AMD Phenom II X6 1090T BE vs Intel Xeon E5620

Physical Specifications

Socket AMD Socket AM3 Intel Socket 1366
Process size 45 nm 32 nm
Transistors 904 million 1,170 million
Die size 346 mm² 239 mm²
Package µPGA FC-LGA10
Foundry Intel

Performance

Frequency 3.2 GHz 2.4 GHz
Turbo clock up to 3.6 GHz up to 2.666 GHz
Base clock 200 MHz 133 MHz
Multiplier 16.0x 18.0x
Multiplier unlocked Yes No
Voltage 1.4 V 1.35 V
TDP 125 W 80 W

Architecture Details

Vertical Segment Desktop Server/Workstation
Production status End-of-life End-of-life
Release date Apr 27th, 2010 Mar 16th, 2010
Codename Thuban Westmere-EP
Generation Phenom II X6 Xeon
Part HDT90ZFBK6DGRHDT90ZFBGRBOX SLBV4
Memory support DDR3 Dual-channel DDR3 Triple-channel
ECC memory No Yes
PCI Express Gen 2 Gen 2

Cores

Total Cores 6 4
Total Threads 6 8
SMP # CPUs 1 2
Integrated graphics

Cache

Cache L1 128K (per core) 64K (per core)
Cache L2 512K (per core) 256K (per core)
Cache L3 6MB (shared) 12MB (shared)

Notes

Notes This processor comes with an unlocked base clock multiplier, allowing users to set the multiplier value higher than shipped value, to facilitate better overclocking. It is branded under the Black Edition label.

Features & Technologies

3DNow! Yes
5.86GT/s QPI Yes
AES-NI Yes
AMD-V Yes
AMD64 Yes
EIST Yes
HTT Yes
Intel 64 Yes
MMX Yes Yes
NX bit Yes
SSE Yes Yes
SSE2 Yes Yes
SSE3 Yes Yes
SSE4.2 Yes
SSE4A Yes
SSSE3 Yes
TXT Yes
Turbo Core Yes
VT-x Yes
XD-Bit Yes

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