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Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 vs Xeon E5405

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Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 advantages

  • Operating frequency of the processor is higher than the frequency of the E5405 microprocessor.

Intel Xeon E5405 advantages

  • The CPU features SSE4.1 instructions.
  • This processor is 24% more energy efficient than the Core 2 Quad Q6600.

Q6600 vs E5405 specifications comparison

The graphs below compare the most important characteristics of the E5405 and Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 processors. These features, together with an IPC (instructions per cycle) number, determine how well a CPU performs.

The number of cores / threads
5
4
3
2
1
0
 
 
4
 
4
 
 
Higher is better
Operating frequency
3
2.4
1.8
1.2
0.6
0
 
 
2.4GHz
 
2GHz
 
 
Higher is better
Thermal Design Power
200
160
120
80
40
0
 
 
105W
 
80W
 
 
Lower is better
 

  - Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600       - Intel Xeon E5405

Please see the "Specifications" tab for detailed side by side comparison of Q6600 vs E5405 specs.


Pros and Cons summary

Core 2 Quad Q6600 Xeon E5405
General recommendations:
Has higher base frequency
  General recommendations:
Supports SSE4.1 instructions,
Lower power consumption

Drawbacks:

Does not support some instructions,
Requires more power
 

Drawbacks:

Base frequency is lower

Similar processors

Core 2 Quad Q6600 Xeon E5405
 

Similar microprocessors use the same socket and architecture as Q6600 and E5405.


Where to buy


Both processors are no longer manufactured. For that reason the best place to search for them is eBay. Marketplace vendors at Amazon may also carry them.
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Specifications

Please visit Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 and Intel Xeon E5405 pages for more detailed specifications of both microprocessors.

 Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600Intel Xeon E5405
Market segmentDesktopServer
ManufacturerIntel
FamilyCore 2 QuadXeon
Basic details
Model numberQ6600E5405
CPU part numberHH80562PH0568MEU80574KJ041N
AT80574KJ041N
Box part numberBX80562Q6600BX80574E5405A
BX80574E5405P
Introduction dateJanuary 8, 2007November 12, 2007
 
CPU features
Core nameKentsfieldHarpertown
Platform name Bensley; Bensley-VS; Cranberry Lake; Stoakley
MicroarchitectureCore
Technology (micron)0.0650.045
Data width (bits)64
SocketSocket 775Socket 771
Frequency (MHz)24002000
Bus speed (MHz)10661333
Clock Multiplier96
L1 cache128 KB (code) / 128 KB (data)
L2 cache (KB)819212288
Max temperature (°C)60.367
TDP (Watt)10580
Max power dissipation (Watt)155.25133.25
Core voltage (V)0.85 - 1.50.85 - 1.35
Cores4
Threads4
Multiprocessing12
 
Instruction set extensions
AMD64 / EM64T 64-bit technology+
MMX+
SSE+
SSE2+
SSE3+
SSE4.1-+
SSSE3 / Supplemental SSE3+
 
Supported technologies
PowerNow! / Enhanced SpeedStep+
Virtualization+
Virus Protection / Execute Disable bit+
 
Integrated Graphics
GPU TypeNone
 
Integrated Memory Controller(s)
The number of controllers0
Notes:

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For detailed specifications of "Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600" or "Intel Xeon E5405" parts please click on the links in the table header.

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