Intel Xeon Gold 6212U: specs and benchmarks

Intel Xeon Gold 6212U


Intel started Intel Xeon Gold 6212U sales 2 April 2019 at a recommended price of $2,000. This is Cascade Lake architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at professional systems. It has 24 cores and 48 threads, and is based on 14 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2400 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is Socket P processor with a TDP of 165 Watt. It supports DDR4-2933 memory.

It provides good benchmark performance at 38.27 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.

General info

Of Xeon Gold 6212U processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
Intel Xeon Gold
Architecture codename
Cascade Lake
Release date
2 April 2019
Launch price (MSRP)

Technical specs

Xeon Gold 6212U's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Xeon Gold 6212U's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
Maximum frequency
2.4 GHz
Bus support
4 × 8 GT/s
L1 cache
1.5 MB
of 0.875 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
24 MB
L3 cache
35.75 MB
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
64 bit support


Information on Xeon Gold 6212U compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1 (Uniprocessor)
Socket P
Power consumption (TDP)
165 Watt
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon Gold 6212U. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Security technologies

Xeon Gold 6212U technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon Gold 6212U are enumerated here.

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon Gold 6212U.
Supported memory types
of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)
Maximum memory size
1 TiB
Max memory channels
Maximum memory bandwidth
131.13 GB/s
of 262.26 (Xeon Platinum 9221)
ECC memory support

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Xeon Gold 6212U. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance




Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Xeon Gold 6212U is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Xeon Gold 6212U performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

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