HP Intel Xeon X5550 Processor, 8MB Cache, 2.66GHz/ 3.06GHz Turbo, Quad Core

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  • 2.66 GHz Max Turbo 3.06 GHz
  • Quad Core
  • 8MB cache
  • Intel QPI
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Intel Turbo Boost Technology dynamically increases the processor's frequency as needed by taking advantage of thermal and power headroom to give you a burst of speed when you need it, and increased energy efficiency when you don’t.

Intel Hyper-Threading Technology delivers two processing threads per physical core. Highly threaded applications can get more work done in parallel, completing tasks sooner.

Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x) allows one hardware platform to function as multiple “virtual” platforms. It offers improved manageability by limiting downtime and maintaining productivity by isolating computing activities into separate partitions.

Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d) continues from the existing support for IA-32 (VT-x) and Itanium processor (VT-i) virtualization adding new support for I/O-device virtualization. Intel VT-d can help end users improve security and reliability of the systems and also improve performance of I/O devices in virtualized environments.

Intel 64 architecture delivers 64-bit computing on server, workstation, desktop and mobile platforms when combined with supporting software. Intel 64 architecture improves performance by allowing systems to address more than 4 GB of both virtual and physical memory.

Idle States are used to save power when the processor is idle. C0 is the operational state, meaning that the CPU is doing useful work. C1 is the first idle state, C2 the second, and so on, where more power saving actions are taken for numerically higher C-states.

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology is an advanced means of enabling high performance while meeting the power-conservation needs of mobile systems. Conventional Intel SpeedStep Technology switches both voltage and frequency in tandem between high and low levels in response to processor load. Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology builds upon that architecture using design strategies such as Separation between Voltage and Frequency Changes, and Clock Partitioning and Recovery.

Intel Demand Based Switching is a power-management technology in which the applied voltage and clock speed of a microprocessor are kept at the minimum necessary levels until more processing power is required. This technology was introduced as Intel SpeedStep Technology in the server marketplace.

Execute Disable Bit is a hardware-based security feature that can reduce exposure to viruses and malicious-code attacks and prevent harmful software from executing and propagating on the server or network.

Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT), also known as Second Level Address Translation (SLAT), provides acceleration for memory intensive virtualized applications. Extended Page Tables in Intel Virtualization Technology platforms reduces the memory and power overhead costs and increases battery life through hardware optimization of page table management.

Intel Turbo Boost Technology

Higher Performance When You Need It Most
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.01 accelerates processor and graphics performance by increasing the operating frequency when operating below specification limits. The maximum frequency varies depending on workload, hardware, software, and overall system configuration.


Processor family*
Intel Xeon 5000
Processor frequency*
2,66 GHz
Processor number of cores*
Processor socket*
Socket B (LGA 1366)
Component for*
Processor lithography*
45 nm
Processor threads*
System bus data transfer rate*
6,4 GT/s
Processor operating modes*
Processor cache
8 MB
Processor cache type
Processor boost frequency
3,06 GHz
Number of QPI links
Bus type
Maximum internal memory supported by processor
144 GB
Memory types supported by processor
Memory clock speeds supported by processor
800, 1066, 1333 MHz
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max)
32 GB/s
Memory channels supported by processor*
ECC supported by processor
On-board graphics adapter*
Energy Management
VID Voltage Range
0,75 - 1,35 V
Idle States
Execute Disable Bit
Number of Processing Die Transistors
731 M
Processing die size
263 mm²
Thermal Design Power (TDP) *
95 W
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