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Quad-Core Xeon Clovertown Rolls Into DP Servers

Test Setup

System Hardware
Processor(s) I2x Intel Xeon Processor 5355 (Clovertown core)2.66 GHz, FSB1333, 8 MB L2 Cache
Processor(s) II2x Intel Xeon Processor 5160 (Woodcrest core)3.0 GHz, FSB1333, 4 MB L2 Cache
Processor(s) III2x Intel Xeon Processor 5080 (Dempsey core)3.73 GHz, FSB 1066, 4 MB L2 Cache
PlatformHP xw8400 Workstation (LGA 771)Intel 5000X MCH Chipset, BIOS 10/02/2006 R1.19
RAMInfineon HYS72T256420HFN-3S-A (DDR2-667 ECC Dual Rank FB)4x 2 GB, CL5-5-5-10 Timings
System Hard DriveRAID0 2x Fujitsu MAX3073RC73 GB; 15,000 rpm; 8 MB Cache; SAS
Data Hard DriveWestern Digital Raptor 740AD74 GB; 10,000 RPM; 8 MB Cache; SerialATA/150
Mass Storage Controller(s)Intel ESB-2 I/O BridgeLSI Logic SAS1064X 4-port SAS RAID 0/1
Graphics CardNvidia Quadro FX4500
System Software & Drivers
OSMicrosoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Service Pack 1
Platform DriverIntel Chipset Installation Utility 7.3.1.1011
Graphics DriverNvidia Forceware 84.80

Benchmarks And Settings

Video
TMPEG 3.0 ExpressVersion: 3.0.4.24 (no Audio)182 MB VOB MPEG2-source (704x576) 16:9
DivX 6.4Version: 6.4 (4-8 Logical CPUs)Certification Profile: High Definition ProfileMultipass, 3000 kb/sEncoding mode: Insane Quality
XviD 1.2.0Version: 1.2.0 SMP BetaEncoding type: Twopass - Single passProfile @ Level: DXN HT PALTarget size (kB): 570000
MainConcept H.264 Encoder v2Version: 2.12:19 min MPEG2-source 1920x1080 to H.264Profile: HighAudio: AACStream: Program
Audio
Lame MP3Version 3.97 Beta 2 (11-29-2005)Audio CD "Terminator II SE", 74 minwave to mp3160 kbps
OGGVersion 1.1.2 (Intel P4 MOD)Version 1.1.2 (Intel AMD MOD)Audio CD "Terminator II SE", 74 minwave to oggQuality: 5
Applications
WinrarVersion 3.61 (Dual-Core)(303 MB, 47 Files, 2 Folders)Compression = BestDictionary = 4096 kB
Autodesk 3D Studio MaxVersion: 8.0Characters "Dragon_Charater_rig"rendering 1280x1024 Frames 1,3,5-12
CinebenchVersion 9.564 BitnCPU, 1 CPU
SPECviewperf 9Version: 9.03All Tests
Synthetic
EverestVersion 3.01.652Cache & Memory Benchmark
SiSoftware Sandra 2007Version 2007.5.10.98CPU Test = CPU Arithmetic / MultiMediaMemory Test = Bandwidth BenchmarkMemory Latency Test = ns
LinpackVersion 3.564 Bit
SunGardAdaptive Credit Risk CalculationVersion 3.5
PCMark05 ProVersion: 1.1CPU and Memory Tests
Other
Intel C++ CompilerVersion 9.1.030
Intel Fortran CompilerVersion 9.1.029
  • Should I buy one of these xw8400 Workstation Dual Xeon Dual-Core 5160 3.0GHz and put a good card in it?
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  • Hello1

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

    Tony -
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