Nehalem-EP based Xeons Hit Akiba

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(Impress) With a TDP of 60W to 130W, these lovely Nehalem-EP based Xeon 5xxx series have hit Akiba stores. They don’t come cheap but these beasts has got the features packed to make its worth.

shx1 Nehalem EP based Xeons Hit Akiba

(Impress) With a TDP of 60W to 130W, these lovely Nehalem-EP based Xeon 55xx series have hit Akiba stores. They don’t come cheap but these beasts has got the features packed to make its worth.

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Specifications of these various models come in different clock rates from 2.0Ghz up to 3.2Ghz and different price ranges.

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The Xeons will support the LGA1366 socket and also Tylersburg-36D (IOH) + ICH10 chipsets. Put them on a dual socket motherboard, viola! 8 physical cores and 8 logical cores!

The Xeons are boasting features with some similar to the Core I7 brothers such as:

Intel Turbo Boost - Increasing frequency and enabling faster processor speeds when conditions allow

Integrated Power Gates – Individual cores are reduced to near-zero power independent of other operating cores

Here is a breakdown of the indivudual 55xx models:
For a better comparison of the price rates:
1 SGD = approximately 66 yen
1 USD = approximately 100 yen

NameClockHyper
- Thread
ing
Turbo
Boost
QPI speedCache
Capacity
TDPLargest memory
Clock
Actual sale price
Xeon W55803.20GHzYY6.4GT/s8MB130W1,333MHzApproximately 190,000 Yen
Xeon X55702.93GHzYY6.4GT/s8MB95W1,333MHzApproximately 160,000 Yen
Xeon X55602.80GHzYY6.4GT/s8MB95W1,333MHzApproximately 150,000 Yen
Xeon X55502.66GHzYY6.4GT/s8MB95W1,333MHzApproximately 110,000 Yen
Xeon E55402.53GHzYY5.86GT/s8MB80W1,066MHzApproximately 90,000 Yen
Xeon E55302.40GHz?Y5.86GT/s8MB80W1,066MHzApproximately 60,000 Yen
Xeon E55202.26GHz?Y5.86GT/s8MB80W1,066MHzApproximately 44,000 yen
Xeon L5520 (low electric power consumption edition)2.26GHzYY5.86GT/s8MB60W1,066MHzApproximately 60,000 Yen
Xeon E55062.13GHzNN4.8GT/s4MB80W800MHzApproximately 30,000 Yen
Xeon L5506 (low electric power consumption edition)2.13GHzNN4.8GT/s4MB60W800MHzApproximately 50,000 Yen
Xeon E55042.00GHzNN4.8GT/s4MB80W800MHzApproximately 26,000 yen

** Y = Yes, N = No

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