Product Comparison: Intel Xeon 5160 vs Intel Core i7-950


General Specifications
Brand
Intel
Intel
Model
Xeon 5160
Core i7-950
Origin
Costa Rica
China
About the Product
Intel Xeon 5160 is a Woodcrest architecture server processor. It has 2 cores and 2 threads and is manufactured using a 65 nm process technology. Its clock frequency is 3GHz. It supports DDR2 memory type and is compatible with LGA771 socket. The processor has a L2 cache size of 4MB.
Core i7-950 runs at 3.06GHz, 4.8 GT / s bus, and has an 8MB L3 cache. Heat dissipation of the processor 130W. Only DDR3 1066 and 1333 MHz memory are officially supported. An amazing processor for every task.
Package Size
Height
4.6 in.
4.9 in.
Width
3.15 in.
4.4 in.
Depth
1.3 in.
2.8 in.
Weight
0.8 lbs.
1.3 lbs.

Intel Xeon 5160

Intel Core i7-950

Intel Xeon 5160

Intel Core i7-950

Intel Xeon 5160

Intel Core i7-950

Details
Socket
LGA771
FCLGA1366
Lithography
65 nm
45 nm
Type of Processors
Server
Desktop
Code Name
Woodcrest
Bloomfield
What customers say about "Details"
Intel Xeon 5160 CPU Processor
  • It run cool under extreme conditions and easy to install.
  • I changed the processor and it took me a little time.
  • I concluded that this is a convenient socket. The processor was installed easily.
  • I didn't bother with installing this CPU at all.
  • I installed this processor quickly. Good quality about Intel.
Intel Core i7-950 CPU Processor
  • The LGA 1366 socket is secure and makes this CPU simple to place and clamp.
  • The unit is extremely easy to install, fitting snugly into LGA1366 socket.
  • Best value CPU for the 1366 socket at the moment.
  • The setup was easy, install was a breeze, and the computer is a powerhouse.
  • No problems installing. Has amazing socket.
Technical Specifications
CPU Cores
2
4
CPU Threads
2
8
Clock Speed
3 GHz
3.06 GHz
Max TDP
80 W
130 W
Max Temperature
65 °C
67.9 °C
Data Width
64 bits
64 bits
Virtualization Technology
Yes
Yes
Turbo Clock Speed
3.33 GHz

Intel Xeon 5160

Intel Core i7-950

Intel Xeon 5160

Intel Core i7-950

Intel Xeon 5160

Intel Core i7-950

Intel Xeon 5160

Intel Core i7-950

Intel Xeon 5160

Intel Core i7-950

What customers say about "Technical Specifications"
Intel Xeon 5160 CPU Processor
  • It is really a major speed boost for the money. Highly recommend.
  • Its super fast and I can play any games at the highest detail setting.
  • This works absolutely fine and I would recommend this to everyone who needs it.
  • The processor is already pretty weak. It is more suitable for office work.
  • It doesn't have a high frequency. 3GHz is not enough for difficult programs.
Intel Core i7-950 CPU Processor
  • Very fast, easy to install and hard working. Great for gaming.
  • I do a lot of 3D work, and this is a dynamic and fast processor.
  • It has worked flawlessly since day one, is great for multitasking and very fast and is therefore highly recommended.
  • It's fast, really fast and runs extremely cool.
  • Temps are great with 70C being average under stress.
Cache And Memory Specifications
L1 Cache Size
128 kB
128 kB
L2 Cache Size
4000 kB
1000 kB
Max Memory Size
32 GB
24 GB
Memory Types
DDR2
DDR3
Max Memory Channels
2
3
Max Memory Bandwidth
10.6 GB/s
25.6 GB/s
L3 Cache Size
8000 kB

Intel Xeon 5160

Intel Core i7-950

Intel Xeon 5160

Intel Core i7-950

What customers say about "Cache And Memory Specifications"
Intel Xeon 5160 CPU Processor
  • I like this processor. With 8GB of RAM, it works stably and well.
  • This is not a new processor and has no L3 cache, unfortunately.
  • It is a server processor and it only supports DDR2.
Intel Core i7-950 CPU Processor
  • Installed flawlessly and has been solid as a rock. Great works with 16GB memory.
  • This is a great chip very fast and I haven't even overclocked it yet. Enough cache for games.
  • Super fast and can run everyone of your applications. 8MB of cache is great.
  • I like that I can install up to 3 memory sticks.
  • Excellent maximum memory capacity. Highly recommend.
Supported Technologies
Execute Disable Bit / Virus Protection
Yes
Yes
Turbo Boost / Turbo Core
No
Yes
Enhanced SpeedStep / PowerNow!
Yes
Yes
Hyper-Threading / HyperTransport
No
Yes
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
3 year(s)
3 year(s)
Certifications
CE, FCC
CE, FCC
Other Information
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