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Intel® Xeon® Processor 3600 Series - CPU2006

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Intel® Xeon® processor 3600 product series

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Integer rate throughput performance on SPECint*_rate_base2006 benchmark

Integer rate throughput performance on SPECint*_rate_base2006 benchmark

Benchmark description

SPEC CPU2006 is a benchmark to measure system efficiency during integer and floating point operations. It consists of an integer test suite containing 12 applications and a floating point test suite containing 17 applications which are extremely computing-intensive and concentrate on the CPU and memory. Other components, such as disk I/O and network, are not measured by this benchmark. SPEC CPU2006 contains two different methods of performance measurement: The first method "SPEED" determines the time required to complete a single task. The second method "rate" determines the throughput, i.e. how many tasks can be completed in parallel. Both methods are additionally subdivided into two measuring runs, "base" and "peak", which differ in the way the compiler optimization is used. The "base" values are always used when results are published, the "peak" values are optional. The chart above shows "Base" Floating Point Rate Throughput performance as measured by SPECfp_rate_base2006.

Configuration details

Comparison based on published/submitted results to www.spec.org as of February, 2011.

Benchmarks: SPECfp*_rate_base2006 on Windows (Rate Throughput)

Baseline configuration and score on Benchmark: Asus P5E3* Premium system with one Quad-Core Intel® Core® 2 Quad processor Q9650 (3.0 GHz, 2x6MB L2 cache, 1333MHz system bus), 4GB memory (4x1GB DDR3-1333), 80 GB Intel® X-25M SATA Solid-State Drive, nVidia GTX 280* discrete graphics card, Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate* w/ SP1 (64-bit) OS. Published in November 2008. Referenced as published at 52.8. For more information see www.spec.org/cpu2006/results/res2008q4/cpu2006-20081024-05698.html.

Baseline configuration and score on benchmark: Dell Precision T3500* system with one quad-core Intel Xeon processor W3580 (3.33 GHz, 8MB L3 cache), 24GB memory (6x4GB DDR3 1333), 80 GB SATA 7200 RPM, Windows Vista Ultimate SP1 (64-bit) OS. Dell Published in September 2009. Referenced as published at 95.4. For more information see www.spec.org/cpu2006/results/res2009q3/cpu2006-20090831-08538.html.

New configuration and score on benchmark: Intel® D3CA2 SDP (Intel® X58 Chipset, B stepping) with one Intel® Xeon® processor W3690 (3.46GHz, 12MB L3 cache, 6.4GT/s QPI, B1 stepping, 130W TDP, HT enabled, Turbo enabled, Enhanced Intel® SpeedStep Technology enabled, C1E enabled), BIOS version SOX5810J.86A.5506.2010.1109.0013, 12GB (3x4GB DDR3-1333 ECC UDIMM) Memory, one 74 GB SATA 10000RPM HDD, Windows* 7 Enterprise x64 OS , Intel® Compiler 12.0. Source: Intel internal testing as of December 2010. Score: 132.

Benchmarks: SPECint*_rate_base2006 on Windows (Rate Throughput)

Baseline configuration and score on benchmark: Asus P5E3 Premium system with one Quad-Core Intel Core Quad processor Q9650 (3.0 GHz, 2x6MB L2 cache, 1333MHz system bus), 4GB memory (4x1GB DDR3-1333), 80 GB Intel X-25M SATA Solid-State Drive, nVidia GTX 280 discrete graphics card, Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate w/ SP1 (64-bit) OS. Published in November 2008. Referenced as published at 79.6. For more information see www.spec.org/cpu2006/results/res2008q4/cpu2006-20081024-05700.html.

Baseline configuration and score on benchmark: Dell Precision T3500 system with one quad-core Intel Xeon processor W3580 (3.33 GHz, 8MB L3 cache), 24GB memory (6x4GB DDR3 1333), 80 GB SATA 7200 RPM, Windows Vista Ultimate SP1 (64-bit) OS. Dell Published in September 2009. Referenced as published at 125. For more information see www.spec.org/cpu2006/results/res2009q3/cpu2006-20090831-08540.html.

New configuration and score on benchmark: Intel D3CA2 SDP (Intel X58 Chipset, B stepping) with one Intel Xeon processor W3690 (3.46GHz, 12MB L3 cache, 6.4GT/s QPI, B1 stepping, 130W TDP, HT enabled, Turbo enabled, Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology enabled enabled, C1E enabled), BIOS version SOX5810J.86A.5506.2010.1109.0013, 12GB (3x4GB DDR3-1333 ECC UDIMM) Memory, one 74 GB SATA 10000RPM HDD, Windows* 7 Enterprise x64 OS , Intel Compiler 12.0. Source: Intel internal testing as of December 2010. Score: 185.

