Intel Core i7-2715QE vs Intel Xeon W5590

Physical Specifications

Socket Intel BGA 1023 Intel Socket 1366
Foundry Intel Intel
Process size 32 nm 45 nm
Transistors 1,160 million 731 million
Die size 216 mm² 263 mm²
Package BGA2 FC-LGA8


Frequency 2.1 GHz 3.333 GHz
Turbo clock up to 3 GHz up to 3.6 GHz
Base clock 100 MHz 133 MHz
Multiplier 21.0x 25.0x
Multiplier unlocked No No
TDP 45 W 130 W
Voltage 1.35 V

Architecture Details

Vertical Segment Mobile Server/Workstation
Production status End-of-life End-of-life
Release date Jan 3rd, 2011 Aug 9th, 2009
Codename Sandy Bridge Gainestown
Generation Core i7 Xeon
Part SR076 SLBGE
Memory support unknown Dual-channel DDR3 Triple-channel
ECC memory No Yes
PCI Express Gen 2


Total Cores 4 4
Total Threads 8 8
SMP # CPUs 1 2
Integrated graphics Intel HD 3000


Cache L1 64K (per core) 64K (per core)
Cache L2 256K (per core) 256K (per core)
Cache L3 6MB (shared) 8MB (shared)

Features & Technologies

EIST Yes Yes
HTT Yes Yes
Intel 64 Yes Yes
MMX Yes Yes
SSE Yes Yes
SSE2 Yes Yes
SSE3 Yes Yes
SSE4.2 Yes Yes
SSSE3 Yes Yes
TXT Yes Yes
VT-d Yes
VT-x Yes Yes
XD-Bit Yes


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