Quad-Core Xeon Clovertown Rolls Into DP Servers

Test Setup

System Hardware
Processor(s) I 2x Intel Xeon Processor 5355 (Clovertown core)
2.66 GHz, FSB1333, 8 MB L2 Cache
Processor(s) II 2x Intel Xeon Processor 5160 (Woodcrest core)
3.0 GHz, FSB1333, 4 MB L2 Cache
Processor(s) III 2x Intel Xeon Processor 5080 (Dempsey core)
3.73 GHz, FSB 1066, 4 MB L2 Cache
Platform HP xw8400 Workstation (LGA 771)
Intel 5000X MCH Chipset, BIOS 10/02/2006 R1.19
RAM Infineon HYS72T256420HFN-3S-A (DDR2-667 ECC Dual Rank FB)
4x 2 GB, CL5-5-5-10 Timings
System Hard Drive RAID0 2x Fujitsu MAX3073RC
73 GB; 15,000 rpm; 8 MB Cache; SAS
Data Hard Drive Western Digital Raptor 740AD
74 GB; 10,000 RPM; 8 MB Cache; SerialATA/150
Mass Storage Controller(s) Intel ESB-2 I/O Bridge
LSI Logic SAS1064X 4-port SAS RAID 0/1
Graphics Card Nvidia Quadro FX4500
System Software & Drivers
OS Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Service Pack 1
Platform Driver Intel Chipset Installation Utility
Graphics Driver Nvidia Forceware 84.80

Benchmarks And Settings

TMPEG 3.0 Express Version: (no Audio)
182 MB VOB MPEG2-source (704x576) 16:9
DivX 6.4 Version: 6.4 (4-8 Logical CPUs)
Certification Profile: High Definition Profile
Multipass, 3000 kb/s
Encoding mode: Insane Quality
XviD 1.2.0 Version: 1.2.0 SMP Beta
Encoding type: Twopass - Single pass
Profile @ Level: DXN HT PAL
Target size (kB): 570000
MainConcept H.264 Encoder v2 Version: 2.1
2:19 min MPEG2-source 1920x1080 to H.264
Profile: High
Audio: AAC
Stream: Program
Lame MP3 Version 3.97 Beta 2 (11-29-2005)
Audio CD "Terminator II SE", 74 min
wave to mp3
160 kbps
OGG Version 1.1.2 (Intel P4 MOD)
Version 1.1.2 (Intel AMD MOD)
Audio CD "Terminator II SE", 74 min
wave to ogg
Quality: 5
Winrar Version 3.61 (Dual-Core)
(303 MB, 47 Files, 2 Folders)
Compression = Best
Dictionary = 4096 kB
Autodesk 3D Studio Max Version: 8.0
Characters "Dragon_Charater_rig"
rendering 1280x1024 Frames 1,3,5-12
Cinebench Version 9.5
64 Bit
SPECviewperf 9 Version: 9.03
All Tests
Everest Version 3.01.652
Cache & Memory Benchmark
SiSoftware Sandra 2007 Version 2007.5.10.98
CPU Test = CPU Arithmetic / MultiMedia
Memory Test = Bandwidth Benchmark
Memory Latency Test = ns
Linpack Version 3.5
64 Bit
SunGard Adaptive Credit Risk Calculation
Version 3.5
PCMark05 Pro Version: 1.1
CPU and Memory Tests
Intel C++ Compiler Version 9.1.030
Intel Fortran Compiler Version 9.1.029
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  • Anonymous
    Should I buy one of these xw8400 Workstation Dual Xeon Dual-Core 5160 3.0GHz and put a good card in it?
  • Anonymous

    Where can you buy this chip? I need to update my macpro 1,1. Please advise,

    Tony -