Intel Xeon X5260 processor review

Xeon X5260 processor released by Intel; release date: 11 Nov 2007. At the time of release, the processor cost $851. The processor is designed for server-computers and based on Wolfdale microarchitecture.

CPU is locked to prevent overclocking. Total number of cores - 2, threads - 2. Maximum operating temperature - 66°C. Manufacturing process technology - 45 nm. Cache size: L1 - 128 KB, L2 - 6 MB.

Supported socket types: LGA771. Power consumption (TDP): 80 Watt.

Benchmarks

CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Face Detection
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
56.680 mPixels/s
0.436 mPixels/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Ocean Surface Simulation
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
754.248 Frames/s
31.038 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
T-Rex
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
3.237 Frames/s
0.121 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Video Composition
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
49.002 Frames/s
0.907 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Bitcoin Mining
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
218.231 mHash/s
3.139 mHash/s
Name Value
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection 0.436 mPixels/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation 31.038 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex 0.121 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition 0.907 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining 3.139 mHash/s

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture codename Wolfdale
Launch date 11 Nov 2007
Launch price (MSRP) $851
Place in performance rating 2306
Processor Number X5260
Series Legacy Intel Xeon Processors
Status Launched
Vertical segment Server

Performance

64 bit support
Base frequency 3.33 GHz
Bus Speed 1333 MHz
Die size 107 mm2
L1 cache 128 KB
L2 cache 6 MB
Manufacturing process technology 45 nm
Maximum core temperature 66°C
Number of cores 2
Number of threads 2
Transistor count 410 million
VID voltage range 0.8500V-1.3500V

Compatibility

Package Size 37.5mm x 37.5mm
Sockets supported LGA771
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 80 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)