Dual 'Nehalem' Quad Core Xeon 5520 vs i7-980X Hexa-core Tags: Core Quad Core Intel i7 Nehalem Xeon Servers Components Last response: October 14, 2010 9:41 PM in Components Share Dave1on1 October 14, 2010 7:16:25 PM Hi guys, I am planning to get a server but im not sure which one is better to choose. On one side we have the Dual 'Nehalem' Quad Core Xeon 5520 with 12GB RAM and on the other side the i7-980X Hexa-core with 24GB RAM. Which server is more powerful? Thanks guys;) Best, Dave More about : dual nehalem quad core xeon 5520 980x hexa core tecmo34 October 14, 2010 8:23:28 PM The XEON based server would be the more powerful server. Emperus October 14, 2010 9:21:38 PM Depends on the type of server and/or the running applications.. Generally though, the dual xeon setup will be more powerful.. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Dave1on1 October 14, 2010 9:41:07 PM Thank you guys for the fast reply's. Its much appreciated. I want to use the server for online movie streaming. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solved8 thread Dual Quad Core Xeon Dell T5400 vs... T5400...?? Forum Xeon 5520 (Nehalem) vs. Harpertown Forum Xeon x3230/ddr2 vs dual Xeon quad core x5550/ddr3 1333R Forum Dual Quad Core Intel Xeon vs. single Six Core Intel Xeon Forum Single Xeon Quad vs dual xeon vs core 2 Quad Forum Single Xeon E5645 2.4GHz vs Dual Xeon L5520 2.26GHz: Major Site Webserver Forum Dual Quad Core Intel Xeon vs. single Six Core Intel Xeon Forum Dual quad-Xeon configuration Vs. fast dual core configuration Forum Dual Core Xeon 3070, 2.66 GHz Vs Quad Core X3220, 2.40 GHz Forum Quad Core Duo vs Dual Xeon Forum Workstation/ Dual CPU Xeon vs. Quad core... Forum Dual XEON E5520 VS SINGLE XEON W3565. Forum Intel Core 2 Extreme X6800 vs Intel Xeon E5520 .. HELP! :( Forum SolvedBuilding an audio recording computer. Is there a way to get dual quad core xeon cpu's with hyperthreading? Forum Solvedolder intel quad vs new intel dual core Forum SolvedGaming Performance: Dual Xeon vs. Single Core i7 Forum Xeon Quad-Core E3-1240 v3 3.4GHz .VS. Intel Core i7 4790 3.6GHz Forum SolvedDual quad (Xeon) vs. single quad (i7) Forum Solvedquad core vs dual core Forum Solved1.5 GHz Cortex-A7 Quad Core Processor vs 1.7 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Dual Core Processor Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !