Xeon W3530 vs Core 2 Duo E8400 | Hardlimit Benchmark Central

Xeon W3530 vs Core 2 Duo E8400

Both Xeon W3530 and Core 2 Duo E8400 monothread performance are pretty similar although their multithread performance are quite different. These two models were released just two years apart which could explain their performance similarity in monothread performance.

Comparison

Specs

Xeon W3530

Core 2 Duo E8400

Base frequency
2800 MHz
3000 MHz
Boost frequency
3067 MHz
-
Half load boost frequency
2933 MHz
-
Socket
LGA 1366
LGA 775
Cores
4
2
Threads
-
2
TDP
130 W
65 W
L1 cache
64 kb
32+32 kb
L2 cache
256 kb
6144 kb
L3 cache
8192 kb
-
Proccess
0,045 um
0,045 um
# transistors
-
420 M
Core
Bloomfield
Wolfdale
Architecture
-
Core
Release date
3/2010
1/2008

Monothread performance

Mode 0 [FPU]
N/A
16827 [+100%]
Mode I [SSE3]
18814
17284 [-8.85%]

Multithread performance

Mode 0 [FPU]
N/A
25114 [+100%]
Mode I [SSE3]
74352
27771 [-167.73%]

Stats

Perf per MHz Mode 0
N/A
5.61
Perf per MHz Mode I
6.13
5.76 [-6.42%]
Perf per watt Mode 0
N/A
386.37
Perf per watt Mode I
571.94
427.25 [-33.87%]

Overclocking

The best frequency
3443 MHz
3836 MHz
Second-best frequency
3443 MHz
3836 MHz
Third-best frequency
-
3836 MHz

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