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Core 2 Duo E6420 vs Xeon X5690

Core 2 Duo E6420 vs Xeon X5690: game performance, price, value, and specification comparison. Select comparison game parameters.

Key Differences

In short — Xeon X5690 outperforms Core 2 Duo E6420 on the selected game parameters. We do not have the prices of both CPUs to compare value. The better performing Xeon X5690 is 1415 days newer than Core 2 Duo E6420.

Advantages of Intel Core 2 Duo E6420

  • Consumes up to 50% less energy than Intel Xeon X5690 - 65 vs 130 Watts

Advantages of Intel Xeon X5690

  • Performs up to 21% better in Grand Theft Auto V than Core 2 Duo E6420 - 214 vs 177 FPS

  • Can execute more multi-threaded tasks simultaneously than Intel Core 2 Duo E6420 - 12 vs 2 threads

Grand Theft Auto V
Grand Theft Auto V

Resolution

1920x1080

Game Graphics

High

Intel Core 2 Duo E6420 Logo
Core 2 Duo E6420

Desktop • Apr 1st, 2007


FPS

177

83%

Value, $/FPS

$1.07/FPS

100%

Price, $

$189.95

100%

Value Winner

Intel Core 2 Duo E6420 Dual-Core Processor, 2.1 GHz, 4M L2 Cache, LGA775

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In Stock

Updated 29 minutes ago

Intel Xeon X5690 Logo
Xeon X5690

Server/Workstation • Feb 14th, 2011


FPS

214

100%

Value, $/FPS

Price, $

FPS Winner

FPS in TOP 5 Games

Resolution

1920x1080

Game Graphics

High

Intel Core 2 Duo E6420 Logo
Core 2 Duo E6420

Desktop • Apr 1st, 2007

Intel Xeon X5690 Logo
Xeon X5690

Server/Workstation • Feb 14th, 2011

Geekbench 5 Benchmarks

Intel Core 2 Duo E6420 Logo
Core 2 Duo E6420

Desktop • Apr 1st, 2007


Single-Core

285

45%

Multi-Core

513

14%

Intel Xeon X5690 Logo
Xeon X5690

Server/Workstation • Feb 14th, 2011


Single-Core

637

100%

Multi-Core

3616

100%

Intel Core 2 Duo E6420 Logo

Intel Core 2 Duo E6420

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Intel Xeon X5690 Logo

Intel Xeon X5690

Apr 1st, 2007Release Date
Feb 14th, 2011
Core 2 DuoCollectionXeon
ConroeCodenameWestmere-EP
Intel Socket 775SocketIntel Socket 1366
Desktop
Segment
Server
2Cores
6
2Threads
12
2.1 GHzBase Clock Speed
3.5 GHz
Non-TurboTurbo Clock Speed3.7 GHz
65 W
TDP130 W
65 nmProcess Size
32 nm
8.0xMultiplier
26.0x
NoneIntegrated GraphicsNone
NoOverclockableNo

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