Nehalem-EP based Xeons Hit Akiba
(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.
(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.
Specifications of these various models come in different clock rates from 2.0Ghz up to 3.2Ghz and different price ranges.
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
|Actual sale price|
|Xeon W5580||3.20GHz||Y||Y||6.4GT/s||8MB||130W||1,333MHz||Approximately 190,000 Yen|
|Xeon X5570||2.93GHz||Y||Y||6.4GT/s||8MB||95W||1,333MHz||Approximately 160,000 Yen|
|Xeon X5560||2.80GHz||Y||Y||6.4GT/s||8MB||95W||1,333MHz||Approximately 150,000 Yen|
|Xeon X5550||2.66GHz||Y||Y||6.4GT/s||8MB||95W||1,333MHz||Approximately 110,000 Yen|
|Xeon E5540||2.53GHz||Y||Y||5.86GT/s||8MB||80W||1,066MHz||Approximately 90,000 Yen|
|Xeon E5530||2.40GHz||?||Y||5.86GT/s||8MB||80W||1,066MHz||Approximately 60,000 Yen|
|Xeon E5520||2.26GHz||?||Y||5.86GT/s||8MB||80W||1,066MHz||Approximately 44,000 yen|
|Xeon L5520 (low electric power consumption edition)||2.26GHz||Y||Y||5.86GT/s||8MB||60W||1,066MHz||Approximately 60,000 Yen|
|Xeon E5506||2.13GHz||N||N||4.8GT/s||4MB||80W||800MHz||Approximately 30,000 Yen|
|Xeon L5506 (low electric power consumption edition)||2.13GHz||N||N||4.8GT/s||4MB||60W||800MHz||Approximately 50,000 Yen|
|Xeon E5504||2.00GHz||N||N||4.8GT/s||4MB||80W||800MHz||Approximately 26,000 yen|
** Y = Yes, N = No