Benchmarks: SPECfp*_base2006 on Windows* (Speed)

Baseline configuration and score on benchmark: Asus P5E3 Premium system with one Quad-Core Intel Core 2 Quad processor Q9650 (3.0 GHz, 2x6MB L2 cache, 1333MHz system bus), 4GB memory (4x1GB DDR3-1333), 80 GB Intel X-25M SATA Solid-State Drive, nVidia GTX 280 discrete graphics card, Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate w/ SP1 (64-bit) OS. Published in November 2008. Referenced as published at 23.5. For more information see www.spec.org/cpu2006/results/res2008q4/cpu2006-20081024-05697.html.

Baseline configuration and score on benchmark: Dell Precision T3500 system* with one quad-core Intel® Xeon® processor W3580 (3.33 GHz, 8MB L3 cache), 24GB memory (6x4GB DDR3 1333), 80 GB SATA 7200 RPM, Microsoft Windows Vista* Ultimate SP1 (64-bit) OS. Dell published in September 2009. Referenced as published at 35.7. For more information see www.spec.org/cpu2006/results/res2009q3/cpu2006-20090831-08537.html.

New Configuration and score on benchmark: Intel D3CA2 SDP (Intel X58 Chipset, B stepping) with one Intel Xeon processor W3690 (3.46GHz, 12MB L3 cache, 6.4GT/s QPI, B1 stepping, 130W TDP, HT enabled, Turbo enabled, Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology enabled enabled, C1E enabled), BIOS version SOX5810J.86A.5506.2010.1109.0013, 12GB (3x4GB DDR3-1333 ECC UDIMM) Memory, one 74 GB SATA 10000RPM HDD, Windows* 7 Enterprise x64 OS , Intel Compiler 12.0. Source: Intel internal testing as of December 2010. Score: 50.9.

Benchmarks: SPECint*_base2006 on Windows (Speed)

Baseline configuration and Score on benchmark: Asus P5E3 Premium system with one Quad-Core Intel Core 2 Quad processor Q9650 (3.0 GHz, 2x6MB L2 cache, 1333MHz system bus), 4GB memory (4x1GB DDR3-1333), 80 GB Intel X-25M SATA Solid-State Drive, nVidia GTX 280 discrete graphics card, Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate w/ SP1 (64-bit) OS. Published in November 2008. Referenced as published at 25.6. For more information see www.spec.org/cpu2006/results/res2008q4/cpu2006-20081024-05699.html.

Baseline configuration and score on benchmark: Dell Precision T3500 system with one quad-core Intel Xeon processor W3580 (3.33 GHz, 8MB L3 cache), 24GB memory (6x4GB DDR3 1333), 80 GB SATA 7200 RPM, Windows Vista Ultimate SP1 (64-bit) OS. Dell published in September 2009. Referenced as published at 33. For more information see www.spec.org/cpu2006/results/res2009q3/cpu2006-20090831-08539.html.

New configuration and score on benchmark: Intel D3CA2 SDP (Intel X58 Chipset, B stepping) with one Intel Xeon processor W3690 (3.46GHz, 12MB L3 Cache, 6.4GT/s QPI, B1 stepping, 130W TDP, HT enabled, Turbo enabled, EIST enabled, C1E enabled), BIOS version SOX5810J.86A.5506.2010.1109.0013, 12GB (3x4GB DDR3-1333 ECC UDIMM) Memory, one 74 GB SATA 10000RPM HDD, Windows* 7 Enterprise x64 OS , Intel Compiler 12.0. Source: Intel internal testing as of December 2010. Score: 39.4.

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Product and Performance Information

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1. Software and workloads used in performance tests may have been optimized for performance only on Intel® microprocessors. Performance tests, such as SYSmark* and MobileMark*, are measured using specific computer systems, components, software, operations, and functions. Any change to any of those factors may cause the results to vary. You should consult other information and performance tests to assist you in fully evaluating your contemplated purchases, including the performance of that product when combined with other products. Source: Published and Intel internal data as of February 14, 2011. Please see configuration details links above for system configuration details. For more information go to www.intel.com/performance.

2. Relative performance for each benchmark is calculated by taking the actual benchmark result for the first platform tested and assigning it a value of 1.0 as a baseline. Relative performance for the remaining platforms tested was calculated by dividing the actual benchmark result for the baseline platform into each of the specific benchmark results of each of the other platforms and assigning them a relative performance number that correlates with the performance improvements reported.

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4. Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology) requires a computer system with a processor supporting Intel® HT Technology and an Intel® HT Technology-enabled chipset, BIOS, and operating system. Performance will vary depending on the specific hardware and software you use. For more information including details on which processors support Intel® HT Technology, see www.intel.com/products/ht/hyperthreading_more.htm.

5. Intel® Turbo Boost Technology requires a platform with a processor with Intel Turbo Boost Technology capability. Intel Turbo Boost Technology performance varies depending on hardware, software, and overall system configuration. Check with your platform manufacturer on whether your system delivers Intel Turbo Boost Technology. For more information, see www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/architecture-and-technology/turbo-boost/turbo-boost-technology.html.

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