Intel Xeon E5-2695 v4 vs Gold 6126

General info

Comparing Xeon E5-2695 v4 and Xeon Gold 6126 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
3.15
 
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Type
Server
 
Server
Series
Intel Xeon E5
 
Intel Xeon Gold
Architecture codename
Broadwell
 
Skylake (server)
Release date
20 June 2016
 
25 April 2017
Launch price (MSRP)
$2,424
 
$1,776
Price now
$2601
 
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Technical specs

Xeon E5-2695 v4 and Xeon Gold 6126 quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Xeon E5-2695 v4 and Xeon Gold 6126 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
18
 
12
Number of threads
36
 
24
Maximum frequency
3.3 GHz
 
3.7 GHz
Bus support
2 × 9.6 GT/s
 
4 × 8 GT/s
L1 cache
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768 KB
L2 cache
4.5 MB
 
12 MB
L3 cache
45 MB
 
19.25 MB
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
14 nm
Die size
456.12 mm2
 
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Maximum core temperature
84 °C
 
86 °C
Transistor count
7200 Million
 
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64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Xeon E5-2695 v4 and Xeon Gold 6126 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
2
 
4 (Multiprocessor)
Socket
FCLGA2011-3
 
FCLGA3647
Power consumption (TDP)
120 Watt
 
125 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon E5-2695 v4 and Xeon Gold 6126. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® AVX2
 
Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX, Intel® AVX2, Intel® AVX-512
AES-NI
+
 
+
AVX
+
 
+
vPro
+
 
+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
+
Speed Shift
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+
Turbo Boost
2.0
 
2.0
Hyper-Threading
+
 
+
TSX
+
 
+
Idle States
+
 
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Thermal Monitoring
+
 
-
Flex Memory Access
-
 
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Demand Based Switching
+
 
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PAE
46 Bit
 
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Turbo Boost Max 3.0
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-

Security technologies

Xeon E5-2695 v4 and Xeon Gold 6126 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
+
 
+
EDB
+
 
+
Secure Key
+
 
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OS Guard
+
 
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Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon E5-2695 v4 and Xeon Gold 6126 are enumerated here.
VT-d
+
 
+
VT-x
+
 
+
EPT
+
 
+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon E5-2695 v4 and Xeon Gold 6126.
Supported memory types
DDR4-1600, DDR4-1866, DDR4-2133, DDR4-2400
 
DDR4-2666
Maximum memory size
1.5 TB
 
768 GB
Max memory channels
4
 
6
Maximum memory bandwidth
76.8 GB/s
 
119.21 GB/s
ECC memory support
+
 
+

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Xeon E5-2695 v4 and Xeon Gold 6126.
PCIe revision
3.0
 
3.0
Max number of PCIe lanes
40
 
48

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Xeon E5-2695 v4 and Xeon Gold 6126. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Xeon E5-2695 v4 19.84
Xeon Gold 6126 25.22 +27.1%

Passmark

Xeon E5-2695 v4 15846
Xeon Gold 6126 20151 +27.2%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Xeon E5-2695 v4 and Xeon Gold 6126. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
162 Mh/s
 
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Gaming performance

Let's see how good Xeon E5-2695 v4 and Xeon Gold 6126 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of Intel Xeon E5-2695 v4

Less power hungry (120 vs 125 watts)
Thermal Monitoring Technologies

Advantages of Intel Xeon Gold 6126

27.1% faster in synthetic tests
Somewhat newer (25 April 2017 vs 20 June 2016)
Cheaper ($1776 vs $2424)
Higher maximum frequency (2600 vs 2100 MHz)
x86-64 (a general name for 64-bit extension of x86 instruction set. There are AMD64 and Intel 64 versions that differ very little)

So, Xeon E5-2695 v4 or Gold 6126?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends Intel Xeon Gold 6126.
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