Intel Xeon Processor X5450 is a Server CPU part of the Xeon Series continuously released by Intel.
It's based on the Harpertown architecture and can have a TDP of up to 120W.
The performance is quite average and surpasses most Sandy Bridge based Core i3 desktop CPUs but comes at an extremely high price.
This should be pretty much the same as a q9650, not 30% worse…
|Popular Game System Requirements|
|Total War: Warhammer Fantasy||28%||134%|
|Dark Souls 3||33%||101%|
|Need For Speed||30%||128%|
|No Mans Sky||11%||64%|
|Far Cry: Primal||3%||119%|