Intel vs Xeon

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  1. Vladiciu macrumors newbie

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    but I have a doubt, in your opinion between processors in what turns out to be more powerful?


    PC -2X Intel Xeon X5650 vs 1X Core i7 4790


    I think because we have the Xeon 12-core, with double porcessore-1 single processor intel i7 4790 k.

    am I right??

    A friend of mine says that I7 4790k and new technology and more powerful.

    Who is right?

    thank you
     
  2. MacUser2525 macrumors 68000

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    Depends for pure speed of the combined processing the 2x 5650 would win in applications that actually take advantage of the multiple cores/threads. Single threaded applications then the 4790k wins hands down due to the higher clock speed. If you talk energy consumed for the work done then the 4790k is the winner again as the 2x 5650 would take over double the energy consumed for about 40% more work done. So it is a toss up depending upon your needs or the type of work done, you can both be right. Him on newer tech getting more work done per thread you on the combined power if the app supports it.
     
  3. Vladiciu thread starter macrumors newbie

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    [QUOTE = "MacUser2525, posta: 22.095.658, membro: 101.545"] 2x 5650 [/ QUOTE]


    ok thanks for the reply, then an i7 4790k is really more powerful than 2x Xeon 5650 !!! incredible that 12 cores (although older) are exceeded by an i7 4790.
     
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    Only in certain situations like single thread processing then it will beat the 12 core machine, if the work load is multi-threaded then the dual machine will beat the single every time. This applies to stock configuration only as if you could get about a 50-60% overclock stable on the 4790k then it will beat or at least equal the 12 core non-overclocked machine every time no matter the work load.
     
  5. Dustman macrumors 65816

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    That's not what he said. He said the i7 is more efficient and better suited to less multithreaded applications. If you have a program that is able to utilize 12 Cores, the Xeon would be faster. One isn't "better" than the other. One is a prosumer chip and one is a workstation chip. They're just different.
     
  6. Vladiciu thread starter macrumors newbie

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    [QUOTE = "Dustman, posta: 22096007, membro: 104396"] Questo non è quello che ha detto. Ha detto che la i7 è più efficiente e più adatto a meno applicazioni multithreaded. Se si dispone di un programma che è in grado di utilizzare 12 core, lo Xeon sarebbe più veloce. Uno non è "migliore" rispetto agli altri. Uno è un chip prosumer e uno è un chip workstation. Sono solo diversi. [/ QUOTE]


    ;) ok
     
  7. auhlixer macrumors regular

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    We are in the same boat. I'm getting the Intel Core i7-5930K 3.5 GHz LGA 2011-V3 Processor. It's 6 core and has hyper threading.
     
  8. Vladiciu thread starter macrumors newbie

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    [QUOTE = "auhlixer, posta: 22097804, membro: 71132"] Siamo nella stessa barca. Sto ricevendo il processore Intel Core i7-5930K 3,5 GHz LGA 2011-V3 processore. E '6 core e dispone di hyper threading. [/ QUOTE]


    ok
     
  9. Vladiciu thread starter macrumors newbie

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    a I7 4790k will be even better, but I prefer a 12-core because it inspires me more power and maybe it's my impression.

    :p
     
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