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Intel Core 2 Quad Q6700 vs Xeon X3230

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Intel Core 2 Quad Q6700 advantages

  • The Q6700 CPU is 5% more energy efficient.

Intel Xeon X3230 advantages

  • None

Q6700 vs X3230 specifications comparison

The graphs below show the difference between X3230 and Core 2 Quad Q6700 most important features. These characteristics, together with an IPC (instructions per cycle) number, determine how well a processor 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
 
 
2.67GHz
 
2.67GHz
 
 
Higher is better
Thermal Design Power
200
160
120
80
40
0
 
 
95W
 
100W
 
 
Lower is better
 

  - Intel Core 2 Quad Q6700       - Intel Xeon X3230

Detailed side by side comparison of Q6700 vs Intel Xeon X3230 specs can be found in the "Specifications" tab.


Pros and Cons summary

Core 2 Quad Q6700 Xeon X3230
General recommendations:
Needs less power
  General recommendations:
None

Drawbacks:

None
 

Drawbacks:

A bit higher power consumption

Similar processors

Core 2 Quad Q6700 Xeon X3230
 

Similar CPUs use the same socket and architecture as Q6700 and Intel X3230.

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Specifications

Please visit Intel Core 2 Quad Q6700 and Intel Xeon X3230 pages for more complete specifications of both microprocessors.

 Intel Core 2 Quad Q6700Intel Xeon X3230
Market segmentDesktopServer
ManufacturerIntel
FamilyCore 2 QuadXeon
Basic details
Model numberQ6700X3230
CPU part numberHH80562PH0678MKHH80562QH0678M
Box part numberBX80562Q6700BX80562X3230
Introduction dateJuly 16, 2007 
 
CPU features
Core nameKentsfield
Platform name Garlow; Kaylo
MicroarchitectureCore
Technology (micron)0.065
Data width (bits)64
SocketSocket 775
Frequency (MHz)2667
Bus speed (MHz)1066
Clock Multiplier10
L1 cache128 KB (code) / 128 KB (data)
L2 cache (KB)8192
Max temperature (°C)7185
TDP (Watt)95100
Max power dissipation (Watt)155.25 / 167.13 
Core voltage (V)0.85 - 1.5
Cores4
Threads4
Multiprocessing1
 
Instruction set extensions
AMD64 / EM64T 64-bit technology+
MMX+
SSE+
SSE2+
SSE3+
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
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For detailed specifications of "Intel Core 2 Quad Q6700" or "Intel Xeon X3230" parts please click on the links in the table header.

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