Intel Xeon E-2174G vs Silver 4108

Price now 492$
Games supported 98%
Intel Xeon E-2174G
Intel Xeon E-2174G
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  • Core clock speed
  • Max video memory
  • Memory type
  • Memory clock speed
  • Maximum resolution
Intel Xeon Silver 4108
Intel Xeon Silver 4108
  • Interface
  • Core clock speed
  • Max video memory
  • Memory type
  • Memory clock speed
  • Maximum resolution
Price now 299$
Games supported 98%

General info

Comparing Xeon E-2174G and Xeon Silver 4108 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating751768
Value for money4.876.05
Market segmentServerServer
SeriesIntel Xeon EIntel Xeon Silver
Architecture codenameCoffee Lake (2017−2019)Skylake (server) (2017−2019)
Release date12 July 2018 (4 years ago)11 July 2017 (5 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$328$417
Current price$492 (1.5x MSRP)$299 (0.7x MSRP)
Value for money

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Technical specs

Xeon E-2174G and Xeon Silver 4108 basic parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of CPU speed, though for more precise assessment you have to consider their test results.

Physical cores4 (Quad-Core)8 (Octa-Core)
Base clock speed3.8 GHz1.8 GHz
Boost clock speed4.7 GHz3 GHz
Bus support4 × 8 GT/sno data
L1 cache256 KB512 KB
L2 cache1 MB8 MB
L3 cache8 MB11 MB
Chip lithography14 nm14 nm
Maximum core temperature100 °C77 °C
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility++
Unlocked multiplier--


Information on Xeon E-2174G and Xeon Silver 4108 compatibility with other computer components: motherboard (look for socket type), power supply unit (look for power consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. Note that power consumption of some processors can well exceed their nominal TDP, even without overclocking. Some can even double their declared thermals given that the motherboard allows to tune the CPU power parameters.

Number of CPUs in a configuration12 (Multiprocessor)
Thermal design power (TDP)71 Watt85 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon E-2174G and Xeon Silver 4108. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX, Intel® AVX2, Intel® AVX-512
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)++
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)++
Speed Shiftno data+
Turbo Boost Technology2.02.0
Hyper-Threading Technology++
Idle States+no data
Thermal Monitoring+no data
Turbo Boost Max 3.0no data-

Security technologies

Xeon E-2174G and Xeon Silver 4108 technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

Secure Key+no data
MPX+no data
SGXYes with both Intel® SPS and Intel® MEno data
OS Guard+no data

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon E-2174G and Xeon Silver 4108 are enumerated here.


Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Xeon E-2174G and Xeon Silver 4108. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4-2666DDR4-2400
Maximum memory size128 GB768 GB
Max memory channels26
Maximum memory bandwidth41.6 GB/s115.212 GB/s
ECC memory support++

Graphics specifications

General parameters of integrated GPUs, if any.

Integrated graphics cardIntel UHD Graphics P630no data
Max video memory128 GBno data
Quick Sync Video+no data
Clear Video+no data
Clear Video HD+no data
Graphics max frequency1.2 GHzno data
InTru 3D+no data

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Xeon E-2174G and Xeon Silver 4108 integrated GPUs.

Number of displays supported3no data
eDP+no data
DisplayPort+no data
HDMI+no data
DVI+no data

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Xeon E-2174G and Xeon Silver 4108 integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.

4K resolution support+no data
Max resolution over HDMI 1.44096x2160@24Hzno data
Max resolution over eDP4096x2304@60Hzno data
Max resolution over DisplayPort4096x2304@60Hzno data
Max resolution over VGAN/Ano data

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Xeon E-2174G and Xeon Silver 4108 integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.

DirectX12no data
OpenGL4.5no data


Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Xeon E-2174G and Xeon Silver 4108.

PCIe version3.03.0
PCI Express lanes1648

Benchmark performance

Various benchmark results of the processors in comparison. Overall score is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.

Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

Xeon E-2174G 9.51
Xeon Silver 4108 9.19
  • Passmark

Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different types of workload, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario measuring single-core performance.

Benchmark coverage: 69%

Xeon E-2174G 9590
Xeon Silver 4108 9262

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages

Performance rating 9.51 9.19
Recency 12 July 2018 11 July 2017
Cost $328 $417
Boost clock speed 3800 1800
Thermal design power (TDP) 71 Watt 85 Watt

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Intel Xeon E-2174G
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Intel Xeon Silver 4108
Intel Xeon Silver 4108

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