Intel Xeon 5120 processor review

Xeon 5120 processor released by Intel; release date: June 2006. At the time of release, the processor cost $45. The processor is designed for server-computers and based on Woodcrest microarchitecture.

CPU is locked to prevent overclocking. Total number of cores - 2. Maximum CPU clock speed - 1.86 GHz. Maximum operating temperature - 65°C. Manufacturing process technology - 65 nm. Cache size: L2 - 4096 KB.

Supported memory types: DDR2.

Supported socket types: LGA771. Maximum number of processors in a configuration - 1. Power consumption (TDP): 65 Watt.

Benchmarks

PassMark
Single thread mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
2573
760
PassMark
CPU mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
9754
809
Geekbench 4
Single Core
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
5311
3655
Geekbench 4
Multi-Core
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
36691
25615
Name Value
PassMark - Single thread mark 760
PassMark - CPU mark 809
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 3655
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 25615

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture codename Woodcrest
Launch date June 2006
Launch price (MSRP) $45
Place in performance rating 26
Price now $1,628.48
Processor Number 5120
Series Legacy Intel® Xeon® Processors
Status Discontinued
Value for money (0-100) 0.23
Vertical segment Server

Performance

64 bit support
Base frequency 1.86 GHz
Bus Speed 1066 MHz FSB
Die size 143 mm2
L2 cache 4096 KB
Manufacturing process technology 65 nm
Maximum core temperature 65°C
Maximum frequency 1.86 GHz
Number of cores 2
Transistor count 291 million
VID voltage range B2=1.0V-1.5V, G0=.85V-1.5V

Memory

Supported memory types DDR2

Compatibility

Low Halogen Options Available
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1
Package Size 37.5mm x 37.5mm
Scenario Design Power (SDP) 0 W
Sockets supported LGA771
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 65 Watt

Security & Reliability

Execute Disable Bit (EDB)
Intel® Trusted Execution technology (TXT)

Advanced Technologies

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® technology
FSB parity
Idle States
Intel 64
Intel® Demand Based Switching
Intel® Hyper-Threading technology
Intel® Turbo Boost technology
Thermal Monitoring

Virtualization

Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)