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Mar 17 2010   1:53PM GMT

Comparing Intel Xeons: 32nm 5600s v. 45nm 5500s

Mark Fontecchio Mark Fontecchio Profile: Mark Fontecchio

 As an add-on to the Intel Xeon 5600 “Westmere” x86 processor news, below is a complete list of the 32-nanometer 5600 processors and how they compare to the 45-nanometer 5500 processors that Intel came out with last year. I got this from the Intel Xeon spec page.

Processor Number Intel® QPI Speed L3 Cache Processor
Base
Frequency
Max Turbo Frequency Power Number of Cores Number of Threads
 32nm technology
X5680 6.4 GT/s 12MB 3.33 GHz 3.6 GHz 130 W 6 12
X5677 6.4 GT/s 12MB 3.46 GHz 3.733 GHz 130 W 4 8
X5670 6.4 GT/s 12MB 2.93 GHz 3.333 GHz 95 W 6 12
X5667 6.4 GT/s 12MB 3.066 GHz 3.466 GHz 95 W 4 8
X5660 6.4 GT/s 12MB 2.8 GHz 3.2 GHz 95 W 6 12
X5650 6.4 GT/s 12MB 2.66 GHz 3.066 GHz 95 W 6 12
L5640 5.86 GT/s 12MB 2.26 GHz 2.666 GHz 60 W 6 12
L5630 5.86 GT/s 12MB 2.13 GHz 2.4 GHz 40 W 4 8
L5609 4.8 GT/s 12MB 1.86 GHz 1.866 GHz 40 W 4 4
E5640 5.86 GT/s 12MB 2.66 GHz 2.933 GHz 80 W 4 8
E5630 5.86 GT/s 12MB 2.53 GHz 2.8 GHz 80 W 4 8
E5620 5.86 GT/s 12MB 2.4 GHz 2.666 GHz 80 W 4 8
 45nm technology
X5570 6.4 GT/s 8MB 2.93 GHz   95 W 4 8
X5560 6.4 GT/s 8MB 2.8 GHz   95 W 4 8
X5550 6.4 GT/s 8MB 2.66 GHz   95 W 4 8
L5530 5.86 GT/s 8MB 2.4 GHz   60 W 4 8
L5520 5.86 GT/s 8MB 2.26 GHz   60 W 4 8
L5518 5.86 GT/s 8MB 2.13 GHz   60 W 4 8
L5508 5.86 GT/s 8MB 2 GHz   38 W 2 4
L5506 4.8 GT/s 4MB 2.13 GHz   60 W 4 4
E5540 5.86 GT/s 8MB 2.53 GHz   80 W 4 8
E5530 5.86 GT/s 8MB 2.4 GHz   80 W 4 8
E5520 5.86 GT/s 8MB 2.26 GHz   80 W 4 8
E5506 4.8 GT/s 4MB 2.13 GHz   80 W 4 4
E5504 4.8 GT/s 4MB 2 GHz   80 W 4 4
E5502 4.8 GT/s 4MB 1.86 GHz   80 W 2 2

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