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Xeon X3430 vs Celeron D 352


Description
The X3430 is based on Nehalem architecture while the 352 is based on NetBurst.

Using the multithread performance as a reference, the X3430 gets a score of 55.7 k points while the 352 gets 0 k points.

Summarizing, the X3430 is INF times faster than the 352. To get a proper comparison between both models, take a look to the data shown below.

Specs
CPUID
106e5
f65
Core
Lynnfield
Cedar Mill
Architecture
Base frecuency
2.4 GHz
3.2 GHz
Boost frecuency
2.8 GHz
3.2 GHz
Socket
LGA1156
LGA 775
Cores/Threads
4/4
1/1
TDP
95 W
84 W
Cache L1 (d+i)
4x32+4x32 kB
8+8 kB
Cache L2
4x256 kB
512 kB
Cache L3
8192 kB
0 kB
Date
October 2009
May 2006

Non-optimized benchmark
The benchmark in Mode 0 (FPU) measures cpu performance with non-optimized software. It uses the basic µinstructions from the i386 architecture with the i387 floating point unit. This mode is compatible with all CPUs so it's practical to compare very different CPUs
Monothread
X3430
352
Test#1 (Integers)
1745
1649 (-5.54%)
Test#2 (FP)
3951
3162 (-19.97%)
Test#3 (Generic, ZIP)
2295
1426 (-37.85%)
Test#1 (Memory)
2656
752 (-71.70%)
TOTAL
10647
6989 (-34.36%)

Multithread

X3430

352
Test#1 (Integers)
6806
0 (-100.00%)
Test#2 (FP)
15370
0 (-100.00%)
Test#3 (Generic, ZIP)
8896
0 (-100.00%)
Test#1 (Memory)
4421
0 (-100.00%)
TOTAL
35493
0 (-100.00%)

SSE3 optimized benchmark
The benchmark in mode I (SSE) is optimized for the use of SIMD instructions with 128 bits register and the SSE set up to version 3. Nearly every modern CPU has support for this mode.
Monothread
X3430
352
Test#1 (Integers)
6407
2197 (-65.70%)
Test#2 (FP)
4275
3583 (-16.18%)
Test#3 (Generic, ZIP)
2384
1672 (-29.86%)
Test#1 (Memory)
2672
749 (-71.98%)
TOTAL
15738
8202 (-47.89%)

Multithread

X3430

352
Test#1 (Integers)
25195
0 (-100.00%)
Test#2 (FP)
16764
0 (-100.00%)
Test#3 (Generic, ZIP)
9326
0 (-100.00%)
Test#1 (Memory)
4372
0 (-100.00%)
TOTAL
55657
0 (-100.00%)

Performance/W
X3430
352
Test#1 (Integers)
265 points/W
0 points/W
Test#2 (FP)
176 points/W
0 points/W
Test#3 (Generic, ZIP)
98 points/W
0 points/W
Test#1 (Memory)
46 points/W
0 points/W
TOTAL
586 points/W
0 points/W

Performance/GHz
X3430
352
Test#1 (Integers)
2288 points/GHz
687 points/GHz
Test#2 (FP)
1527 points/GHz
1120 points/GHz
Test#3 (Generic, ZIP)
852 points/GHz
523 points/GHz
Test#1 (Memory)
954 points/GHz
234 points/GHz
TOTAL
5621 points/GHz
2563 points/GHz

Monothread performance graph
Monothread performance graphics gives the performance vs time. They are useful to measure the time it takes to the CPU to reach the maximum performance.

Usually, CPU's performance will be steady during these tests but if it has a slow frequency strategy, the first samples will show a lower score.


Test#1 (Integers) [points vs time]

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Test#2 (FP) [points vs time]

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Test#3 (Generic, ZIP) [points vs time]

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Test#1 (Memory) [points vs time]

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Multithread performance graph
Multithread graphs measure the performance against a heavy load during certain time.

If CPU's TDP doesn't limit the frequency and the machine is properly cooled, performance should remain steady vs time. Otherwise, the performance score will oscillate or decrease over time.


Test#1 (Integers) [points vs time]

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Test#2 (FP) [points vs time]

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Test#3 (Generic, ZIP) [points vs time]

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Test#1 (Memory) [points vs time]

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