The X3320 is the server CPU version of the desktop Q9300, except for their name, both products are identical, they have 1333FSB and 7.5x multiplier. Pricing for both models is also very similar, so if you can find a Q9300, the X3320 will make a nice alternative.
Intel Xeon UP Quad-core X3320 2.50GHz Processor - 1333MHz FSB - 6MB L2 - 775-pin LGA Socket T.
CPU: INTEL Xeon X3220
MotherBoard: DFI LanParty DK P35-T2RS
RAM: CORSAIR TWIN2X2048-6400C4
VGA: MSI NX8800GT T2D256E
HDD: Seagate 7200.10 320G
POWER Supply: Corsair HX520W Modular Power Supply
Cooler: Thermaltake Max Orb
We’ll focus on stock performance versus maximum stable OC with air cooling. For the overclocking session we increased vcore to 1.328v. Benchmarks Used:
- SuperPi 1M
- SuperPi 32M
- Cinebench R10
Let the numbers to the talking ->