Intel Xeon W5580: specs and benchmarks

Intel Xeon W5580

Summary

Intel started Intel Xeon W5580 sales on March 2009 at a recommended price of $102. 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 3460 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is FCLGA1366 processor with a TDP of 130 Watt. It supports DDR3-800, DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 4.32 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.

General info

Of Xeon W5580 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
16.94
 
Type
Server
 
Architecture codename
Gainestown
 
Release date
March 2009
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$102
 
Price now
$107
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

Xeon W5580's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Xeon W5580's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
4
 
Number of threads
8
 
Maximum frequency
3.46 GHz
 
L1 cache
64 KB (per core)
 
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
256 KB (per core)
 
of 8192 (Opteron 3380)
L3 cache
8 MB (shared)
 
Manufacturing process technology
45 nm
 
Die size
263 mm2
 
Maximum core temperature
67 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Transistor count
731 million
 
of 19200 (Ryzen 7 3700)
64 bit support
+
 
VID voltage range
0.75V -1.35V
 

Compatibility

Information on Xeon W5580 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)
130 Watt
 
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon W5580. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
Turbo Boost
1.0
 
Hyper-Threading
+
 
Idle States
+
 
Demand Based Switching
+
 
PAE
40 Bit
 

Security technologies

Xeon W5580 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
+
 
EDB
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon W5580 are enumerated here.
VT-d
+
 
VT-x
+
 
EPT
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon W5580.
Supported memory types
DDR3-800, DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333
 
of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)
Maximum memory size
144 GB
 
Max memory channels
3
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
32 GB/s
 
of 262.26 (Xeon Platinum 9221)
ECC memory support
+
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Xeon W5580. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

4.32

Passmark

3514

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Xeon W5580 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Xeon W5580 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

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