AMD Opteron 3320 EE vs Intel Xeon 5120

Comparative analysis of AMD Opteron 3320 EE and Intel Xeon 5120 processors for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Performance, Memory, Compatibility, Advanced Technologies, Virtualization, Security & Reliability. Benchmark processor performance analysis: PassMark - Single thread mark, PassMark - CPU mark, Geekbench 4 - Single Core, Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the AMD Opteron 3320 EE

  • CPU is newer: launch date 13 year(s) 11 month(s) later
  • 2 more cores, run more applications at once: 4 vs 2
  • Around 34% higher clock speed: 2.5 GHz vs 1.86 GHz
  • Around 8% higher maximum core temperature: 70°C vs 65°C
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor: 32 nm vs 65 nm
  • 2.6x lower typical power consumption: 25 Watt vs 65 Watt
  • Around 3% better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 774 vs 752
  • 3.4x better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 2675 vs 783
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 2012 vs June 2006
Number of cores 4 vs 2
Maximum frequency 2.5 GHz vs 1.86 GHz
Maximum core temperature 70°C vs 65°C
Manufacturing process technology 32 nm vs 65 nm
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 25 Watt vs 65 Watt
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 774 vs 752
PassMark - CPU mark 2675 vs 783

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: AMD Opteron 3320 EE
CPU 2: Intel Xeon 5120

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
774
752
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
2675
783
Name AMD Opteron 3320 EE Intel Xeon 5120
PassMark - Single thread mark 774 752
PassMark - CPU mark 2675 783
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 3655
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 25615

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD Opteron 3320 EE Intel Xeon 5120

Essentials

Architecture codename Delhi Woodcrest
Family AMD Opteron
Launch date 2012 June 2006
OPN Tray OS3320SJW4KHK
Place in performance rating 1313 201
Series AMD Opteron 3300 Series Processor Legacy Intel® Xeon® Processors
Vertical segment Server Server
Launch price (MSRP) $45
Price now $1,628.48
Processor Number 5120
Status Discontinued
Value for money (0-100) 0.23

Performance

64 bit support
Base frequency 1.9 GHz 1.86 GHz
Die size 315 mm 143 mm2
L1 cache 192 KB
L2 cache 4 MB 4096 KB
L3 cache 8 MB
Manufacturing process technology 32 nm 65 nm
Maximum core temperature 70°C 65°C
Maximum frequency 2.5 GHz 1.86 GHz
Number of cores 4 2
Number of threads 4
Transistor count 1200 million 291 million
Unlocked
Bus Speed 1066 MHz FSB
VID voltage range B2=1.0V-1.5V, G0=.85V-1.5V

Memory

Supported memory frequency 1400 MHz
Supported memory types DDR3 DDR2

Compatibility

Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1 1
Sockets supported AM3+ LGA771
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 25 Watt 65 Watt
Low Halogen Options Available
Package Size 37.5mm x 37.5mm
Scenario Design Power (SDP) 0 W

Advanced Technologies

Fused Multiply-Add (FMA)
Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX)
Intel® AES New Instructions
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

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

Security & Reliability

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