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AMD's Opteron 2222SE vs. Intel's Xeon 5160

AMD's Opteron 2222SE vs. Intel's Xeon 5160 using the SPECfp_rate2006 test

The two systems tested were configured as follows:
  • 2 AMD Opteron processors Model 2222 SE in Tyan Thunder n4250QE motherboard, 8GB memory, 80GB SATA disk drive, SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 SP3
  • 2 Xeon processors 5160 in FSC PRIMERGY TX300 S3, 16GB memory, 73GB SAS disk drive, 64-bit SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
Click here to see the official published benchmark results

For David Berlind's write-up on AMD's release of its Opteron 2222 SE Processor and how these benchmarks may not be all they're cracked up to be, see his post in ZDNet's TestBed blog.