Intel Xeon Gold 6242: specs and benchmarks
Intel started Intel Xeon Gold 6242 sales 2 April 2019 at a recommended price of $2,529. This is Cascade Lake architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at professional systems. It has 16 cores and 32 threads, and is based on 14 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3900 MHz and a locked multiplier.
Compatibility-wise, this is FCLGA3647 processor with a TDP of 150 Watt. It supports DDR4-2933 memory.
It provides good benchmark performance at 33.53 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.