
Type
Server
 
Server
Architecture codename
Bloomfield
 
Woodcrest
Release date
March 2009
 
June 2006
Launch price (MSRP)
$65
 
$16
Price now
$16.22
 
$456

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
2
 
2
Number of threads
2
 
2
Maximum frequency
2.4 GHz
 
2.66 GHz
L1 cache
64 KB (per core)
 
no data
L2 cache
256 KB (per core)
 
4 MB
L3 cache
4 MB (shared)
 
no data
Manufacturing process technology
45 nm
 
65 nm
Die size
263 mm2
 
no data
Maximum core temperature
no data
 
65 °C
Transistor count
731 million
 
no data
64 bit support
+
 
+
VID voltage range
no data
 
B2=1.0V-1.5V, G0=.85V-1.5V

Compatibility

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
1
 
1
Socket
1366
 
LGA771
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)
no data
 
+
Turbo Boost
no data
 
-
Hyper-Threading
no data
 
-
Idle States
no data
 
+
Thermal Monitoring
-
 
+
Demand Based Switching
no data
 
-
FSB parity
no data
 
+

Security technologies

Xeon W3503 and Xeon 5150 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
+
 
-
EDB
no data
 
+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon W3503 and Xeon 5150 are enumerated here.
VT-x
+
 
+
EPT
no data
 
-

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon W3503 and Xeon 5150.
Supported memory types
DDR3
 
DDR2

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

Passmark

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)
no data
 
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.
Should you still have questions on choice between Xeon W3503 and Xeon 5150, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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